Notre Dame baseball: Double plays help Irish

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Behind three double plays, four pitchers scattering 10 hits and clutch hitting from Kyle Richardson, Notre Dame snapped a three-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over Gonzaga Friday in San Antonio. In the second inning, back-to-back doubles from Richardson and senior Forrest Johnson plated one run before a pair of insurance runs in the eighth inning gave Notre Dame a 3-0 cushion. The Irish are 2-3.

At San Antonio

Gonzaga000000002 -- 2 10 1
Notre Dame01000002x -- 3 6 0

Robert Youngdahl (W, 1-0), Ryan Smoyer (6), Michael Harne (7), Cristian Torres (9) (S, 1); Brandon Bailey (L, 0-1).

2B: (ND) Kyle Richardson, Forrest Johnson, Lane Richards; (G) Sam Brown, Mitch Gunsolis.

Records: Notre Dame 2-3; Gonzaga 2-4.