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(28) NC State (26-11, 11-7)0111111118114
Virginia Tech (16-22, 3-16)000100100291
W: Clayton Shunick (4-4)    L: Rhett Ballard (2-4)
SV: Joey Cutler (1)

Final

April 18, 2008 - English Field, Blacksburg, VA
Attendance: 547
Game Start: 5:34 pm - Duration: 2:54
Weather: 79 and sunny
Umpires: HP-Mitch Mele, 1B-Scott Graham, 3B-Randy Watkins
Notes: Ballard, R faced 2 batters in the 7th.
Zappacosta,D faced 2 batters in the 8th.
NC State
AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB
Dallas Poulk 2B310020301
Ryan Pond LF/1B422101200
Matt Payne RF402211300
Jeremy Synan DH500101003
Marcus Jones CF522001402
Pat Ferguson 1B322101510
    Devon Cartwright PH/LF000010100
    Wade Moore PH/LF100001000
Nick Stanley C412100400
Tommy Foschi SS301110370
Drew Martin 3B500001213
Clayton Shunick P000000020
    Joey Cutler P000000000
Totals3781175727119
2B: Pond; Payne; Ferguson; Stanley (2)
3B: Jones
HR: Ferguson
RBI: Pond; Payne (2); Synan; Ferguson; Stanley; Foschi
2-out RBI: Payne; Foschi
IBB: Poulk
SB: Jones
CS: Payne
E: Pond; Foschi (3)
LOB: 9
Virginia Tech
AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB
Sean O'Brien 1B400011913
Sean Ryan CF511000100
Anthony Sosnoskie C501001800
Klint Reed RF301110301
Austin Wates 2B501000132
Jose Cueto LF412000102
Michael Seaborn 3B401001120
Matt Blow DH402000003
Tony Balisteri SS400001211
Rhett Ballard P000000140
    Dave Zappacosta P000000010
    Brandon Fisher P000000000
    Rob Waskiewicz P000000000
Totals3829124271212
2B: Blow, M
RBI: Reed, K
SF: Reed, K
SB: Ryan, S; Cueto, J; Blow, M
DP: Ryan, S
E: Balisteri, T
LOB: 12

NC State
Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR BF PC-ST
Clayton Shunick (W, 4-4)5.05112102473-43
Joey Cutler (S, 1)4.04110301767-47
Totals9.092224041140-90
Virginia Tech
Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR BF PC-ST
Rhett Ballard (L, 2-4)6.096613130103-62
Dave Zappacosta1.0111210527-10
Brandon Fisher0.2000220420-7
Rob Waskiewicz1.1110010614-10
Totals9.0118757145164-89
WP: Fisher, B
HBP: Ballard, R (2)

Scoring Summary
STVT
2ndFoschi singled, RBI (1-1 KB); Stanley advanced to second; Jones scored.10
3rdPond doubled, RBI (0-0); Poulk scored.20
4thFerguson homered, RBI (1-2 KFB).30
4thBlow, M stole second; Cueto, J stole home.31
5thSynan reached on a fielder's choice, RBI (3-2 BFFBB); Payne out at second p to ss; Pond scored.41
6thStanley doubled, RBI (0-2 KF); Ferguson scored.51
7thPayne doubled, RBI (0-1 S); Pond scored.61
7thReed, K flied out to cf, SF, RBI (1-2 BKS); Ryan, S scored.62
8thPayne walked, RBI (3-0 BBBB); Poulk advanced to second; Foschi advanced to third; Stanley scored.72
9thFoschi reached on a throwing error by ss (1-1 KB); Jones advanced to third, scored on the error, unearned.82

