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    (28) NC State
    Virginia Tech
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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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