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Notre Dame 5, West Virginia 3

Recap

Univ. of Notre Dame vs West Virginia (Mar 27, 2004)

Box score (NCAA)
                            2004 Notre Dame Baseball
                #6 Univ. of Notre Dame at West Virginia (Game 1)
                 Mar 27, 2004 at Morgantown, WV (Hawley Field)

Univ. of Notre Dame 5 (15-3,1-0 BIG EAST)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
------------------------------------------------------
Danny Dressman cf........  2  0  0  0   4  1  2  0   0
Steve Sollmann 2b........  4  1  3  1   1  0  3  1   2
Matt Bransfield dh.......  6  1  1  1   0  2  0  0   5
Matt Edwards 1b..........  5  0  1  1   0  0  8  2   3
Javi Sanchez c...........  5  0  0  0   0  0  8  0   1
Cody Rizzo rf............  5  2  3  0   0  0  2  0   0
Matt Macri 3b............  4  0  0  0   0  2  3  2   0
Greg Lopez ss............  5  1  2  1   0  0  1  8   2
Chris Fournier lf........  3  0  1  1   0  0  1  0   0
 Craig Cooper pr/lf......  2  0  1  0   0  0  1  0   0
Chris Niesel p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
 Joe Thaman p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Jeff Samardzija p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Ryan Doherty p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 41  5 12  5   5  5 30 13  13

West Virginia 3 (8-11,0-1 BIG EAST)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Jake Serfass lf..........  4  1  1  0   1  0  4  0   0
Grant Psomas ss..........  4  1  1  1   1  2  2  5   0
Lee Fritz cf.............  4  1  2  0   0  0  6  0   1
Stan Posluszny rf........  3  0  2  2   1  1  2  0   0
Kurtis Clinton 1b........  4  0  2  0   1  0  8  1   3
Tim Edmeads dh...........  3  0  0  0   0  2  0  0   2
 J.C. Sousa ph/dh........  0  0  0  0   1  0  0  0   0
 Kyle Matuszek pr........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Michael Christoforo 3b...  5  0  0  0   0  1  1  0   2
Travis D'Amico c.........  3  0  0  0   0  1  5  0   0
 Casey Bowling ph........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   2
 David Carpenter c.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Doug Nelms 2b............  4  0  0  0   0  0  1  1   0
Zac Cline p..............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0
 Ahria Amedro p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 35  3  8  3   5  7 30  9  10

Score by Innings                      R  H  E
---------------------------------------------
Univ. of Notre Dame. 000 021 000 2 -  5 12  0
West Virginia....... 100 020 000 0 -  3  8  3
---------------------------------------------

E - Grant Psomas; Zac Cline 2. DP - IRISH 1; Mountaineers 1. LOB - IRISH 13;
Mountaineers 10. 2B - Bransfield(2); Matt Edwards(6); Greg Lopez(7); Lee
Fritz; K. Clinton. 3B - S. Sollmann(2). HBP - Lee Fritz. SH - Matt Macri(2);
J.C. Sousa. SF - S. Sollmann(2); S. Posluszny. SB - Jake Serfass; Lee Fritz.

Univ. of Notre Dame    IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
--------------------------------------------------
Chris Niesel........  7.0  7  3  3  2  5 26 30 104
Joe Thaman..........  0.0  0  0  0  1  0  0  1   5
Jeff Samardzija.....  2.0  0  0  0  1  1  5  7  20
Ryan Doherty........  1.0  1  0  0  1  1  4  5  23

West Virginia          IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
--------------------------------------------------
Zac Cline...........  7.0  8  3  3  3  3 30 33 127
Ahria Amedro........  3.0  4  2  1  2  2 11 15  56

Win - J Samardzija (1-0).  Loss - Chris Amedro (0-2).  Save - Ryan Doherty (4).
WP - Joe Thaman(5); Zac Cline. HBP - by Chris Niesel (Lee Fritz). Inherited
runners/scored: J Samardzija 1/0. Pitches/strikes: Chris Niesel 104/66; Joe
Thaman 5/1; J Samardzija 20/11; Ryan Doherty 23/13; Zac Cline 127/66; Chris
Amedro 56/34.
Umpires - HP: Mike Rose  1B: Robert Mancz  3B: Mark Schmidt
Start: 1:00 PM   Time: 3:15   Attendance:
Joe Thaman faced 1 batter in the 8th.
Game: WVU-1

