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    1997 Game Results

    Date    Opponent                    Result  (Inn.)      ND Line Opp. Line   ND Pitcher (IP)     Notes
    2/21    # at  Long Beach State      L       8-10        8-14-4  10-10-3     Schmalz (2.2)       Felker: 3-for-5, 3 RBI, 2R
    2/22    # vs. Southern California   L       4-14        4-8-4   14-13-2     Henebry (2.2)       Amrhein: 2-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 R
    2/23    # vs. Mississippi           L (8)   5-11        5-11-4  11-11-0     Stavisky (2.2)      Brooks did not play due to injury
    2/27    vs. Christian Brothers      W       12-1        12-17-1 1-5-0       Henebry (7.0)       Mohs: first appearance since '96
    2/27    ! vs. Army                  W (7)   8-0         8-9-0   0-2-2       Schmalz (7.0)       Schmalz: 8 K, 0 BB
    2/28    ! vs. Arkansas              W (7)   8-5         8-10-1  5-4-1       Lidge (5.0)         HRs: Ust, Brock, Amrhein, Scholl
    3/7     ^vs. Southwest Texas State  W       9-5         9-10-2  5-7-2       Schmalz (7.0)       Schmalz faced 27 batters
    3/8     ^vs. Penn State             L       2-9         2/10/5  9/11/0      Lidge (4.2)         PSU: five unearned runs
    3/9     ^vs. Texas Pan-American     W       5-4         5-9-2   4-8-1       Balicki (3.0)       Brock singles home Greene in 9th
    3/10    ^vs. Texas Pan-American     L (7)   0-2         0-2-2   2-7-0       McKeown (6.2)       First opponent shutout in 33 gms
    3/10    ^vs. Texas Pan-American     L (7)   2-5         2-5-5   5-6-2       Shilliday (6.1)     UTPA: four unearned runs
    3/12    $ vs. Penn State            W (11)  9-8         9-13-3  8-13-3      Cavey (4.0)         Brock wins game: 1B on att. IBB
    3/13    $ vs. Creighton             W       7-3         7-11-1  3-3-3       Lidge (5.0)         O'Keefe, Brooks: consec. HRs
    3/14    $ vs. Northeastern Illinois W       7-2         7-12-0  2-9-4       Henebry (7.0)       Ust: 3-for-4, 2 RBI, 3 R
    3/15    ^vs. Northeastern Illinois  L (7)   5-10        5-8-2   10-10-3     McKeown (2.1)       NEIU: grand slam in 4th 
    3/15    $ vs. Creighton             L       5-8         5-11-2  8-6-4       Shilliday (7.1)     Irish lose 4-0 lead
    3/20    IUPUI                       W (12)  8-7         8-12-3  7-13-5      Henebry (3.2)       Greene: 5-for-6, game-win. run
    3/22    * at Seton Hall             L (7)   4-5         4-7-2   5-8-0       Schmalz  (6.0)      SHU wins on Kim's 5th-inn., 3-run HR
    3/22    * at Seton Hall             L       0-16        0-4-3   16-20-2     Lidge (1.1)         Pirates lead 7-0 after 2nd inning
    3/23    * at Seton Hall             L       10-16       10-10-2 16-16-3     Henebry (0.1)       Brock: 4-for-4, 1 RBI, 2 R
    3/25    Western Michigan            W       16-6        16-20-3 6-13-2      Balicki (2.1)       Frye: 4-for-5, 3 RBI, 3 R
    3/26    Northeastern Illinois       W       11-4        11-8-3  4-4-5       Lidge (5.0)         Lidge: 10 K, 3 H, 2 BB
    3/27    Central Michigan            W       14-9        14-19-3 9-12-2      Balicki (1.1)       Brooks: 5-for-6;  Wagner: 6 RBI
    3/29    * at Connecticut            W (7)   7-2         7-6-1   2-4-3       Schmalz (7.0)       Second game rainout (4-4, 4th)
    4/2     Eastern Illinois            W       7-5         7-12-3  5-8-4       Shilliday (4.1)     Shilliday: 1 R, 3 H, 1 BB
    4/3     Wisconsin-Milwaukee         W (7)   12-7        12-12-3 7-10-1      Widelski (5.0)      HRs: Amrhein, Wagner
    4/3     Wisconsin-Milwaukee         L (7)   1-2         1-4-1   2-7-3       Kalita (5.1)        Amrhein's hitting streak ends (21)
    4/5     * Providence                W (7)   10-5        10-14-2 5-11-1      Schmalz (7.0)       HRs: Amrhein, Wagner, Brock
    4/5     * Providence                W       14-10       14-17-2 10-16-2     Lidge (7.0)         HRs: Amrhein, Wagner (2), Ust, Felker
    4/6     * Boston College            W (7)   11-6        11-16-2 6-8-3       Shilliday (7.0)     Wagner: 4-for-4, HR 
    4/6     * Boston College            W       16-3        16-20-2 3-6-3       McKeown (6.0)       Brooks: 5-for-6 (2nd time in 11 days)
