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Lobos Fall To BYU, 13-5
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  05/02/2008
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

May 2, 2008

Box Score

PROVO, Utah --- A big inning by BYU did in the University of New Mexico baseball team on Friday night at Miller Park, 13-5. The Lobos (28-20, 12-5 MWC) gave up 10 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning after taking a 5-0 lead. BYU improved to 19-27 overall and 7-10 in the MWC.

UNM got off to a solid start with three runs scored by the first three batters in the first inning. Mike Brownstein started the game with his first of three hits and scored on an Ian Hollick double, 1-0. Hollick scored a batter later when Matt Hibbitts got on base on an error by BYU pitcher Blake Torgerson, 2-0. Hibbitts got around to home on a ground out by Mark Rockey, 3-0.

The Lobos extended their lead to 4-0 in the third when Hibbitts scored on an error by shortstop Dan Vargas. Brownstein scored the Lobos fifth run of the game in the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Hollick, 5-0.

The Cougars took over in the bottom of the fourth with three straight hits off of Lobo starter Jacob Norton (5-4) to start the big inning. Vargas scored BYU's first run on a sacrifice fly by Steve Parke, 5-1. Singles by Jonathan Cluff and J.C. Leach drove in two more runs for BYU, 5-3, before Brandon Relf put a home run over the left field wall to give BYU a 6-5 lead.

BYU scored two more runs on a double by Kent Walton, before Norton gave way to reliever Adam Skelton. Skelton gave up two hits before getting the third out of the inning, 10-5.

Skelton slowed down the Cougars for the last four innings of the game, giving up only three more runs, two in the fifth and one in the eighth, 13-5.

Torgerson (5-3) ended up with his first complete game of the season, after committing two of BYU's three errors and gaining a 10-5 lead.

In addition to Brownstein's three hits for UNM, Brian Cavazos-Galvez and Adam Courcha had two hits each.

The series wraps up tomorrow, Saturday, May 3. Game time at Miller Field is set for 1 p.m. The game will be telecast live on BYU-TV and replayed on The Mtn. on Sunday, May 4.

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