Gophers Cruise Past Canisius in NCAA Tournament Opener

Gophers Cruise Past Canisius in NCAA Tournament Opener

June 01, 2018 10:19 PM

Reggie Meyer allowed just one run in eight innings and top-seeded Minnesota cruised past Canisius 10-1 on Friday night to open its NCAA Tournament play.
    
Terrin Vavra had three hits and three RBI for the Golden Gophers (42-13), who will host UCLA on Saturday. The Bruins rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the bottom of the ninth to stun Gonzaga 6-5 in their opener.
    
Minnesota scored five times in the second inning to build a cushion against the Golden Griffins (35-21) and added runs in next three innings in a dominant performance for the Big Ten's best team.
    
Christ Conley had an RBI for Canisius (35-21), which faces Gonzaga in an elimination game on Saturday.
    
J.P. Stevenson (10-2) took the loss for Canisius, and Meyer improved to 8-3.
 

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