No. 1 TCU 8, Arizona State 4

In Fort Worth, Evan Williams went 2 for 3 with three RBI, and Luken Baker hit a three-run homer as TCU evened its series with Arizona State. Nick Lodolo struck out six and allowed five hits, four walks and a run in five innings for the Horned Frogs (5-1). Gage Canning went 3 for 5 with a run, and Andrew Shaps added two hits and two runs for the Sun Devils (4-2).

No. 2 Florida 2, No. 17 Miami 0

In Gainesville, Fla., Brady Singer struck out 11 over 7.2 scoreless innings, and Mark Kolozsvary and Jonathan India hit solo homers as Florida shut out Miami for the second straight day. It marked the first time in the history of the rivalry that the Gators (5-1) have shut out the Hurricanes in two straight games. Jeb Bargfeldt allowed three hits, including both homers, and struck out three in six innings as the Hurricanes out-hit the Gators 5-3. Carl Chester and James Davison each had two hits for Miami (2-3).

No. 3 LSU 6, Maryland 1

In Baton Rouge, La., Jared Poche’ followed up a seven-inning no-hitter last weekend with eight more innings of no-hit ball as LSU beat Maryland for the second straight day. Poche’ allowed an infield single to Zach Jancarski to lead off the ninth inning. Jake Slaughter went 3 for 3 with a run and three RBI, and Greg Deichmann drove in three runs for the Tigers (6-1). Antoine Duplantis added a 3-for-3 day with three runs and an RBI. The Terps fell to 1-4.

No. 4 South Carolina 10, Wright State 5

In Columbia, S.C., Jacob Olson had two hits and three RBI, and Will Crowe yielded one run and struck out nine in 6.1 innings as South Carolina topped Wright State for the second straight day. Hunter Taylor went 3 for 5 with a run, and Matt Williams contributed two RBI for the Gamecocks (5-2). Adrian Marquez went 2 for 4 with two homers and four RBI as the Raiders (2-3) cut a 10-0 deficit in half late.

No. 5 Florida State 8, Samford 0

In Tallahassee, Fla., Tyler Holton allowed two hits and struck out 11, and Quincy Nieporte ripped a grand slam and finished with five RBI as Florida State clinched its series with Samford. The game was scoreless until the fifth, when Nieporte’s grand slam keyed a five-run frame for the Seminoles (4-2). Kevin Williams Jr. had two hits to lead the Bulldogs (2-3).

No. 6 Oregon State 5, Nebraska 2

In Surprise, Ariz., KJ Harrison went 2 for 4 with a homer and two RBI, and Sam Tweedt allowed two runs over five innings as Oregon State topped Nebraska. The Beavers (6-1) scored twice in the first and twice in the second to build an early lead. Angelo Altavilla had two hits and an RBI to lead the Huskers (1-4).

No. 7 Vanderbilt 6, UIC 2

In Nashville, Tenn., JJ Bleday had three hits and three RBI, and Patrick Raby tossed six splendid innings as Vanderbilt evened its series with UIC. Raby allowed three hits and one unearned run with six strikeouts for the Commodores (4-2). David Cronin had a pair of hits for the Flames (3-3).

No. 8 Louisville 10, Omaha 0

In Louisville, Ky., Kade McClure allowed one hit and struck out nine in six scoreless innings as Louisville cruised past Omaha. Colby Fitch went 2 for 4 with two runs and an RBI as seven players drove in a run for the Cardinals (6-0). Riley Herold had the lone hit for the Mavericks (1-6).

No. 16 Arizona 12, McNeese State 3

In Tucson, Ariz., Jared Oliva went 2 for 4 with a double, a triple, two runs and two RBI as Arizona clinched a series win over McNeese State. The Wildcats (7-0) scored four in the fourth to snap a 1-1 tie. Cal Stevenson (2 for 4) and Alfonso Rivas (1 for 1) also drove in a pair for Arizona. Rio Gomez (2-0, 5.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 5 K) earned the victory. Mitchell Rogers (2 for 4, 2 RBI) homered for the Cowboys (4-3).

No. 9 Cal State Fullerton 4, UNLV 1

In Las Vegas, Taylor Bryant went 3 for 4 with two doubles, a run and an RBI, and Gavin Velasquez tossed 5.1 innings of scoreless relief as Cal State Fullerton scored all of its runs in the seventh and eighth innings to even its series with UNLV. Ruben Cardenas added an RBI triple in the eighth inning for a 2-1 edge, and Bryant and Tristan Hildebrandt then had back-to-back doubles for two more runs for the Titans (3-3). Bryson Stott had three hits to lead the Rebels (3-3).

No. 10 Clemson 13, Elon 5

In Clemson, S.C., Reed Rohlman and Robert Jolly each had three hits and three runs, and Logan Davidson contributed two hits and three RBI as Clemson coasted past Elon. The Tigers (4-2) scored in each of the first seven innings, putting up crooked numbers in the first (4), second (2), third (2) and fifth (2). Chase Pinder added three hits, two runs and two RBI, and Andrew Cox had two hits and two RBI. Will Nance had a three-run homer for the Phoenix (3-3).

No. 11 North Carolina 9, Radford 3

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Kyle Datres went 3 for 4 with two runs and four RBI, and Ashton McGee contributed three hits, a run and an RBI as North Carolina beat Radford for the second straight day and improved to 6-0. Jason Morgan allowed a first-inning, two-run homer to the Highlanders’ Jonathan Gonzalez then settled in, leaving after 5.2 innings with six hits, two runs and four strikeouts. Danny Hrbek added three hits and a run for Radford (1-5).

West Virginia 22, No. 12 Coastal Carolina 9

In Conway, S.C., Jackson Cramer went 5 for 7 with three doubles, a homer, four runs and six RBI, and Darius Hill went 4 for 7 with a homer, four runs and four RBI as West Virginia hammered Coastal Carolina. The Mountaineers (3-2) pounded out 29 hits and became the rare lineup to solve Coastal’s Andrew Beckwith, who surrendered 14 hits and eight earned runs in 3.1 innings. Cole Austin added two hits, including a homer, three runs and three RBI for WVU. Josh Crump had a pair of homers for the Chanticleers (3-4). In all, the teams combined for 10 homers, and the 29 hits were the most allowed by a Coastal pitching staff.

James Madison 25, UNC Asheville 9

In Spartanburg, S.C., Brett Johnson tied a school record with three homers and tied his career high with eight RBI as James Madison ripped six homers en route to an easy win over UNC Asheville. The Dukes (5-1) scored 10 times in the third inning, with Johnson blasting two-run and three-run homers in the frame. Zach Tondi went 4 for 5 with a homer, three runs and five RBI for JMU. Justin Woods went 2 for 3 with a homer and five RBI for the Bulldogs (2-4).

No. 18 Virginia 12, Rutgers 4

In Charlottesville, Va., Ernie Clement, Pavin Smith and Drew Blakely each had two hits and two RBI as Virginia downed Rutgers. The Cavaliers (6-0) scored at least seven runs for the sixth straight game. Evan Sperling (2-0, 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, BB, 4 K) picked up the victory. Tom Marcinczyk went 2 for 4 with a double, a homer, two runs and two RBI for the Scarlet Knights (1-4).

No. 20 Washington 11, Saint Mary’s 5

In Moraga, Calif., the Huskies scored four in the second and five in the third as Washington outscored Saint Mary’s. John Naff went 3 for 5 with a homer and three runs for the Huskies (4-2). Kevin Milam knocked in a pair for the Gaels (3-2).

 

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