San Jose, Calif. – The University of Nevada (25-28, 10-12 WAC) baseball team continued to struggle offensively scoring just one run in a 5-1 loss at San Jose State in the second game of Saturday’s Western Athletic Conference doubleheader at Municipal Stadium in San Jose, Calif. this afternoon.
The Spartans swept the doubleheader and have won the first three games of the series. SJSU improved to 38-18 and 14-7 in WAC play while the Wolf Pack is now 25-28 and 10-12 in conference play.
SJSU got a two-out solo home run from shortstop Kyle Bellows in the bottom of the first inning to take an early 1-0 lead that they would not relinquish. The Spartans scored four times in the bottom of the third inning to go in front 5-0. Third baseman Corey Valine’s single plated two of the runs in the big inning.
The Pack’s lone run came on second baseman Joe Kohan’s solo home run in the top of the fifth inning which made the final score 5-1.
Nevada starter Brock Stassi (6-4) was tagged with the loss allowing five runs on five hits in three innings on the mound. SJSU starter Tyler Heil (4-1) earned the win giving up the lone run on three hits in tossing a complete game.
Three different Pack players had a hit and Kohan drove home the run with his second home run of the season.
Bellows (2-for-3,2R,2RBI) led the Spartans with two hits and along with Valine drove home two in the second game on Saturday.
The two teams will play the final game of the series on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.