Texas Wins Record-Setting 25-Inning Game

September 29, 2009

Excerpted from the CB360updates Twitter feed…

TEXAS SURVIVES 25-INN. SAGA – #1 TX (now 2-0) 3-20-3, #3 Boston Coll. 2-8-0..Travis Tucker 1-for-11 before 1B thru rt-side scored ConnorRowe

MORE MARATHON NOTES – Austin Dicharry gets win (5.2IP-H-BB-4K), TX closer Austin Wood 12.1 innings of no-hit mid-relief (13IP-2H-4BB-14K)17 minutes ago from web

MORE CRAZY NUMBERS – 28 pos.-players used and 10 pitchers (only 3 by TX); TX no runs from 2nd-24th (BC none from 7th-25th); 35 LOB (TX 23)

RECORD-SETTING – Longest game in NCAA history (25 inn.; game lasted roughly 7 hours)…46 zeroes (scoreless half-innings) on “scoreboard”

GO-AHEAD SEQUENCE (t-25): Rowe 1B/David Hernandez sac bunt/wild pitch/Tucker RBI 1B thru right side (took 2 strikes, then full-count)10 minutes ago from web

ON & ON … BC’s closer Mike Belfiore stellar “mid-relief” (9.2IP-3H-0BB-11K); TX: 3-hole Mich. Torres 1-for-12, cleanup Cam. Rupp 2-11 (6K)13 minutes ago from web

HISTORICAL- Previous NCAA record: 25-inn. game (1971; La-Laf vs. McNeese); longest MLB gm: 26-inn. (Br. Dodgers 1, Boston Braves 1, in 1920)

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