- Published: Friday, 18 April 2014 15:21
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Friday, first game: Another excellent outing by Conor Lillis-White, who pitched eight innings, allowed one hit, struck out nine, walked three. Alex Graham pitched the ninth inning, allowed one hit, struck out one, walked two, and got a fly out to end the game with the bases loaded.
RF Jerod Bartnik went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI. SS Tyson Popoff went 3-for-5 with a triple and an RBI.
This win was the 500th for the current incarnation of the UBC baseball program, and Terry McKaig's 500th win as Head Coach of the Thunderbirds.
Friday, second game: The Red Hawks managed eight hits, but couldn't push a run across. Sean Callegari (6 IP, 4 hits, 1 K), Curtis Taylor (1 IP, 2 hits), Alex Webb (1 IP, 1 hit, 1 K, 1 BB), and Matt Thornton (1 IP, 1 hit, 1 K) combined for the shutout. 3B Kevin Biro went 4-for-5 with a double, four RBI, and a run scored.
Story from UBC Athletics site: McKaig gets 500th Win as T-Birds Sweep Redhawks
Saturday, first game: The Birds got all the runs they needed in the second inning, RF Jerod Bartnik got it started with a two-RBI double. DH Tyler Enns and 2B Matt Spillman hit RBI singles. 1B Bruce Yari hit a two-RBI single. CF Bryan Arthur hit a sacrifice fly. C Brody Hawkins hit a two-RBI single for the winning run.
Alex Webb got the win, pitched four innings, allowed two runs on five hits, struck out three.
Saturday, second game: Bryan Pawlina pitched the third shutout of the weekend, in a game that was stopped by rain after 4 1/2 innings. He allowed five hits, struck out one. 1B Bruck Yari went 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored.
Story from UBC Athletics site: UBC sweeps Simpson to earn home field advantage