Junior Trevor Coleman
April 17, 2009
MANHATTAN, Kan. - - Trailing 2-0 in the top of the ninth inning, Missouri scored four runs on back-to-back home runs and defeated No. 21 Kansas State, 4-3, and give MU Head Coach Tim Jamieson his 500th career victory.
Junior Aaron Senne led of the ninth inning with a double and junior Greg Folgia reached on an infield single. Junior Trevor Coleman then hit his team-leading sixth home run of the year over the wall in left field to give MU a 3-2 win. Senior Kyle Mach followed by hitting his second home run of the season to give MU a two-run lead.
Kansas State attempted a rally in the bottom of the ninth, getting four-straight singles and scoring one run, but junior Kyle Gibson was able to close out the win and pick up his fifth complete game of the season.
"I can't tell you how proud I am," Head Coach Tim Jamieson said. "It was tough going there for most of the game against one of the best pitchers in the conference, but we battled and hung in there. We got some great at-bats and Kyle had just enough there at the end."
All 500 of Jamieson's wins have come at Missouri as he is now 500-346-2 in 16 years as the Tigers' skipper.
Gibson improved to 6-3 on the year and has recorded a complete game in five of his six starts in Big 12 play. He struck out nine and did not walk a batter in the game.
KSU (28-10, 7-6 Big 12) scored its first run in the third inning as Dane Yelovich doubled and scored on a single by Carter Jurica. Jurica had three of KSU's seven hits in the game, finishing 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. The Wildcats made it a 2-0 advantage by plating a run in the sixth on an RBI double from Jason King.
Kansas State starter, A.J. Morris struck out five in eight innings pitched, allowing two runs on six hits, taking a no decision. He had won each of his first nine starts of the season.
Game two of the series in Manhattan will get underway at 2 p.m. on Saturday.
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