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Rutgers 15, Notre Dame 11

May 24, 2003

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                2003 Notre Dame Final Reg.-Season Stats
                     #23 Rutgers vs #25 Notre Dame
        May 24, 2003 at Bridgewater, N.J. (Commerce Bank Park)

Rutgers 15 (36-19)

Name (Pos) AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg BADGER, Graig 2b.......... 3 2 3 2 4 0 2 3 0 WOLSKI, Matt dh........... 4 3 2 3 3 0 0 0 6 FRAZIER, Jeff rf.......... 5 3 2 2 1 1 5 0 4 ESPOSITO, Vinny 3b........ 5 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 0 NORMANE, Steve 1b......... 3 2 2 1 3 0 7 0 0 VASQUEZ, Alberto c........ 6 1 1 2 0 0 6 1 1 DEFENDIS, Johnny lf....... 6 1 1 1 0 1 3 0 3 CERULO, Nick cf........... 5 1 2 1 1 1 3 0 0 BIONDE, Mike ss........... 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 RODRIGUEZ, Cory ph........ 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 GROVER, Jason ss.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 PUSTAY, Matt p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DIAL, Erik p.............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 LILLIS, Chris p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DECHRISTOFANO, OJ p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ATCHISON, Sean p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals.................... 41 15 17 14 13 6 27 6 14

Notre Dame 11 (42-16)

Name (Pos) AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg Steve Sollmann 2b......... 5 1 1 0 1 1 4 2 2 Craig Cooper lf........... 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 Brennan Grogan ph/lf...... 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 Matt Edwards 3b........... 5 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 5 Kris Billmaier cf......... 4 3 2 0 1 0 4 0 0 Matt Bransfield dh........ 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Steve Andres ph........... 2 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 Matt Macri ss............. 4 1 0 1 0 2 1 3 0 Cody Rizzo rf............. 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 Javi Sanchez c............ 5 1 3 3 0 0 7 3 0 Joe Thaman 1b............. 4 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 Alex Nettey ph............ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Peter Ogilvie p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 John Axford p............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Tyler Jones p............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brandon Viloria p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 J.P. Gagne p.............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Martin Vergara p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals.................... 38 11 11 10 6 4 27 11 8

Score by innings: R H E ---------------------------------------------- Rutgers 210 402 006 - 15 17 1 Notre Dame 001 006 220 - 11 11 2 ----------------------------------------------

E - BADGER; S. Sollmann(8); John Axford(2). LOB - Knights 14; Irish 8. 2B - BADGER 2; FRAZIER; VASQUEZ; CERULO; K. Billmaier 2(17); Steve Andres(2); Javi Sanchez(13). 3B - DEFENDIS. CS - BADGER; ESPOSITO. SH - ESPOSITO; BIONDE; Matt Macri(6).

Rutgers IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ERA NP PUSTAY, Matt........ 5.0 4 5 4 2 1 20 22 76 DIAL, Erik.......... 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 2 3 19 LILLIS, Chris....... 1.0 4 2 2 2 0 6 10 27 DECHRISTOFANO, OJ... 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 4 5 19 ATCHISON, Sean...... 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 6 6 30

Notre Dame IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ERA NP Peter Ogilvie....... 3.1 5 4 3 4 2 13 18 75 John Axford......... 2.1 5 5 4 7 3 12 19 87 Tyler Jones......... 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 17 Brandon Viloria..... 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 5 5 12 J.P. Gagne.......... 0.1 3 4 4 1 0 3 5 18 Martin Vergara...... 0.2 2 0 0 1 0 4 5 15

Win - ATCHISON 6-1. Loss - J.P. Gagne 4-5. Save - None. WP - John Axford(14). PB - Javi Sanchez(16). HBP - by LILLIS (Cody Rizzo). Umpires - Start: 3:30 PM Time: Attendance:

Game Notes: ID-179167 PUSTAY faced 4 batters in the 6th. B. Viloria faced 2 batters in the 9th.

