Gwyn Pitches One-Hitter

Christina Gwyn picked up her ninth win of the season against the Bengals. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- Christina Gwyn pitched a one-hitter in a 10-2 BYU (18-14) win over Idaho State (4-28).

Bengal junior Christine Shollenberger broke up Gwyn's no-hitter with a sixth inning lead-off chopper that bounced just over the third baseman's head. The win was the ninth of the season for Gwyn

"She only got one hitter's count," BYU head coach Gordon Eakin said, "and only two walks. You can do good things when you only have two walks."

The Cougars struck first in the second inning with bases loaded and Andi Ramirez up to bat. Ramirez smacked a line drive into center field, scoring Cortney Nix-Clark and Angeline Quiocho for the 2-0 lead. Senior Jennifer Whiteley followed suit with a line drive of her own that sailed just left of the reach of the Bengals' shortstop and notched two more on the scoreboard. Tracee Hoch bunted her way on next, and a fielding error by the ISU first baseman brought Ramirez home. An Emi Snow hit gave BYU a 5-0 lead heading into the third.

Idaho State scored two unearned runs in the fourth to get to within three, but BYU got a run back in the bottom of the order with a Jodi Norton RBI-single. Later in the fifth Quiocho stole her ninth base of the season, allowing Gonzales to slap Quiocho to third. After Gonzales stole second, Ramirez drove both runners home for her third and fourth RBI of the day.

"I have to learn to play my game," Ramirez said. "Once we have confidence we can come together, and there are amazing things we can do. Each girl did what they had to do today."

Snow kept up her hot hitting with a lead-off double in the sixth that Bengals' centerfielder Nicole Antonoplos couldn't quite get her glove under. Two batters later, Dani Urincho had Snow and pinch-runner Jana Anderson in scoring position and took advantage of the opportunity. A wild pitch sent Snow home, and Urincho drove in Anderson with a sacrifice fly to center field that ended the game at 10-2.

Snow finished a perfect 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs. As a team, BYU hit .444 to Idaho State's .050.

"Offensively we executed well and got key hits," Eakin said. "It's nice to see all facets of the game working today."

BYU goes back on the road to begin conference play next week starting with a double-header against San Diego State on Thursday. The teams play at 3 p.m. (PST) and 5 p.m., with the first game being broadcast on CSTV. Friday the Cougars visit UNLV for a 7 p.m. (PST) matchup followed by a 2 p.m. contest on Saturday. All games will be available through live stats.

Idaho State at Brigham Young Univer

Mar 31, 2007 at Provo, UT (Gail Miller Field)

Idaho State 2 (4-28)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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Webb lf.................. 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0

Shollenberge 2b.......... 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0

Dixon 3b................. 3 1 0 1 0 1 2 4 0

Nix 1b................... 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 2

Keeton dh................ 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

Bronson rf............... 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0

Schmitz c................ 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Antonoplos cf............ 2 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0

Jannsen ss............... 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0

Coburn p................. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

Totals................... 20 2 1 2 2 9 17 7 2

Brigham Young Univer 10 (18-14)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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RAMIREZ dh............... 4 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 1

WHITELEY lf.............. 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

PLATT ph/rf............. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

HOCH 2b.................. 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 3 1

SNOW rf/cf............... 3 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 0

NORTON ss................ 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2

ANDERSON pr............. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

NIX-CLARK c.............. 3 1 0 0 1 0 9 0 3

URINCHO 1b............... 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0

QUIOCHO 3b............... 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0

GONZALES cf/lf........... 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0

GWYN p................... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Totals................... 26 10 12 9 5 0 18 4 7

Score by Innings R H E

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Idaho State......... 000 200 - 2 1 2

Brigham Young Univer 050 122 - 10 12 2

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Note: 2 outs, 0 runners LOB when the game ended.

E - Dixon; Nix; NORTON; GONZALES. LOB - ISU Bengals 2; BYU Cougars 7. 2B -

SNOW. SH - HOCH; URINCHO. SF - URINCHO. SB - HOCH; SNOW; NORTON; QUIOCHO;

GONZALES.

Idaho State IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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Coburn.............. 5.2 12 10 10 5 0 26 34

Brigham Young Univer IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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GWYN................ 6.0 1 2 0 2 9 20 22

Win - GWYN (9-6). Loss - Coburn (3-16). Save - None.

WP - Coburn; GWYN. PB - Schmitz.

