March 28, 1999
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Tulane (21-7, 4-2 C-USA) tied school and Conference USA records with eight home runs on its way to a 20-2 victory over Cincinnati (8-11, 1-5 C-USA) at Turchin Stadium on Sunday.
Chad Sutter collected a game-high six RBI in the first inning alone, as he hit two out of the park, building on his career home run record. Sutter now has 62. Brandon Belanger and Jake Burnham also hit home runs in the first, contributing to a 10-0 Tulane lead, going into the second.
Tulane starter Raul Echeverz (LHP) gave up one hit in five innings of work. Cincinnati left fielder Matt Singer knocked a RBI single in the third relsulting in the only earned run given up by Echeverz. Along the way to improving his record to 3-2, Echeverz struck out four Bearcats.
For the game Sutter went 3-for-4 with a season-high six RBI, two home runs, and three runs scored. Jurries totalled five RBI, two home runs and scored four runs, going a perfect 3-for-3. Jason Sparks, who was the third Wave to hit multiple homers in the game, went 2-for-4 with three RBI.
As a team, Tulane had a season-high 19 RBI and 20 hits. The eight homers tied a Tulanel record as well as a Conference USA record for home runs in a single game.
The Green Wave returns to action on Tuesday, when they play host Southwestern Louisiana at 6:30 p.m.