Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

May 4, 2014

WVU, Tech win, meet Tuesday in Princeton

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia baseball team celebrated its final game at Hawley Field with a 12-6 Big 12 win over Texas on Sunday.

The 2,237 fans that saw the game is the second largest in the park's history and the fifth largest in program history.

West Virginia (26-17, 9-8), which won the three-game series against the 11th ranked Longhorns, will play Virginia Tech on Tuesday in front of a sellout crowd at Hunnicutt Field in Princeton.

Ryan McBroom and Jackson Cramer had three hits and two RBIs apiece. Taylor Munden added two hits, three runs and three runs batted in.

John Means improved to 6-1 on the mound, striking out three over 6 1/3 innings. Pascal Paul and Sean Carley finished up for the Mountaineers.

Virginia Tech 7, Georgia Tech 6

ATLANTA — Virginia Tech snapped its 10-game losing skid by recording two outs on the final pitch, a strikeout and caught stealing, and will held to Hunnicutt Field on Tuesday to face West Virginia.

Virginia Tech (19-27-1, 8-19) finished with 10 hits, led by Mark Zagunis with three singles and two RBIs. Alex Perez and Brendon Hayden had two hits each, while Logan Bible drove in two runs.

Kit Scheetz picked up the win for the Hokies. Tanner McIntyre got the save.

Louisiana Tech 8, Marshall 4

CHARLESTON — T.J. Diffenderfer had two hits, including a triple and two RBIs, but the Bulldogs avoided a series sweep at Appalachian Power Park.

Marshall (20-25, 10-13) did win its fourth series win in the Conference USA play this season.

Matt Reed added two hits for Marshall, while Corey Bird extended his hit streak to 14 games. Eric Escobedo has now hit in 11 straight games.

Marshall returns to Charleston next weekend to host Old Dominion.



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