May 1, 1998
CORAL GABLES, FL -- Right-hander Alex Santos hurled a complete-game one-hitter as No. 1 Miami (42-5) defeated No. 11 Florida State (40-15), 7-1, in front of 3,356 fans at Mark Light Stadium.
Santos (11-1) struck out 12 and walked two batters in the outing. Florida State centerfielder Brian Cox blasted a solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning as the Seminoles escaped a no-hitter by Santos.
Second baseman Manny Crespo ripped a basehit to right field to knock in designated hitter Jason Michaels as the Hurricanes jumped out to a 1-0 lead.
Miami catcher Russ Jacobson belted a two-run home run over the right field wall to give the Hurricanes a 3-0 advantage. The Hurricanes added three runs in the seventh inning sparked by a two-run double by third baseman Aubrey Huff.
Left-hander Wes Crawford (6-3) surrendered six runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings pitched. Crawford struck out seven and walked five in the outing.
FSU 000 000 001 1 1 1 UM 100 200 31x 7 9 1E-Zabala, Santos. DP-FSU 3, UM 1. LOB-FSU 3, UM 8. 2B-Huff. HR-Cox (11), Jacobson (2).