Cardinal Nine Beat by Bulldogs

 
Josh Bolen was 3 for 4 while scoring twice in the Cards' loss Saturday.  He has hit safely in all seven games this season.

Josh Bolen was 3 for 4 while scoring twice in the Cards' loss Saturday. He has hit safely in all seven games this season.

March 1, 2003

Box Score

LOUISVILLE, KY - The UNC Asheville Bulldogs pounded out 21 hits en route to a 15-3 win over the University of Louisville in baseball action Saturday, snapping the Cards(6-1) six-game winning streak.

The Bulldogs (3-5) victimized starter Chase Cruse and reliever Jon Harbridge for 10 runs in the second and third innings.

A solo home run by Drew Sandri and a two-run single by Jake McConiga put a three-spot on the board in the second.

Daniel Pruitt homered with one out in the third before the Dogs put together six consecutive singles in the seven-run third.

The Cards scored on a solo home run by junior J.T. LaFountain to lead off the fourth, and RBI singles by Morgan Bojorquez and Curt Stewart in the sixth and ninth respectively.

Josh Bolen has now hit safely in all seven games this season, going 3 for 4 on the afternoon with two of the Cardinal runs. He is hitting .520 with five RBI and nine rus scored.

Cruse (0-1) took the loss allowing five runs on six hits and a walk in 2.1 innings, striking out one. Harbridge made his college debut lasting just a third of an inning while surrendering the exact same totals as Cruse.

Skylar Meade tossed 5.1 frames of relief, giving up four runs on six hits and a walk to go with two strikeouts. Steve Ayers pitched the ninth, allowing a run on three hits. He struck out one.

Starter Aaron Rembert (2-1) gave up two runs on five hits, while striking out five to get the win. Gary Kohler gave up one run on two hits in two innings of relief.

 

 

The same two team will meet for the rubber game Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Cardinal Stadium. Admission and parking are free and the game is available on WAVE 1450 AM.
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