Play-by-play

                2003 Notre Dame Final Reg.-Season Stats
                         Rutgers vs Notre Dame
        May 24, 2003 at Bridgewater, N.J. (Commerce Bank Park)

Score by innings: R H E ---------------------------------------------- Rutgers 210 402 006 - 15 17 1 Notre Dame 001 006 220 - 11 11 2 ----------------------------------------------

Rutgers inning 1

BADGER walked (3-2). BADGER out at second c to 2b, caught stealing. WOLSKI walked (3-2). FRAZIER walked (3-0); WOLSKI advanced to second. ESPOSITO singled up the middle, RBI (1-2); FRAZIER advanced to second; WOLSKI scored. NORMANE singled down the rf line, RBI (1-0); ESPOSITO advanced to third; FRAZIER scored. NORMANE advanced to second on a fielder's choice; ESPOSITO out at home c to 2b to c, caught stealing. VASQUEZ grounded out to ss (1-2). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Notre Dame inning 1

S. Sollmann flied out to lf (3-1). Craig Cooper flied out to rf (0-1). Matt Edwards flied out to lf down the lf line (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Rutgers inning 2

DEFENDIS flied out to rf down the rf line (1-1). CERULO struck out swinging (2-2). BIONDE reached on a fielding error by 2b (2-1). BADGER walked (3-2); BIONDE advanced to second. WOLSKI singled down the rf line, RBI (2-2); BADGER advanced to third; BIONDE scored, unearned. FRAZIER popped up to 2b to right field (0-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Notre Dame inning 2

K. Billmaier popped up to 2b (1-2). Bransfield fouled out to 1b (1-2). Matt Macri lined out to cf to right center (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Rutgers inning 3

ESPOSITO struck out swinging (1-2). NORMANE singled to right field (1-1). VASQUEZ flied out to lf (1-0). DEFENDIS flied out to cf (1-1). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Notre Dame inning 3

Cody Rizzo popped up to ss (1-1). Javi Sanchez doubled down the lf line (0-0). Joe Thaman flied out to cf (0-1). S. Sollmann reached on a throwing error by 2b (1-0); Javi Sanchez scored, unearned. Craig Cooper walked (3-0); S. Sollmann advanced to second. Matt Edwards flied out to rf (2-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Rutgers inning 4

CERULO doubled to right center (3-2). BIONDE out at first p to 2b, SAC, bunt (1-1); CERULO advanced to third. John Axford to p for P. Ogilvie. BADGER doubled to right center, RBI (0-1); CERULO scored. WOLSKI walked (3-0). FRAZIER singled to left center, advanced to second on the throw, advanced to third on a throwing error by p, RBI (0-1); WOLSKI scored; BADGER scored. ESPOSITO singled to center field, RBI (3-2); FRAZIER scored, unearned. NORMANE walked (3-0); ESPOSITO advanced to second. NORMANE advanced to second on a passed ball; ESPOSITO advanced to third on a passed ball. VASQUEZ popped up to 2b (2-0). DEFENDIS struck out swinging (3-2). 4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Notre Dame inning 4

K. Billmaier flied out to cf (1-2). Bransfield flied out to lf (0-0). Matt Macri struck out swinging (0-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Rutgers inning 5

CERULO popped up to ss up the middle (3-2). BIONDE grounded out to p (1-1).

BADGER singled to center field (2-1). WOLSKI walked (3-2); BADGER advanced to second. FRAZIER struck out swinging (2-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Notre Dame inning 5

Cody Rizzo fouled out to c (1-1). Javi Sanchez fouled out to c (1-0). Joe Thaman flied out to rf down the rf line (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Rutgers inning 6

ESPOSITO struck out swinging (2-2). NORMANE walked (3-0). VASQUEZ lined out to lf (0-0). NORMANE advanced to second on a wild pitch. DEFENDIS tripled to right center, RBI (1-1); NORMANE scored. CERULO walked (3-2). CERULO advanced to second. BIONDE walked (3-2). BADGER walked, RBI (3-1); BIONDE advanced to second; CERULO advanced to third; DEFENDIS scored. Tyler Jones to p for John Axford. WOLSKI flied out to cf to right center (2-1). 2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Notre Dame inning 6

