Fresno State baseball delivers vs. UC Davis
Maybe all Fresno State's baseball team had to do to get its struggling offense on track was to look in the mirror.Certainly the Bulldogs had to see a little of themselves in Wednesday's nonconference opponent, UC Davis, which has had its own offensive issues.It was Fresno State, however, that truly got healthy, as the Bulldogs rolled up double-digit runs by the fourth inning en route to a 11-4 victory at Beiden Field. Leadoff man Pat Hutcheson set the tone for Fresno State (19-22), scoring twice and driving in three. Kenny Wise had three RBIs, and Trent Garrison and Austin Wynns two each.Hutcheson and Wise both homered.The Aggies fell to 16-24. It didn't figure to be a shootout.Fresno State entered 275th in NCAA Division I scoring at 3.93 runs per game; UC Davis 278th at 3.87.But the Aggies put up a run in the first and the game's offense flowed from there. The Bulldogs scored three in the first, four in the second, one in the third and three in the fourth. Evan Wolf (Clovis High) got the start for UC Davis and gave up five runs in 11/3 innings.
Tennis: 3 'Dogs headed to NCAAsFresno State will send three players to the NCAA individual tennis tournament.Marianne Jodoin, ranked No. 41 nationally, will play in the women's singles bracket. Remi Boutillier (No. 26) and Francis Alcantara (No. 35) qualified in singles and in doubles -- where they are No. 51.Tbe individual tournament is May 23-28 in Athens, Ga. Fresno State's No. 33 men open play in the NCAA team tournament May 12 against No. 25 University of San Diego in Los Angeles.
Golf: Spartans win titleSan Jose State, led by individual champ and conference Golfer of the Year Jay Myers, won its first WAC men's title by six strokes over New Mexico State.Myers beat New Mexico State's Justin Shin in a playoff. Myers shot a 1-under 71 in the final round for a 5-under 211 total at Rio Secco Golf Club in Henderson, Nev. Shin posted a final-round 73.Fresno State's Nate Jessup (70-74-77) tied for eighth at 221, with Brian Sunker and Jack Mulroy sharing 10th at 222.The Bulldogs were third as a team, 10 shots behind San Jose State.