Saint Louis Outlasts Baseball, 10-9, In Eleven Innings.
March 5, 2004
St. Louis, Mo. - Saint Louis rallied from an 8-2 deficit with a seven unanswered runs as the host Billikens picked up the 10-9 non-conference victory over the University of Illinois at Chicago, snapping their five-game winning streak, at Billiken Sports Center on Friday afternoon.
Billikens' centerfielder Kyle Wort led Saint Louis offensively with a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to get the rally going. Billikens first baseman Drew Eder came off the bench and knocked in a two-run shot.
With the victory, Saint Louis improves to 3-6, while the Flames fall to 5-2 on the campaign.
Senior shortstop Jordan DeVoir led the Flames, going 2-for-5 with a homer, three RBI and a run scored. Sophomore designated hitter Ted Rosinski had three base knocks for UIC, while teammates Justin Johnson and Brad Ryan each had two hits.
Junior reliever Charlie Hahn (1-1) tossed three innings of scoreless relief for the Flames before giving up the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th. Saint Louis reliever Kyle Zurliene (1-0) faced one batter on the afternoon, and picked up the victory for the Billikens.
Both teams will be back in action on Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.