Nevada Hosts UC Riverside For Three Games Starting Friday At 2:00 p.m.

NEVADA ON RADIO:  Nevada baseball can be heard on ESPN Radio 630AM or on Fox Sports Radio 1450AM with pregame starting 15 minutes prior to first pitch.  Veteran Wolf Pack announcers Dan Gustin and Don Marchand will call most of the action again this season.  Friday’s game with UC Riverside can be heard on Fox Sports Radio 1450AM while Saturday and Sunday’s contests will be carried on ESPN Radio 630AM. 

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Upcoming Nevada Games
Friday,  March 7 UC Riverside Peccole Park, 3,000 Reno, Nev. 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 8 UC Riverside Peccole Park, 3,000 Reno, Nev. 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 9 UC Riverside Peccole Park, 3,000 Reno, Nev. 12:00 p.m.
all times local



Record: Overall: 3-5 WAC: 0-0
Head Coach: Gary Powers(Nevada, 1971)
at Nevada: 764-600-4(26th season)
Overall Record: Same
Powers vs. CSUMB: 0-0
Powers vs. UCR: 3-6


UC Riverside Highlanders

Record: Overall: 3-8 Big West: 0-0
Head Coach: Doug Smith(UCR, 1975)
at UCR: 98-81 (Fourth season)
Overall Record: Same
The Series: UCR leads 6-3
Upcoming Games:  none

       Nevada Probable Lineup

No. Name(B/T) Pos Ht Wt Yr Statistics
29 Shaun Kort (L/L) 1B 5-9 180 So. .444, 6R, 12H, 2B, HR, 13RBI
6 David Ciarlo (R/R) 2B 5-9 189 Sr. .615, 12R, 16H, 3-2B, 3B, 2-3B, 2HR, 9RBI
8 Kevin Rodland (R/R) SS 6-0 195 So. .240, 3R, 6H, 3B, 1RBI
4 Jason Rodriguez (L/R) 3B 6-0 175 Sr. .429, 6R, 12H, 2B, HR, 6RBI
19 Tyson Jaquez (R/R)  C 6-0 220 Jr. .280, 4R, 7H, 2B, HR, 5RBI
11 Nick Leid (R/R)  LF  5-11 173 Fr.  .412, 5R, 7H, 3B, HR, 7RBI
or 14 Terry Walsh (R/R) LF 5-11 190 Sr.  .130, 2R, 3H, 2RBI
or 7 Mike Hale (L/R) LF 6-1 190 Sr.  .133, 4R, 2H, 1RBI
26 Jason Sadoain (R/R) CF 6-0 170 Sr. .250, 4R, 5H, 2-2B, 1RBI
14 Terry Walsh (R/R) RF 5-11 190 Sr. .130, 2R, 3H, 2RBI
or 21 Dan Eastham (R/R)  RF 6-3 190 Sr. .273, 2R, 3H, HR, 3RBI
13 Matt Bowman (R/R)  DH 5-7 175 Jr. .348, 9R, 8H, 3-2B, HR, 6RBI
Wolf Pack Probable Pitching Rotation
No. Name Pos Ht Wt Yr Statistics
30 Mario Rivera(Tue vs. CSUMB-GM1) RHP 6-2 200 Sr. 0-1, 9.00ERA, 4.0IP, 4K’s
21 Dan Eastham(Tue vs. CSUMB-GM2) RHP 6-3 190 Sr. 0-0, 0.00ERA, 1.2IP, 2K’s
40 Rod Scurry (Fri. vs. UCR) RHP 6-7 210 Sr. 0-2, 9.35ERA, 8.2IP, 7K’s
25 Chris Garcia(Sat. vs. UCR) LHP 6-2 190 So. 0-1, 2.92ERA, 12.1IP, 6K’s
24 Kyle Howe(Sun. vs. UCR) RHP 6-4 210 Sr.  0-0, 5.79ERA, 4.2IP, 3K’s 


