Photos by Ian Billings
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The Cal Poly baseball team swept No. 22 Kansas State in a season-opening series at Baggett Stadium this past weekend. The Mustangs outscored the Wildcats 18-3 through three games and allowed just 11 hits throughout the weekend. Starters Matt Imhoff (Friday), Slater Lee (Saturday) and Casey Bloomquist (Sunday) got the wins on the mound for Cal Poly. The following are photos from Friday night’s season-opener, where the Mustangs won 3-0.
The third base bag before Friday night’s season opener between Cal Poly and Kansas State. The pitching duo of starter Matt Imhof and reliever Reed Reilly kept the Wildcats offense in check as Kansas State never got a runner past second base.
Baggett Stadium ahead of Friday night’s season opener against Kansas State.
Imhof throws a pitch in the first inning of friday night’s contest agaisnt the Wildcats. He would go on to throw a Division I school record-tying 14 strikeouts in 7.0 innings pitched.
Sophomore designated hitter Brian Mundell (16) leads a pregame speech before the first pitch at Baggett Stadium.
Sophomore infielder John Schuknecht makes contact in the early innings of Cal Poly’s season-opening game.
Kansas State catcher Blair BeBord swings and misses on an Imhof offering in Friday night’s contest.
A Cal Poly baserunner is safe after the throw is too high for Kansas State’s Shane Conlon at first base.
Junior right fielder Nick Torres went 3 for 13 in this past weekend’s opening series, including a three-run home run on Sunday.
Cal Poly fans enjoy Friday night’s opening game from Krukow’s Klubhouse at Baggett Stadium.