Wichita State Shockers

UCF wins Sunday, takes series against Wichita State

The third out of an inning proved to be difficult for Wichita State on Sunday in Orlando, Fla.

Central Florida scored five runs with two outs to defeat the Shockers 8-4 and take the series two games to one.

WSU (28-14, 5-10) has lost four of five series in the American Athletic Conference.

Trailing 3-0, the Shockers scored in the fourth when Trey Vickers singled in Dayton Dugas. Alec Bohm’s sacrifice fly scored Travis Young in the fifth to cut the lead to 3-2.

However, UCF (29-15, 9-9) added two in the bottom of the fifth when WSU made two errors (Bohm and Ritter). UCF added two in the eighth, thanks to a two-out double and single.

Ritter extended his hitting streak to 17 games with a fifth-inning single. He’s batting .316 during the streak (25 of 79).

Notes: WSU was 1 for 9 batting with runners in scoring position. . . . Gunnar Troutwine raised his on-base average 17 points to .391 by walking three times and being hit by a pitch. . . . WSU has 42 homers in 42 games. . . . The Shocks have lost five of their last seven games. . . . They are 9-10 in road games. . . .WSU will play at Kansas State on Wednesday.

Wichita St.

ab

r

h

bi

Cent. Fla.

ab

r

h

bi

Ritter lf-2b

3

0

1

2

Beaver c

5

0

1

0

Jenista 1b

4

0

0

0

Alejo cf

3

3

3

0

Bohm 3b

4

0

0

1

Thomas 1b

3

1

1

3

Trtwn c

0

0

0

0

Osik lf

4

0

2

0

Dugas rf

3

1

0

0

Mika 2b

3

2

2

1

Croft dh

1

0

0

0

Wood rf

4

0

0

0

Gibson dh

2

0

0

0

Brnrd dh

4

0

0

0

Vickers ss

3

1

1

1

Hrnndz ss

4

1

1

0

Boyer 2b

2

0

0

0

Webb 3b

3

1

1

0

Jackson lf

1

1

1

0











Young cf

3

1

0

0











Totals

26

4

3

4

Totals

33

8

11

4

Wichita St.

000

110

101

4 3 3

C. Florida

012

020

12x

8 11 0

E: Ritter 2 (6), Bohm (10). DP: WSU. LOB: WSU 8, UCF 5. 2B: Alego 2 (12), Hernandez (4). HR: Mika (4), Thomas (12). S: Croft (1). SF: Bohm (2), Ritter (4), Thomas (7). SB: Dugas (5). Mika (24), Alego (21), Webb (8). CS: Wood (2).

Wichita State

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Eddy L,6-3

3

5

3

3

2

2

Killgore

2/3

2

2

1

1

4

McGinness

21/3

2

1

1

0

2

Sanburn

2/3

2

2

0

0

1

Segal

1/3

0

0

0

0

1

Central Florida

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Sheridan

42/3

2

2

2

5

5

Westberg W,2-1

12/3

1

1

1

0

2

Ward

12/3

0

0

0

1

0

Tucker

1

0

1

1

3

0

WP: Killgore 2 (5), Segal (2), Ward (1). HBP: Troutwine (by Westberg). Balk: Killgore (1). T: 3:15. A: 804.

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