Big First Inning Lifts Purple Past Gold, 7-3
Oct. 19, 2007
SEATTLE - The Purple team took a two-games-to-none lead in the UW baseball team's annual "Fall World Series" Thu., Oct. 18, at Husky Ballpark. The Purple beat the Gold, 7-3, in game two of a five-game series.
The Purple, who won 5-0 on Wednesday, scored all seven runs in the first inning. The big hit of the rally was a three-run homer from right fielder Matt Stevens. Freshman left fielder Sean Meehan also notched a two-run double.
Purple starting pitcher Paul Dickey threw four no-hit innings, walking one and striking out two. Reliever Ricky Denham picked up the win with one inning of work and Kirk Wetmore worked the final two innings.
The Gold scored two of its runs on RBIs from right fielder Kyle Conley, who led off the fifth with a solo home run and then drove in another in the sixth with a single. In the seventh, Julien Pollard drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the Gold's third run.
Games three, four and five are slated for next Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, all at 3:00 p.m. at Husky Ballpark. Fans are welcome and admission is free.
Box Score UW Baseball Fall World Series Game Two -- Oct. 18, 2007 Purple 7, Gold 3