UCF tops Temple in AAC baseball

The Temple baseball team competed for the last time at Skip Wilson Field. (Charles Fox/Staff Photographer)
The Temple baseball team competed for the last time at Skip Wilson Field. (Charles Fox/Staff Photographer)
Posted: May 24, 2014

Temple dropped its second game in the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament to No. 2 seed Central Florida, 6-2, on Thursday in Clearwater, Fla.

The loss left the Owls 0-2 in pool play. The Knights (36-22 overall) are 2-0.

Temple (15-31) got on the board in the seventh inning when Jimmy Kerrigan tripled to left-center field. Daniel Dragos knocked in Kerrigan on a grounder and later drove in Andrew Nist with a sacrifice fly.

The Owls will end pool play against Connecticut at 11 a.m. Saturday with Ryan Kuehn on the mound.

George Mason 5, St. Joseph's 4 - The Hawks (34-15) will play Richmond in an elimination game at 9:30 p.m. Saturday after losing a heartbreaker to the Patriots (32-20) in the Atlantic 10 tournament in St. Louis. Taylor Boyd was 3 for 3.

Ford finishes 2d

Haverford's Christopher Stadler was second in the 10,000-meter run in the NCAA Division III track and field championships at Ohio Wesleyan.

Widener's Tyler Williams, second in the hammer throw, earned his second all-American honor.

In the women's competition, Rowan senior Jamie Thompson finished eighth in the long jump (18 feet, 21/2 inches) for all-American honors.

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