S. Sollmann singled up the middle (3-1). Craig Cooper singled to right center (3-2); S. Sollmann advanced to third. Matt Edwards singled through the left side, RBI (1-1); Craig Cooper advanced to second; S. Sollmann scored. K. Billmaier walked (3-2); Matt Edwards advanced to second; Craig Cooper advanced to third. DIAL to p for PUSTAY. Steve Andres pinch hit for Bransfield. Steve Andres singled to left center, RBI (2-2); K. Billmaier advanced to second; Matt Edwards advanced to third; Craig Cooper scored. Matt Macri reached on a fielder's choice, RBI (3-2); Steve Andres out at second ss to 2b; K. Billmaier advanced to third; Matt Edwards scored. Cody Rizzo walked (3-1); Matt Macri advanced to second. LILLIS to p for DIAL. Javi Sanchez singled to center field, 2 RBI (2-1); Cody Rizzo advanced to second; Matt Macri scored; K. Billmaier scored. Joe Thaman grounded out to 2b (1-1); Javi Sanchez advanced to second; Cody Rizzo advanced to third. S. Sollmann walked (3-0). B. Grogan pinch hit for Craig Cooper. B. Grogan singled to second base, RBI (0-0); S. Sollmann advanced to second; Javi Sanchez advanced to third; Cody Rizzo scored. Matt Edwards fouled out to 1b (1-1). 6 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Rutgers inning 7

B. Grogan to lf. FRAZIER grounded out to c (3-2). ESPOSITO struck out looking (2-2). NORMANE grounded out to ss (1-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Notre Dame inning 7

K. Billmaier doubled down the lf line (0-1). Steve Andres walked (3-0). Matt Macri grounded out to c, SAC, bunt (0-0); Steve Andres advanced to second; K. Billmaier advanced to third. Cody Rizzo hit by pitch (2-1). Javi Sanchez singled to left field, RBI (0-0); Cody Rizzo advanced to second; Steve Andres advanced to third; K. Billmaier scored. DECHRISTOFNO to p for LILLIS. Joe Thaman grounded out to 2b, RBI (2-2); Javi Sanchez advanced to second; Cody Rizzo advanced to third; Steve Andres scored. S. Sollmann flied out to rf (1-1). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Rutgers inning 8

B. Viloria to p for Tyler Jones. VASQUEZ grounded out to 2b (1-2). DEFENDIS flied out to cf (1-0). CERULO fouled out to rf (0-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Notre Dame inning 8

B. Grogan walked (3-0). Matt Edwards struck out looking (2-2). K. Billmaier doubled down the lf line (1-0); B. Grogan advanced to third. ATCHISON to p for DECHRISTOFNO. Steve Andres doubled down the rf line, 2 RBI (1-2); K. Billmaier scored; B. Grogan scored. Matt Macri struck out swinging (3-2). Cody Rizzo grounded out to ss (1-0). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Rutgers inning 9

RODRIGUEZ pinch hit for BIONDE. RODRIGUEZ singled to right field (0-0).

BADGER doubled to center field (0-1); RODRIGUEZ advanced to third. J.P. Gagne to p for B. Viloria. WOLSKI singled up the middle, 2 RBI (1-0); BADGER scored; RODRIGUEZ scored. FRAZIER doubled to left center, RBI (1-2); WOLSKI scored. ESPOSITO grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (1-1); FRAZIER advanced to third. NORMANE intentionally walked (3-0). VASQUEZ doubled to left field, advanced to third on the throw, 2 RBI (3-1); NORMANE scored; FRAZIER scored. M. Vergara to p for J.P. Gagne. DEFENDIS grounded out to ss (1-1). CERULO singled up the middle, RBI (1-2); VASQUEZ scored. RODRIGUEZ singled to right field (0-0); CERULO advanced to second. BADGER walked (3-0); RODRIGUEZ advanced to second; CERULO advanced to third. WOLSKI lined out to cf (1-1). 6 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Notre Dame inning 9

GROVER to ss for RODRIGUEZ. Javi Sanchez flied out to rf to right center (1-1). Alex Nettey pinch hit for Joe Thaman. Alex Nettey grounded out to 2b (1-2). S. Sollmann struck out swinging (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Game Notes: ID-179167 PUSTAY faced 4 batters in the 6th. B. Viloria faced 2 batters in the 9th.

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