College Baseball : UCLA Rolls to 18-6 Victory at UCI
UCLA, ranked No. 8 in the country, hit four home runs Wednesday en route to an 18-6 nonconference baseball victory over UC Irvine at Anteater Field in Irvine.
Bruin catcher Bill Haselman led the outburst with two home runs and five RBIs. He hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning and added a three-run homer in the seventh. Eric Karros, who also had five RBIs, hit a three-run homer in UCLA’s five-run fifth, and Torey Lovullo hit a two-run homer in the eighth, his 13th of the season.
The only Irvine player who had more than one hit was Mike Sugar, who had two hits and scored two runs. Starting pitcher Randy Hennis evened his record at 6-6 with the victory for UCLA (29-19). Starter Robbie Johnson fell to 0-3 for Irvine (15-21-2).
In other college baseball:
Chapman 6, Cal State Northridge 3--The Panthers scored five runs in the seventh inning to win a California Collegiate Athletic Assn. game at Hart Park in Orange. The first six Chapman batters reached base safely in the seventh on four singles, a double and a walk. Mike Cruz doubled home two runs to put the Panthers ahead to stay, 5-3.
Brian Flatten led Chapman (8-12, 16-26), going 3 for 4 and scoring a run. Cruz, Jim Areias, Rob Wolkoys and Dave Austin all had two hits for the Panthers. Rob Glisson (8-5) went the distance to pick up his third straight victory Northridge dropped to 9-13 and 17-23.