Illinois vs Alabama Crimson Tide (Feb 28, 1997) Box score (NCAA)
                       1997 Alabama Crimson Tide Baseball
                        Illinois at Alabama Crimson Tide
              Feb 28, 1997 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Sewell-Thomas)

Illinois 2 (1-4)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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T. McClure 2b............  4  1  1  0   0  1  0  2   0
Du. Rhodes cf............  4  0  0  0   0  2  3  1   2
Marquie 3b...............  4  1  2  2   0  1  2  1   0
Nieckula c...............  3  0  0  0   0  2  8  0   1
O'Neill lf...............  3  0  1  0   1  2  1  0   0
Targarrat dh.............  4  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   1
Da. Rhodes rf............  3  0  0  0   1  0  2  0   0
Rudden 1b................  3  0  1  0   0  1  5  3   0
Sprengard ss.............  3  0  1  0   0  0  0  1   1
Weber p..................  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  2   0
 Burlage p...............  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
 Funk p..................  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Totals................... 31  2  6  2   2 10 24 10   5

Alabama Crimson Tide 9 (10-0)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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David Tidwell cf.........  5  0  0  1   0  2  0  0   0
Roberto Vaz lf/p.........  5  0  1  0   0  1  2  0   2
G.W. Keller 2b...........  4  1  2  1   0  0  3  2   0
Matt Frick c.............  4  0  0  0   0  4 10  1   0
Dustan Mohr rf/lf........  3  2  2  1   0  1  1  0   0
Joe Caruso ss............  3  3  1  0   1  0  0  3   1
Brandon Watson dh........  2  1  0  0   1  0  0  0   0
 Mark Peer rf............  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Andy Phillips 3b.........  3  2  3  2   1  0  0  3   0
Robbie Tucker 1b.........  4  0  1  3   0  0  9  2   2
Heath Henderson p........  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  3   0
Totals................... 34  9 10  8   3  8 27 14   5

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Illinois............ 200 000 000 -  2  6  2
Alabama Crimson Tide 040 001 13X -  9 10  0
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E - Marquie; Sprengard. DP - Alabama 1. LOB - Illinois 5; Alabama 5. 2B - T.
McClure; Phillips; Tucker. HR - Marquie; Keller; Mohr. HBP - Nieckula; Mohr.
SB - Da. Rhodes; Tucker. CS - Nieckula.

Illinois               IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Weber...............  7.0  7  6  3  3  7 28 31
Burlage.............  0.1  3  3  3  0  0  4  5
Funk................  0.2  0  0  0  0  1  2  2

Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Heath Henderson.....  7.2  6  2  2  2  8 27 30
Roberto Vaz.........  1.1  0  0  0  0  2  4  4

Win - Henderson (3-0).  Loss - Weber (0-1).  Save - None.
WP - Burlage. HBP - by Henderson (Nieckula); by Burlage (Mohr). PB - Nieckula.
Umpires - HP: Hal Rozzelle  1B: Larry Gray  3B: Greg Kosloff
Start: 8:02   Time: 2:48   Attendance: 1544
Game notes:
Alabama sets school record with its 10th win in the month of February...The
old record was 9 wins last season (9-3)...TUCKER ties career high 3 RBI
Henderson career high 7 2/3 IP...UA 3rd straight errorless game...BAMA only
five errors in last six games after 10 errors in 1st four games
Game: BAMA10

Play-by-Play
                       1997 Alabama Crimson Tide Baseball
                Illinois at Alabama Crimson Tide - Play-by-Play
              Feb 28, 1997 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Sewell-Thomas)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Illinois............ 200 000 000 -  2  6  2
Alabama Crimson Tide 040 001 13X -  9 10  0
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Illinois starters: 10/2b T. McClure; 11/cf Du. Rhodes; 20/3b Marquie; 26/c Nieckula;
3/lf O'Neill; 7/dh Targarrat; 30/rf Da. Rhodes; 18/1b Rudden; 8/ss Sprengard; 9/p
Weber;
Alabama Crimson Tide starters: 26/cf Tidwell; 28/lf Vaz; 9/2b Keller; 16/c Frick;
32/rf Mohr; 5/ss Caruso; 33/dh Watson; 2/3b Phillips; 35/1b Tucker; 10/p Henderson;

