Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 18, 2014

WVU defeats OU on diamond

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

NORMAN, Okla. — Junior left-hander John Means threw eight shutout innings and the Mountaineers had a five-run first inning en route to a 7-0 victory over Oklahoma on Thursday evening.

The Mountaineers (18-15, 3-6 Big 12) broke a six-game Big 12 losing streak. WVU had 16 hits and did not make an error. Means (5-1) allowed no runs on seven hits with six strikeouts and one walk in seven innings.

Five different West Virginia batters had multi-hit games, led by a career-high three hits by Jackson Cramer. Bobby Boyd and Billy Fleming also had three hits.  

Marshall 6, WVU-Tech 1

HUNTINGTON — Sergio Leon and Andrew Dundon had two hits apiece for Marshall, which improved to 16-20 on the season.

TJ Diffenderfer added a two-run single for the Herd.

The Golden Bears’ lone run scored on a balk off winning pitcher Michael Taylor.

Marshall will host West Virginia Tech again today.