Chris Capper's breaking ball was working well in nine innings at Portland where he struck out five in a 3-2 Cougar victory in 12 innings. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)
PORTLAND, Ore. (March 23, 2012)—Mason Marshall helped BYU (8-9) baseball maintain first place in a doubleheader split Friday with a 3-2 win over the University of Portland (14-4).
Portland came back to win game two of the twin bill, 3-1. With the split, BYU is now 3-2 in the West Coast Conference, while Portland is 1-1. Reliever Marshall picked up his first college win in the 12-inning victory and kept his earned run average at 0.00 through 13-plus innings of action this season.