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Results vs. Francis Marion (2009-02-19 14:30:00)

Misenheimer, NC -- On Thursday afternoon the Pfeiffer Falcons and Francis Marion Patriots battled to a 9-9 tie after ten innings. The tie ends Pfeiffer’s seven game winning streak at puts them at 9-3-1 on the season, with Francis Marion resting at 6-3-1.
The Patriots jumped on top early with two runs in the first inning. Colby Green (Montevallo, AL) led off the game with a HBP. Barrett Kleinknecht (Florence, SC) added a one-out single and was followed by RBI singles by Jacob Wallace (Moore, SC) and Preston Shuey (Charlotte, NC) off Falcon starter Chris Miller (Atlantic Beach, FL) (1-1).
The Falcons battled back and gained the lead in the second when they scored three runs. Mike Green (Brandon, FL) and Brandon Rouse (Kinston, NC) led off with doubles to cut the lead to 2-1. After a HBP and two fielder’s choices Josh Strickland (Liberty, NC) gave Pfeiffer a 3-2 lead with a two-RBI single.
Pfeiffer added to their lead in the third when they tacked on three more runs. Jesse Dunn (Easley, SC) led off the inning by reaching on an error. Green walked and Rouse doubled home Dunn. Myles Pearl (High Point, NC) followed the Rouse double with an RBI groundout scoring Green. Tyler Smith (Locust, NC) then drove Rouse home with a SAC fly.
Francis Marion went to their bullpen to start the fourth inning and Strickland took the second pitch he saw off Shane Gebhards (New Berlin, IL) over the left field wall for his fourth homerun of the season, giving Pfeiffer a 7-2 lead.
The Patriots started to chip away at the lead in the fifth when they cut the score to 7-6. Green, Alex Lee (Bythwood, SC), and Kleinknect led off the inning with singles to load the bases. A one-out infield single by Keon Graves (Dillon, SC) scored Green and then a seeing-eye single by Shuey scored Lee. Pfeiffer went to bullpen and brought in Casey Smith (Kernersville, NC), who gave up a bloop single to Smith that scored Kleinknect. With two-outs Austin Smetana (Florence, SC) hit a single to left field that scored Graves. Pearl threw out Shuey at the plate to preserve the one-run lead.
The Falcons added a single run in the seventh when Green coaxed a leadoff walk and Rouse bunted him to second. Pearl followed with a single to left. A slow chopper to the shortstop by Tyler Smith scored Green.
In the eighth, Francis Marion scored three runs and took a 9-8 lead. Green reached on a one-out walk and Kleinknect singled him home after a wild pitch. Singles by Wallace, Graves and Shuey scored Kleinknect and Wallace.
Pfeiffer battled back in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game at 9-9 on a SAC fly by Mike Green that scored Strickland. After scoreless ninth and tenth innings, the umpires decided to call the game due to darkness.
Miller, Smith, Jonathan McDaniel (Mocksville, NC), and Andy Oliver (Cornelius, NC) all pitched for the Falcons. Miller started and took a no-decision going 4 1/3 innings, giving up nine hits and six runs. Oliver pitched the scoreless ninth and tenth and struck out 4 of 6 batters he faced.
Rouse and Strickland had three hits apiece for the Falcons, Rouse with two doubles and two RBIs while Strickland added a homerun and three RBIs. Pearl chipped in with two hits of his own and a RBI.
For the Patriots, Josh Edgin (Three Springs, PA) started and went 3 innings, giving up four hits and six runs. Kleinknect switched from shortstop to pitcher in the seventh and pitched four innings, giving four hits and only allowing one run.
At the plate Kleinknect, Wallace, and Shuley had three hits apiece. Graves added two of his own. Shuey also added three RBIs.
