March 1, 2002

Baseball Drops First Game of Eight-Game Road Trip

March 1, 2002

Box Score

RENO, Nev. - The Santa Clara University baseball team suffered a 10-4 loss at the hands of the University of Nevada to begin a season-long eight game road trip Friday afternoon at Peccole Park.

The Broncos (6-9) gave up five runs through the first six innings before even getting on the board with two runs in the top of the seventh inning. Starting pitcher Chad Fillinger took the loss in the game after giving up six runs on 11 hits in six full innings of work.

The Wolf Pack (6-7) got a stellar pitching performance from Darrell Rasner who allowed only two runs on four hits in eight innings on the mound. Rasner 25th career win moves him to the top of the all-time career wins list at Nevada.

Chris Dickerson, Josh Laidlaw and Matt Maguire led the offensive outburst for Nevada, as the trio combined to go 10-for-15 on the day with a double, triple, six runs batted in and three runs scored.

Santa Clara's six hits came from six different batters including Ryan Chiarelli who went 1-for-2 with two RBI and David Mandley who went 1-for-1 with an RBI in a pinch-hitting role.

The Broncos and Wolf Pack will continue their three-game series Saturday afternoon at Peccole Park. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.