March 6, 2011
CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati baseball team defeated Youngstown State University 11-0 in the second game of a doubleheader Sunday at Marge Schott Stadium.
Cincinnati (4-5, 0-0 BIG EAST) took command of the game early after scoring in the first four innings, including a five-run second inning.
Sophomore OF Jake Proctor (Cincinnati, Ohio/Oak Hills) started the second-inning rally with a two-RBI double to left field. Freshman OF/DH Justin Glass (Fort Wayne, Ind./Carroll) and senior OF Justin Riddell (Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic) followed with RBI singles.
The Bearcats received 3-for-4 hitting performances from Proctor and junior T.J. Jones (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle). Glass paced UC with four RBI, followed by Proctor's three.
Senior RHP Nick Johnson (Delphos, Ohio/St. John's) pitched five scoreless innings and struck out four YSU batters to pick up the win.
Freshman RHP Matt Ring (Muncie, Ind./Yorktown) and junior Sam Vandenheuvel (Chandler, Ariz./Hamilton), who started the game at second base, pitched the final two innings and allowed no runs.
Cincinnati begins a three-game weekend series against Cleveland State, with the first game starting at 4 p.m. on Friday at Marge Schott Stadium.