Brigham Young University
Feb 19 | 01:00 PM
10 - 8
California State University, Northridge
Matador Stadium

Halsted Street Northridge CA 91330

Ralph R. Zobell | Posted: 19 Feb 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020
Ralph R. Zobell

Clutch hitting, pitching leads to 10-8 win; claim series at CSUN

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BYU vs. CSUN game four box score

 

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (February 19, 2018)—Key hitting and pitching came through Monday for BYU Baseball to claim the season’s first series at CSUN with a 10-8 victory.

David Clawson’s two-out single drove in Brennon Anderson for the eventual winning run in the eighth inning which enabled relievers Bo Burrup and Drew Zimmerman to secure the win and a save, respectively.

“Our guys did a nice job today fighting through tough weather conditions and a tough team,” BYU coach Mike Littlewood said. “Our pitching staff did a nice job piecing together nine innings. I was especially proud of Blake Inouye and his 3.2 innings. Those innings bridged the gap, kept the game close and allowed us match up late.”

The Cougars began with a 5-0 lead in the first inning, which helped Oklahoma transfer Kenny Saenz to pitch effectively for most of the first three innings.

The crucial hit in that first inning came when Nate Favero belted a two-out, two-run double to left field to plate Keaton Kringlen and Brock Hale. Then Clawson’s pop fly plopped just inside the leftfield foul line to score Favero.

Brian Hsu singled for BYU’s fifth consecutive hit in the first inning before Mackay Jacobsen was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Two more runs scored on Mitch McIntyre’s single to shallow centerfield.

Matador designated hitter Albee Weiss belted a three-run homer, his third dinger of the series, in the fourth inning to tie the game at five-all to chase Saenz from the mound.

McIntyre, a freshman from Tooele, led off the eighth with a home run to the right-center gap to tie the game at 7-7 after the Matadors had taken their first lead of the game.

“It was great to get production again from No. 7 and No. 9 in our lineup, especially Mitch McIntyre with three hits and his first home run. He could be a special player one day. It's a great feeling to know your lineup can put up runs all throughout the lineup. This was a great series win for us against a good opponent on their home field.”

BYU regained the lead in the four-run eighth when Clawson got his game-winning hit. Favero scored on Brian Hsu’s two-out double to leftfield, but Clawson was thrown out with a hard slide into the catcher at home plate as the Cougars took a 10-7 lead.

That lead came while Burrup was the pitcher of record, and he was replaced by freshman[JU1]  right-handers Walker Sigman, a Texan, and Zimmerman, from Lehi. Zimmerman replaced Sigman mid-count and got the CSUN batter to fly out on the next pitch before striking out the final Matador swinging to end the game.

The Cougars, now 3-1 after downing the Matadors (1-3), head to Hawai`i for a four-game series starting on Thursday. Games two and three of the series at Hawai’i will be broadcast live locally over ESPN Radio 960 AM, with game two also being streamed by BYU Radio and heard on Sirius XM 143.

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Ralph R. Zobell | Posted: 12 Feb 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020
Ralph R. Zobell

Season-opening series at CSUN starts Friday

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A four-game series at CSUN in Northridge, California, opens the 2018 season for BYU baseball starting Friday at 2 p.m. PST.

BYU, 38-21 last season, has a single game on Friday, a doubleheader on Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. and a single game at 1 p.m. on Monday at CSUN, who posted a 26-29 record last season.

"They (CSUN) are going to be a very tough opponent,” BYU coach Mike Littlewood said. “They have a veteran pitching staff and have seven or eight seniors in their lineup. They are well coached and play in one of the best conferences on the West Coast —they see good teams week in and week out. We will have to go in there and play our best baseball to be successful."

Littlewood enters his sixth season at the Cougar helm.

BYU has been picked to finish first and repeat as league champion in the West Coast Conference, while the Matadors were picked to finish fifth in the Big West Conference preseason poll. The Matadors lead the series against BYU, 7-6-1.

The starting pitching rotation for BYU will be junior right-hander Jordan Wood (5-0, 5.14) on Friday. In the first game on Saturday, freshman right-hander Ryan Brady (0-0, 0.00) will start for the Cougars, followed by senior lefty Hayden Rogers (9-2, 3.36) in the nightcap. Oklahoma transfer Kenny Saenz (0-0, 5.00 in 2016), a lefthander, will be BYU's starter on Monday against CSUN.

Among the Cougars to watch are preseason All-American second baseman Brennon Anderson, who joins junior outfielders Brock Hale and Keaton Kringlen, and junior shortstop Daniel Schneemann on various All-WCC preseason teams.

CSUN and the Cougars share Pepperdine and Hawai’i as common opponents this season.

Following the four-game series at CSUN, the Cougars have another four-game series at Hawai’i.

Please see multi-page PDF below for BYU at CSUN game notes:

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