Pfeiffer returns to action on Saturday to open their 2009 conference season by hosting Belmont Abbey in a doubleheader. The first game will start at 12:00 and the second will follow approximately twenty to thirty minutes after the first is over.Box Score The Automated ScoreBook Francis Marion at Pfeiffer University Feb 19, 2009 at Pfeiffer University (Pfeiffer University) Francis Marion 9 Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Green 2b................. 4 3 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 Lee cf................... 4 1 1 0 2 3 3 0 0 Kleinknecht ss........... 5 3 3 1 0 0 0 6 2 Wallace c................ 6 1 3 1 0 3 5 0 0 Graves 3b................ 5 1 2 2 0 0 2 3 2 Shuey 1b................. 5 0 3 3 0 0 11 1 0 Smith rf................. 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 4 Boyd lf.................. 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 Smetana dh............... 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 Floyd ss................ 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 Edgin p.................. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gebhards p.............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kirkland p.............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Totals................... 42 9 15 8 4 13 30 14 10 Pfeiffer University 9 Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Strickland J ss.......... 6 2 3 3 0 0 2 1 0 Shoemaker, E cf.......... 5 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Pou, Z rf................ 5 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 Dunn, J dh............... 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 Brown, R pr............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 McGarity, K ph.......... 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Green, M 3b.............. 3 3 1 1 2 0 0 5 2 Rouse, B 1b.............. 4 1 3 2 0 0 7 0 2 Pearl, M lf.............. 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 Smith, T c............... 3 1 0 2 1 0 14 1 0 Medina, J 2b............. 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 3 Davis, W 2b............. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Lyon, P 2b.............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Miller, C p.............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Smith, C p.............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Russell, C p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 McDaniel, J p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Oliver, A p............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals................... 40 9 10 9 6 5 30 12 11 Score by Innings R H E --------------------------------------------- Francis Marion...... 200 040 030 0 - 9 15 4 Pfeiffer University. 033 100 110 0 - 9 10 1 --------------------------------------------- E - Green; Kleinknecht; Graves; Edgin; Medina, J. DP - FMU 1; PUBSB09 1. LOB - FMU 10; PUBSB09 11. 2B - Green, M; Rouse, B 2. HR - Strickland J. HBP - Green; Boyd; Pearl, M. SH - Kleinknecht; Rouse, B. SF - Green, M; Smith, T. SB - Shoemaker, E; Pou, Z. CS - Boyd. Francis Marion IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------- Edgin............... 3.0 4 6 3 1 2 15 18 Gebhards............ 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 4 4 Kirkland............ 2.0 1 1 1 3 1 7 10 Kleinknecht......... 4.0 4 1 0 2 1 14 18 Pfeiffer University IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------- Miller, C........... 4.1 9 6 6 1 6 21 24 Smith, C............ 0.2 1 0 0 2 1 3 5 Russell, C.......... 2.2 3 3 3 1 2 9 11 McDaniel, J......... 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 Oliver, A........... 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 6 6 Win - None. Loss - None. Save - None. WP - Edgin; Smith, C; Russell, C. HBP - by Miller, C (Green); by Miller, C (Boyd); by Edgin (Pearl, M). PB - Smith, T. Umpires - Start: 2:30 Time: 3:00 Attendance: 200 Game: BSB09#13 Play-by-Play The Automated ScoreBook Francis Marion at Pfeiffer University - Play-by-Play Feb 19, 2009 at Pfeiffer University (Pfeiffer University) Score by Innings R H E --------------------------------------------- Francis Marion...... 200 040 030 0 - 9 15 4 Pfeiffer University. 033 100 110 0 - 9 10 1 --------------------------------------------- Francis Marion starters: 1/2b Green; 16/cf Lee; 10/ss Kleinknecht; 12/c Wallace; 9/3b Graves; 47/1b Shuey; 32/rf Smith; 18/lf Boyd; 31/dh Smetana; 29/p Edgin; Pfeiffer University starters: 19/ss Strickland J; 30/cf Shoemaker, E; 9/rf Pou, Z; 21/dh Dunn, J; 10/3b Green, M; 13/1b Rouse, B; 8/lf Pearl, M; 4/c Smith, T; 12/2b Medina, J; 11/p Miller, C; Francis Marion 1st - Green hit by pitch. Lee struck out. Kleinknecht singled; Green advanced to second. Wallace singled, RBI; Kleinknecht advanced to second; Green scored. Graves flied out to lf. Kleinknecht advanced to third on a passed ball. Shuey singled, RBI; Wallace advanced to second; Kleinknecht scored. Smith struck out looking. