College Roundup: OCC shuts out Imperial Valley

March 19, 2013


Orange Coast 9, Imperial Valley 0

COSTA MESA — Chris Chiu swept at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-0, for the Pirates in the nonconference match Tuesday.

Dillon Nguyen won at No. 4 singles, 6-0, 6-1 for OCC (7-7).

Timothy Thai and Francesco Nguyen won at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-3, and Timmy Pham and Nick Do won at No. 3 doubles, 6-0, 6-0, for the Pirates.



Vanguard 9 Hope International 0

FULLERTON — The visiting Lions, ranked No. 3 in the NAIA, improved to 16-0, 9-0 in the Golden State Athletic Conference with a commanding win on Monday at Cal State Fullerton.

Five Vanguard singles players dropped no more than two games in straight-sets wins, while Stefan Kilchhofer and Roger Muri teamed for an 8-2 triumph at No. 1 doubles.

Hope International is 3-10, 2-5.




COSTA MESA — Host Vanguard dropped two nonconference games against Menlo on Monday. Vanguard dropped the opener, 5-3, in nine innings, and lost the second game, 7-3, in seven innings.

Thomas Mobley went four for seven with one run batted in in the two games for VU (12-17), for which Ellis Whitman was three for six with three RBIs.

Nikko Tauntas went three for five with one RBI and Vanguard teammate Jason Ochart went three for seven in the two games.

Menlo is 15-13.


UC Irvine 2, Nebraska 0

IRVINE — Junior Andrew Morales allowed four hits in 7 2/3 innings to help the host Anteaters win the rubber game of the nonconference series on Sunday.

Jimmy Litchfield and Race Parmenter each recorded two outs to complete the shutout, which helped Morales improve to 6-0. Parmenter earned his third save of the season for UCI (15-5).

Junior center fielder Dominique Taylor went three for four with one run batted in and scored the other run from the leadoff spot.

Taylor Sparks went two for three for UCI.

Nebraska fell to 6-11.



Dual meet

NEWPORT BEACH — Orange Coast College won the varsity eight, the novice eight and the novice four to highlight action in a season-opening dual meet against visiting UCLA on Saturday.

The OCC varsity eight boat, including Phil Dahlin, Cian Dowling, Jourdan Richman, Spencer Gilcrest, Austin Gentry, Kaleb Pritchett, Joe Morris, Ben Webster and coxswain Parisa Ali, finished the 2,000-meter course in five minutes, 54 seconds, one second ahead of UCLA.

OCC had to come from behind to win the varsity eight race.

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