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Cougars Trample Cal Northridge

NORTHRIDGE -- With its largest margin of victory this season, BYU (5-15) defeated Cal State Northridge by six runs on Saturday, 10-4.

Catcher Casey Cloward, who finished 2-for-4, provided much of the early fireworks with a three-run home run in the fourth inning, giving the Cougars a 5-0 lead. The home run is Cloward's first since his freshman year in 2000.

The Cougars had 15 hits in the game led by Brad Hales who finished 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored. Five BYU players had multiple hits in the game.

Justin Su'a (2-1) earned his second victory, pitching seven strong innings. Su'a allowed two runs off six hits and struck out six.

Ryan Chambers drove in the Cougars' first run in the third inning with a single after a double by Wade Vest. BYU then scored four more runs in the fourth led by Cloward's home run and a triple by Rob Itr.

Cal Northridge (7-12) made the score 5-2 with two back-to-back solo shots in the sixth inning by Michael Paul and John Voita. Voita led the Matadors with a 4-for-4 performance with one RBI.

BYU lengthened its lead with a run in the seventh and four runs in the ninth spoiling a Cal Northridge comeback attempt in the bottom of the ninth. The Matadors scored two runs in their last at-bat, but failed to further the damage, leaving the bases loaded.

The Cougars now head to Fresno for a six-team, six-day tournament hosted by the Fresno State. BYU will play Fresno State and Portland in the tournament as well as first time match-ups with Dallas Baptist, Chicago State and Monmouth. The Cougars begin the tournament against Dallas Baptist on Monday at 10 a.m. (PST).

BYU at Cal State Northridge

Mar 06, 2004 at Northridge, CA (Matador Field)

BYU 10 (5-15)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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CHAMBERS, Ryan cf........ 6 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 5

KNELL, Kory lf........... 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0

WIENS, Ranger 3b......... 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1

ITRI, Rob dh............. 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

TAYLOR, Brandon ss....... 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

HALES, Brad ss.......... 4 2 3 2 0 0 3 2 0

BILLS, Kevin rf.......... 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

LAW, Tim 1b.............. 4 2 1 0 1 0 8 1 1

CLOWARD, Casey c......... 4 1 2 3 0 0 7 1 0

VEST, Wade 2b............ 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 5 2

SU'A, Justin p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0

BEUS, Lance p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

SEARLE, Bryce p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

STAMBAUGH,J.D. p........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Totals................... 42 10 15 9 1 2 27 12 9

Cal State Northridge 4 (7-12)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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Ciccarelli cf............ 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1

Halpert ph.............. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Paulk 1b................. 4 1 2 2 0 0 10 1 0

Voita rf................. 4 1 4 1 1 0 2 0 0

Riordan dh............... 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0

Aguailar ph............. 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3

McCauley 3b.............. 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 5 3

Coit lf.................. 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Renno ph................ 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Perez ss................. 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 3 2

Hagstrom 2b.............. 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0

Fleener c................ 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0

Quintana ph............. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Baker p.................. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Eberhardt p............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Brettl p................ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Sistilli p.............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Totals................... 34 4 9 3 4 7 27 15 9

Score by Innings R H E

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BYU................. 001 400 104 - 10 15 2

Cal State Northridge 000 002 002 - 4 9 4

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E - CLOWARD; BEUS; McCauley(5); Coit(1); Perez(9); Baker(2). LOB - BYU 9;

CSUN 9. 2B - VEST 2; Paulk(6). 3B - ITRI. HR - KNELL; CLOWARD; Paulk(5);

Voita(6). HBP - BILLS; CLOWARD; Perez. SF - BILLS; Paulk(1). CS - TAYLOR;

Perez(3).

BYU IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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SU'A, Justin........ 7.0 6 2 2 1 6 26 28

BEUS, Lance......... 1.1 2 2 2 1 0 6 7

SEARLE, Bryce....... 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2

STAMBAUGH,J.D....... 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 2 3

Cal State Northridge IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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Baker............... 5.0 8 5 4 0 1 23 23

Eberhardt........... 2.1 2 1 1 0 1 9 11

Brettl.............. 1.1 3 3 3 0 0 7 8

Sistilli............ 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 3 4

Win - SU'A (2-1). Loss - Baker (3-2). Save - None.

WP - SEARLE. HBP - by SU'A (Perez); by Eberhardt (CLOWARD); by Eberhardt

(BILLS).

Umpires -

Start: 1:00 pm Time: 2:56 Attendance: 265

Play-by-Play

Score by Innings R H E

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BYU................. 001 400 104 - 10 15 2

Cal State Northridge 000 002 002 - 4 9 4

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BYU starters: 22/cf CHAMBERS; 12/lf KNELL; 8/3b WIENS; 21/dh ITRI; 3/ss

TAYLOR; 11/rf BILLS; 1/1b LAW; 9/c CLOWARD; 5/2b VEST; 27/p SU'A;

Cal State Northridge starters: 2/cf Ciccarelli; 9/1b Paulk; 7/rf Voita;

33/dh Riordan; 14/3b McCauley; 38/lf Coit; 4/ss Perez; 8/2b Hagstrom;

13/c Fleener; 30/p Baker;

BYU - inning 1

CHAMBERS grounded out to 2b. KNELL popped up to ss. WIENS struck out

swinging, out at first c to 1b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Cal State Northridge - inning 1

Dropped foul ball, E2. Ciccarelli popped up to p. Paulk doubled down the

rf line. Voita walked. Riordan struck out swinging. McCauley reached on a

fielder's choice; Voita out at second p to 2b to ss. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1

error, 2 LOB.

