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March 4, 2014 > Pioneers snap losing streak, win two of three

Pioneers snap losing streak, win two of three

Submitted By Steve Connolly

CSUEB 6, HPU 4
February 27, 2014

Senior right-hander Nick Hudson tossed eight innings to lead the Cal State East Bay baseball team to a 6-4 win over visiting Hawaii Pacific. The Pioneers (7-6) snap their three-game losing streak, while handing the Sea Warriors (8-2) only their second defeat of the season.

Hudson (3-1) scattered eight hits and allowed one earned run in his eight innings of work. The Benicia native struck out four and didn't walk a batter en route to his third victory of 2014. He came out of the game with a 6-1 lead in the top of the ninth. HPU made it interesting against reliever Michael Pope in the final frame, but the junior was able to escape a jam to secure the win.

HPU out-hit the Pioneers 12 to 8 for the game, although the Sea Warriors issued three walks and the Pioneers didn't walk anyone. Alexander finished 2-for-3 with a base on balls and three RBI. Stephney and Starnes each reached base twice on a hit and a walk. Kochan scored a pair of runs out the leadoff spot.


HPU 6, CSUEB 1 (10 innings)
CSUEB 1, HPU 0
March 1, 2014

Senior pitcher Ben O'Bryan tossed a complete game shutout as the Cal State East Bay baseball team split its doubleheader with visiting Hawaii Pacific on Saturday. The Pioneers (8-7) dropped the first game in 10 innings, 6-1. They also managed only one run against the Sea Warriors (9-3) in the second game, but O'Bryan made it stand up in the 1-0 victory. East Bay won two of out three games in the non-conference series after Friday's contest was rained out.

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