April 27, 2003
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - UC Davis pounded out 17 hits against Cal State L.A. pitching on Sunday afternoon and Michael Potter pitched eight strong innings, as the No.25 Aggies beat the Golden Eagles, 13-1, in the finale of their California Collegiate Athletic Association baseball series at Reeder Field.
UC Davis improved to 28-19 overall and 22-13 in the CCAA, while Cal State L.A. fell to 22-26 overall and 18-18 in conference action. The teams split their four games this weekend.
Potter scattered eight hits over eight innings of pitching , striking out one and walking just one. He improved his record to 7-3 with the win. Cameron Gianetti gave up four runs and nine hits in four innings of work, suffering the loss for the Golden Eagles.
Matt Kamigawachi's infield single brought home Robby Tulk with the Aggies' first run in the first inning, while Andrew Reisinger singled in Ryan Coultas with another. Kamigawachi's two-run homer in the fourth and David Butterworth's three-run homer to center in the fifth, helped put UC Davis on top, 7-1. A five-run eighth inning, highlighted by two-run hits from Lukas Kirby and Mark Wells, gave the Aggies a 12-1 lead.
Butterworth finished the game with three hits and four RBIs, while Tulk, Kamigawachi, Josh Behrens and Wells each had two hits. Corey Nolte and Scott Moore had two hits each for Cal State L.A.
UC Davis scored 26 runs over the final two games of the weekend series.
UC Davis concludes the regular season with a four-game CCAA series beginning Friday at Dobbins Stadium against Cal Poly Pomona. Before that, however, the Aggies will travel to face UC Berkeley for a 3 p.m. non-conference game on Tuesday.
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