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.
|Cleveland - T. Bauer||12:08 PM|
|Detroit - A. Simon|
|Chicago Cubs - J. Arrieta||12:10 PM|
|Cincinnati - A. DeSclafani|
|Houston - S. Feldman||3:05 PM|
|Oakland - K. Graveman|
|NY Mets - M. Harvey||3:05 PM|
|NY Yankees - C. Sabathia|
|Washington - S. Strasburg||3:10 PM|
|Miami - T. Koehler|
|Toronto - D. Norris||5:10 PM|
|Tampa Bay - E. Ramirez|
|Atlanta - S. Miller||6:05 PM|
|Philadelphia - D. Buchanan|
|Boston - J. Masterson||6:05 PM|
|Baltimore - W. Chen|
|St. Louis - A. Wainwright||6:10 PM|
|Milwaukee - W. Peralta|
|Pittsburgh - A. Burnett||7:10 PM|
|Arizona - R. De La Rosa|
|San Francisco - T. Hudson||7:10 PM|
|Colorado - J. De La Rosa|
|Los Angeles - B. McCarthy||7:40 PM|
|San Diego - I. Kennedy|
|Texas - C. Lewis||8:05 PM|
|LA Angels - C. Wilson|
|Minnesota - T. May||8:10 PM|
|Seattle - J. Paxton|
|Golden State||7:00 PM|
|Real Salt Lake||6:30 PM|
|Sporting Kansas City||7:30 PM|