College Roundup

April 06, 2008


UC Irvine def.

UC Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA — Jon Steller and Jordan DuFault led the Anteaters with 15 kills each for a 32-30, 30-27, 30-20 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation win that clinched a spot in the MPSF Tournament Saturday.

Setter Anthony Spittle had 45 assists for UCI (14-13, 10-10 in the MPSF).



Orange Coast 5, Riverside 4

COSTA MESA — Sophomore Wes Kartch hit a game-tying two-run single in the eighth inning, as the Pirates rallied for the Orange Empire Conference win Saturday at OCC.

Kartch’s single scored Ryan Dunn and Ryan Sheeks, tying the game at 4-4. Drew Hillman then hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Chris Fung with the go-ahead run.

Brandon Dixon improved to 8-1 by pitching 2 2/3 innings of shutout relief, striking out four.

Orange Coast (25-7-1, 9-1 in conference) has now won eight straight games — its longest winning streak of the season — and 12 of 13.

Riverside fell to 22-11, 4-6.

The Pirates play at Riverside on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.

Orange Empire Conference

Orange Coast 5, Riverside 4


Yard, Morgan (4) and Krzysiak; Licon, Dixon (7) and Watanabe, Arellano (9). W – Dixon, 8-1. L – Morgan, 3-1. HR – Akins (R).

Fresno Pacific 3, Vanguard 0

Fresno Pacific 4, Vanguard 1

FRESNO — The Lions were swept in their Golden State Athletic Conference game Saturday.

Vanguard (15-21, 6-18 in conference) had just two hits in the first game. Third baseman Zachary Leighton went one for three with one run for the Lions in the second game.

Fresno Pacific improved to 25-9, 17-7.

Golden State Athletic Conference

Game 1 Fresno Pacific 3, Vanguard 0


Carls, Wishmyer (7) and Vasquez, Dobbs; Schwinden and Jackson. W – Schwinden, 4-1. L – Carls, 5-1. 2B – Keeney (FP).

Game 2

Fresno Pacific 4, Vanguard 1


Jones, Reid (5) and Dobbs; Ontiveros, Zizzo (5), Brodie (7) and Jackson, Coleman. W – Ontiveros, 7-3. L – Jones, 1-7. 2B – Bondurant (VU); Mulligan (FP). HR – Schroeder (FP).


Concordia 3, Vanguard 1

(nine innings)

Vanguard 4, Concordia 2

IRVINE — Lions senior Jennifer Olvera gave up the game-winning home run in the first game, but came back with two hits and an RBI to lead No. 10-ranked Vanguard to a split in the Golden State Athletic Conference doubleheader Saturday.

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