Saturday, February 14, 2015

ASU Season Opener Ends In Victory After Walkoff Home Run

Mike Stockman
Staff Correspondent
Copyright @2015 Phoenix Area Sports
Sun Devil's pitching struck out Cowboys 13 times.
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (February 13, 2015)  Baseball is back! Tonight's season opener in a new location could not have been more thrilling. The Arizona State University Sun Devils defeat the Oklahoma State University Cowboys by a score of 4 - 3 with a 10th inning walkoff home run by Phoenix, Ariz. native Colby Woodmansee in front of 4,253 fans at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on Friday evening, February 13.

This is not the first time the Sun Devils have used Phoenix Municipal Stadium as their home stadium. From 1964 to 1974, the Sun Devils had a 111-26 record in this stadium.
The first college player to hit a home run in this park was former Sun Devil and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, Reggie Jackson. 
Woodmansee finished the night with two hits and two RBIs. His 10th inning walkoff home run cleared the fence in left field just left of Reggie Jackson's honor sign.
Cowboys rally back in the 5th Inning.
The Sun Devils and Cowboys have met 24 times. The Sun Devils lead the series, 14 - 10.
Before this game, the Cowboys started the season ranked 5th in the country. The Sun Devils were ranked 18th.
The Sun Devils host the Cowboys two more times at Phoenix Muni this weekend. The next game is Saturday at 1 p.m and then Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

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