Play-By-Play
NC State - Top of 1stSCORE
Ballard, R pitching for Virginia TechSTVT
[Outs: 0] Poulk grounded out to 2b (3-2 KFBFBB).
00
[Outs: 1] Pond grounded out to p unassisted (1-1 KB).
00
[Outs: 2] Payne struck out (2-2 KBBFS).
00
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 1stSCORE
Shunick pitching for NC StateSTVT
[Outs: 0] O'Brien, S flied out to rf (1-0 B).
00
[Outs: 1] Ryan, S grounded out to p (2-0 BB).
00
[Outs: 2] Sosnoskie, A reached on a fielding error by ss (1-0 B).
00
[Outs: 2] Reed, K walked (3-2 BKBKBB); Sosnoskie, A advanced to second.
00
[Outs: 2] Wates, A grounded out to 3b unassisted (1-1 BF).
00
NC State - Top of 2ndSCORE
Ballard, R pitching for Virginia TechSTVT
[Outs: 0] Synan lined out to rf (0-0).
00
[Outs: 1] Jones tripled (3-2 BFFBB).
00
[Outs: 1] Ferguson struck out (2-2 BFBSS).
00
[Outs: 2] Stanley hit by pitch (2-1 BF).
00
[Outs: 2] Foschi singled, RBI (1-1 KB); Stanley advanced to second; Jones scored.
10
[Outs: 2] Martin popped up to ss (1-0 B).
10
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 2ndSCORE
Shunick pitching for NC StateSTVT
[Outs: 0] Cueto, J flied out to rf (0-0).
10
[Outs: 1] Seaborn, M struck out (0-2 KKS).
10
[Outs: 2] Blow, M singled (1-0 B).
10
[Outs: 2] Balisteri, T flied out to cf (2-0 BB).
10
NC State - Top of 3rdSCORE
Ballard, R pitching for Virginia TechSTVT
[Outs: 0] Poulk walked (3-1 BBKBB).
10
[Outs: 0] Pond doubled, RBI (0-0); Poulk scored.
20
[Outs: 0] Payne popped up to 2b (1-0 B).
20
[Outs: 1] Synan grounded out to p (2-0 BB); Pond advanced to third.
20
[Outs: 2] Jones struck out (2-2 KBFFBFS).
20
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 3rdSCORE
Shunick pitching for NC StateSTVT
[Outs: 0] O'Brien, S walked (3-1 BKBBB).
20
[Outs: 0] Ryan, S reached on a fielder's choice (0-2 KF); O'Brien, S out at second ss to 2b.
20
[Outs: 1] Ryan, S stole second.
20
[Outs: 1] Sosnoskie, A grounded out to ss (1-2 KBK); Ryan, S advanced to third.
20
[Outs: 2] Reed, K grounded out to p (1-1 KB).
20
NC State - Top of 4thSCORE
Ballard, R pitching for Virginia TechSTVT
[Outs: 0] Ferguson homered, RBI (1-2 KFB).
30
[Outs: 0] Stanley lined out to lf (1-0 B).
30
[Outs: 1] Foschi grounded out to 2b (0-0).
30
[Outs: 2] Martin grounded out to 3b (2-2 BKKB).
30
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 4thSCORE
Shunick pitching for NC StateSTVT
[Outs: 0] Wates, A grounded out to 3b (0-0).
30
[Outs: 1] Cueto, J singled (2-2 BFKBF).
30
[Outs: 1] Seaborn, M singled (1-0 B); Cueto, J advanced to second.
30
[Outs: 1] Blow, M reached on a fielder's choice (1-0 B); Seaborn, M out at second 1b to ss; Cueto, J advanced to third.
30
[Outs: 2] Blow, M stole second; Cueto, J stole home.
31
[Outs: 2] Balisteri, T reached on a fielding error by ss (2-2 KBKB); Blow, M advanced to third.
31
[Outs: 2] O'Brien, S flied out to cf (3-2 BBKBF).
31
NC State - Top of 5thSCORE
Ballard, R pitching for Virginia TechSTVT
[Outs: 0] Poulk grounded out to 2b (0-0).
31
[Outs: 1] Pond singled (0-0).
31
[Outs: 1] Payne singled (3-1 BBBK); Pond advanced to third.
31
[Outs: 1] Synan reached on a fielder's choice, RBI (3-2 BFFBB); Payne out at second p to ss; Pond scored.
41
[Outs: 2] Jones fouled out to 3b (3-2 FBBFB).
41
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 5thSCORE
Shunick pitching for NC StateSTVT
[Outs: 0] Ryan, S grounded out to ss (1-1 KB).
41
[Outs: 1] Sosnoskie, A flied out to rf (1-0 B).
41
[Outs: 2] Reed, K singled (1-1 FB).
41
[Outs: 2] Wates, A singled, bunt (0-0); Reed, K advanced to second.
41
