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Game 2: Post-Game Notes

June 3, 2005

Game 2 – College of Charleston vs. Oral Roberts Game Notes

College of Charleston:

Starting pitcher Ryan Edell carried a perfect game into thefifth-inning before giving up a one-out homerun to Ricky Rivera.Edell pitched 4.1 innings without allowing a baserunner. PhillipCoker had his seven-game hitting streak snapped as he went 0-3 onthe day. Chris Campbell now has 87 RBI, a new Southern Conferencerecord and the current national leader for that category. BrettGardner’s two-out 2RBI single in the sixth-inning extended hiscurrent hitting streak to 25 games. Gardner now has 296 hits forhis career, a school record. Gardner stole second base in thesixth-inning, his 37th of the season, and 96th of his career,building upon his school record for stolen bases. College ofCharleston’s 495 RBI for the season is a new Southern Conferencerecord. With the win, starting pitcher Ryan Edell improved hisrecord to 8-2 this season and 2-0 in NCAA Regional play. CloserBrett Harker recorded his 15th save of the season and 29th of hiscareer, both school records. The save is his first in NCAA Regionalaction. College of Charleston’s 48 season wins is a school andSouthern Conference record. The Cougars are the sixth team in SoConhistory to record at least 500 strikeouts. With the win, College ofCharleston improves to 3-2 all-time in NCAA Regional play. TheCougars were 2-2 in their only other NCAA Regional appearance lastseason in the Baton Rouge Regional.

Oral Roberts:

Chris Campbell’s homerun in the bottom of the fourth-inning wasonly the second homerun this season given up by starting pitcherDennis Bigley. Ricky Rivera’s homerun in the top of thefifth-inning broke up Ryan Edell’s perfect game. Edell had pitched4.1 innings without allowing a baserunner. Starting pitcher DennisBigley walked 7 batters in 5.1 innings, the most walks he hasallowed all season. In the regular season, Bigley only walked 24batters in 104 innings, or 2/9 IP. Michael Holliman’s RBI triple inthe sixth-inning was his team leading third triple of the season.With the loss, Dennis Bigley’s season record falls to 11-4 overall.Bigley is now 1-2 for his career in NCAA Regional play. With theloss, Oral Roberts falls to 20-33 all-time in NCAA Regional play.

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