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Rutgers vs Univ. of Notre Dame (May 16, 2004)

Box score (NCAA)
                            2004 Notre Dame Baseball
                       Rutgers at #8 Univ. of Notre Dame
               May 16, 2004 at Notre Dame, Indiana (Eck Stadium)

Rutgers 3 (29-20,13-8 BIG EAST)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
------------------------------------------------------
Graig Badger 2b..........  3  0  0  0   1  1  6  4   1
Jeff Grose lf............  4  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Jeff Frazier rf..........  4  1  1  1   0  2  4  0   0
Rich Canuso 1b...........  4  1  1  0   0  2  7  0   0
Colin Gaynor c...........  2  0  0  0   0  1  1  0   0
 Jeff Miller c...........  2  1  1  0   0  1  2  1   0
Johnny DeFendis dh.......  4  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   0
Nick Cerulo cf...........  3  0  1  1   0  1  2  0   0
Cory Rodriguez 3b........  3  0  0  0   0  2  1  1   2
Jason Grover ss..........  3  0  1  0   0  0  0  2   0
Jim Jansen p.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0
 OJ De Cristofino p......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 32  3  6  3   1 10 24 10   3

Univ. of Notre Dame 5 (42-9,18-5 BIG EAST)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
------------------------------------------------------
Matt Macri 3b............  4  1  2  1   0  0  0  2   0
Steve Sollmann 2b........  3  1  2  0   1  0  1  2   0
Matt Bransfield dh.......  4  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   1
Javi Sanchez c...........  3  0  0  0   0  0 10  0   0
Steve Andres lf..........  4  0  1  0   0  1  1  0   2
 Alex Nettey cf..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Craig Cooper rf/lf.......  4  2  2  0   0  1  2  0   0
Matt Edwards 1b..........  3  1  1  2   0  0  9  0   0
Cody Rizzo cf/rf.........  3  0  0  1   0  1  2  0   0
Greg Lopez ss............  2  0  0  0   0  1  1  1   1
Tom Thornton p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  3   0
 Ryan Doherty p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 30  5  9  5   1  4 27  8   4

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
-------------------------------------------
Rutgers............. 000 000 201 -  3  6  1
Univ. of Notre Dame. 120 110 00X -  5  9  0
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E - Jason Grover(8). DP - KNIGHTS 3; IRISH 1. LOB - KNIGHTS 3; IRISH 4. 2B -
Jason Grover(8). HR - Jeff Frazier(12); Matt Macri(10); Matt Edwards(9). HBP
- Javi Sanchez. SH - Greg Lopez(9). SB - S. Sollmann(11); Craig Cooper
2(11); Matt Edwards(5).

Rutgers                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
--------------------------------------------------
Jim Jansen..........  4.0  7  5  5  1  0 18 20  73
OJ De Cristofino....  4.0  2  0  0  0  4 12 13  47

Univ. of Notre Dame    IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
--------------------------------------------------
Tom Thornton........  8.0  5  2  2  1  8 28 29 109
Ryan Doherty........  1.0  1  1  1  0  2  4  4  12

Win - Tom Thornton (7-2).  Loss - Jim Jansen (5-1).  Save - Ryan Doherty (9).
WP - Jim Jansen(6). HBP - by DeChristofno (Javi Sanchez). BK - Jim Jansen(3).
Inherited runners/scored: DeChristofno 1/0. Pitches/strikes: Jim Jansen 73/42;
DeChristofno 47/31; Tom Thornton 109/73; Ryan Doherty 12/8.
Umpires - HP: Dave Buck  1B: Jim Schaly  3B: Bruce Doane
Start: 7:05 PM   Time: 2:08   Attendance: 2382
Game notes:
ID-249752
Crowd of 2,382 is third largest in Eck Stadium history.
Jim Jansen faced 2 batters in the 5th.
Game: RUT-3

Play-by-Play
                            2004 Notre Dame Baseball
                Rutgers at #8 Univ. of Notre Dame - Play-by-Play
               May 16, 2004 at Notre Dame, Indiana (Eck Stadium)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
-------------------------------------------
Rutgers............. 000 000 201 -  3  6  1
Univ. of Notre Dame. 120 110 00X -  5  9  0
-------------------------------------------

Rutgers starters: 38/2b Graig Badger; 33/lf Jeff Grose; 35/rf Jeff Frazier; 34/1b
Rich Canuso; 15/c Colin Gaynor; 23/dh J. DeFendis; 12/cf Nick Cerulo; 7/3b C.
Rodriguez; 5/ss Jason Grover; 8/p Jim Jansen;
Univ. of Notre Dame starters: 5/3b Matt Macri; 3/2b S. Sollmann; 12/dh Bransfield;
15/c Javi Sanchez; 36/lf Steve Andres; 9/rf Craig Cooper; 14/1b Matt Edwards; 17/cf
Cody Rizzo; 4/ss Greg Lopez; 30/p Tom Thornton;

