Tag: Jake Mayer

Wolverine baseball off to a promising start

Photo by Mykah Heaton Three Game Series at University of Southern California 2/16-2/18 When the Wolverines of Utah Valley headed to Southern California to play USC, they knew they had a tough task ahead of them. Coming off one of the worst seasons in program history, the Wolverines took on PAC-12 team USC in a three-game series starting on Feb 16. USC is known nationally for landing top recruits every year. The odds were stacked against UVU, but they showed that they should not be overlooked no matter what opponent. Game one of the season showed just how good...

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Baseball: NMSU scores 13 unanswered runs, beats UVU 16-6

Photo by Sarah Sanchez OREM — The bats of New Mexico State University were too strong late in the game as UVU fell in game two of the three-game series 16-6 Saturday night at Brent Brown Ballpark. The Aggies jumped on the board early with a run on an error on the exchange during a double play. The Wolverines were then able to counter with a run of their own with a Zac Willis single scoring Jackson Overlund. UVU had a big third inning to tie the game then take a 4-3 lead, their first lead of the series. The...

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Baseball: Wolverines survive late rally, beat CSU 11-10

Photo by Sarah Sanchez OREM — UVU beat Chicago State University 11-10 on a day with no shortage of offense at Brent Brown Ballpark in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon. Both starting pitchers Jake Mayer and Brad Moore got roughed up in their outings as neither was able to make it out of the first four innings. Jackson Overlund’s two-run home run in the sixth inning was the difference in the game as the Cougars mounted a comeback but eventually fell one run short. The Wolverines (13-23, 6-5) got into trouble in the top of the...

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Baseball: Cofer throws a gem, Wolverines beat CSU 4-1

Photo by Devan Bennett OREM — Jackson Cofer pitched 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball and UVU beat Chicago State University 4-1 Friday evening at Brent Brown Ballpark. The bases were loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning for Jackson Overlund who singled to knock in Justin Erlandson and tie the game at one run a piece. Callahan Moltzan gave UVU the lead with another hit and Jake Berry flied out to center field, allowing Trevor Howell to tag up from third base and score to give UVU a 3-1 lead and give Cofer all of the run...

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Baseball: Mayer sensational, Wolverines blank Incarnate Word 5-0

Photo by Mykah Heaton OREM — Jake Mayer baffled hitters in a complete-game performance and UVU beat the University of Incarnate Word Friday evening at Brent Brown Ballpark 5-0. Mayer got the start for UVU (10-19) and mowed through Cardinals hitters, going the distance in impressive fashion, allowing just four baserunners. He used pinpoint control to execute the three-hit shutout, issuing one walk while striking out seven batters. It was the first shutout thrown by a Wolverine pitcher since Danny Beddes held Sacramento State without a run in April of 2014 in Sacramento. “I was real pleased in the...

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