Willamette is Swept By Linfield in Weekend Series

Salem - The Willamette Bearcats had lost one out of their last 10 games until meeting up with the Wildcats of Linfield on Saturday and Sunday, April 3rd and 4th.

Saturday's double header was dismal for the Bearcats. In Game One they were defeated 11-15 after being up 3-0 in the 4th inning only to have Linfield score 8 runs in the 7th inning and 7 more in the 8th. They attempted to respond, scoring 2 more runs in the 7th, 4 in the 8th and 2 in the 9th.

Linfield took the lead early in game two, scoring 5 runs in the 1st inning. the Wildcats ultimately finished with 16 runs while the Bearcats scored 3.

Sunday's game resembled game two. Willamette was crushed by Linfield 11-1. Willamette is now 13-13 overall, 9-7 in conference play. Linfield improves to 20-7 overall and 12-3 NWC.

Box Scores below.
For more detailed stats please see schedules and results.

GAME ONE

Willamette University Baseball 2003
Linfield College at Willamette Univ. (Game 1)
Apr 03, 2004 at Salem, Oregon (Willamette Univ)

Linfield College 15 (18-7) Willamette Univ. 11 (13-10)

Player AB R H BI Player AB R H BI
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Armstrong, Josh lf......... 5 2 2 1 Johnson, Matt 3b........... 4 2 2 2
Paterson, Tommy cf......... 6 2 3 4 Griffin, Colin ss.......... 6 1 2 0
Moore, David 3b............ 3 2 0 0 Gilmore, Kelly lf.......... 3 1 0 0
Roberts, Jake dh........... 3 0 0 0 Cox, John 1b............... 4 0 0 1
Thomas, Josh pr........... 2 2 1 2 Shull, Travis c............ 3 2 2 1
Rainka, Greg rf............ 6 1 1 2 Gilmore, Brian dh/p........ 3 1 2 1
Stolsig, J.J. c............ 3 0 2 1 Yamaguchi, Grant p........ 1 1 1 2
Justus, Alex 1b............ 6 2 4 2 Drahn, Matt rf............. 5 1 1 3
Norris, Drew 2b............ 1 0 0 0 Halpin, Ken cf............. 3 2 0 0
Ott, Brice ph/2b.......... 4 2 3 3 Woldseth, Dane 2b.......... 5 0 1 0
Boustead, Grant ss......... 5 2 2 0 Hedrick, Casey p........... 0 0 0 0
Rasmussen, Jordon p........ 0 0 0 0 Vande Griend, Zach p...... 0 0 0 0
Wirkkala, Doug p.......... 0 0 0 0 Herbert, Drew p........... 0 0 0 0
Downs, Vince p............ 0 0 0 0
Totals..................... 44 15 18 15 Totals..................... 37 11 11 10

Score by Innings R H E
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Linfield College.... 000 000 870 - 15 18 2
Willamette Univ..... 000 300 242 - 11 11 4
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E - Moore; Boustead; Johnson; Griffin 2; Cox. DP - WU 2. LOB - LIN 11; WU 9. 2B -
Armstrong; Thomas; Boustead. 3B - Paterson. HR - Ott; Johnson; Yamaguchi; Drahn. HBP
- Moore; Roberts. SH - Armstrong. SF - Shull; Gilmore, B. CS - Ott.

Linfield College IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Rasmussen, Jordon W....... 6.1 6 5 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 23 29 14 2
Wirkkala, Doug ............ 1.1 3 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 7 10 1 2
Downs, Vince .............. 1.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 8 2 1

Willamette Univ. IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Hedrick, Casey ............ 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 8 4 2
Vande Griend, Zach L...... 4.2 8 8 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 20 25 5 6
Herbert, Drew ............. 0.1 4 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 0 1
Gilmore, Brian ............ 1.0 3 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 8 0 2
Yamaguchi, Grant .......... 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 2

WP - Hedrick. HBP - by Murrell (Reaber).

Strikeouts - Rainka; Boustead; Johnson 2; Gilmore, K.; Cox; Woldseth. Walks - Moore
2; Stolsig 3; Ott; Johnson 2; Gilmore, K. 2; Cox; Shull; Halpin 2.

Umpires - HP: Knuths, Randy 1B: Schatzel, Jim
Start: Time: 3:05 Attendance: 235

Herbert faced 4 batters in the 8th.


GAME TWO

Willamette University Baseball 2003
Linfield College at Willamette Univ. (Game 2)
Apr 03, 2004 at Salem, Oregon (Willamette Univ)

Linfield College 16 (19-7) Willamette Univ. 3 (13-11)

Player AB R H BI Player AB R H BI
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Armstrong, Josh ss......... 3 4 2 0 Johnson, Matt 3b........... 3 0 0 0
Ott, Brice ph/ss.......... 1 0 0 0 Slavik, Paul 3b........... 0 1 0 0
Paterson, Tommy cf......... 4 1 1 0 Griffin, Colin ss.......... 4 1 2 3
Thomas, Josh ph/lf........ 2 0 0 0 Bartels, Andrew lf......... 4 0 0 0
Moore, David 3b............ 5 3 3 1 Cox, John 1b............... 0 0 0 0
Glover, Brett ph/3b....... 1 0 0 0 Eriksen, Ty 1b............ 1 0 0 0
Baker, Brian 1b............ 4 3 2 4 Shull, Travis c............ 2 0 0 0
Rainka, Greg rf............ 4 1 1 1 Marchisio, Stephen c...... 1 0 0 0
McFarland, Aaron cf....... 2 0 0 0 Gilmore, Brian dh.......... 2 0 0 0
Stolsig, J.J. dh........... 3 3 3 3 Peterson, Ryan ph/2b...... 1 0 0 0
Fisher, Joe lf/rf.......... 5 1 3 2 Drahn, Matt rf............. 4 0 0 0
Norris, Drew 2b............ 5 0 3 4 Halpin, Ken cf............. 1 0 0 0
Boustead, Grant c.......... 5 0 0 0 Nottingham, Nicholas ph/cf 1 1 1 0
Justus, Alex p............. 0 0 0 0 Woldseth, Dane 2b.......... 2 0 0 0
Rubin, Todd p............. 0 0 0 0 Rasmussen, Matt 2b/p...... 2 0 0 0
Ross, Jeff p............... 0 0 0 0
Jensen, Jeff p............ 0 0 0 0
Yamaguchi, Grant p........ 0 0 0 0
Chiono, Anton p........... 0 0 0 0
Hedrick, Casey p.......... 0 0 0 0
Gilmore, Kelly p.......... 0 0 0 0
Totals..................... 44 16 18 15 Totals..................... 28 3 3 3

