Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Cincinnati tops Marshall 12-10

CINCINNATI, Ohio---Tony Campana had a career-high four RBI and Cincinnati held off a late Marshall charge, leading the Bearcats to a 12-10 win over the Thundering Herd on Monday night at Marge Schott Stadium. With the win, the Bearcats improve to 18-14, while Marshall falls to 14-17. The Herd has now dropped 12 consecutive games, its longest losing streak since 1999. Cincinnati has won five of its last seven games.

Campana was the leader of a Bearcat offensive attack that totaled 12 hits with two hits and his 40th stolen base of the year. Josh Harrison and Jamel Scott each added two to the cause. John Baird carried the bulk of the load on the mound, grabbing his first career victory with a career-best 6.1 innings of work.

Herd starter Ryan Kiel took the loss for the Herd, which drops his record to 3-3. Chapman and Vincent had three hits apiece to lead Marshall. Cassamassima and Lape also added two hits for the Thundering Herd.

Marshall returns home to play Morehead State Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. at University Heights. Cincinnati is back in action on Wednesday, hosting crosstown rival Xavier at 6:30 p.m.

Marshall recap
Cincinnati recap

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