Oklahoma State 8, Western Illinois 0

Wednesday, March 14th 2007, 1:14 pm
By: News On 6

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) _ Four Oklahoma State pitchers combine on a two-hit shutout and Corey Brown and Tyler Mach each homer as Oklahoma State beats Western Illinois 8-0.

Brown hit his team-leading seventh home run in the first inning, a two-run shot off Travis Tolsma for OSU, which moves to 14-4.

Mach capped the Cowboys' scoring with a three-run home run in the sixth inning, after he contributed an RBI single in the fourth.

OSU starter Joe Kent is now 3-0 after he allowed two hits and two walks while striking out six in six innings.

Robbie Weinhardt, Josh Fritsche and Justin Friend each pitched one inning to complete the shutout of Western Illinois, which falls to 9-9.

It was OSU's second shutout of the baseball season.