Saturday, February 25, 2012

College roundup 2/25 - Ostapeck impresses with shutout

PBR - Stephen Ostapeck hurled a complete game shutout to lead Villanova past Norfolk St. on Saturday in Virginia, 1-0.

Ostapeck surrendered just four singles on the afternoon and struck out three.

The complete game shutout was Villanova's first in more than three years.

Tyler Sciacca collected the afternoon's lone RBI on a two-out single in the eighth inning.

In Other Local Action

Temple 13  North Carolina A&T 9  (GM1)
Steve Nikorak  finished the contest 3-for-4 and clubbed the 54th double of his career tying him for the school record. Taylor Juran and Connor Reilly contributed three RBIs each in the win.

North Carolina A&T 6    Temple 2  (GM2)
Patrick Peterson surrendered four runs over five innings in his first career start, striking out nine. The Owls' offense sputtered, collecting just four hits. Henry Knabe hit his first homerun of season in the loss.

Gardner-Webb 6   La Salle 5
Pat Christensen was unable to hold a two-run lead as the Runnin' Bulldogs clipped the Explorers in the second of a three-game set. Brendan Norton finished the contest 2-for-4 with a bases-clearing double in the fourth. Again, Kevin Christy pitched well, surrendering two runs over six innings while striking out eight.

East Tennessee State 3   Saint Joseph's 2
Kevin Taylor collected a pair of hits but it wasn't enough as ETSU took the second game of a weekend three-game set. Alex Pracher surrendered six hits and three runs over five innings in the loss.

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