ASU Sr. RHP Seth Grant (0-0, 0.00) vs LSU So. RHP Kevin Gasuman (1-0, 1.50)
Grant (0-1, 3.09) turned in his second solid start of the season, but it was not enough for the Mountaineers who the first game of the series 4-0. Grant earned all four of the runs he surrendered and threw 97 pitches, 61 for strikes. Grant added three strikeouts.
The bats were cold for Appalachian as they only managed four hits against LSU starter Kevin Gausman, who pitched 7 innings and added seven strikeouts. Preston Troutman, Will Callaway(.357), Jeremy Dowdy and Tyler Zupcic collected the hits for the Mountaineers.
ASU Sr. RHP Ryan Arrowood (0-0, 4.50) vs LSU So. RHP Ryan Eades (1-0, 0.00)
The Mountaineers only managed five hits and one run, but that was all the help that Ryan Arrowood needed in a massive upset 1-0 over Louisiana State. Arrowood pitched seven innings, struck out 10 batters and only gave up two hits and one walk. At one point in the game, Arrowood retired 16 consecutive batters and twenty of twenty one.
Daniel Kassouf gave Appalachian all the offense they needed with a 4th inning homerun, his second of the season. Jeremy Dowdy added two hits to give him three hits for the series.
Twenty five of the twenty seven outs were recorded by in the infield. Nathan Hyatt pitched two innings to get his second save of the season.
ASU Jr. LHP Rob Marcello (1-0, 0.00) vs LSU So. RHP Kurt McCune (1-0, 0.00)
Mountaineers have jumped all over LSU early in the game and lead 5-0 through six innings.
LSU walks in another Mountaineer run in the top of the 7th. Bases still loaded with none out. 6-0 Apps
Holmes is HBP and that brings in the seventh Mountianeer run of the day.
Now a 9-0 Appalachian lead after a two out double from Zupcic!!
Make that 11-0 Mountaineers thanks to Will Callaway!!
Apps gave up 1 in the ninth, but take series from LSU two games to one. 11-1 final!!
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