Tag: Patrick Wolfe

Baseball: UVU grinds through rebuilding year

Photo by Sarah Sanchez There were 17 new faces on the baseball team this season and the youth and inconsistency led to UVU’s worst season in 12 years, finishing the season with an 18-36 record. The Wolverines posted an 11-13 record in WAC play, which placed them fifth in the league of nine schools. UVU sputtered out of the gate, dropping eight of its first 10 games and was not able to put two wins together for the first time until late March. Things began to look up when the Wolverines beat the University of Utah in Salt Lake...

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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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By the numbers: A breakdown of UVU baseball so far

Photo by Mykah Heaton The UVU baseball team lost to BYU Tuesday night in front of about 4,000 fans at Brent Brown Ballpark. Tuesday’s game against the crosstown foe underscored some trends of this club that have come to light as UVU heads down the next stretch of this season. Here are some statistics that stand out midway through April. The team was picked to finish fifth place in the WAC standings in the preseason coach’s poll. They currently sit in third place and have won seven of their last 12, including a win over the University of Utah...

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Baseball: Big inning pushes UVU past UIW, Wolverines take series

Photo by Mykah Heaton OREM — An eight-run fourth inning propelled UVU to hold off a comeback and beat the University of Incarnate Word 11-8 Saturday afternoon at Brent Brown Ballpark. The victory handed the Wolverines the series victory. Relief pitcher Margo Briones picked up the win in the contest, pitching 3 2/3 innings while surrendering two hits and no walks. First baseman Trevor Peterson crushed a home run to left-center field to add an insurance run in the bottom of the eighth inning. The run gave UVU an added level of comfort in the ninth inning when Lee Thomas...

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