March 25, 2012
It was the final match-up between the two teams as conference opponents. UConn took over the lead in the all-time series, now holding a 25-23 edge over WVU. The win also marked the 299th career victory for head coach Jim Penders.
The first run of the game was scored by UConn in the first inning without the benefit of a hit. Redshirt-junior center fielder Billy Ferriter (
The Huskies regained the lead in the fourth inning when freshman left fielder Eric Yavarone (
The next big hit for UConn came in the sixth when Fuller hit his second double of the game and team-leading 10th of the season to bring across the final two runs of the game.
Junior right Dan Dierdorff took the loss for the Mountaineers, falling to 3-2 on the season. He pitched 5.2 innings and gave up all eight runs on 10 hits, two walks and struck out three.
Ferriter, Fuller, junior second baseman LJ Mazzilli (
The Huskies return to J.O. Christian Field for the first of five home games this week with a 3:00 pm contest against intrastate rival