Baseball: South Carolina 2 Vanderbilt 0

Steven Bondurant defeated Jeremy Sowers 2-0 Friday night in a battle of ace left-handed pitchers and South Carolina won the first of a three game Southeastern Conference baseball series. The Gamecocks improved to 17-9 overall and 2-5 in the conference. Vanderbilt dropped to 13-11, 2-5. The second game is scheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday at Sarge Frye Field in Columbia, S.C.

                        Vanderbilt at #17 South Carolina
               Mar 28, 2003 at Columbia, S.C. (Sarge Frye Field)

Vanderbilt 0 (13-11,2-5)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Ryan Klosterman ss.......  4  0  0  0   0  1  3  1   0
Ryan Godfrey rf..........  3  0  0  0   0  2  1  0   0
 Worth Scott rf..........  1  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Cesar Nicolas 1b.........  4  0  1  0   0  0  7  2   0
John Kaye lf.............  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Robert Ransom lf........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Gil Kim pr..............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Warner Jones cf..........  4  0  3  0   0  0  3  0   1
Tony Mansolino 3b........  3  0  1  0   0  1  0  2   2
Mickey Kropf dh..........  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   2
Jonathan Douillard c.....  2  0  0  0   0  1  6  2   0
 Matt McGraner ph/c......  1  0  0  0   0  1  1  0   0
Zach Simpson 2b..........  2  0  0  0   0  0  2  3   0
 Jeff Boutwell ph........  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0
 Rucker Taylor 2b........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Jeremy Sowers p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0
Totals................... 31  0  5  0   0  7 24 12   5

South Carolina 2 (17-9,2-5)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Bryan Triplett 1b........  3  0  1  0   0  0  8  0   1
Steven Tolleson rf.......  3  0  1  0   0  1  4  0   0
 Tim Seaton rf...........  1  0  0  0   0  1  1  0   0
Brian Buscher 3b.........  4  0  0  0   0  0  3  1   1
Landon Powell c..........  2  0  1  0   2  0  6  2   0
Hank Parks dh............  3  0  1  0   0  1  0  0   3
 Nick Gardiner ph........  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0
Justin Harris ss.........  4  1  1  0   0  0  1  3   0
Michael Campbell lf......  4  1  1  0   0  1  2  0   1
Kevin Melillo 2b.........  3  0  1  1   0  2  1  1   0
Jon Coutlangus cf........  3  0  2  1   0  1  1  1   2
Steven Bondurant p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
Totals................... 31  2  9  2   2  8 27  9   8

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Vanderbilt.......... 000 000 000 -  0  5  1
South Carolina...... 010 100 00X -  2  9  0
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E - Kaye(1). LOB - VU 5; S. Carolina 8. 2B - Jones(4). HBP - Ransom. SH -
Triplett, B.(2). SB - Melillo, K.(2). CS - Tolleson, S.(4); Harris, J.(3).

Vanderbilt             IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Jeremy Sowers.......  8.0  9  2  1  2  8 31 34

South Carolina         IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Steven Bondurant....  9.0  5  0  0  0  7 31 32

Win - Bondurant (3-1).  Loss - Sowers (0-4).  Save - None.
WP - Bondurant(4). HBP - by Bondurant (Ransom). PB - Douillard(3).
Umpires - HP: Jay Asher  1B: Charles McElroy  3B: Mark Chapman
Start: 7:00 pm   Time: 2.08   Attendance: 2809

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