Noel Avison was the only one of five UCI pitchers not to allow at least one run. He worked 1 2/3 scoreless innings.
Junior first baseman Jeff Cusick was two for four with one run batted in and freshman Matt Summers, who started in center field, was one for three with two RBIs.
Senior third baseman Eric Deragisch and freshman designated hitter Ronnie Shaeffer both went two for four, but UCI was outhit, 15-8.
All nine spots in the Utah lineup produced at least one hit and Jordan Whatcott worked seven strong innings to improve to 3-1.
The Utes improved to 15-24.
UCI plays host to USC Tuesday at 6 p.m., before returning to Big West Conference action with a three-game home series against Cal State Northridge, beginning Friday at 6 p.m.
Utah 7, UC Irvine 3
SCORE BY INNINGS
Necke, Bardeen (3), Dufour (5), Avison (6), Pettis (8) and Larson; Whatcott, Krause (8), Streich (9) and Cron. W – Whatcott, 3-1. L – Necke, 1-3. 2B – Cusick (UCI), Kuroczko (U). 3B – Beltran (U). HR – Kuroczko (U), Blanc (U).