Va. Commonwealth vs LSU (Mar. 1)



Box score (NCAA)

                               1997 LSU Baseball
                            Va. Commonwealth at LSU
                        Mar. 1 at Baton Rouge (Alex Box)

Va. Commonwealth 0 (5-7)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Brian Mohr 2b............  3  0  0  0   1  1  1  4   1
Mike Tomes 3b............  2  0  0  0   0  0  1  1   0
 Brad Simpson ph/3b......  2  0  0  0   0  2  0  0   0
Jay Ashcraft lf..........  4  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   2
 Bryan Searcy lf.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Brandon Inge ss..........  4  0  2  0   0  1  1  5   0
Dennis Champagne rf......  3  0  1  0   0  1  2  0   0
 Victor Noto ph..........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Jake Anthony 1b..........  2  0  0  0   0  2  6  0   2
 David Denton ph/1b......  2  0  0  0   0  2  4  0   0
Anthony Linhardt dh......  2  0  0  0   1  1  0  0   1
Justin Martin cf.........  2  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
 Mitch Haas ph/cf........  1  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Cory Whitby c............  2  0  0  0   0  1  6  0   0
 Scott Stalnaker c.......  1  0  1  0   0  0  1  0   0
Matt Burch p.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Jason Mann p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Chad Lee p..............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 31  0  5  0   2 11 24 10   6

LSU 22 (10-0)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Danny Higgins dh.........  3  2  3  4   1  0  0  0   0
 Keith Polozola ph/dh....  2  1  1  1   0  1  0  0   0
Blair Barbier 2b.........  3  1  0  0   1  0  1  2   2
 Johnnie Thibodeaux 3b...  1  1  1  0   0  0  0  1   0
Mike Koerner cf..........  6  4  5  4   0  0  0  0   0
Eddy Furniss 1b..........  1  2  1  0   3  0  8  1   0
 Conan Horton 1b.........  2  1  1  2   0  0  4  0   0
Brandon Larson ss........  6  3  3  6   0  1  0  3   1
Brad Cresse c............  4  2  2  0   0  1  7  1   0
 Clint Earnhart c........  2  0  0  0   0  1  4  0   0
Trey McClure 3b..........  3  1  0  0   0  1  0  2   2
 Casey Cuntz ph/3b.......  1  2  1  4   1  0  1  1   0
Tom Bernhardt rf.........  3  0  0  0   0  2  0  0   0
 Jeremy Witten ph/rf.....  2  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0
Wes Davis lf.............  3  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Bryon Bennett ph/lf.....  2  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   0
Doug Thompson p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  0   0
 Chris Demouy p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
 Brian Daugherty p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 44 22 20 22   6  7 27 12   5

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Va. Commonwealth.... 000 000 000 -  0  5  1
LSU................. 522 005 17X - 22 20  1
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E - Tomes(4); Barbier(1). DP - VCU 1; LSU 1. LOB - VCU 6; LSU 5. 2B -
Higgins(5); Koerner(3); Horton(2). 3B - Koerner(1). HR - Higgins(1);
Koerner(5); Larson 2(6); Cuntz(4). HBP - Barbier.

Va. Commonwealth       IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Matt Burch..........  5.0  8  9  7  5  5 23 29 103
Jason Mann..........  2.0  6  6  6  0  1 12 12  34
Chad Lee............  1.0  6  7  7  1  1  9 10  50

LSU                    IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Doug Thompson.......  6.0  3  0  0  1  7 21 22  93
Chris Demouy........  2.0  1  0  0  1  3  7  8  35
Brian Daugherty.....  1.0  1  0  0  0  1  3  3  11

Win - Thompson (2-0).  Loss - Burch (0-3).  Save - None.
WP - Burch 2(3); Lee(1). HBP - by Burch (Barbier). Inherited runners/scored:
None. Pitches/strikes: Burch 103/53; Mann 34/20; Lee 50/28; Thompson 93/56;
Demouy 35/22; Daugherty 11/5.
Umpires - HP: Tom Layrisson  1B: Lyall Boudreaux  3B: Tommy Boesch
Start: 4:00   Time: 2:28   Attendance: 6104
Game notes:
The Tigers have now won 18 straight dating to last year's South II
regional.  It ties the record set back in 1986.
Koerner hits for the cycle, and also ties the school record for hits in
a game.  He also had 5 at South Carolina on April 5, 1996.
Game: 301


Play-by-Play

                               1997 LSU Baseball
                     Va. Commonwealth at LSU - Play-by-Play
                        Mar. 1 at Baton Rouge (Alex Box)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Va. Commonwealth.... 000 000 000 -  0  5  1
LSU................. 522 005 17X - 22 20  1
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Va. Commonwealth starters: 11/2b Mohr; 22/3b Tomes; 7/lf Ashcraft; 9/ss Inge; 3/rf
Den. Chmpgne; 19/1b Anthony; 27/dh Linhardt; 26/cf Martin; 13/c Whitby; 31/p Burch;
LSU starters: 10/dh Higgins; 4/2b Barbier; 2/cf Koerner; 36/1b Furniss; 16/ss
Larson; 22/c Cresse; 14/3b McClure; 33/rf Bernhardt; 20/lf Davis; 9/p Thompson;