Score by Innings R H E
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Linfield College.... 502 441 000 - 16 18 2
Willamette Univ..... 000 000 030 - 3 3 1
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E - Armstrong; Ott; Griffin. DP - LIN 3; WU 1. LOB - LIN 9; WU 6. 2B - Rainka;
Griffin. HR - Baker; Fisher; Griffin. HBP - Baker. SF - Stolsig. SB - Armstrong;
Nottingham.

Linfield College IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Justus, Alex W............ 8.0 3 3 3 6 5 1 0 0 0 26 32 8 9
Rubin, Todd ............... 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 2

Willamette Univ. IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Ross, Jeff L.............. 1.0 3 5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 6 8 0 2
Jensen, Jeff .............. 3.0 9 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 18 19 7 2
Yamaguchi, Grant .......... 1.0 5 4 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 7 9 1 0
Chiono, Anton ............. 1.0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 4 1 2
Hedrick, Casey ............ 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 5 2 0
Gilmore, Kelly ............ 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 2
Rasmussen, Matt ........... 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 1

WP - Justus; Jensen; Yamaguchi; Chiono. HBP - by Vande Griend (Moore); by Vande Griend
(Roberts).

Strikeouts - Paterson; Rainka; Norris; Boustead; Johnson; Eriksen; Shull; Gilmore,
B; Drahn. Walks - Armstrong 2; Baker; Stolsig 2; Fisher; Slavik; Cox 2; Eriksen;
Marchisio; Peterson; Nottingham 2.

Umpires - HP: Schatzel, Jim 1B: Knuths, Randy


GAME THREE

Willamette University Baseball 2003
Linfield College at Willamette Univ.
Apr 04, 2004 at Salem, Oregon (Willamette Univ.)

Linfield College 11 (20-7) Willamette Univ. 1 (13-12)

Player AB R H BI Player AB R H BI
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Armstrong, Josh ss......... 4 0 1 1 Johnson, Matt 3b........... 3 1 1 1
Paterson, Tommy cf......... 4 2 1 1 Slavik, Paul 3b........... 1 0 1 0
Moore, David 3b............ 5 1 0 1 Griffin, Colin ss.......... 4 0 0 0
Baker, Brian 1b............ 4 0 0 0 Bartels, Andrew lf......... 2 0 0 0
Glover, Brett ph/2b....... 1 1 1 0 Yamaguchi, Grant ph/lf.... 2 0 0 0
Rainka, Greg rf............ 4 2 2 2 Cox, John 1b............... 2 0 0 0
Justus, Alex dh............ 4 0 1 2 Eriksen, Ty ph/1b......... 1 0 0 0
McFarland, Aaron ph....... 1 0 0 0 Shull, Travis c............ 3 0 0 0
Stolsig, J.J. c............ 4 2 3 1 Gilmore, Brian dh/p........ 3 0 0 0
Fisher, Joe lf............. 2 0 0 0 Drahn, Matt rf............. 2 0 0 0
Thomas, Josh ph/lf........ 1 1 0 0 Gilmore, Kelly rf......... 1 0 0 0
Ott, Brice 2b.............. 2 2 1 1 Halpin, Ken cf............. 2 0 1 0
Norris, Drew ph/2b........ 1 0 0 0 Nottingham, Nicholas cf... 1 0 0 0
Shilliam, Brant p.......... 0 0 0 0 Woldseth, Dane 2b.......... 2 0 0 0
Rasmussen, Matt 2b........ 1 0 0 0
Sleeman, Kris p............ 0 0 0 0
Murrel, Chris p........... 0 0 0 0
Hedrick, Casey p.......... 0 0 0 0
Totals..................... 37 11 10 9 Totals..................... 30 1 3 1

Score by Innings R H E
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Linfield College.... 110 020 601 - 11 10 1
Willamette Univ..... 000 100 000 - 1 3 5
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E - Ott; Johnson 2; Shull; Murrell 2. DP - WU 1. LOB - LIN 4; WU 2. 2B - Glover;
Justus; Stolsig; Slavik. HR - Paterson; Johnson. SH - Armstrong; Thomas. CS -
Halpin.

Linfield College IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Shilliam, Brant W......... 9.0 3 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 30 30 6 11

Willamette Univ. IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Sleeman, Kris L........... 2.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 9 2 4
Murrel, Chris ............. 5.0 6 8 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 21 25 6 7
Hedrick, Casey ............ 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0
Gilmore, Brian ............ 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 1 1

WP - Murrell.

Strikeouts - Baker; McFarland; Griffin; Cox 2; Eriksen; Gilmore, B 2; Drahn;
Gilmore, K.; Woldseth. Walks - Paterson; Rainka; Ott.

Umpires - HP: Barnes, Mike 1B: Schatzel, Jim