The University of St. Thomas scored five runs in the first inning and five more in the sixth to defeat Linfield College of Oregon 10-0 in the first round of the NCAA Division III baseball tournament Friday morning.
Eric Veglahn pitched a two-hitter and struck out 12 while walking only one for the Tommies, who will play at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Appleton, Wis.
Four players led the St. Thomas offense with two hits each, and Linfield pitchers also walked eight St. Thomas batters.
In softball, St. Thomas grabbed an 8-0 lead after two innings and went on to defeat University of Rochester 9-1 in the losers' brackets in Tyler, Texas. The Tommies had lost their opening game 1-0 on Thursday to Salisbury University.
Brenna Walek hit a home run and had four RBI for St. Thomas, which will play at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Opponents for both of those games had yet to be determined as of early Friday afternoon.
|St. Louis - J. Kelly||3:05 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - T. Wood|
|Toronto - M. Buehrle||6:05 PM|
|NY Yankees - H. Kuroda|
|Arizona - W. Miley||6:05 PM|
|Philadelphia - K. Kendrick|
|Washington - T. Roark||6:10 PM|
|Cincinnati - A. Simon|
|Boston - J. Lester||6:10 PM|
|Tampa Bay - D. Price|
|San Diego - J. Hahn||6:35 PM|
|Atlanta - A. Wood|
|Oakland - J. Hammel||7:05 PM|
|Texas - J. Williams|
|NY Mets - Z. Wheeler||7:10 PM|
|Milwaukee - Y. Gallardo|
|Miami - B. Hand||7:10 PM|
|Houston - D. Keuchel|
|Chicago WSox - J. Danks||7:10 PM|
|Minnesota - K. Correia|
|Cleveland - J. Tomlin||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - Y. Ventura|
|Pittsburgh - C. Morton||7:40 PM|
|Colorado - B. Anderson|
|Detroit - D. Smyly||9:05 PM|
|LA Angels - T. Skaggs|
|Baltimore - K. Gausman||9:10 PM|
|Seattle - F. Hernandez|
|Los Angeles - Z. Greinke||9:15 PM|
|San Francisco - T. Lincecum|
|Chivas USA||8:30 PM|
|Ottawa||7/26/14 6:00 PM|
|Toronto||7/26/14 9:00 PM|
|Winnipeg||7/31/14 6:00 PM|
|Toronto||8/1/14 6:00 PM|
|Brt Columbia||8/1/14 9:00 PM|
|Saskatchewan||8/2/14 6:00 PM|
|San Antonio||7:00 PM|