Illinois 1st - T. McClure doubled down the lf line. Du. Rhodes struck out
looking. Marquie homered to left field, 2 RBI; T. McClure scored. Nieckula hit by
pitch. O'Neill struck out looking. Nieckula out at second c to 2b, caught stealing.
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 1st - Tidwell struck out looking. Vaz singled to right
field. Keller flied out to cf. Vaz out at first p to 1b, picked off. 0 runs, 1
hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Illinois 2nd - Targarrat struck out swinging. Da. Rhodes walked. Da. Rhodes
stole second. Rudden struck out swinging. Sprengard grounded out to 3b. 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 2nd - Frick struck out looking. Mohr homered to left
center, RBI. Caruso walked. Caruso advanced to second on a passed ball. Watson
walked. Phillips walked; Watson advanced to second; Caruso advanced to third. Tucker
reached on a fielder's choice, RBI, advanced to second; Phillips advanced to second
on a fielding error by ss, advanced to third; Watson scored, unearned; Caruso
scored. Tidwell grounded out to 2b, RBI; Tucker advanced to third; Phillips scored,
unearned. Vaz flied out to lf. 4 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Illinois 3rd - T. McClure struck out looking. Du. Rhodes grounded out to p.
Marquie struck out looking. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 3rd - Keller singled to left field. Frick struck out
looking. Mohr struck out looking. Caruso flied out to rf. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois 4th - Nieckula struck out swinging. O'Neill walked. Targarrat
grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b; O'Neill out on the play. 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 4th - Watson flied out to cf. Phillips doubled to center
field, out at third cf to ss to 3b. Tucker grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Illinois 5th - Da. Rhodes grounded out to p. Rudden singled to left field.
Sprengard singled to left field; Rudden advanced to second. T. McClure flied out to
lf. Du. Rhodes reached on a fielder's choice; Sprengard out at second 2b unassisted.
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 5th - Tidwell grounded out to 3b. Vaz grounded out to p.
Keller out at first 1b to p. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Illinois 6th - Marquie grounded out to 3b. Nieckula popped up to rf. O'Neill
singled to right field. Targarrat grounded out to 3b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 6th - Frick struck out swinging. Mohr singled to right
center. Caruso reached on a fielding error by 3b; Mohr advanced to second. Watson
reached on a fielder's choice; Caruso advanced to second; Mohr out at third 3b
unassisted. Phillips singled to right field, RBI, advanced to second; Watson
advanced to third; Caruso scored, unearned. Tucker flied out to cf. 1 run, 2
hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Illinois 7th - Da. Rhodes grounded out to p. Rudden grounded out to ss.
Sprengard out at first 1b to p. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 7th - Tidwell flied out to rf. Vaz struck out looking.
Keller homered to left field, RBI. Frick struck out swinging. 1 run, 1 hit, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Illinois 8th - T. McClure out at first 2b to p. Du. Rhodes struck out
swinging. Marquie singled to center field. Vaz to p. Mohr to lf. Peer to rf for
Watson. /  for Henderson. Nieckula struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors,
1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 8th - Burlage to p for Weber. Mohr hit by pitch. Caruso
singled to right field; Mohr advanced to second. Peer out at first 1b to p; Caruso
advanced to second; Mohr advanced to third. Phillips singled to right field, RBI;
Caruso advanced to third; Mohr scored. Phillips advanced to second on a wild pitch.
Tucker doubled down the rf line, 2 RBI; Phillips scored; Caruso scored. Funk to p
for Burlage. Tidwell struck out swinging. Tucker stole third. Vaz out at first 1b to
p. 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois 9th - O'Neill struck out looking. Targarrat out at first 1b to p.
Da. Rhodes grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
     
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