April 22, 2012
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – University of Nevada (21-18, 5-4 WAC) junior Tom Jameson pitched the Wolf Pack to a 9-1 Western Athletic Conference victory over Sacramento State (22-19, 5-4 WAC) at John Smith Field Sunday afternoon. With the victory the Pack improved to 21-18 on the season and 5-4 in WAC action while the Hornets are 22-19 and 5-4 in conference play. With the win Nevada avoided the three-game series sweep as Sac State won Friday and Saturday’s games.
After five scoreless innings first baseman Kewby Meyer hit his first home run at Nevada leading off the top of the sixth which was the first of nine unanswered runs scored by the Pack over the final four innings of the game. The Pack added a second run in the inning on ground out by Jay Anderson.
Nevada adding three in the seventh, two in the eighth and two more in the top of the ninth. Brooks Klein’s eighth home run of the season scored two of the runs in the three-run seventh inning.
Jameson (5-1) won his fifth game of the season pitching eight solid innings allowing one run on 11 hits. After giving up a double to start the ninth inning he was lifted from the game. Tanner Mendonca (5-5) suffered the loss allowing two runs on five hits in six innings on the mound.
Klein (3-for-5,2R,3RBI) led the Pack with three hits and three RBI. Anderson (2-for-4,R,RBI) and Meyer (2-for-4,R,2RBI) contributed two hits each as the Pack totaled 13 in the game.
Andrew Ayers (3-for-4) led the Hornets with three hits.
Nevada returns home to begin a five-game homestand starting Tuesday night when Pacific comes to Peccole Park for a 6 p.m. game. Fresno State is in Reno for a three-game WAC series over the weekend.
Nevada 9, Sacramento State 1 (Apr 22, 2012 at Sacramento, Calif.)
Nevada..................... 000 002 322 - 9 13 0 (21-18, 5-4 WAC)
Sacramento State.... 000 000 001 - 1 11 0 (22-19, 5-4 WAC)
Pitchers: Nevada - Jameson, Tom; Gardner, Matt(9) and Escobar Jr., Carlos. Sacramento State -
Mendonca, Tanner; Morgan, Zach(7); Greenwood, Hunter(7); Kopas, Daniel(8) and Chung, Derrick.
Win-Jameson, Tom(5-1) Loss-Mendonca, Tanner(5-5) T-2:45 A-381
HR NEVADA - Klein, Brooks (8); Meyer, Kewby (1).
Jameson, T. faced 1 batter in the 9th.
Meyer, Kewby homered to right field, RBI (0-0). Byler, A. hit by pitch (2-1
BF). Jones, Brett fouled out to c (1-1 BF). Escobar, C. singled to right field
(0-2 FS); Byler, A. advanced to second. Shipley, B. walked (3-0 BBBB); Escobar,
C. advanced to second; Byler, A. advanced to third. Anderson, J. grounded out
to 1b unassisted, RBI (1-1 BK); Shipley, B. advanced to second; Escobar, C.
advanced to third; Byler, A. scored. Hunt, Kyle struck out swinging (1-2
KFBFS). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
Morgan, Z. to p for Mendonca, T.. Niebergall doubled down the rf line (2-2
BBKK). Klein, B. homered to right field, 2 RBI (3-2 KBBFB); Niebergall scored.
Meyer, Kewby flied out to rf (0-0). Byler, A. singled through the right side
(2-1 BFB). Greenwood to p for Morgan, Z.. Byler, A. advanced to second on a
wild pitch. Jones, Brett popped up to ss (2-1 FBB). Escobar, C. doubled down
the lf line, RBI (1-2 KKFBFF); Byler, A. scored. Shipley, B. fouled out to 3b
(0-0). 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Anderson, J. singled to first base, bunt (0-0). Hunt, Kyle grounded out to p,
SAC, bunt (0-0); Anderson, J. advanced to second. Niebergall flied out to cf
(0-1 F); Anderson, J. advanced to third. Klein, B. tripled to right center, RBI
(1-2 KFFB); Anderson, J. scored. Meyer, Kewby singled through the left side,
RBI (2-2 BBKF); Klein, B. scored. Kopas, D. to p for Greenwood. Byler, A. flied
out to cf (1-0 B). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Jones, Brett walked (3-1 BKBBB). Daniels, Ray pinch ran for Jones, Brett.
Escobar, C. doubled to third base (3-2 BFFBB); Daniels, Ray advanced to third.
Shipley, B. grounded out to 2b, RBI (0-0); Escobar, C. advanced to third;
Daniels, Ray scored. Rowe, J. out at first 1b to p, RBI (0-1 K); Escobar, C.
scored. Hunt, Kyle hit by pitch (2-0 B). Niebergall flied out to cf to left
center (1-1 KB). 2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Sacramento State 9th
Adrian, H. doubled down the rf line (2-2 KFBFB). Gardner, M. to p for Jameson,
T.. Del Grande flied out to cf to left center (3-2 FKBBB); Adrian, H. advanced
to third. Chapan, K. pinch hit for Burcham, S.. Chapan, K. grounded out to 2b,
RBI (3-2 FKBBBF); Adrian, H. scored. Higley, J. grounded out to 2b (0-1 S). 1
run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
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