Shockers Down Oklahoma State, 9-6
Courtesy:Wichita State
Release:04/06/2010
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STILLWATER, Okla. - Wichita State defeated Oklahoma State in a rain shortened game 9-6.  The game was called after a 1:02 rain delay.

The Shockers jumped on the board in the first inning.  With two outs, Preston Springer walked and Cody Lassley was hit by a pitch.  Bret Bascue doubled to left field to drive them both in for a 2-0 lead.

OSU used four singles in the third inning to tie the score at two.

WSU led off the fifth with six-straight hits.  Tyler Grimes, Springer, and Lassley all singled and Bascue, Ryan Jones and Chris O'Brien all doubled to put the Shocks in front 7-2.

A two-run home run by Springer in the sixth increased the lead to 9-2, but OSU had a big seventh inning.  Mark Ginther homered to left field to cut the lead to 9-4 and then a two-run single after a Shocker error pulled the Cowboys to within 9-6.

With runners at first and third and no outs in the top of the eighth inning, the game was halted due to a severe storm and eventually called.

The Shockers are next in action on Wed., April 7 against Rogers State at Eck Stadium.  First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m.

-Wichita State-

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