TEAM:  After starting the season 0-5 the Pack won three in a row....Nevada also started the 2006 season 0-5...Nevada has season-high 26 hits and 24 runs in game 1 vs. CSUMB...the Wolf Pack are second in fielding(.980), second in hitting(.324) and rank fourth in pitching(5.37ERA) in the WAC...The team went 1-2 competing at the Southwest Diamond Classic played at Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas...Nevada spent five days on the road Feb. 26-Mar. 1 which will be the longest stay away from home this season...The Pack have played two games of a season long 15-game homestand after their doubleheader on Tuesday vs. CSUMB...Nevada’s next road game is Tuesday March 25 at UNLV...Nevada was picked to finish third in Preseason WAC Coaches’ Poll behind Fresno State and Louisiana Tech.

AT THE PLATE: 2B-David Ciarlo(.800,4R,2B,2HR,6RBI) and 1B-Shaun Kort(.444, R,3RBI) were named the Southwest Diamond Classic All-Tournament squad...Ciarlo has the team’s longest hit streak of the year at 7-games while C-Tyson Jaquez has hit in his last 6 games...Ciarlo leads the WAC in batting average(.615), slugging percentage(1.115), triples(2) and on base percentage(.667) while he is second with 16 hits and tied for seventh with two home runs...Ciarlo has started 79 consecutive games at second base...four Pack infielders Ciarlo, Jaquez, Kort and 3B-Jason Rodriguez have started all eight games this season at the same position while SS-Kevin Rodland has started 7 and reserve SS-Garrett Patterson started the other...Nevada pinch hiters are hitting .429(6-for-14) with 2 runs scored, a home run and 4RBI...LF-Nick Leid drove in a team and WAC high 7 runs in game 1 vs. CSUMB...DH-Matt Bowman and 1B-Shaun Kort each had 5 hits in game 1 vs. CSUMB which is the high by any player in the WAC this season and their career highs...Bowman had 3 doubles in game 1 vs. CSUMB which established a new career-high and is the most by any WAC player this season...Freshmen IF-Joe Wallace, OF-Waylen Sing Chow and IF-Garrett Patterson all collected their first collegiate hits in the doubleheader sweep of CSUMB on Tuesday...six different Pack players, Kort, Bowman, Leid, CF-Jason Sadoian, and P-Dan Eastham hit home runs in Tuesday’s doubleheader sweep...Kort drove in a career-high 5 runs in game 1 vs. CS Monterey Bay and Bowan had a career-high 4 RBI.

ON THE MOUND:  Nevada has used 14 pitchers in the first 8 games of the season of which five have not allowed a run...newcommers RHP-Sammy Miller and LHP-Brock Stassi have each made a team-high 3 appearances...RHP-Rod Scurry(0-2), LHP-Chris Garcia(0-1) and RHP-Mario Rivera(0-1) have made two starts each for the Pack while RHP-Dan Eastham(1-0) and RHP-Kyle Howe(0-0) made one each...Eastham got his first win of his career tossing 4 shutout innings in his start vs. CSUMB, he is the first starter to earn a win this season...four Pack pitchers combined to shutout CSUMB 16-0 in game 2 of the doubleheader Eastham(4ip), RHP-Ryan Iodence(1ip), Miller(1ip) and Stassi(1ip)...the Nevada bullpen has allowed just 3-of-12(25%) inherited runners to score...the Pack’s first two wins off of the season came from relievers RHP-Stephen Bautista vs. UT Arlington and RHP-Bryan Suarez vs. CSUMB.

DENVER Nevada second baseman David Ciarlo has been named the Western Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week, for Feb. 25-Mar. 2.
 Ciarlo, a senior from Vancouver, Wash. (Evergreen HS), hit .692 (9-for-13) with five runs, six RBI, a double, a triple and two home runs. In three of four games, he finished with multiple hits including a 3-for-3 performance in each of his final two games of the week. In the three games at the Southwest Diamond Classic, he hit .800 (8-for-10) with four runs, six RBI, a double, two home runs, and a 1.500 slugging percentage. The effort earned him all-tournament honors. With four starts last week, he has now started 77 consecutive games at second base.




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