Category Archives: Big West

Aggies Outslug Cougars To Take Series Finale

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Junior catcher Jake Jefferies had a game-high five hits and drove in three runs, and UC Davis used a season-high 21 hits to overcome a seven-run deficit and defeat Washington State, 13-11, in a nonconference baseball game at Bailey-Brayton Field Sunday afternoon. The Aggie win evened the final series at 2-2.

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UCSB Trounces Pacific in Series Finale, 12-2


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Stockton, Calif.The UC Santa Barbara offense (21-9, 5-1) powered the Gauchos to a 12-2 win against University of the Pacific (6-22, 1-5) on Sunday at Klein Family Field. UCSB pounded out 12 runs on 16 hits as senior starting pitcher Chuck Huggins (6-1) tamed the Tigers, allowing only two runs in seven innings of work.

The Gauchos scored a run in the first inning to take an early lead that they would never relinquish. Following a pair of singles from Chris Fox and Eric Oliver, left fielder Mike Zuanich singled through the left side, scoring Fox for the first run of the game. The Gauchos first inning run gives them 33 on the year, second only to the fourth inning in which they have scored 35 runs.

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Cal State Northridge Completes Sweep of Mustangs, 8-3


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NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – Cal State Northridge swept a Big West Conference baseball series for the first time since 2004, defeating Cal Poly 8-3 Sunday afternoon at Matador Field.

Cal Poly, despite pounding out 13 hits, all singles, has lost four straight, 10 of 12 and falls to 9-17 on the year and 1-5 in Big West games. Cal State Northridge improved to 13-13 overall and 3-3 in conference games.

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Bargas Gets Highlanders A Series Win

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(April 6, 2008) – UC Riverside used a complete game from Paul Bargas to pick up a 7-1 victory over 9th ranked Long Beach State at the Riverside Sports Complex Sunday afternoon. Carl Uhl and Drew Garcia each recorded three hits for the Highlanders (9-16, 3-3 Big West) who took two of the three games from the Big West Conference pre-season favorites.

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Colon, Arbiso Lift Titans to Big Series Win

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Irvine, Calif.Christian Colon had three hits including the go-ahead single in the seventh inning Sunday afternoon as No. 25 Cal State Fullerton overcame a 4-0 deficit for a 6-4 Big West Conference victory at No. 5 UC Irvine.

Fullerton won the long-awaited series, 2-1, with its ninth win in 11 games to improve to 18-10 overall and 4-2 in the Big West. UCI fell to 20-5 and 3-3.

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Titans Beat Gorgen, and Anteaters, 12-5

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Irvine
, Calif.Erik Komatsu and Josh Fellhauer combined for seven hits, five RBI and six runs as No. 25 Cal State Fullerton upset No. 5 UC Irvine, 12-5, Friday night at Anteater Ballpark in Big West Conference baseball action.

A record crowd of 3,176 was on hand to see Fullerton improve to 17-9 overall and 3-1 in league action with its eighth win in nine games. Irvine fell to 19-4, 2-2 in losing to its former Head Coach Dave Serrano in the first meeting since he left UCI for CSF after a successful 3-year run.

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Dirtbags Win Big West Opener at UCR

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RIVERSIDE– Andrew Liebel (3-1) pitched his second complete game of the season and Jason Corder homered yet again to lead No. 9-ranked Long Beach State (18-9, 1-0 Big West) to a 6-3 victory over host UC Riverside (7-16, 1-3 Big West) in the Big West opener for the Dirtbags.

Liebel pitched a complete game 10-hitter, striking out seven and walking none as The Beach snapped a season-long six-game losing streak.

Corder’s fourth home run in five games capped a five-run fifth inning for LBSU to re-take the lead at 6-3. A Danny Espinosa single tied it at 3-3, before Corder’s three-run homer to left center doubled the lead. It was his sixth longball of the year.

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