The Devils scored 20 runs on 25 hits, with 9 doubles, and a HR by Danny Machaj, but only came away with 1 win in the 3 game set vs GCU. ASU’s 7 pitchers had 18 strikeouts, but the hot bats of NCBA #3 ranked Lopes managed 39 runs on 48 hits, and 7 HR’s by 6 different players over the 3 game series.

ASU only managed 4 hits in Game 1 off the bats of Xavier Gonzales, Jackson Dow, a double by Noah Osborn, and a 3 run HR by Danny Machaj. Starting pitcher Riley Barrett picks up his first loss of the season.

In game 2 GCU took the lead in the 2nd inning and never looked back. The Sun Devils were led offensively by Max Muehlhausen and Josh Sarabia each going 2/4. Riley Barrett hit a double and Josh Sarabia added 2 doubles. Starting Pitcher Joel Collier picked up his 1st loss of the season.

The win came in a tough battle of game 3. ASU walked it off with a bases loaded, 2 run double by Brayden Palluck. Jonny Fenwick had the hot bat going 4/5 with 1 run, 1 RBI and a double. Noah Osborn was 2/2 with an RBI, a double and 2 walks. Dalton Cuneo was 2/2 with a run scored and a walk. Riley Barrett also contributed with a double. Relief pitcher Taylor Cipriano picks up his 1st win of the season.