Ticen Leads Baseball to Win over OSU
April 25, 1999
SEATTLE - Senior third baseman Kevin Ticen drove in six runs to lead Washington to a 12-4 win over Oregon State Sunday in the third game of a Pac-10 baseball series at Husky Ballpark.
The Huskies improved to 27-13 overall and 9-6 in the Pac-10, good for third place. Oregon State, after a 1-2 weekend in Seattle, fell to 15-30, 3-12.
In his longest outing of the season, UW junior Travis Anderson (2-2) picked up a win. Over seven innings, he allowed five hits, one unearned run and two walks while striking out six. OSU starter Pat Versluis (1-7), who was relieved with two out in the first, gave up four runs for the loss.
Ticen, the Husky co-captain from Bellevue, went 4-for-6 at the plate with two singles a double and his 11th home run of the season. Sophomore center fielder Tyson Boston drove in three runs on 2-for-4 hitting while catcher Dominic Woody finished 2-for-3 with a two runs and an RBI.
Oregon State first baseman Joe Gerber went 1-for-3 on the day to extend his hitting streak to 17 games. Beaver center fielder Eric Stark kept his 10-game streak alive with a single in four at bats and Rod Gott went 2-for-3.
The Huskies next action is next weekend, when they travel to face Washington State in a three-game series beginning Friday.
PLEASE NOTE: Washington's game this Wednesday against Pacific Lutheran has been cancelled.
Washington 12, Oregon State 4
Oregon State 000 000 121 -- 4 8 3 Washington 404 301 00x -- 12 13 4Pat Versluis, Jed Mitchell (1), Mike Boire (4), Hal Ranstad (5), Brett Strode (6), Mike Gits (8) and Bryan Ingram, Jeff Sakamoto (7). Travis Anderson, Ken Ferguson (8), Mike Bomar (9) and Dominic Woody, Jake Gann (8). W - Anderson (2-2). L - Versluis (1-7). 2B - OSU, Troy Schader, Sakamoto, Josh Carter; UW, Pete Orgill, Kevin Ticen, Tyson Boston, Richard Hall, Todd Linden. HR - UW, Ticen (11). T - 2:59. A - 385.