Sunday, April 6, 2014

College Baseball Weekender

Navy split a four-game series with Holy Cross (photo / T. Flynn)
By Boxer Journal Apr. 6, 2014
Annapolis, MD - Under long absent sunny skies, the Navy Midshipmen gained a four-game split with Patriot League foe Holy Cross this weekend.

Saturday opened with a 6-1 loss to the Crusaders, before Anthony Parenti closed the door in game two for his sixth win against two losses. DH David Norman knocked in four in the 13-2 rout.

On Sunday, Luke Gillingham struck out 12 in the first game to ensure a 3-1 victory and at least a series split. The Mids (16-17, 2-6 PL) later bowed in the series finale, 6-3.

On Saturday, the Mids sign autographs between games (photo / T. Flynn)
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Winston-Salem, NC - The Maryland Terrapins staved off a weekend sweep to the Demon Deacons on Sunday by salvaging the last game of a three-game set at Wake Forest Baseball Park.  The Terps won 11-3 to run their mark to 19-8 overall. They are 6-8 in the ACC, while Wake is 22-12 overall and 10-5 in conference games.

Maryland is 19-8 overall in 2014. (photo / umterps.com)
Junior standout centerfielder Charlie White led the way for Maryland, with four hits, four RBIs, two runs and two stolen bases. He also registered five putouts in center. Bobby Ruse (4-0) earned the win in relief for the Terps.

Maryland next faces the Atlantic-10's George Mason (17-10) on Tuesday.

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Cal dropped three to Washington State this weekend (photo / goldenbearsports.com)
Pullman, Wash. - On the West Coast, Cal suffered a long weekend at the hands of Washington State, dropping three straight on the road. Overall the Golden Bears are 14-15 and 3-6 in the PAC-12. Junior Brenden Farney (pictured) leads the team with a .355 batting clip.

Editor's note: Throughout 2014 and through arrangement with Cal Athletics Boxer Journal will broaden our coverage to the West and cover one of the country's most noteworthy programs, Cal. 

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