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'Canes, Pack to meet in winner's bracket

6/5/2004

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Brandon Camardese scattered six hits
in 8 2/3 innings to lead Miami to a 6-3 win over St. Bonaventure.

Camardese (6-2) had little problem with the Bonnies, who were
making their first NCAA regional appearance. The junior left-hander
allowed three earned runs while striking out a season-high seven
batters.

Camardese was replaced by Alex Blanco after allowing a pair of
runs in the ninth. Blanco retired the only batter he faced for his
first save of the season.

Miami (45-11) will play North Carolina State (36-22) on
Saturday.

Jim Burt drove in two runs and Erick San Pedro homered to make
it 6-1 in the eighth.

NC State 6, Florida Atlantic 5

Dustin Knight's two-out RBI single
capped a three-run ninth and gave North Carolina State a win over
Florida Atlantic.

Trailing 5-2 entering the eighth, second seeded N.C. State cut
the lead to two with Mike Jensen's sacrifice fly.

Florida Atlantic (45-16) will play St. Bonaventure (29-21).

The Wolfpack led off the ninth with a single and a double off
reliever Allen Knight (4-2) before Matt Camp cut it to 5-4 with a
sacrifice bunt. After a strikeout and a walk put runners at the
corners with two outs, Jensen tied it with his third RBI of the
game.

Adam McLaurin (3-3) pitched three innings of five-walk, one-hit
relief, allowing just one run.

The game was delayed nearly two hours in the seventh.

Jeff Fiorentino hit a two-run homer in the second to give the
Owls a 4-1 lead.