Nevada Downs St. Mary's 6-5

May 1, 2012

Final Stats

RENO, Nev.  – The University of Nevada (25-19) baseball team defeated St. Mary’s (21-21) 6-5 on Tuesday afternoon at Peccole Park.  The Wolf Pack improves to 25-19 while the Gaels fall to 21-21 on the season.

The Gaels scored single runs in the first and third innings to take an early 2-0 lead.  The Pack took advantage of a SMC error in the bottom of the third inning to score four unearned runs to move in front 4-2.  Four different Pack players drove in a run in the big inning.

Garrett Yrigoyen singled home two runs in the bottom of the fourth and it was 6-2 Pack.  SMC scored twice in the fifth and once in the eighth to make the final score 6-5.

Pack closer Matt Gardner retired the side in the top of the ninth to earn his 10th save of the season.  The 10 saves ties Rico Lagatutta (1995) and Tyler Graham (2010) for the best season in school history.  Gardner’s 16 career saves is second to Lagatutta’s 24.

Barry Timko (4-0) the first of six Pack pitchers earned the win allowing two runs on three this in 3.1 innings on the mound.  Ryan Brockett (1-1) was tagged with the loss giving up six runs, two earned on seven hits in his three innings of action.

Jamison Rowe (2-for-4,2R), Brooks Klein (2-for-3,2R,RBI) and Yrigoyen (2-for-2,3RBI) each had two hits for the Pack as they totaled 10 on the day.  Yrigoyen drove home three of Nevada’s six runs in the game.

Donald Collins (2-for-3,3R,RBI) and Ricky Boas (2-for-4,2R,2RBI) led SMC with two hits apiece.  Boas drove home two runs with his first home run of the season.

Nevada steps out of Western Athletic Conference play this weekend traveling to Seattle University for a three-game series beginning Friday night at 6 p.m.

Nevada 6, St. Mary's 5 (May 01, 2012 at Reno, Nevada)
St. Mary's........... 101 020 010  -  5  6  1      (21-21)
Nevada.............. 004 200 00X  -  6 10  1      (25-19)
Pitchers: St. Mary's - FERGUSON, Collin; BROCKETT, Ryan(2); CORTESE, Thomas(5);
KEANE, Patrick(8) and DeMELLO, Toby. Nevada - Timko, Barry; Blueberg, Colby(4);
Prihar, Sean(6); Wells, Tyler(7); McClaren, Jayson(8); Gardner, Matt(9) and Escobar Jr., Carlos
Win-Timko, Barry(4-0)  Save-Gardner, Matt(10)  Loss-BROCKETT, Ryan(1-1)  T-2:31  A-482
HR SMC - COLLINS, Donald (1); BOAS, Ricky (1).
Weather: 70, partly cloudy, 13 mph     
FERGUSON faced 2 batters in the 2nd.

St. Mary's 1st
COLLINS fouled out to 1b (2-2 KKBB). BOAS singled through the left side (1-0
B). FERGUSON doubled down the rf line, RBI (1-0 B); BOAS scored. WISDOM out at
first 1b to p (0-2 KF); FERGUSON advanced to third. KALFUS popped up to 1b (2-0
BB). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

St. Mary's 3rd
NORTON flied out to lf down the lf line (0-1 K). COLLINS homered to left field,
RBI (3-2 KKBFBB). BOAS struck out looking (3-2 KBKBBFK). FERGUSON lined out to
rf to left center (1-1 SB). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Nevada 3rd
Rowe, J. reached on a fielding error by 1b (1-0 B). Klein, B. doubled to left
center, RBI (1-2 FBS); Rowe, J. scored, unearned. Meyer, Kewby walked (3-0
BBBB). Jones, Brett grounded out to p, SAC (0-1 K); Meyer, Kewby advanced to
second; Klein, B. advanced to third. Yrigoyen, G. flied out to rf, SF, RBI (1-2
FFB); Meyer, Kewby advanced to third; Klein, B. scored, unearned. Hunt, Kyle
singled to right field, RBI (0-1 K); Meyer, Kewby scored, unearned. Escobar, C.
singled to left field (3-2 BFBBS); Hunt, Kyle advanced to second. Kohan, J.
singled through the left side, RBI (0-1 K); Escobar, C. advanced to second;
Hunt, Kyle scored, unearned. Anderson, J. flied out to cf (0-2 KF). 4 runs, 4
hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Nevada 4th
Rowe, J. singled to left center (1-2 BKK). Klein, B. singled to right field
(1-2 BSF); Rowe, J. advanced to second. Meyer, Kewby grounded out to p, SAC
(0-1 F); Klein, B. advanced to second; Rowe, J. advanced to third. Jones, Brett
fouled out to 3b (0-1 K). Yrigoyen, G. singled to center field, 2 RBI (3-1
KBBB); Klein, B. scored; Rowe, J. scored. Yrigoyen, G. out at second c to 2b,
caught stealing. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

St. Mary's 5th
DeMELLO grounded out to 3b (2-2 BKSB). NORTON flied out to lf (0-0). COLLINS
walked (3-0 BBBB). BOAS homered to left field, 2 RBI (2-1 KBB); COLLINS scored.
FERGUSON out at first 1b to p (1-1 SB). 2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

St. Mary's 8th
McClaren, J. to p for Wells, Tyler. COLLINS doubled to left center (3-2 BBBKK).
BOAS struck out looking (1-2 KKBFFFFK). FERGUSON out at first 1b to p (2-1
KBB); COLLINS advanced to third. WISDOM singled to center field, RBI (2-0 BB);
COLLINS scored. KALFUS flied out to cf (3-1 BBFB). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1



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