Louisville knocked 17 hits and 11 runs off three Florida pitchers to take
an 11-7 victory in the first game of a two-game series Tuesday at McKethan
Stadium. Louisville improved to 3-11, while Florida dropped to 10-9 on the
Craig Mosher (0-2) took the loss for Florida, allowing five runs on four
hits with two strikeouts. Cardinal reliever Brad Mattingly (2-3) got the
win for Louisville with 5.2 innings out of the bullpen.
Third baseman Scott Kohler led Louisville with four hits on the night with
two runs scored. Designated hitter Bill Gatti, Jr. added his first home
run of the season as every Louisville starter had at least one hit on the
Florida led 2-0 on single runs in the first and second innings, leaving
the bases loaded each inning. For the game, Florida left 13 runners on
base with at least one runner stranded in seven of the nine innings. UF
added two runs in the third to take a 4-2 lead before Louisville scored
six in the fourth with the aid of three unearned runs resulting from a
Florida failed to get on track offensively, failing to take advantage of
13 walks by three Louisville pitchers.