PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State scored 14 runs on 18 hits en route to a 14-0 victory over the Brown baseball team in the second of a four-game set on Saturday afternoon at Bailey-Brayton Field.
The Bears drop to 1-8 on the season, while the Cougars improve to 13-8 overall.
Brown starter sophomore Dave St. Lawrence (Thompson, Conn.) took the loss allowing 11 runs in five innings of work before freshman Trent Yee (Alameda, Calif.) added three innings of relief. Washington State starter Tanner Chleborad threw seven innings of scoreless ball to pick up the win.
Washington State wasted no time in getting on the scoreboard as the home side notched three runs on a trio of hits in the opening frame. Yale Rosen started it off with an RBI double to center and Adam Nelubowich drove in a pair of runs one batter later for the early 3-0 lead.
The Cougars kept it going over the next two frames with six more runs on eight hits, highlighted by Jason Monda's two-run homer over the right field fence. Trace Tam Sing also drove in a pair of runs in the second inning as the home team moved out in front, 9-0.
After a scoreless fourth, the Cougars tacked on two more runs in the fifth and added three runs behind four hits in the bottom of the eighth frame to take the victory.
The Bears continue the four-game series on Sunday, March 24 when they take on the Cougars at 3 p.m. ET.