Fernley, Carson Pace Win at USF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--Pitcher Nate Fernley and rightfielder Matt Carson led BYU to a 10-6 victory Monday afternoon over the University of San Francisco.

Fernley, who improved his record to 3-0, logged 15 strikeouts in seven innings before he was relieved by Matt Ward, who recorded a save in his first appearance as a Cougar. Fernley's 15 strikeouts is the third-best mark in Cougar history.

Carson got two home runs in the game in a four-of-five outing for six RBI. His first homer was a two-run shot in the seventh. His three-run homer in the ninth drove in Brad Hales, who led off with a double, and Shane Belliston, who got on base with a bunt-single. He also had an RBI triple in the sixth.

In the top of the fifth inning Kainoa Obrey led off with a home run.

BYU's record is now 4-2 as it readies for another 2 p.m. game at the University of San Francisco Tuesday. BYU freshman Scott Koffman is scheduled to pitch on Tuesday. The Dons are now 1-2.

Brigham Young               AB  R  H BI       Univ. San Francisco         AB  R  H BI

 

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COUGHLAN 2b................ 3 1 1 1 Taggert Bozied 3b.......... 4 0 2 0

HALES ss.................. 1 1 1 0 Jason Howard cf............ 4 1 0 0

BELLISTON cf............... 5 3 3 1 Jeramy Janz rf/1b.......... 4 1 2 0

JACKSON cf................ 0 0 0 0 Chad Soares lf............. 5 2 2 1

CARSON rf.................. 5 3 4 6 Jesse Foppert p/dh......... 5 0 1 1

WIRRICK 1b................. 3 0 1 1 Steve Booth c.............. 3 1 1 0

DAVIES dh.................. 4 0 0 0 Luke Gradishar pr/2b...... 1 0 0 0

OBREY 3b................... 5 1 2 1 Nick Cirbo 1b.............. 3 1 2 2

PERRY ss/2b................ 4 0 0 0 Jason Heise ph............ 1 0 0 0

LAW lf..................... 4 0 0 0 Greg Moore c.............. 0 0 0 0

BIRKELAND c................ 4 1 1 0 Jared Carvalho ss.......... 3 0 1 0

FERNLEY p.................. 0 0 0 0 Nick Tarbat ph/rf......... 1 0 0 0

WARD p.................... 0 0 0 0 Armand Gaerlan 2b/ss....... 4 0 2 2

Steve Moses p............. 0 0 0 0

Kevin Annis p............. 0 0 0 0

David Seccombe p.......... 0 0 0 0

Totals..................... 38 10 13 10 Totals..................... 38 6 13 6

Score by Innings R H E

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Brigham Young....... 000 022 303 - 10 13 0

Univ. San Francisco. 000 302 001 - 6 13 0

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LOB - BYU 5; USF 9. 2B - HALES; BELLISTON; BIRKELAND; BOZIED; JANZ.

3B - CARSON. HR - CARSON 2; OBREY; CIRBO. HBP - HOWARD. SF - WIRRICK. SB - CARSON;

OBREY; BOZIED; SOARES. CS - COUGHLAN.

Brigham Young IP H R ER BB SO Univ. San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO

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FERNLEY ............ 7.0 11 5 5 2 15 Jesse Foppert ...... 6.0 7 4 4 1 9

WARD ............... 2.0 2 1 1 1 0 Steve Moses ........ 0.2 2 3 3 1 0

Kevin Annis ........ 0.0 1 0 0 1 0

David Seccombe ..... 2.1 3 3 3 0 3

Win - FERNLEY (3-0). Loss - MOSES (0-1). Save - WARD .

WP - FERNLEY; WARD; ANNIS. HBP - by WARD (HOWARD); by WARD (HOWARD). BK - FOPPERT.

Strikeouts - COUGHLAN; BELLISTON; CARSON; WIRRICK; DAVIES; OBREY 3; PERRY 3;

BIRKELAND; HOWARD; JANZ 2; SOARES 2; FOPPERT 4; BOOTH 2; CIRBO; CARVALHO 2; GAERLAN.

Walks - COUGHLAN; WIRRICK; DAVIES; BOZIED; JANZ; BOOTH.

Umpires - Home:Greg Schmidt 1st:Rick Davis 3rd:Tony Patch

Start: 2:08 pm Time: Attendance: 354