BYU - inning 2

ITRI singled up the middle. TAYLOR singled through the right side; ITRI

advanced to second. BILLS reached on a fielder's choice; TAYLOR advanced

to second; ITRI out at third ss to 3b. TAYLOR out at third c to 3b,

caught stealing. BILLS advanced to second on a throwing error by p. LAW

popped up to 3b. 0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Cal State Northridge - inning 2

HALES to ss for TAYLOR. Coit grounded out to p, bunt. Perez hit by pitch.

Perez out at second c to ss, caught stealing. Hagstrom grounded out to 1b

unassisted. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

BYU - inning 3

CLOWARD popped up to ss. VEST doubled to left center. CHAMBERS singled to

center field, advanced to second, RBI; VEST scored. KNELL grounded out to

2b; CHAMBERS advanced to third. WIENS grounded out to ss. 1 run, 2 hits,

0 errors, 1 LOB.

Cal State Northridge - inning 3

Fleener struck out looking. Ciccarelli struck out swinging. Paulk popped

up to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

BYU - inning 4

ITRI tripled to center field. HALES reached on a fielding error by ss,

RBI; ITRI scored. BILLS flied out to cf. LAW singled to left field; HALES

advanced to second. CLOWARD homered to left field, 3 RBI; LAW scored;

HALES scored, unearned. VEST grounded out to 3b. CHAMBERS popped up to

2b. 4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB.

Cal State Northridge - inning 4

Voita singled to left center. Riordan struck out swinging. McCauley

singled through the right side; Voita advanced to third. Coit reached on

a fielder's choice; McCauley out at second p to ss. Perez struck out

swinging. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

BYU - inning 5

KNELL grounded out to 3b. WIENS grounded out to 3b. ITRI flied out to cf.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Cal State Northridge - inning 5

Hagstrom grounded out to 2b. Fleener grounded out to ss. Ciccarelli flied

out to cf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

BYU - inning 6

HALES singled to center field. Eberhardt to p for Baker. BILLS struck out

looking. LAW flied out to lf. CLOWARD hit by pitch; HALES advanced to

second. VEST fouled out to rf. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Cal State Northridge - inning 6

Paulk homered to right field, RBI. Voita homered to right field, RBI.

Riordan struck out swinging. McCauley lined out to 3b. Coit out at first

1b to p. 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

BYU - inning 7

CHAMBERS grounded out to 3b. KNELL homered to left field, RBI. WIENS

flied out to rf. ITRI grounded out to ss. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Cal State Northridge - inning 7

Perez popped up to ss. Hagstrom singled to right field. Fleener flied out

to cf. Ciccarelli flied out to lf. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

BYU - inning 8

HALES singled to center field. BILLS hit by pitch; HALES advanced to

second. LAW reached on a fielder's choice; BILLS advanced to second;

HALES out at third p to 3b. Brettl to p for Eberhardt. CLOWARD reached on

a fielding error by 3b; LAW advanced to second; BILLS advanced to third.

VEST reached on a fielder's choice; CLOWARD advanced to second; LAW

advanced to third; BILLS out at home 1b to c. CHAMBERS flied out to cf. 0

runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB.

Cal State Northridge - inning 8

BEUS to p for SU'A. Paulk grounded out to 2b. Voita singled to pitcher,

advanced to second on a throwing error by p. Aguailar pinch hit for

Riordan. Aguailar grounded out to ss; Voita advanced to third. McCauley

grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

BYU - inning 9

KNELL singled to third base. WIENS singled through the left side; KNELL

advanced to second. ITRI reached on a fielder's choice; WIENS advanced to

second; KNELL out at third p to 3b. HALES singled through the left side,

advanced to second on a fielding error by lf, advanced to third, RBI;

ITRI scored; WIENS scored. BILLS flied out to cf, SAC, RBI; HALES scored.

Sistilli to p for Brettl. LAW walked. CLOWARD singled up the middle; LAW

advanced to second. VEST doubled to left field, RBI; CLOWARD advanced to

third; LAW scored. CHAMBERS grounded out to 3b. 4 runs, 5 hits, 1 error,

2 LOB.

Cal State Northridge - inning 9

Renno pinch hit for Coit. Renno walked. Perez singled through the left

side; Renno advanced to second. Hagstrom grounded out to 2b; Perez

advanced to second; Renno advanced to third. Quintana pinch hit for

Fleener. SEARLE to p for BEUS. Perez advanced to third on a wild pitch;

Renno scored on a wild pitch. Quintana walked. Halpert pinch hit for

Ciccarelli. Halpert walked; Quintana advanced to second. STAMBAUGH to p

for SEARLE. Paulk flied out to cf, SAC, RBI; Perez scored. Voita singled

to second base; Halpert advanced to second; Quintana advanced to third.

Aguailar struck out swinging. 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.