Play-by-Play
                            2004 Notre Dame Baseball
        #6 Univ. of Notre Dame at West Virginia (Game 1) - Play-by-Play
                 Mar 27, 2004 at Morgantown, WV (Hawley Field)


Score by Innings                      R  H  E
---------------------------------------------
Univ. of Notre Dame. 000 021 000 2 -  5 12  0
West Virginia....... 100 020 000 0 -  3  8  3
---------------------------------------------

Univ. of Notre Dame starters: 6/cf D. Dressman; 3/2b S. Sollmann; 12/dh Bransfield;
14/1b Matt Edwards; 15/c Javi Sanchez; 17/rf Cody Rizzo; 5/3b Matt Macri; 4/ss Greg
Lopez; 8/lf C. Fournier; 10/p Chris Niesel;
West Virginia starters: 42/lf Jake Serfass; 10/ss Grant Psomas; 34/cf Lee Fritz;
32/rf S. Posluszny; 24/1b K. Clinton; 40/dh Tim Edmeads; 3/3b Christoforo; 9/c T.
D'Amico; 5/2b Doug Nelms; 26/p Zac Cline;

Univ. of Notre Dame 1st - D. Dressman struck out swinging (1-2). S. Sollmann
singled to center field (2-1). Bransfield grounded out to ss (1-1); S. Sollmann
advanced to second. Matt Edwards grounded out to ss (2-1). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

West Virginia 1st - Jake Serfass flied out to lf (2-2). Grant Psomas struck
out swinging (1-2). Lee Fritz doubled down the lf line (0-0). S. Posluszny singled
to center field, RBI (2-1); Lee Fritz scored. K. Clinton singled to left field
(0-2); S. Posluszny advanced to second. Tim Edmeads struck out swinging (0-2). 1
run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 2nd - Javi Sanchez flied out to lf (0-1). Cody Rizzo
singled to right field (1-0). Matt Macri fouled out to 1b (3-2). Greg Lopez flied
out to rf (1-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

West Virginia 2nd - Christoforo grounded out to ss (1-1). T. D'Amico flied
out to cf (0-1). Doug Nelms grounded out to 3b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 3rd - C. Fournier flied out to cf (0-2). D. Dressman
walked (3-0). S. Sollmann singled to pitcher, bunt, advanced to second on a throwing
error by p (2-0); D. Dressman advanced to third. Bransfield struck out swinging
(2-2). Matt Edwards lined out to ss (2-1). 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.

West Virginia 3rd - Jake Serfass singled to pitcher (0-1). Grant Psomas
grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b (3-2); Jake Serfass out on the play. Lee
Fritz hit by pitch (0-0). S. Posluszny singled to right field (1-1); Lee Fritz
advanced to second. K. Clinton flied out to cf (0-0). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2
LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 4th - Javi Sanchez reached on a throwing error by p,
advanced to second (3-2). Cody Rizzo grounded out to p (1-1); Javi Sanchez advanced
to third. Matt Macri struck out looking (2-2). Greg Lopez flied out to cf (0-0).
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

West Virginia 4th - Tim Edmeads struck out swinging (3-2). Christoforo
grounded out to ss (2-2). T. D'Amico grounded out to ss (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 5th - C. Fournier flied out to cf (1-0). D. Dressman
grounded out to p (2-1). S. Sollmann tripled to center field (3-1). Bransfield
doubled to left field, RBI (2-0); S. Sollmann scored. Matt Edwards doubled to left
field, RBI (2-1); Bransfield scored. Javi Sanchez fouled out to 3b (1-0). 2 runs,
3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

West Virginia 5th - Doug Nelms grounded out to ss (0-0). Jake Serfass walked
(3-2). Jake Serfass stole second. Grant Psomas singled to center field, RBI (2-2);
Jake Serfass scored. Lee Fritz singled to center field (0-0); Grant Psomas advanced
to third. S. Posluszny flied out to rf, SF, RBI (0-0); Grant Psomas scored. Lee
Fritz stole second. K. Clinton grounded out to ss (3-2). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 6th - Cody Rizzo singled to center field (1-1). Matt
Macri flied out to lf (3-1). Cody Rizzo advanced to second on a wild pitch. Greg
Lopez flied out to cf (2-2). C. Fournier singled to center field, advanced to second
on the throw, RBI (3-1); Cody Rizzo scored. Craig Cooper pinch ran for C. Fournier.
D. Dressman walked (3-1). S. Sollmann walked (3-0); D. Dressman advanced to second;
Craig Cooper advanced to third. Bransfield grounded out to ss (2-2). 1 run, 2
hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