Rutgers 1st - Graig Badger flied out to rf (2-2). Jeff Grose flied out to cf
to left center (0-0). Jeff Frazier struck out swinging (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 1st - Matt Macri flied out to cf (2-1). S. Sollmann
walked (3-1). S. Sollmann stole second. Bransfield singled to left center, RBI
(3-2); S. Sollmann scored. Bransfield advanced to second on a balk. Javi Sanchez
flied out to rf to right center (3-2). Steve Andres flied out to rf (0-1). 1 run,
1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Rutgers 2nd - Rich Canuso grounded out to 3b (1-1). Colin Gaynor struck out
swinging (0-2). J. DeFendis grounded out to 2b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 2nd - Craig Cooper singled to right center (0-0). Craig
Cooper stole second. Matt Edwards homered down the lf line, 2 RBI (3-2); Craig
Cooper scored. Cody Rizzo reached on a throwing error by ss (0-0). Greg Lopez out at
first p to 2b, SAC, bunt (1-1); Cody Rizzo advanced to second. Matt Macri lined into
double play 2b unassisted (1-0); Cody Rizzo out on the play. 2 runs, 2 hits, 1
error, 0 LOB.

Rutgers 3rd - Nick Cerulo struck out swinging (2-2). C. Rodriguez struck out
swinging (2-2). Jason Grover grounded out to 3b (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors,
0 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 3rd - S. Sollmann flied out to cf to left center (3-2).
Bransfield grounded out to 2b (0-1). Javi Sanchez flied out to lf (0-0). 0 runs,
0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Rutgers 4th - Graig Badger walked (3-0). Jeff Grose grounded into double play
ss to 2b to 1b (0-1); Graig Badger out on the play. Jeff Frazier flied out to cf to
left center (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 4th - Steve Andres singled to right field (0-1). Steve
Andres advanced to second on a wild pitch. Craig Cooper singled to center field
(3-2); Steve Andres advanced to third. Matt Edwards reached on a fielder's choice
(1-1); Craig Cooper advanced to second; Steve Andres out at third 3b unassisted.
Matt Edwards stole second; Craig Cooper stole third. Cody Rizzo grounded out to 3b,
RBI (2-2); Craig Cooper scored. Greg Lopez out at first p to 2b to 1b (0-0). 1
run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Rutgers 5th - Rich Canuso struck out swinging (2-2). Colin Gaynor grounded
out to p (2-2). J. DeFendis grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits,
0 errors, 0 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 5th - Matt Macri homered to left field, RBI (3-1). S.
Sollmann singled to right center (2-1). DeChristofno to p for Jim Jansen. Bransfield
grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b (0-0); S. Sollmann out on the play. Javi
Sanchez hit by pitch (0-1). Steve Andres struck out swinging (2-2). 1 run, 2
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Rutgers 6th - Nick Cerulo grounded out to p (2-1). C. Rodriguez struck out
swinging (2-2). Jason Grover doubled down the lf line (2-2). Graig Badger flied out
to lf to left center (2-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 6th - Jeff Miller to c for Colin Gaynor. Craig Cooper
flied out to rf (3-1). Matt Edwards flied out to rf (0-2). Cody Rizzo struck out
swinging (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Rutgers 7th - Jeff Grose lined out to 1b (1-2). Jeff Frazier struck out
looking (1-2). Rich Canuso singled to left field (1-1). Jeff Miller singled to left
center (0-0); Rich Canuso advanced to second. J. DeFendis singled up the middle, RBI
(0-0); Jeff Miller advanced to second; Rich Canuso scored. Nick Cerulo singled to
center field, RBI (0-0); J. DeFendis advanced to third; Jeff Miller scored. C.
Rodriguez grounded out to p (0-2). 2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 7th - Greg Lopez struck out swinging, out at first c to
1b (1-2). Matt Macri singled through the right side (1-0). S. Sollmann singled
through the left side (0-0); Matt Macri advanced to second. Bransfield grounded into
double play ss to 2b to 1b (2-2); S. Sollmann out on the play. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Rutgers 8th - Jason Grover lined out to rf (2-2). Graig Badger struck out
swinging (3-2). Jeff Grose lined out to ss (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 8th - Javi Sanchez popped up to 2b (2-1). Steve Andres
grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-0). Craig Cooper struck out looking (3-2). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Rutgers 9th - Alex Nettey to cf for Steve Andres. Craig Cooper to lf. Cody
Rizzo to rf. Ryan Doherty to p for Tom Thornton. Jeff Frazier homered to left
center, RBI (1-0). Rich Canuso struck out swinging (3-2). Jeff Miller struck out
swinging (0-2). J. DeFendis flied out to cf to left center (0-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 0
errors, 0 LOB.
Plate appearance breakdown

                                                      2004 Notre Dame Baseball
                                   Rutgers at #8 Univ. of Notre Dame - Plate Appearance Breakdown
                                         May 16, 2004 at Notre Dame, Indiana (Eck Stadium)

                                                  Rutgers 3 (29-20,13-8 BIG EAST)

