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Cal Poly posts a pair
in ninth to upset No. 17 UCLA
San Diego edges Western Illinois; East
Carolina rallies past Quinnipiac
San Luis Obispo, Calif., head coach Larry Lee (left) watched Cal
Poly scored a pair in the bottom of the ninth to edge No. 17
UCLA 9-8 Thursday in front of 1,426 fans at Baggett Stadium. D.J.
Gentile’s RBI single tied the game and the winning run came in
when the Bruins (8-5) were not able to turn a double play.
Gentile had four hits and two RBI for the Mustangs (7-7). Alden
Carrithers had four hits for UCLA.
San Diego 3, Western Illinois 1
In San Diego, Anthony Strazzara’s two-run double
in the bottom of the first game San Diego the lead for good
against Western Illinois at Cunningham Stadium. The Leathernecks
(1-8) scored in the top of the first on an RBI single by Drew
Laidig. The Toreros (9-7) added an insurance run in the third on
Josh Romanski’s run-scoring single. Matt Thompson (1-1) earned
the victory with two hits in 3.1 scoreless innings.
East Carolina 12, Quinnipiac 9
In Greenville, N.C., Stephen Batts belted a
three-run homer to cap a five-run rally in the bottom of the
eighth as East Carolina outscored Quinnipiac at Lewis Field at
Clark-LeClair Stadium. The Bobcats (1-6) took a 9-7 lead in the
top of the eighth on a throwing error and an RBI single by Brian
Monack. Trent Whitehead’s RBI single in the bottom of the eighth
tied the game for the Pirates (10-4) before the belt by Batts
gave ECU the lead.
Pittsburgh 14, Penn 2
In West Palm Beach, Fla., Joe Leonard’s two-run
homer in the third gave Pitt a 5-0 lead on its was to a victory
over Penn at the Papa John’s Challenge. Sean Conley’s grand slam
highlighted a seven-run eighth for the Panthers (4-7). Dan
Williams had an RBI single for the Quakers (1-5).
Illinois-Chicago 9, Northwestern 8
In Chicago, Chris Rutta’s RBI double in the
bottom of the 10th game UIC the victory over
Northwestern at Les Miller Field. Jason Ganek’s homer for the
Flames (4-6) with one out in the bottom of the ninth sent the
game into extra innings. Ganek had three hits and two RBI for
UIC, which launched five homers in the contest. Mike Kalina and
Nate Roberts each had three hits for the Wildcats (3-4).