Va. Commonwealth 1st - Mohr grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-1). Tomes
grounded out to 2b (2-2). Ashcraft grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-2). 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 1st - Higgins singled to center field (1-1). Barbier hit by pitch (1-1);
Higgins advanced to second. Barbier advanced to second on a wild pitch; Higgins
advanced to third on a wild pitch. Koerner tripled to center field, 2 RBI (3-1);
Barbier scored; Higgins scored. Furniss walked (3-0). Larson homered to right
center, 3 RBI (2-0); Furniss scored; Koerner scored. Cresse grounded out to ss
(1-2). McClure struck out (0-2). Bernhardt struck out (1-2). 5 runs, 3 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Va. Commonwealth 2nd - Inge singled to left center (3-1). Den. Chmpgne out at
first 1b to p (2-0); Inge advanced to second. Anthony struck out looking (2-2).
Linhardt struck out looking (2-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

LSU 2nd - Davis singled to left field (2-0). Higgins homered to left field, 2
RBI (2-1); Davis scored. Barbier walked (3-0). Koerner reached on a fielder's choice
(3-1); Barbier out at second ss to 2b. Furniss walked (3-0); Koerner advanced to
second. Larson grounded into double play ss to 1b (0-0); Furniss out on the play.
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Va. Commonwealth 3rd - Martin grounded out to ss (2-0). Whitby struck out
looking (3-2). Mohr grounded out to c, bunt (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

LSU 3rd - Cresse singled to left center (0-2). McClure reached on a fielding
error by 3b (3-0); Cresse advanced to second. Bernhardt struck out (1-2). Davis
fouled out to 3b (0-1). Higgins doubled to right center, 2 RBI (1-2); McClure
scored, unearned; Cresse scored, unearned. Barbier grounded out to 3b (1-1). 2
runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Va. Commonwealth 4th - Tomes grounded out to ss (2-1). Ashcraft singled to
center field (0-0). Inge struck out looking (1-2). Den. Chmpgne singled to pitcher
(3-2); Ashcraft advanced to second. Anthony struck out (1-2). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0
errors, 2 LOB.

LSU 4th - Koerner singled to right field (1-0). Koerner advanced to second on
a wild pitch. Furniss walked (3-2). Larson struck out (2-2). Cresse struck out
looking (2-2). McClure flied out to rf (2-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Va. Commonwealth 5th - Linhardt walked (3-2). Martin reached on a fielder's
choice, advanced to second on a throwing error by 2b (2-2); Linhardt out at second
3b to 2b. Whitby grounded out to 2b (2-2); Martin advanced to third. Mohr struck out
looking (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

LSU 5th - Bernhardt flied out to cf (1-1). Davis fouled out to 1b (0-1).
Higgins walked (3-0). Barbier flied out to rf (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Va. Commonwealth 6th - Simpson pinch hit for Tomes. Simpson struck out (0-2).
Ashcraft grounded out to p unassisted (0-2). Inge grounded out to 3b (2-1). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 6th - Simpson to 3b. Mann to p for Burch. Koerner singled to left field
(1-0). Furniss singled to right center (3-1); Koerner advanced to third. Larson
singled to left center, RBI (0-0); Furniss advanced to second; Koerner scored.
Cresse singled to second base (3-0); Larson advanced to second; Furniss advanced to
third. Cuntz pinch hit for McClure. Cuntz homered to left center, 4 RBI (1-1);
Cresse scored; Larson scored; Furniss scored. Witten pinch hit for Bernhardt. Witten
grounded out to ss (1-2). Bennett pinch hit for Davis. Bennett grounded out to 2b
(0-1). Polozola pinch hit for Higgins. Polozola struck out (0-2). 5 runs, 5 hits,
0 errors, 0 LOB.

Va. Commonwealth 7th - Horton to 1b for Furniss. Cuntz to 3b. Witten to rf.
Bennett to lf. Earnhart to c for Cresse. Demouy to p for Thompson. Den. Chmpgne
struck out (3-2). Denton pinch hit for Anthony. Denton struck out looking (1-2).
Linhardt grounded out to ss (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 7th - Denton to 1b. Stalnaker to c for Whitby. Barbier grounded out to 2b
(1-0). Koerner homered to right center, RBI (0-0). Horton grounded out to 2b (2-0).
Larson grounded out to ss (2-1). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Va. Commonwealth 8th - Thibodeaux to 3b for Barbier. Cuntz to 2b. Haas pinch
hit for Martin. Haas grounded out to p (1-1). Stalnaker singled down the rf line
(1-0). Mohr walked (3-2); Stalnaker advanced to second. Simpson struck out (0-2).
Ashcraft fouled out to 1b (1-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