                  ----Plate appearances---   vs    vs   RBI   With  Adv   With  Lead Bases Runnr Rnrs Rnrs 2out  Gnd  Fly
Player            TPA AB  H BB HP SH SF CI  Left Right  Ops  Runrs  Ops  2outs  Off%  Full On3rd  Adv  LOB  RBI  Out  Out
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Graig Badger 2b...  4  3  0  1  0  0  0  0  0-3   0-0   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   1-2   0-0   0-0     0    1    0    0    2
Jeff Grose lf.....  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-4   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    3
Jeff Frazier rf...  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-3   1-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-2   1-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    1
Rich Canuso 1b....  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  1-3   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   1-1   0-2   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Colin Gaynor c....  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-2   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Jeff Miller c.....  2  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  1-1   0-1   0-0   1-1   1-1   1-1   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
J. DeFendis dh....  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  1-3   0-1   1-1   1-1   1-1   1-4   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    1    2    1
Nick Cerulo cf....  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  1-3   0-0   1-1   1-1   1-1   1-1   0-2   0-0   0-0     0    0    1    1    0
C. Rodriguez 3b...  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-3   0-0   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    2    0    1    0
Jason Grover ss...  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  1-3   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   1-2   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    1
Jim Jansen p......  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
DeChristofno p....  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Totals............ 33 32  6  1  0  0  0  0  5-28  1-4   2-4   3-6   3-6   5-14  2-9   0-0   0-0     0    3    2    8    8

                     ------Batters faced-----                     vs    vs   With  With  Lead  Gnd  Fly
Rutgers               BF AB  H BB HP SH SF CI 2B 3B HR WP BK KL  Left Right Runrs 2outs  Off%  Out  Out  NP
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Jim Jansen..........  20 18  7  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  2  1  1  0  1-2   6-16  3-9   0-3   3-5     5    6  73
DeChristofno........  13 12  2  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0-2   2-10  1-4   0-3   0-3     3    3  47


                                                      2004 Notre Dame Baseball
                                   Rutgers at #8 Univ. of Notre Dame - Plate Appearance Breakdown
                                         May 16, 2004 at Notre Dame, Indiana (Eck Stadium)

                                             Univ. of Notre Dame 5 (42-9,18-5 BIG EAST)

                  ----Plate appearances---   vs    vs   RBI   With  Adv   With  Lead Bases Runnr Rnrs Rnrs 2out  Gnd  Fly
Player            TPA AB  H BB HP SH SF CI  Left Right  Ops  Runrs  Ops  2outs  Off%  Full On3rd  Adv  LOB  RBI  Out  Out
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Matt Macri 3b.....  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   2-4   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-0   1-2   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    2
S. Sollmann 2b....  4  3  2  1  0  0  0  0  0-0   2-3   0-0   1-1   1-1   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    1
Bransfield dh.....  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-4   1-2   1-3   1-3   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    1    0    3    0
Javi Sanchez c....  4  3  0  0  1  0  0  0  0-0   0-3   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    3
Steve Andres lf...  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-4   0-1   0-2   0-2   0-2   1-1   0-0   0-0     0    2    0    1    1
Alex Nettey cf....  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Craig Cooper rf/lf  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   2-4   1-1   1-1   1-1   0-1   1-2   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    1
Matt Edwards 1b...  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-3   1-2   1-2   2-2   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1     0    0    0    1    1
Cody Rizzo cf/rf..  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-3   0-1   0-1   1-1   0-1   0-0   0-0   1-1     1    0    0    1    0
Greg Lopez ss.....  3  2  0  0  0  1  0  0  0-0   0-2   0-1   0-1   1-2   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-0     1    1    0    2    0
Tom Thornton p....  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Ryan Doherty p....  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Totals............ 33 30  9  1  1  1  0  0  0-0   9-30  3-10  4-13  7-14  0-6   3-8   0-0   1-2     2    4    0    8    9

                     ------Batters faced-----                     vs    vs   With  With  Lead  Gnd  Fly
Univ. of Notre Dame   BF AB  H BB HP SH SF CI 2B 3B HR WP BK KL  Left Right Runrs 2outs  Off%  Out  Out  NP
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tom Thornton........  29 28  5  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  1-7   4-21  3-6   5-13  1-8     8    7 109
Ryan Doherty........   4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0-1   1-3   0-0   0-1   1-1     0    1  12


Line score

Univ. of Notre Dame 5, Rutgers 3 (May 16, 2004 at Notre Dame, Indiana)
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Rutgers............. 000 000 201  -  3  6  1      (29-20, 13-8 BIG EAST)
Univ. of Notre Dame. 120 110 00X  -  5  9  0      (42-9, 18-5 BIG EAST)
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Pitchers: Rutgers - Jim Jansen; DeChristofno(5). Univ. of Notre Dame - Tom Thornton;
Ryan Doherty(9).
Win-Tom Thornton(7-2)  Save-Ryan Doherty(9)  Loss-Jim Jansen(5-1)  T-2:08  A-2382
HR RUTGERS - Jeff Frazier (12).
HR NOTRDAME - Matt Macri (10); Matt Edwards (9).
Game notes:
ID-249752
Crowd of 2,382 is third largest in Eck Stadium history.
Jim Jansen faced 2 batters in the 5th.
Game: RUT-3

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