UC Riverside Uses Six-Run First For 7-3 Win Against USC
Feb. 24, 2004
LOS ANGELES - UC Riverside benefitted from a six-run first inning Tuesday as the Highlanders defeated the USC Trojans, 7-3, in nonconference action at Dedeaux Field. UCR starter Haley Winter (2-1) threw six innings, allowing three runs on six hits with three walks and 10 strikeouts, to earn the win.
UC Riverside improved to 6-8 on the season while USC falls to 2-5 overall.
USC starter Jon Williams (0-1) did not record an out and gave up six runs with two hits, four walks and no strikeouts as 10 Highlanders came to bat in the first inning. Jason Collette hit a two-run, bases-loaded double as part of the six-run rally for the Highlanders.
The Trojans compete in the Kia Baseball Bash this weekend in Fullerton. USC will face No. 5 Georgia Tech on Friday (Feb. 27) at 2:30 p.m., Oklahoma on Saturday (Feb. 28) at 2:30 p.m. and No. 13 Cal State Fullerton on Sunday (Feb. 29) at 5 p.m. All three games will be broadcast live, along with Gametracker live stats, on usctrojans.com.
UCR 610-000-000 - 7-9-0 USC 101-001-000 - 3-8-0
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