Tag: Zac Willis

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: BYU takes mid-week game over UVU

Photo by Mykah Heaton Orem — A huge crowd at Brent Brown Ballpark watched as UVU hosted in-state foe BYU at Brent Brown Ballpark Tuesday night. The Cougars were able to continue their success against UVU as the pitching got rattled in the mid-week match-up and the Wolverines lost 8-3. Ondrej Sebek got the start for the Wolverines and from the beginning he was rattled and allowed a single scoring a run for BYU. In the second inning, the Cougars unloaded on Sebek, hitting a two-run homer to right field to increase the score to 5-0. Paxton Schultz came in for Sebek...

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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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Baseball: Wolverines avoid sweep, beat Sacramento State

Photo by Brigham Berthold OREM — UVU’s bats lit up to avoid the sweep against Sacramento State Saturday afternoon. Two big home runs propelled the Wolverines to a one run victory in the final game of the series 7-6. Kaden Schmit took the mound for UVU. He got rocked from the beginning. Sac State opened up the game with a triple in the first inning that later was hit in for the first run of the game. SSU then loaded the bases but couldn’t capitalize. The Wolverines countered with a hit by Jackson Overlund and then evened the score with a...

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Baseball: Wolverines sweep UTRGV

Photo by Brigham Berthold EDINBURG, Texas — The UVU baseball team swept a road series against the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to open up WAC play and push its winning streak to four games. Friday Vaqueros pitcher Carter Johnson stifled the Wolverines’ offense until late in the game, striking out 10 batters and walking none in the contest. Down 3-0 in the seventh inning, Trevor Howell singled down the right field line and advanced to second base on a wild pitch. With two outs, left fielder Jake Berry drove Howell home and then Callahan Moltzan got another...

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