March 13, 2007
CHARLOTTESVILLE - The Virginia baseball team tied the school record for runs scored and posted its most lopsided win ever with a 29-2 win over Niagara Tuesday afternoon at Davenport Field. Virginia put up 29 runs on 25 hits, as Brandon Guyer (Herndon, Va.) led the offense by going 4-for-6 with 9 RBIs.
"Today our guys did a good job of hitting," head coach Brian O'Connor said. "A lot of times in these midweek games you will see a lot of pitchers and it is hard to adjust. Today we were focused, strung some hits together, hit the ball the other way, the things that we will need to do to be successful in the ACC. We scored 29 runs and they only committed one error. That doesn't happen very often."
While Guyer drove in nine runs, he was far from being the only offensive star of the day for Virginia. Greg Miclat (Concord, N.C.) was 2-for-4 with three walks, three RBIs, and five runs scored. Patrick Wingfield (Winchester, Va.) was 3-for-5 with two RBIs and four runs scored, including his second home run of the season. Ryan Hudson (Tampa, Fla.) hit his first home run of the season, to highlight a 3-for-6 day at the plate, with three runs and four RBIs. Mike Mitchell (Chesapeake, Va.) was 4-for-5 with four runs scored and two RBIs. Tyler Cannon (Pigeon Forge, Tenn.) was 3-for-6 with three runs and two RBIs, while Tim Henry (Fairfield, Conn.) and David Adams (Margate, Fla.) each went 2-for-3. John Scaglione (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) was 2-for-5 on the day.
Andrew Carraway (Marietta, Ga.) picked up the win for Virginia in his first start of the season. He allowed one run on three hits in three innings of work. Pat McAnaney (Syracuse, N.Y.) made his first appearance of the season for the Cavaliers, pitching three innings of relief, allowing a run on one hit. Jeff Lorick (Duluth, Ga.) and Neal Davis (Baltimore, Md.) each pitched an inning of shutout relief to close out the game, which was stopped in the middle of the eighth.
The Cavaliers jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the first inning. Guyer drove four of those runs as he twice singled with the bases loaded in the inning.
Virginia added six more runs in the second inning to make the score 15-0. The inning was highlighted by Guyer coming to the plate with the bases loaded again, as he cleared them with a double off the left field wall.
Each team posted a single run in the third inning. In the top of the fourth, Niagara's Tim Alberts extended his hitting streak to 32 games with a solo home run to left for the Purple Eagles (3-7) second run.
Virginia added three in the bottom of the fourth on Hudson's three-run homer to left. It was Hudson's first homer of the season.
The Cavaliers scored a run in the bottom of the sixth on Wingfield's solo homer. It was his second home run of the season.
Virginia scored its final nine runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. Mitchell and Miclat each scored twice in the inning, while Greg Lamp (Houston, Texas) walked with the bases loaded as a pinch hitter to record his first career RBI and later came around to score his first career run.
The Cavaliers had scored the school record 29 runs twice before. In 1990, Virginia won at Maryland 29-10 and in 1901 the team defeated Bellevue H.S. 29-6. The 27-run margin of victory is a new school record, eclipsing the 27-2 win over McCabe's School in 1898.
The Cavaliers will return to ACC action this weekend as they visit No. 1 North Carolina. Game time on Friday is 3 p.m., Saturday's game will start at 4 p.m., and the series finale Sunday is slated for 1 p.m.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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