SATURDAY, APRIL 09, 2005
Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Campbell
April 9, 2005
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Sophomore Logan James (Clearwater, Fla.) went 3-for-5 with three RBI and junior LHP Kyle DeVries (Holland, Mich.) won his sixth game to lead JU baseball to a doubleheader split with Campbell in game two of a doubleheader (8-2, 12-4), Saturday afternoon at Alexander Breast Field. Sophomores Daniel Murphy (Jacksonville/Edgewood) and Preston Pehrson (Annapolis, Md.) each finished with three hits to lead a 12 run, 17 hit performance by the Dolphins in the finale. James, who combined to finish 4-for-8, increased his career-high hitting streak to 10 games. JU is now 17-19 overall and 7-11 in the Atlantic Sun Conference, while Campbell sits at 15-16, 4-8.
In game two, DeVries earned his team-leading sixth win (6-2) after allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits with three walks and a strikeout in 5.0 innings of work. Freshman RHP Matt Davis (Fernandina Beach, Fla.) earned his first career save after allowing only one run on four hits with a walk and a strikeout in 4.0 relief innings.
Joe Waldecker (2-2) was tagged with the loss after giving up eight run on eight hits with three walks and two strikeouts in 3.1 innings.
JU jumped out to a 4-0 lead after scoring three runs in the first and a run in the second. Campbell cut the lead to 4-2 with a run in the third and fourth before the Dolphins outscored the Camels 8-2 to finish the game.
In game one, Campbell never trailed in the contest as the Camels scored three runs in the second and in the ninth en route to an 8-2 win.
Mike Ange (1-1) earned the win after allowing two runs on four hits with a walk and four strikeouts in 7.0 innings of work. Justin Deutsch earned his second save in as many games after hurling 1.1 scoreless innings of relief to end the game.
Junior RHP Neal Frontz (Jacksonville/Trinity Christian/Florida College) was tagged with the loss (5-2) after allowing five runs (three earned) on eight hits with a walk and four strikeouts in a season-high 8.0 innings of work. Freshman Matt Lopez (Oviedo, Fla.) led the Dolphins with two hits.
JU will host No. 8 Florida State at Alexander Brest Field on Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. The game can be heard live on ESPN 1460 with Cole Pepper handling the play-by-play and former Dolphin coach Rusty Greene providing color commentary. The Dolphin Pre-Game Show will air 15 minutes before first pitch.