Virginia Baseball Records 5-0 Shutout Victory Over Maryland
April 5, 2002
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Virginia baseball team road the arm ofstarting pitcher Jeff Kamrath and added some timely hitting as the Cavaliersposted a 5-0 victory over the Maryland Terrapins this evening at ShipleyField. Kamrath pitched a complete game shutout, Dan Street finished 3-for-4at the plate with three RBI and David Stone scored three runs after reachingbase five times to highlight UVa’s victory.
Virginia jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning whenStone led the game off with a walk and scored a run two batters later whenD. Street connected with a RBI-single through the left side. The Cavaliersheld on to their one-run lead all the way until the top of the eighth inningbefore Stone scored another run on a RBI-single by Mark Reynolds to give UVaa 2-0 advantage.
Virginia broke the game wide open in the top of the ninth inning and took acommanding 5-0 lead when D. Street hit a bases loaded singled up the middle(coupled with a Terrapin error) to score three runs, driving in Chris Sweet,Stone and Matt Street.
UVa’s Kamrath (5-2) went the distance (nine innings) on the mound to pick upthe win and allowed zero runs on just four hits while striking out fivebatters. The Terrapins’ Chris Clem (1-2) went six solid innings andsurrendered one run on five hits to go along with a game-high sevenstrikeouts.
With the victory, Virginia’s record improves to 17-14 overall, 6-4 in theACC. The loss drops Maryland’s record to 19-10 overall, 0-7 in theconference.
The Cavaliers and Terrapins will return to action on Saturday. April 6thwhen Virginia and Maryland play the second contest in the three-game weekendseries. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. and will be played atShipley Field.