#14 Arkansas Cruises Past Baseball, 15-4|
March 5, 2005
Fayetteville, Ark. - Arkansas, led by three RBI and three runs scored from first baseman Danny Hamblin, scored a run in every inning but one, as the #14 Razorbacks rolled to the 15-4 non-conference victory over the University of Illinois at Chicago baseball squad in front of 6,843 fans at Baum Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Hamblin went 2-for-3 on the afternoon, with a bases-loaded double in the first inning. Arkansas also received home runs from both left fielder Chris Hollensworth (2-run) and Scott Bridges (solo) in the victory.
With the victory, Arkansas improves to 11-1 on the campaign, while the Flames remain winless at 0-7.
Arkansas starter Charley Boyce (2-1) picked up the victory for the Razorbacks, allowing just one hit in seven innings of work, while surrendering four unearned runs. Boyce and reliever Devin Collis combined for a three hitter, with Bart Babineaux, Bryan Russo and Nick Rainwater recording base-knocks for the Flames.
UIC junior Jason Foster (0-3) was tagged with the loss for the Flames, allowing nine runs, eight earned, and nine hits in four innings of work.
UIC and Arkansas will wrap up the three-game series on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. (CST).