West Virginia 6th - Craig Cooper to lf. Tim Edmeads flied out to lf (2-1).
Christoforo struck out looking (0-2). T. D'Amico struck out swinging (1-2). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 7th - Matt Edwards flied out to lf (2-1). Javi Sanchez
flied out to lf (2-2). Cody Rizzo fouled out to c (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

West Virginia 7th - Doug Nelms out at first 1b to p (0-1). Jake Serfass
popped up to 3b (2-0). Grant Psomas walked (3-2). Lee Fritz reached on a fielder's
choice (1-0); Grant Psomas out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 8th - Chris Amedro to p for Zac Cline. Matt Macri struck
out swinging (3-2). Greg Lopez singled to center field (1-1). Craig Cooper singled
to right field (2-2); Greg Lopez advanced to second. D. Dressman walked (3-1); Craig
Cooper advanced to second; Greg Lopez advanced to third. S. Sollmann grounded into
double play 2b to ss to 1b (2-2); D. Dressman out on the play. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0
errors, 2 LOB.

West Virginia 8th - Joe Thaman to p for Chris Niesel. S. Posluszny walked
(3-1). S. Posluszny advanced to second on a wild pitch. J Samardzija to p for Joe
Thaman. K. Clinton walked (3-0). J.C. Sousa pinch hit for Tim Edmeads. J.C. Sousa
grounded out to 3b, SAC, bunt (1-0); K. Clinton advanced to second; S. Posluszny
advanced to third. Christoforo reached on a fielder's choice (1-1); K. Clinton
advanced to third; S. Posluszny out at home 1b to c. C. Bowling pinch hit for T.
D'Amico. C. Bowling lined out to 3b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 9th - D. Carpenter to c for C. Bowling. Bransfield struck
out looking (1-2). Matt Edwards grounded out to ss (0-1). Javi Sanchez lined out to
cf (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

West Virginia 9th - Doug Nelms lined out to 2b (1-2). Jake Serfass popped up
to 3b (1-0). Grant Psomas struck out swinging (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Univ. of Notre Dame 10th - Cody Rizzo singled to center field (1-2). Matt
Macri out at first 1b to 2b, SAC, bunt (0-0); Cody Rizzo advanced to second. Greg
Lopez doubled to right field, RBI (0-0); Cody Rizzo scored. Craig Cooper reached on
a fielding error by ss (0-0); Greg Lopez advanced to third. D. Dressman walked
(3-1); Craig Cooper advanced to second. S. Sollmann flied out to cf, SF, RBI (0-0);
Craig Cooper advanced to third; Greg Lopez scored, unearned. Bransfield flied out to
rf (1-1). 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

West Virginia 10th - Ryan Doherty to p for J Samardzija. Lee Fritz flied out
to rf (1-1). S. Posluszny struck out looking (1-2). K. Clinton doubled to right
center (2-2). J.C. Sousa to dh. J.C. Sousa walked (3-2). K. Matuszek pinch ran for
J.C. Sousa. Christoforo reached on a fielder's choice (2-2); K. Matuszek out at
second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
Plate appearance breakdown

                                                      2004 Notre Dame Baseball
                           #6 Univ. of Notre Dame at West Virginia (Game 1) - Plate Appearance Breakdown
                                           Mar 27, 2004 at Morgantown, WV (Hawley Field)

