December 19, 2014
HOUSTON (AP) - Diego Seastrunk hit a three-run homer and Rick Hague drove in three runs to help Rice defeat Kansas State 13-4 on Monday night and advance to the super regionals.
Michael Fuda and Jimmy Comerota each had four of the 20 hits for the Owls (43-16), who will face LSU in the best-of-three super regionals next weekend.
Rice used a six-run fourth inning to take an 8-2 lead. Freshman Matthew Reckling (2-2) allowed two runs and three hits in four innings of relief.
Sophomore Thomas Rooke (5-2) gave up four hits and four runs in the first career start for Kansas State (43-18-1). Justin Bloxom and Jason King each had two RBIs for the Wildcats.