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Austin Peay Governors Baseball shuts out the UT Martin Skyhawks 4-0

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Three Austin Peay State University pitchers – led by starter Casey Delgado – combined for the team’s first nine-inning shutout since 2010 in a 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference victory against UT Martin, Saturday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Starter Casey Delgado threw seven scoreless innings in the Govs 4-0 victory against UT Martin, Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Starter Casey Delgado threw seven scoreless innings in the Govs 4-0 victory against UT Martin, Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Delgado (4-2) started in place of senior Zach Toney, who missed this week’s series due to an injury. He made the most of his opportunity throwing seven scoreless innings. Delgado allowed just five hits and walked one while striking out a career-high seven batters for the win.

Reliever Zane Leffew threw a scoreless eighth and closer Tyler Rogers struck out two in the ninth to nail down the win. It was Austin Peay’s first nine-inning shutout since blanking Centenary during the 2010 season.

Reed HarperAustin Peay (17-10, 5-0 OVC) saw its offense struggle again in the early innings. UTM starter Willie Frederick allowed no hits through four innings, retiring the first 10 batters he faced in order.

The Govs broke through in the fifth as shortstop Reed Harper led off the inning with a triple. The Govs wasted little time cashing in on the opportunity, catcher Matt Wollenzin singling to right field to drive in the run for a 1-0 lead.

Jordan HankinsSecond baseman Jordan Hankins pushed the lead to 2-0 with a two-out solo home run in the sixth. The Govs doubled the lead in the seventh after loading the bases with one out. Right fielder Jon Clinard drove home a run with a fielder’s choice and the Skyhawks helped Austin Peay’s cause with a passed ball for the game’s fourth run.

Austin Peay finished the game with seven hits, Harper finishing 2-for-4 and first baseman Tyler Childress posting a 2-for-3 outing.

UT Martin (8-18, 2-3 OVC) also posted seven hits in the loss. Center fielder Jordan Owen finishing the day 2-for-4 to lead the offensive effort.

Frederick (1-4) suffered the loss after allowing three runs on five hits over six-plus innings.

Austin Peay and UT Martin will conclude their three-game series with a 1:00pm, Sunday contest at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Box Score

UT Martin at Austin Peay Baseball
March 31st, 2012 at Clarksville, TN (Raymond C. Hand Park)

UT Martin 0 (8-18,2-3 OVC)
Player ab r h rbi bb so po a lob
OKEY, Chase c 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 1 0
GLASSER, Grant lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 5 0 1
OWEN, Jordan cf 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
SORENSEN, Phil 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 7 3 1
CAMPBELL, Ben 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0
MILLIGAN, Matt rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
HAYNES, Matt dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2
ZYCH, Nico ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
BREWER, Ben ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
MASTROMATTEO, Sonny 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 1
FREDERICK, Willie p 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
TOBIK, Dan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BOSHERS, Alex p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 33 0 7 0 1 9 24 12 8
 
Austin Peay 4 (17-10,5-0 OVC)
Player ab r h rbi bb so po a lob
CLINARD, Jon rf 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 2
GAUTIER, Rolando rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
HUDSON, Cody lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
RINER, Dylan lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
BACHMAN, Greg 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0
HANKINS, Jordan 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 1
HARPER, Reed ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 0 0
TORRES, P.J. dh 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
WOLLENZIN, Matt c 3 0 1 1 0 1 9 0 0
CHILDRESS, Tyler 1b 3 1 2 0 0 0 5 2 0
BLANCHARD, Michael cf 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0
DELGADO, Casey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
LEFFEW, Zane p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ROGERS, Tyler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 4 7 3 2 5 27 8 5
Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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UT Martin........... 000 000 000 -  0  7  2
Austin Peay......... 000 011 20X -  4  7  1
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E – OKEY(2); ZYCH(5); HANKINS, J.(6). LOB – UTM 8; APSU 5. 3B – HARPER, Re.(1). HR – HANKINS, J.(4). SH – CAMPBELL(3). SB – HUDSON, C.(8). CS – GLASSER(4); WOLLENZIN, M(1).

 

UT Martin ip h r er bb so wp bk hbp ibb ab bf fo go np
FREDERICK, Willie L,1-4 6.0 5 3 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 23 24 7 7 101
TOBIK, Dan 1.0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 5 1 1 24
BOSHERS, Alex 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 2 10
 
Austin Peay ip h r er bb so wp bk hbp ibb ab bf fo go np
DELGADO, Casey W,4-2 7.0 5 0 0 1 7 2 0 0 0 25 27 7 6 106
LEFFEW, Zane 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 1 8
ROGERS, Tyler 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 1 0 19

 

Win – DELGADO, C. (4-2). Loss – FREDERICK (1-4). Save – None. WP – TOBIK(5); DELGADO, C. 2(3). PB – OKEY(7). Inherited runners/scored: TOBIK 1/1. Pitches/strikes: FREDERICK 101/62; TOBIK 24/13; BOSHERS 10/7; DELGADO, C. 106/70; LEFFEW, Z. 8/7; ROGERS, T. 19/13. Umpires – HP: Larry Short 1B: Kevin Bradley 3B: Rickey Armstrong
Start: 2:01pm Time: 2:34 Attendance: 461
Weather: 77, M. Sunny, Wind N7
FREDERICK faced 1 batter in the 7th.

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