Umpires - HP: Terry Balser 1B: Clair McBride 3B: Brett Higgins

Start: 12:00 PM Time: 1:50 Attendance: 338

Game: BYU_ISU3

Play-by-Play

Score by Innings R H E

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Idaho State......... 000 200 - 2 1 2

Brigham Young Univer 050 122 - 10 12 2

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Idaho State starters: 16/lf Webb; 12/2b Shollenberge; 14/3b Dixon; 2/1b Nix;

33/dh Keeton; 8/rf Bronson; 15/c Schmitz; 4/cf Antonoplos; 5/ss Jannsen; 6/p

Coburn;

Brigham Young Univer starters: 31/dh RAMIREZ; 3/lf WHITELEY; 4/2b HOCH; 18/rf

SNOW; 8/ss NORTON; 10/c NIX-CLARK; 22/1b URINCHO; 33/3b QUIOCHO; 24/cf

GONZALES; 11/p GWYN;

Idaho State 1st - Webb walked. Shollenberge struck out swinging. Dixon

flied out to rf. Nix grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1

LOB.

Brigham Young Univer 1st - RAMIREZ grounded out to 3b. WHITELEY grounded

out to p, bunt. HOCH walked. HOCH stole second. SNOW walked; HOCH advanced to

third. NORTON popped up to 3b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Idaho State 2nd - Keeton struck out swinging. Bronson struck out

swinging. Schmitz popped up to 3b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Brigham Young Univer 2nd - NIX-CLARK walked. URINCHO grounded out to 3b,

SAC; NIX-CLARK advanced to second. QUIOCHO walked. GONZALES singled; QUIOCHO

advanced to second; NIX-CLARK advanced to third. RAMIREZ singled, 2 RBI;

GONZALES advanced to second; QUIOCHO scored; NIX-CLARK scored. WHITELEY

singled, RBI; RAMIREZ advanced to second; GONZALES scored. HOCH singled, bunt,

RBI; WHITELEY advanced to second, advanced to third on an error by 1b; RAMIREZ

advanced to third, scored on an error by 1b. SNOW singled, RBI; HOCH advanced

to second; WHITELEY scored. NORTON reached on a fielder's choice; SNOW out at

second 2b unassisted; HOCH advanced to third. NIX-CLARK flied out to cf. 5

runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Idaho State 3rd - Antonoplos flied out to cf. Jannsen struck out

swinging. Webb struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Brigham Young Univer 3rd - URINCHO flied out to cf. QUIOCHO flied out to

cf. GONZALES singled. RAMIREZ flied out to cf. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1

LOB.

Idaho State 4th - Shollenberge walked. Dixon reached on an error by ss,

advanced to second on an error by cf, RBI; Shollenberge advanced to third,

scored on an error by cf, unearned. Nix popped up to 2b. Keeton grounded out to

2b, RBI; Dixon scored, unearned. Bronson popped up to ss. 2 runs, 0 hits, 2

errors, 0 LOB.

Brigham Young Univer 4th - WHITELEY singled. HOCH grounded out to p,

SAC, bunt; WHITELEY advanced to second. SNOW singled; WHITELEY out at third 3b

to ss to 3b. SNOW stole second. NORTON singled, RBI; SNOW scored. NORTON stole

second. NIX-CLARK flied out to lf. 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Idaho State 5th - Schmitz grounded out to 2b. Antonoplos struck out

swinging. Jannsen struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Brigham Young Univer 5th - URINCHO grounded out to 3b. QUIOCHO singled.

QUIOCHO stole second. GONZALES reached on an error by 3b; QUIOCHO advanced to

third. GONZALES stole second. RAMIREZ singled, 2 RBI; GONZALES scored; QUIOCHO

scored. PLATT pinch hit for WHITELEY. PLATT popped up to 2b. HOCH flied out to

lf. 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Idaho State 6th - PLATT to rf. SNOW to cf. GONZALES to lf. Webb grounded

out to p. Shollenberge singled. Shollenberge advanced to second on a wild

pitch. Dixon struck out swinging. Nix struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0

errors, 1 LOB.

Brigham Young Univer 6th - SNOW doubled. NORTON walked. ANDERSON pinch

ran for NORTON. NIX-CLARK flied out to rf. ANDERSON advanced to second on a

wild pitch; SNOW advanced to third on a wild pitch. ANDERSON advanced to third

on a passed ball; SNOW scored on a passed ball. URINCHO flied out to cf, SAC,

RBI; ANDERSON scored. 2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

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