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pfeiffer University 1st - Strickland J grounded out to ss. Shoemaker, E reached on an error by 2b. Pou, Z flied out to rf. Dunn, J lined out to rf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Francis Marion 2nd - Boyd hit by pitch. Smetana reached on a fielder's choice; Boyd out at second 3b to ss. Green grounded out to 3b; Smetana advanced to second. Lee walked. Kleinknecht flied out to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pfeiffer University 2nd - Green, M doubled. Rouse, B doubled, RBI; Green, M scored. Pearl, M hit by pitch. Smith, T reached on a fielder's choice; Pearl, M advanced to second; Rouse, B out at third 3b to 1b. Medina, J reached on a fielder's choice; Smith, T advanced to second on an error by p; Pearl, M advanced to third. Strickland J singled, 2 RBI; Medina, J advanced to second; Smith, T scored, unearned; Pearl, M scored. Strickland J advanced to second; Medina, J advanced to third on a wild pitch. Shoemaker, E struck out. Pou, Z flied out to cf. 3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Francis Marion 3rd - Wallace singled. Graves flied out to rf. Shuey grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b; Wallace out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 3rd - Dunn, J reached on an error by 3b. Green, M walked; Dunn, J advanced to second. Rouse, B doubled, RBI; Green, M advanced to third; Dunn, J scored, unearned. Pearl, M grounded out to ss, RBI; Rouse, B advanced to third; Green, M scored. Smith, T flied out to cf, SAC, RBI; Rouse, B scored, unearned. Medina, J struck out. 3 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Francis Marion 4th - Smith struck out. Boyd struck out. Smetana struck out looking. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 4th - Gebhards to p for Edgin. Strickland J homered, RBI. Shoemaker, E lined out to rf. Pou, Z flied out to rf. Dunn, J struck out. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Francis Marion 5th - Green singled. Lee singled; Green advanced to second. Kleinknecht singled; Lee advanced to second; Green advanced to third. Wallace struck out looking. Graves singled, RBI; Kleinknecht advanced to second; Lee advanced to third; Green scored. Shuey singled, RBI; Graves advanced to second; Kleinknecht advanced to third; Lee scored. Smith, C to p for Miller, C. Shuey advanced to second; Graves advanced to third; Kleinknecht scored on a wild pitch. Smith walked. Boyd struck out. Smetana singled, RBI; Smith advanced to second; Shuey advanced to third, out at home lf to 3b to c; Graves scored. 4 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pfeiffer University 5th - Kirkland to p for Gebhards. Green, M grounded out to 3b. Rouse, B singled. Pearl, M flied out to cf. Smith, T walked; Rouse, B advanced to second. Medina, J struck out looking. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Francis Marion 6th - Green reached on an error by 2b. Lee walked; Green advanced to second. Russell, C to p for Smith, C. Kleinknecht grounded out to 3b, SAC; Lee advanced to second; Green advanced to third. Wallace struck out. Graves flied out to ss. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pfeiffer University 6th - Strickland J grounded out to 3b. Shoemaker, E walked. Pou, Z reached on a fielder's choice; Shoemaker, E out at second ss to 2b. Pou, Z stole second. Dunn, J out at first 1b to p. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Francis Marion 7th - Shuey grounded out to 3b. Smith grounded out to 2b. Boyd singled. Boyd out at second c to 2b, caught stealing. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 7th - Green, M walked. Kleinknecht to p. Floyd to ss for Smetana. / for Kirkland. Rouse, B grounded out to p, SAC; Green, M advanced to second. Pearl, M singled; Green, M advanced to third. Smith, T grounded out to ss, RBI; Pearl, M advanced to second; Green, M scored. Medina, J grounded out to p. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Francis Marion 8th - Floyd grounded out to 2b. Green walked. Green advanced to second on a wild pitch. Lee struck out. Kleinknecht singled, RBI; Green scored. Wallace singled; Kleinknecht advanced to third. McDaniel, J to p for Russell, C. Graves singled, RBI; Wallace advanced to third; Kleinknecht scored. Shuey singled, RBI; Graves advanced to second; Wallace scored. Smith grounded out to p. 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pfeiffer University 8th - Strickland J singled. Shoemaker, E reached on a fielder's choice; Strickland J advanced to second on an error by p. Pou, Z struck out looking. Dunn, J walked; Shoemaker, E advanced to second; Strickland J advanced to third. Green, M flied out to rf, SAC, RBI; Shoemaker, E advanced to third; Strickland J scored, unearned. Brown, R pinch ran for Dunn, J. Rouse, B fouled out to 3b. 1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Francis Marion 9th - Oliver, A to p for McDaniel, J. Boyd flied out to cf. Floyd struck out. Green struck out looking. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 9th - Pearl, M singled. Smith, T flied out to 3b. Davis, W to 2b for Medina, J. Davis, W grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b; Pearl, M out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Francis Marion 10th - Lyon, P to 2b for Davis, W. Lee struck out looking. Kleinknecht flied out to 2b. Wallace struck out looking. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 10th - Strickland J grounded out to p. Shoemaker, E singled. Shoemaker, E stole second. Pou, Z intentionally walked. McGarity, K pinch hit for Brown, R. McGarity, K flied out to 2b. Green, M grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
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