Jeff Oberdank hit a one-out solo home run and Doug Kline hit a grand slam, both in the first inning, to lead UC Irvine to a 10-0 victory over San Jose State Friday at Anteater Field.
Oberdank was 2 for 3 with two RBIs and Mike Sugar was 2 for 5 with an RBI. Craig Brink (9-4) walked one and struck out five in his four-hit performance.
The Anteaters (11-8, 25-26-1) close out the season with a 7 p.m. game tonight against San Jose State and a 1 p.m. game Sunday against the Spartans (8-11, 31-26).
In other Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. play:
Cal State Fullerton 13, University of the Pacific 4--Mark Razook and Tony Trevino each hit two-run home runs and Larry Casian pitched a complete game to remain perfect in the PCAA as the Titans (17-2, 40-14) defeated the Tigers at Fullerton.
Casian, 10-1 overall and 7-0 in the PCAA, walked four and struck out 10. Fullerton, which has clinched the PCAA championship, concludes its conference schedule with games against Pacific today and Sunday.
After Pacific (18-33, 6-13) took an early 4-1 lead, Fullerton tied the score with a three-run fourth inning, capped by Razook’s home run. The Titans scored six runs in the sixth inning, all charged to Pacific starter and loser Doug Nelson.
Trevino hit his home run in the eighth.
Willie Tatum was 3 for 4 for Pacific, including a solo home run and an RBI double.
In California Collegiate Athletic Assn. baseball:
Chapman 7, Cal State Los Angeles 6--Tony Gardea’s two-run single capped a four-run ninth inning as the Panthers (14-16, 26-29) came from behind to defeat the Golden Eagles (10-19, 24-33-1) in the season finale at Chapman.
Chris Cutliff and Mike Grahovac both singled to lead off the ninth for Chapman and one out later, Duke Chinen walked to load the bases. Bucky Bollinger followed with a two-run double. Reliever Chris LaRiviere intentionally walked Darren Nelson to load the bases and Bryon Land then squeezed in Chinen to tie the score, 6-6.
Reliever David Bird (7-4) pitched 3 scoreless innings to earn the victory for the Panthers.