The University of Central Arkansas Bears pounded 15 hits and took advantage of 15 walks Friday night in blasting Jackson State, 19-4, on a cold night at Bear Stadium.
UCA (4-1), which has drawn 56 walks in five games this season, fell behind 2-0 in the third inning but then outscored the Tigers (2-3) 19-2 the rest of the way.
Forrestt Allday continued his hot hitting, going 5 for 5 with two doubles, three runs scored and an RBI from his leadoff spot. Allday is hitting .591 for the season with six walks. Senior designated hitter Michael Marietta had three RBI and sophomore Kraig Kelley had two. Freshman Justin Treece was 2 for 3 with three walks, three RBI and two runs scored.
Senior righthander Caleb McClanahan (2-0) went seven innings for the second straight start, allowing six hits and striking out seven with no walks.
Jonathan Davis also had two hits and scored four runs for the Bears, while pinch-hitter Scott Zimmerle had a two-run single in the seventh inning. Ten UCA players scored and seven had an RBI. UCA takes on Kansas at 1 p.m. Saturday, then meets Jackson State again at 1 p.m. Sunday.