College Baseball

Campbell shuts out Privateers

News ReleasesMay 18, 2013 

— Heath Bowers struck out nine and Michael Felton picked up three hits as No. 28 Campbell defeated visiting New Orleans 6-0 Friday at Jim Perry Stadium.

Campbell improved to 45-9 on the season with its eighth straight win, setting a new school single season record with 30 wins. The Camels broke the 2012 mark of 29. UNO fell to 7-43 overall.

Bowers fanned nine, a career high, in seven innings of work while allowing two hits. The righty, who did not walk a batter for his second straight start, allowed only four baserunners, facing one over the minimum after hitting two Privateers in the seventh.

Bowers moved to 9-0 with the win, tying the sophomore for third on the single season victories list with Cory Satterfield’s 1988 mark.

Senior righthander Logan Self pitched two perfect innings to finish out the game, striking out one.

Campbell scored two in the first with Felton knocking in Ben McQuown, who reached on a leadoff single. Felton then scored on a passed ball.

After stealing one of his three bases on the night, McQuown scored on a UNO throwing error in the third. David Olson and Will Albertson tacked on runs with RBI hits, making it 5-0 Camels.

In the home half of the seventh, Elijah Trail’s one-out single to center brought Felton around to give Campbell a 6-0 lead.

Felton, a senior from Tempe, Ariz., finished the night 3-for-4 with two runs scored and a RBI. Albertson and Olson also gathered two hits each.

McQuown went 2-for-3 with two runs while pushing his NCAA Division I leading stolen base total to 48.

UNO starter Daniel Martinez took the loss.

Chaz Boyer accounted for both of the Privateers’ hits.

East Carolina 10, UCF 8: The Pirates (29-24, 13-10 Conference USA) broke a tie at 8 with a run in both the seventh and eighth innings against the visiting Golden Knights (29-26, 13-10).

Division II

Mount Olive 7, Armstrong Atlantic St. 3: Daniel Oliver’s sixth-inning three-run homer put host Mount Olive ahead to stay and shortstop Mike Mercurio thwarted a rally with an unassisted double play as the top-seeded Trojans remained unbeaten in the Southeast Regional with a victory over No. 4 seed Armstrong Atlantic State.

Mount Olive (48-6) advances to the winner’s bracket final Saturday at 11 a.m. against Coker. Armstrong (31-17) is eliminated from the regional.

Bethune-Cookman 7, N.C. Central 3: The Eagles (27-29) were eliminated from the MEAC tournament with the loss.

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