Category Archives: Big West

Big West Recap for 4/20

UC Riverside 7 @ #5 UCI 5

#18 CSF 2 @ Pacific 1

#24 LBSU 4 @ Cal St. Northridge 1

Cal Poly 4 @ UC Davis 2

USC 0 @ UCSB 6

No. 5 UC Irvine Upset by UC Riverside
IRVINE, Calif. — The fifth-ranked Anteaters were upset by UC Riverside, losing 7-5 in the series finale Sunday at Anteater Ballpark. The loss dropped UCI to 6-6 in the Big West (24-9 overall) while the Highlanders improved to 11-23 (5-4 Big West) overall. It was the Anteaters’ first series loss to an unranked opponent this season and the first time UCI has lost two straight games. Continue reading

UC Irvine Takes Series 4-1

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Fri. UCI 10 – LBSU 5
Sat. UCI 1- LBSU 5
Sun. UCI 4 – LBSU 1

LONG BEACH, Calif. — UCI starter Daniel Bibona held Long Beach State to one run to lead the No. 7 Anteaters to a 4-1 win over No. 16 Long Beach State Sunday at Blair Field. UCI improved to 23-6 overall and 5-4 in the Big West while Long Beach State dropped to 19-14 overall (2-4 Big West).

Bibona retired nine of the first 10 batters he faced. The southpaw worked himself out of a jam in the fourth, retiring three straight after giving up a single and a base on balls to start the frame. Outfielder Dillon Bell’s diving catch on Rylan Sandoval’s sinking line drive ended the Dirtbag threat. Bibona matched a career-best 6.2 innings, struck out five and scattered six hits to improve to 5-1. Continue reading

Jefferies’ Career Day Gives Aggies Series Victory Over Gauchos

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Fri. UC Davis 2 – UCSB 9
Sat. UC Davis 16 – UCSB 2
Sun. UC Davis 18 – UCSB 14

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – UC Davis scored five runs in the 11th inning, and junior catcher Jake Jefferies had a career-best five hits and six RBI’s off three two-run doubles to help the Aggies claim an 18-14 victory and series win over UC Santa Barbara in a Big West Conference baseball game live on Big West TV Sunday afternoon at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium. Continue reading

Fullerton’s 17 Runs Just Barely Enough in Series Win

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Fri. CSF 12 – CS Northridge 0
Sat. CSF 2 – CS Northridge 4
Sun. CSF 17 – CS Northridge 15

Fullerton, Calif. – Three home runs and nine RBI by Cal State Northridge catcher Chirs Hannick was not enough to overcome No. 16 Cal State Fullerton Sunday afternoon as the Titans defeated the Matadors 17-15 to take the Big West Conference series at Goodwin Field. Continue reading