Wichita State Shockers

Shocker baseball snaps three-game losing streak with win over KU

Luke Ritter and Travis Young helped provide the offense and Preston Snavely sparkled on the mound as Wichita State snapped a three-game losing streak.

The Shockers amassed 17 hits in drubbing Kansas 14-5 at Lawrence on Tuesday night.

Down 2-1, Ritter hit a two-run homer to put WSU (27-12) up to stay, 3-2.

The loss was KU’s (19-21) eighth straight.

Young hit two doubles, two singles and drove in three runs.

The Shockers scored four in the sixth on three hits and were aided by two walks. WSU sent nine batters to the plate, scoring six runs in the eighth. It got five hits and was aided by three walks.

Snavely went six innings, a career high, allowing two runs and striking out two. He walked just one, having been plagued by walks this season.

Notes: Ritter, who drove in five runs, extended his hitting streak to 14 games. During this stretch, he is hitting .313 (21 of 67). . . . In his last four games, Young is hitting .438 (7 for 16). . . .WSU has 13 come-from-behing wins this season. . . WSU leads the series 46-34 and is 20-18 in Lawrence.. . .WSU is 8-8 in road games. . . . The Shockers are 5-0 against Big 12 teams.

Wichita St.

ab

r

h

bi

Kansas

ab

r

h

bi

Jenista 1b

4

2

0

1

Karre cf

5

0

2

0

Ritter lf-2b

5

2

3

5

Cosntn 2b

4

0

0

0

Bohm 3b

5

1

1

0

Groshans c

3

0

0

0

Trutn c

5

1

2

1

Gragg c

1

0

0

0

O’Brien ph

0

0

0

0

Zunica ph

1

0

1

0

Dugas rf

2

0

0

0

Vosik dh

3

1

1

1

Gibson ph

1

0

0

0

Shinkle ph

1

0

0

0

DeBckr rf

1

0

0

0

Foyle lf

3

2

1

0

Jackson rf

2

1

1

1

Ray ph

1

0

0

0

Vickers ss

4

3

3

1

Citta rf

3

1

2

0

Croft c

5

1

2

1

Taylor 1b

3

0

2

3

Boyer 2b

3

1

1

1

Kyrc 3b

3

0

0

0

Katzfey lf

0

0

0

0

Sems ss

4

1

3

1

Young cf

5

2

4

3











Totals

42

14

17

14

Totals

35

5

12

5

Wichita St.

001

024

160

14 17 0

Kansas

011

000

030

5 12 1

E: Cosentino (6). DP: WSU 2, KU. LOB: WSU 9, KU 9. 2B: Young 2 (9), Croft (1), Vickers (5), Ritter (10), Sems 2 (6), Foyle (13), Taylor (6). HR: Ritter (5). SF: Taylor (2), Boyer (1). SB: Young (9), Jenista (9). CS: Croft (3).

Wichita State

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Snavely W,3-1

6

8

2

2

1

2

Keller

1

0

0

0

0

3

McGinness

1/3

0

1

1

0

0

Lindemann

0

2

2

2

2

0

Lungwitz

2/3

1

0

0

0

0

Segal

1

1

0

0

0

0

Kansas

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

VanCleave

3

2

1

1

1

2

Ulane L,0-2

12/3

5

2

2

0

1

Davis

11/3

3

4

4

2

2

Sotomayor

1

2

1

1

0

1

Hegarty

0

4

6

6

2

0

Douglas

2

1

0

0

2

1

WP: Sotomayor 2 (13). HBP: Cosentino (by Snavely). T: 3:33. A: 1,379.

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