    4/10    IUPUI                       W (7)   11-3        11-13-1 3-6-1       Szczepanski (4.0)   Greene: 3-for-3, 2B, RBI
    4/10    IUPUI                       W (7)   6-3         6-8-2   3-5-0       Kalita (4.0)        Ust: 2-for-3, 2 RBI
    4/13    * at Rutgers                W (7)   3-2         3-4-3   2-5-4       Schmalz (6.2)       Wagner: 2-run HR in 6th
    4/13    * at Rutgers                L       14-15       14-16-3 15-18-3     Lidge (4.2)         Wagner: 3-for-6, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R
    4/14    * at Rutgers                W       6-5         6-15-1  5-6-1       Shilliday (8.0)     Wagner wins it with 2-out single in 9th
    4/15    at Purdue                   W       6-4         6-11-3  4-6-0       Widelski (7.0)      Greene: Game-win., pinch-hit 2B
    4/16    Bowling Green               W       4-0         4-10-3  0-1-1       McKeown (6.0)       First Irish one-hitter since 4/24/93
    4/17    Indiana Tech                W (10)  8-7         8-14-3  7-9-2       O'Hagan (4.0)       Felker: one-out HR in 10th
    4/19    * Villanova                 W (7)   4-3         4-8-1   3-5-2       Schmalz (7.0)       Brock: 2 RBI, 1 R;  Ust: HR
    4/19    * Villanova                 W       14-3        14-19-1 3-10-4      Shilliday (7.0)     Amrhein: grand slam HR, 5 RBI
    4/20    * Villanova                 W       10-8        10-14-3 8-11-2      Balicki (2.2)       Irish come back from 8-4 deficit
    4/22    vs. Michigan (Grand Rapids, MI) L   3-4         3-7-4   4-8-1       McKeown (6.2)       Michigan: four unearned runs
    4/23    Northwestern                L       3-12        3-7-2   12-16-0     Shilliday (2.0)     Schmalz: injured in 3rd
    4/24    Toledo                      W       15-9        15-15-4 9-17-2      Lapinskas (5.2)     Lapinskas: 8 K shutout effort
    4/26    * at West Virginia          L (7)   5-7         5-10-1  7-12-2      Balicki (1.0)       Greene: 3-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 R
    4/26    * at West Virginia          W       7-6         7-15-0  6-13-0      Shilliday (7.1)     Ust: 2-for-3, 3 RBI, 2 R, HR 
    4/27    * at Pittsburgh             W (8)   11-8        11-14-6 8-12-4      Schmalz (8.0)       2 HRs: Greene, Perconte, Amrhein
    4/27    * at Pittsburgh             L       6-7         6-10-1  7-11-0      O'Hagan (2.0)       Felker: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 R
    4/29    Valparaiso                  W       10-6        10-12-1 6-8-4       Widelski (5.0)      Amrhein: 3-for-4, 3 RBI 
    5/1     Chicago State               W       7-5         7-9-0   5-5-1       Kalita (7.0)        Greene: 2-for-4, 3 RBI
    5/3     * Georgetown                W (7)   14-0        14-14-1 0-5-3       Schmalz (7.0)       Schmalz: 25 BF;  Greene: 2 HR in 2nd
    5/3     * Georgetown                W       11-1        11-14-0 1-4-3       Shilliday (8.0)     Shilliday: 2 BB, 28 batters faced
    5/4     * Georgetown                W       12-1        12-14-1 1-9-4       McKeown (7.0)       McKeown: 1 BB, 25 batters faced
    5/9     IUPUI                       W       14-3        14-18-2 3-5-3       Schmalz (2.0)       Ust: 11th HR (ND freshman record)
    5/10    University of Chicago       W       3-1         3-7-1   1-8-1       Kalita (6.1)        Greene: solo HR, Irish 25-2 at home
    5/13    % vs. Villanova             L       5-10        5-11-6  10-13-0     Schmalz (5.0)       Villanova: five unearned runs       5/14    % vs. Seton Hall    W   4-3 4-11-2  3-7-1   Shilliday (9.0) Amrhein: 37th career HR
    5/15    % vs. West Virginia         W       8-1         8-9-2   1-4-3       McKeown (9.0)       McKeown: 6 K, 1 BB, 34 BF
    5/15    % vs. Villanova             L (11)  4-5         4-11-1  5-9-3       Mohs (3.1)          Irish strand 11 runners
    Victories in bold, * - BIG EAST Conference game, # - Long Beach State Classic, ! - Service Academies Classic (Millington, TN), ^ - in San Antonio, TX, $ - Irish Spring Baseball Classic (San Antonio, TX;  Wolff Municipal Stadium), % - BIG EAST Conference Tournament (Norwich, CT;  Dodd Stadium).   
                                                                                               
    

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