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UW-Whitewater baseball team rips Platteville

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Gazette Staff
April 23, 2008
— UW-Whitewater’s baseball team fattened up on UW-Platteville in a WIAC doubleheader sweep here Wednesday.

The visiting Warhawks knocked out a whopping 33 hits en route to 15-2 and 14-2 seven-inning victories. Whitewater pushed its winning streak to 14 games and stayed atop the conference with a 14-2 record.


In Game 1, Whitewater hammered out 19 hits. Jordan Stine had five RBIs on four hits in five at-bats, including a three-run homer.


Whitewater starting pitcher Adam Dominick (7-1) allowed two runs in three hits in 6 1/3 innings for the victory.


In Game 2, Whitewater pounded out 14 hits, including a homer from Tom Corcoran and two homers from Kevin Zalnis. Corcoran and Zalnis combined to drive in seven runs.


Warhawk starter Mike Jacobson (5-1) allowed two runs on five hits in 6 1/3 innings for the victory. Jacobson notched five strikeouts and walked a pair.


Whitewater (25-4) travels to UW-La Crosse for WIAC doubleheaders Saturday and Sunday.


First Game


WHITEWATER 15, PLATTEVILLE 2


Whitewater (ab-r-h-rbi)—Kuhlmann 2b, 5-3-2-2; Rechlitz pr-2b, 0-0-0-0; J. Donovan 1b, 4-0-2-0; Schliewe 1b, 1-1-1-0; Corcoran dh, 4-2-1-1; Zalnis 3b, 5-1-2-2; Cordio pr-3b, 0-1-0-0; Prather lf, 4-2-2-4; Stine cf, 5-1-4-5; Munn rf, 2-0-0-0; Petrasko rf, 2-0-0-0; Johnson c, 2-1-2-1; Adamson pr, 0-1-0-0; Millar c, 0-0-0-0; Kenseth 4-2-2-0. Totals: 38-15-19-15.


Platteville (ab-r-h-rbi)—Bennett cf, 3-1-1-0; Haxton 3b, 2-1-0-0; Neitzel rf, 2-0-0-0; Flood 1b, 3-0-0-0; Kuhn 1b, 2-0-1-2; Hawkins 2b, 3-0-0-0; Paulus c, 3-0-1-0; Benesh ss, 3-0-0-0; Aplin dh, 3-0-0-0. Totals: 24-2-3-2.


UW-Whitewater 001 125 6—15


UW-Platteville 000 002 0—2


DP—UW-Platteville 1. LOB—UW-Whitewater 7, UW-Platteville 5. 2B—Prather, Kenseth. HR-Stine. SF—Prather. SB—Bennett, Neitzel.


IP H R ER BB SO


UW-Whitewater


Dominick (W 7-1) 6.1 3 2 2 2 9


Hedgepath 0.2 0 0 0 0 2


UW-Platteville


Lange (L, 3-3) 5.2 15 9 9 1 7


Linder 1.1 4 6 6 1 1


Second Game


WHITEWATER 14, PLATTEVILLE 2


Whitewater (ab-r-h-rbi)—Kuhlman 2b, 3-0-0-0; T. Donovan ph, 0-0-0-0; Harder 2b, 2-1-1-1; J. Donovan 1b, 5-3-4-3; Corcoran dh, 5-2-2-4; Zalnis 3b, 5-2-2-3; Cordio 3b, 0-0-0-0; Prather lf, 5-1-2-0; Stine cf, 3-0-1-0; Munn rf, 2-1-0-0; Johnson c, 1-2-1-1; Kenseth ss, 3-2-1-1. Totals: 34-14-14-13.


Platteville (ab-r-h-rbi)—Bennett cf, 3-0-2-0; Haxton 3b, 4-0-0-0; Kuhn dh, 3-0-0-0; Rice lf, 3-0-0-0; Flood 1b, 3-2-2-1; Neitzel rf, 3-0-0-0; Hawkins 2b, 2-0-1-1; Axleson c, 3-0-1-0; Benash ss, 2-0-0-0; Bomkamp ph, 0-0-0-0. Totals: 25-2-6-2.


E—Benesh, Davis. DP—UW-Whitewater 1, UW-Platteville 1. LOB—UW-Whitewater 6, UW-Platteville 6. 2B—J. Donovan, Corcoran, Johnson, Kenseth, Bennett, Axelson. HR—Corcoran, Zalnis 2, Flood. SB—J. Donovan, Munn.


IP H R ER BB SO


UW-Whitewater


Jacobson (W, 5-1) 6.1 5 2 2 2 5


Olson 0.2 1 0 0 0 1


UW-Platteville


Davis (L. 0-1) 4.0 7 7 7 2 4


Connolly 0.0 0 0 0 1 0


Osmankei 2.0 1 0 0 0 0


Budden 0.2 5 6 1 0 0


Mack 0.1 1 1 1 0 0



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