LSU 8th - Searcy to lf for Ashcraft. Haas to cf. Lee to p for Mann. Earnhart
struck out looking (3-2). Cuntz walked (3-2). Witten singled to right center (1-2);
Cuntz advanced to second. Witten advanced to second on a wild pitch; Cuntz advanced
to third on a wild pitch. Bennett grounded out to 2b, RBI (2-2); Witten advanced to
third; Cuntz scored. Polozola to dh. Polozola singled to center field, RBI (2-1);
Witten scored. Thibodeaux singled to center field (0-0); Polozola advanced to third.
Koerner doubled down the lf line, RBI (3-1); Thibodeaux advanced to third; Polozola
scored. Horton doubled to right field, 2 RBI (3-2); Koerner scored; Thibodeaux
scored. Larson homered to left center, 2 RBI (2-1); Horton scored. Earnhart flied
out to cf (2-2). 7 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Va. Commonwealth 9th - Daugherty to p for Demouy. Inge singled down the rf
line (2-0). Noto pinch hit for Den. Chmpgne. Noto grounded into double play 3b to 2b
to 1b (1-0); Inge out on the play. Denton struck out (3-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Plate appearance breakdown


                                                         1997 LSU Baseball
                                        Va. Commonwealth at LSU - Plate Appearance Breakdown
                                                  Mar. 1 at Baton Rouge (Alex Box)

                                                      Va. Commonwealth 0 (5-7)

                  ----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
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Mohr 2b...........  4  3  0  1  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-3   0-1   0-1   1-2   0-2   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    1    0    2    0
Tomes 3b..........  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-2   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    2    0
Simpson ph/3b.....  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Ashcraft lf.......  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-1   1-3   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-2   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    2    0    2    1
Searcy lf.........  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
Inge ss...........  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   2-4   0-0   0-1   0-1   0-1   2-2   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Den. Chmpgne rf...  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-1   1-2   0-0   1-2   2-2   1-1   0-1   0-0   0-0     1    0    0    1    0
Noto ph...........  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-1   0-0   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Anthony 1b........  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-2   0-2   0-2   0-2   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    2    0    0    0
Denton ph/1b......  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-1   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Linhardt dh.......  3  2  0  1  0  0  0  0  0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-2   1-1   0-0   0-0     0    1    0    1    0
Martin cf.........  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-2   0-0   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    2    0
Haas ph/cf........  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Whitby c..........  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-2   0-1   0-1   1-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     1    0    0    1    0
Stalnaker c.......  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Burch 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
Mann 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
Lee 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 31  5  2  0  0  0  0  1-7   4-24  0-7   1-12  4-13  1-10  3-9   0-0   0-0     2    6    0   14    1

                     ------Batters faced-----                     vs    vs   With  With  Lead  Gnd  Fly
Va. Commonwealth      BF AB  H BB HP SH SF CI 2B 3B HR WP BK KL  Left Right Runrs 2outs  Off%  Out  Out  NP
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Burch...............  29 23  8  5  1  0  0  0  1  1  2  2  0  1  5-6   3-17  4-14  1-5   4-5     4    5 103
Mann................  12 12  6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  3-5   3-7   4-4   0-2   1-2     5    0  34
Lee.................  10  9  6  1  0  0  0  0  2  0  1  1  0  1  1-1   5-8   6-7   5-6   0-1     1    1  50


1997 LSU Baseball Va. Commonwealth at LSU - Plate Appearance Breakdown Mar. 1 at Baton Rouge (Alex Box) LSU 22 (10-0) ----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 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Higgins dh........ 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 3-3 1-1 2-2 2-2 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 2 0 0 Polozola ph/dh.... 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1-1 0-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 Barbier 2b........ 5 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 0-3 0-1 0-2 1-3 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 2 1 Thibodeaux 3b..... 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 Koerner cf........ 6 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 1-1 4-5 2-2 2-3 2-3 1-1 2-2 0-0 1-1 0 0 1 1 0 Furniss 1b........ 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-1 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 Horton 1b......... 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1-1 0-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 2 1 0 Larson ss......... 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 1-1 2-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 1-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 1 2 2 0 Cresse c.......... 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2-4 1-2 1-2 1-2 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 Earnhart c........ 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 McClure 3b........ 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-3 0-1 0-2 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 0 1 Cuntz ph/3b....... 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 Bernhardt rf...... 3 3 0 0 0 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 1 Witten ph/rf...... 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1-1 0-1 0-0 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 Davis lf.......... 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-3 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 Bennett ph/lf..... 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 2 0 0 2 0 Thompson 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 Demouy 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 Daugherty 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............ 51 44 20 6 1 0 0 0 6-9 14-35 10-18 14-25 18-27 6-13 5-8 1-1 5-5 2 5 8 10 6 ------Batters faced----- vs vs With With Lead Gnd Fly LSU BF AB H BB HP SH SF CI 2B 3B HR WP BK KL Left Right Runrs 2outs Off% Out Out NP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thompson............ 22 21 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1-9 2-12 1-9 1-7 2-6 11 0 93 Demouy.............. 8 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-1 1-6 0-2 0-2 0-2 2 1 35 Daugherty........... 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-3 0-1 0-1 1-1 1 0 11