[Outs: 2] Cueto, J reached on a fielder's choice (0-1 K); Wates, A out at second ss to 2b.
41
NC State - Top of 6thSCORE
Ballard, R pitching for Virginia TechSTVT
[Outs: 0] Ferguson doubled (3-1 BFBB).
41
[Outs: 0] Stanley doubled, RBI (0-2 KF); Ferguson scored.
51
[Outs: 0] Foschi grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (0-0); Stanley advanced to third.
51
[Outs: 1] Martin grounded out to p (0-2 SS).
51
[Outs: 2] Poulk lined out to rf (0-2 KF).
51
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 6thSCORE
Shunick pitching for NC StateSTVT
Cutler to p for Shunick.51
[Outs: 0] Seaborn, M popped up to ss (1-2 FKBFFFF).
51
[Outs: 1] Blow, M doubled (0-0).
51
[Outs: 1] Balisteri, T struck out (1-2 KKBS).
51
[Outs: 2] O'Brien, S struck out looking (3-2 BBBKKFK).
51
NC State - Top of 7thSCORE
Ballard, R pitching for Virginia TechSTVT
[Outs: 0] Pond hit by pitch (1-1 F).
51
[Outs: 0] Payne doubled, RBI (0-1 S); Pond scored.
61
Zappacosta,D to p for Ballard, R.61
[Outs: 0] Synan struck out looking (1-2 KSBK).
61
[Outs: 1] Jones grounded out to ss (2-2 BKBF); Payne advanced to third.
61
Cartwright pinch hit for Ferguson.61
[Outs: 2] Cartwright walked (3-0 BBBB).
61
[Outs: 2] Payne out at home p to 1b to c, caught stealing.
61
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 7thSCORE
Cutler pitching for NC StateSTVT
Pond to 1b.61
Cartwright to lf.61
[Outs: 0] Ryan, S singled, bunt (0-0).
61
[Outs: 0] Sosnoskie, A singled (1-2 BKS); Ryan, S advanced to third.
61
[Outs: 0] Reed, K flied out to cf, SF, RBI (1-2 BKS); Ryan, S scored.
62
[Outs: 1] Wates, A flied out to lf (0-1 F).
62
[Outs: 2] Cueto, J singled (3-1 BBFB); Sosnoskie, A advanced to second.
62
[Outs: 2] Seaborn, M reached on a fielding error by ss (0-0); Cueto, J advanced to second; Sosnoskie, A advanced to third.
62
[Outs: 2] Blow, M popped up to 2b (2-0 BB).
62
NC State - Top of 8thSCORE
Zappacosta,D pitching for Virginia TechSTVT
[Outs: 0] Stanley doubled (1-2 BFF).
62
[Outs: 0] Foschi walked (3-1 BBBKB).
62
Fisher, B to p for Zappacosta,D.62
[Outs: 0] Martin struck out, bunt (2-2 FBBFS).
62
[Outs: 1] Foschi advanced to second; Stanley advanced to third on a wild pitch.
62
[Outs: 1] Poulk intentionally walked (3-0 BBBB).
62
[Outs: 1] Pond struck out (3-2 KBBSBFS).
62
[Outs: 2] Payne walked, RBI (3-0 BBBB); Poulk advanced to second; Foschi advanced to third; Stanley scored.
72
Waskiewicz,R to p for Fisher, B.72
[Outs: 2] Synan flied out to cf (0-0).
72
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 8thSCORE
Cutler pitching for NC StateSTVT
[Outs: 0] Balisteri, T reached on a fielding error by 1b, assist by ss (1-2 FFB).
72
[Outs: 0] O'Brien, S fouled out to 3b (1-2 FBS).
72
[Outs: 1] Ryan, S hit into double play ss to 1b (2-2 KSBB); Balisteri, T out on the play.
72
NC State - Top of 9thSCORE
Waskiewicz,R pitching for Virginia TechSTVT
[Outs: 0] Jones singled (0-1 F).
72
Moore pinch hit for Cartwright.72
[Outs: 0] Jones stole second.
72
[Outs: 0] Moore struck out (1-2 KKBS).
72
[Outs: 1] Stanley flied out to rf (0-0).
72
[Outs: 2] Foschi reached on a throwing error by ss (1-1 KB); Jones advanced to third, scored on the error, unearned.
82
[Outs: 2] Martin grounded out to 3b (2-0 BB).
82
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 9thSCORE
Cutler pitching for NC StateSTVT
Moore to lf.82
[Outs: 0] Sosnoskie, A struck out (1-2 KFBS).
82
[Outs: 1] Reed, K grounded out to ss (1-2 KKBF).
82
[Outs: 2] Wates, A flied out to cf (2-2 SBFB).
82

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