April 5, 2009

UCSB Falls to Pacific, 13-3

April 5, 2009

Box Score

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Pacific hit three home runs in the first two innings and then cruised to a 13-3 win over UC Santa Barbara on Caesar Uyesaka Stadium on Sunday. The Tigers totaled five homers in the win.

Gaucho starter Mike Ford lasted just 1.1 innings, allowing five earned runs on four hits while walking two. He falls to 3-3 on the season.

Pacific's Nick Longmire led off the game with a home run, part of his two-homer, 4-for-5 afternoon in which he tallied five RBI. Every Pacific hitter tallied at least one hit while J.B. Brown went 3-for-4 with four RBI.

The Gauchos offense managed just one hit against Pacific's Hunter Carnevale (2-3), who allowed two runs on the lone hit through seven innings. Carnevale walked five batters and struck out four.

Jesse Meaux relieved Ford and pitched 4.2 solid innings, striking out three.

UCSB had five total hits as Gunnar Terhune, Brian Gump, John DeAlba, Doug Hansen and Bryce Tafelski recorded hits. DeAlba, Terhune and Marty Mullins each had an RBI.

The Gauchos host Pepperdine on Tuesday, with the game at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium and beginning at 2 p.m.

Cinco Packs are now available for baseball and softball with a mix-and-match option that allows fans to choose five games between either sport for one low price. And, with a purchase of a Cinco Pack, fans will receive a free Baseball Bingo! card for each baseball game they attend, giving them a chance to win a premier giveaway.

Single-game tickets and Cinco Packs are available by calling (805) 893-UCSB, by coming to the Ticket Office located inside the Intercollegiate Athletics building on campus or by clicking here.