Powers Wins 900th Game

Gary Powers won his 900th game at Nevada as the Pack defeated USF 10-5.

April 17, 2012

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RENO, Nev.  –  University of Nevada (20-16) head baseball coach Gary Powers won his 900th game as the Wolf Pack defeated San Francisco (16-24) 10-5 today at Peccole Park.  Powers is in his 30th year at Nevada and all 900 wins have come directing the program.

Trailing 4-3 heading to the bottom of the sixth inning Nevada exploded for seven runs to take the lead for good 10-4.  Right fielder Brooks Klein’s seventh home run of the season was grand slam that closed out the scoring for the Pack in the big inning.

Elliott Van Gaver (1-0), the fifth Pack pitcher of the game, earned the win as he did not allow a run in his inning and a third.  Joradan Haseltime (0-2) suffered the loss giving up four runs in his time on the mound.

Kewby Meyer (3-for-4,2R,RBI) led the Pack with three hits that included a pair of triples.  Jay Anderson (2-for-3,R,RBI) collected two hits, scored a run and drove in one.  Klein had four RBI coming on his grand slam in the sixth inning.

Nevada returns to Western Athletic Conference play on Friday at Sacramento State with first pitch set for 2 p.m.  Saturday and Sunday’s games are scheduled  for 1 p.m.

Notes:  Nevada head coach Gary Powers won his 900th game in his 30th season at Nevada.  Right fielder Brooks Klein’s team leading seventh home run of the season was the Pack’s first grand slam of the year.  Nevada has won four in a row.  Kewby Meyer hit his first two triples of the season.  Elliott Van Gaver won his first game at Nevada.  The two teams combined to use 43 players, 22 for Nevada and 21 for USF.  Both teams used seven pitchers in the game.

Nevada 10, San Francisco 5 (Apr 17, 2012 at Reno, Nevada)
San Francisco.... 004 000 010  -  5 12  0      (16-24)
Nevada............ 010 207 00X  - 10  9  0      (20-16)
Pitchers: San Francisco - CECILIO, Christian; REMER, Jordan(3); LEE, Sheldon(5);
HASELTINE, Jordan(6); PULIDO, Andrew(6); WEST, Logan(7); GRAFF, Ben(8) and MORIOKA, Mason;
SCHULTZ, Tyler. Nevada - Marks, Troy; Levine, Daniel(3); Timko, Barry(6); Suarez, Bryan(6);
Van Gaver, Elliot(6); Prihar, Sean(8); McClaren, Jayson(9) and Escobar Jr., Carlos; Teel, Ryan.
Win-Van Gaver, Elliot(1-0)  Loss-HASELTINE, Jordan(0-2)  T-3:09  A-472
HR USF - CHAVEZ, Matt (4).
HR NEVADA - Klein, Brooks (7).
Weather: 65,partly cloudy,10mph        

Nevada 2nd
Escobar, C. hit by pitch (1-2 SFF). Meyer, Kewby grounded out to p, SAC (0-0);
Escobar, C. advanced to second. Hunt, Kyle grounded out to ss (2-1 BBS);
Escobar, C. advanced to third. Anderson, J. doubled to center field, RBI (1-2
BKK); Escobar, C. scored. Shipley, B. struck out swinging (0-2 SKFS). 1 run, 1
hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

San Francisco 3rd
B.ZIMMER hit by pitch (2-0 B). WEIKS struck out swinging (1-2 FSBS). LEMASTERS
walked (3-2 BKFBBB); B.ZIMMER advanced to second. MAFFEI walked (3-1 BBBFB);
LEMASTERS advanced to second; B.ZIMMER advanced to third. MAHOOD singled to
right field, RBI (1-2 BFF); MAFFEI advanced to second; LEMASTERS advanced to
third; B.ZIMMER scored. Levine, D. to p for Marks, T.. N.BALOG doubled to right
center, 2 RBI (0-2 FF); MAHOOD advanced to third; MAFFEI scored; LEMASTERS
scored. CLEAR walked (3-2 BKBBKFB). HENDRIKS singled up the middle, RBI (3-2
FSBBB); CLEAR advanced to second; N.BALOG advanced to third; MAHOOD scored.
MORIOKA grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b (3-1 BBBK); HENDRIKS out on
the play. 4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Nevada 4th
Escobar, C. walked (3-0 BBBB). Meyer, Kewby tripled to right field, RBI (1-2
FFB); Escobar, C. scored. Hunt, Kyle out at first 1b to p (2-2 BKBFF).
Anderson, J. walked (3-0 BBBB). Shipley, B. grounded out to p, SAC, bunt, RBI
(2-1 KBB); Anderson, J. advanced to second; Meyer, Kewby scored. Kohan, J.
struck out swinging (2-2 BFBFFS). 2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Nevada 6th
HASELTINE to p for LEE. Escobar, C. struck out swinging (2-2 BBKKS). Meyer,
Kewby singled to left field (2-1 BKB). Hunt, Kyle walked (3-1 BSBBB); Meyer,
Kewby advanced to second. Anderson, J. singled to right field (0-0); Hunt, Kyle
advanced to second; Meyer, Kewby advanced to third. Shipley, B. walked, RBI
(3-2 BBKBFB); Anderson, J. advanced to second; Hunt, Kyle advanced to third;
Meyer, Kewby scored. PULIDO to p for HASELTINE. Byler, A. pinch hit for Kohan,
J.. Byler, A. struck out swinging (2-2 BFBKFS). Niebergall pinch hit for Rowe,
J.. Niebergall singled through the left side, 2 RBI (1-2 BKFF); Shipley, B.
advanced to second; Anderson, J. scored; Hunt, Kyle scored. Yrigoyen, G. hit by
pitch (0-2 FFF); Niebergall advanced to second; Shipley, B. advanced to third.
Klein, B. homered to right center, 4 RBI (0-0); Yrigoyen, G. scored; Niebergall
scored; Shipley, B. scored. Escobar, C. flied out to cf (2-2 KFBB). 7 runs, 4
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

San Francisco 8th
Prihar, S. to p for Van Gaver, E. CHAVEZ homered to left center, RBI (0-1 K).
WEIKS singled to right field (1-2 KSB). WEIKS advanced to second on a wild
pitch. LEMASTERS flied out to rf (3-2 BBFFFB). MAFFEI flied out to rf (1-1 KB).
CRUIKSHANK pinch hit for MAHOOD. CRUIKSHANK grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-1
BK). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

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