                                             Univ. of Notre Dame 5 (15-3,1-0 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
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D. Dressman cf....  6  2  0  4  0  0  0  0  0-2   0-0   0-0   0-0   2-2   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
S. Sollmann 2b....  6  4  3  1  0  0  1  0  3-3   0-1   0-1   1-2   3-4   1-1   0-0   0-1   1-2     2    2    0    1    1
Bransfield dh.....  6  6  1  0  0  0  0  0  1-4   0-2   1-4   1-5   2-5   1-3   0-1   0-1   0-1     1    5    1    2    1
Matt Edwards 1b...  5  5  1  0  0  0  0  0  1-4   0-1   1-3   1-3   1-3   1-3   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    3    1    2    2
Javi Sanchez c....  5  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-4   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-2   1-2   0-0   0-0     0    1    0    0    4
Cody Rizzo rf.....  5  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  2-4   1-1   0-1   0-1   1-1   0-1   2-2   0-0   0-0     1    0    0    1    1
Matt Macri 3b.....  5  4  0  0  0  1  0  0  0-3   0-1   0-1   0-3   1-4   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-1     1    0    0    1    2
Greg Lopez ss.....  5  5  2  0  0  0  0  0  0-3   2-2   1-3   1-4   1-4   0-2   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    2    0    0    3
C. Fournier lf....  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    0    2
Craig Cooper pr/lf  2  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-2   0-1   1-2   2-2   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Chris Niesel 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
Joe Thaman 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
J Samardzija 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............ 48 41 12  5  0  1  1  0  8-30  4-11  4-16  6-22 14-27  4-13  3-10  0-2   1-4     5   13    3    8   16

                     ------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
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Chris Niesel........  30 26  7  2  1  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  3-11  4-15  5-10  4-11  1-7     9    6 104
Joe Thaman..........   1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   1-1     0    0   5
J Samardzija........   7  5  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-2   0-3   0-2   0-2   0-1     2    3  20
Ryan Doherty........   5  4  1  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0-1   1-3   0-1   1-2   0-1     1    1  23


                                                      2004 Notre Dame Baseball
                           #6 Univ. of Notre Dame at West Virginia (Game 1) - Plate Appearance Breakdown
                                           Mar 27, 2004 at Morgantown, WV (Hawley Field)

                                                West Virginia 3 (8-11,0-1 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
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Jake Serfass lf...  5  4  1  1  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-4   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   1-2   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    3
Grant Psomas ss...  5  4  1  1  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-4   1-1   1-2   1-2   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Lee Fritz cf......  5  4  2  0  1  0  0  0  0-0   2-4   0-0   1-2   1-2   1-2   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    1    0    1    1
S. Posluszny rf...  5  3  2  1  0  0  1  0  0-0   2-3   1-1   2-2   3-3   2-2   1-1   0-0   1-1     1    0    1    0    1
K. Clinton 1b.....  5  4  2  1  0  0  0  0  0-0   2-4   0-2   1-3   1-3   2-4   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    3    0    1    1
Tim Edmeads dh....  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-3   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-2   0-0   0-0     0    2    0    0    1
J.C. Sousa ph/dh..  2  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   1-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     2    0    0    1    0
K. Matuszek pr....  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
Christoforo 3b....  5  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-5   0-2   0-2   1-2   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-1     0    2    0    4    0
T. D'Amico c......  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-3   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-2   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    1
C. Bowling ph.....  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    2    0    0    1
D. Carpenter c....  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
Doug Nelms 2b.....  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-4   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-3   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    3    1
Zac Cline 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
Chris Amedro 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............ 43 35  8  5  1  1  1  0  0-0   8-35  2-8   5-13  8-15  5-15  2-10  0-0   1-2     3   10    1   12   10

                     ------Batters faced-----                     vs    vs   With  With  Lead  Gnd  Fly
West Virginia         BF AB  H BB HP SH SF CI 2B 3B HR WP BK KL  Left Right Runrs 2outs  Off%  Out  Out  NP
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Zac Cline...........  33 30  8  3  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  1  0  1  0-2   8-28  4-17  4-11  2-7     5   13 127
Chris Amedro........  15 11  4  2  0  1  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0-0   4-11  2-5   0-2   1-3     3    3  56


Line score

Univ. of Notre Dame 5, West Virginia 3 (Mar 27, 2004 at Morgantown, WV) (Game 1)
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Univ. of Notre Dame. 000 021 000 2 -  5 12  0      (15-3, 1-0 BIG EAST)
West Virginia....... 100 020 000 0 -  3  8  3      (8-11, 0-1 BIG EAST)
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Pitchers: Univ. of Notre Dame - Chris Niesel; Joe Thaman(8); J Samardzija(8); Ryan Doherty(10).
West Virginia - Zac Cline; Chris Amedro(8).
Win-J Samardzija(1-0)  Save-Ryan Doherty(4)  Loss-Chris Amedro(0-2)  T-3:15  A-0
Joe Thaman faced 1 batter in the 8th.
Game: WVU-1

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