COLLEGE ROUNDUP : Titans Extend Winning Streak to 10

Cal State Fullerton, off to its best start in conference since 1976, swept a doubleheader from University of the Pacific in Big West Conference action Saturday at Titan Field.

Mike Parisi pitched a four-hitter to lead the Titans to an 8-1 victory in the first game. D.C. Olsen had three hits and a solo home run for Fullerton (18-7, 8-0 in conference).

The Titans won the second game, 8-3, to extend their winning streak to 10. Fullerton Dan Ricabal gave up eight hits and allowed two earned runs while striking out nine.

Tony Banks and Kyle Evans each hit three-run home runs for the Titans and teammate Jeff Ferguson hit a solo home run in the third. Fullerton's Adam Millan had an RBI single in the seventh, giving him a team-high 25.

Doug Bame hit his ninth home run for Pacific (20-13, 3-5) in the second game.

In 1976, Fullerton started 9-0 in conference on the way to its second consecutive Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. championship.

In 1975, Fullerton made its first appearance in the College World Series after winning the conference.

In nonconference games:

Hawaii Hilo 5-1, Southern California College 4-2--Albert Contrera hit his seventh home run in the bottom of the sixth for SCC (14-12) in the second game. SCC's Robbie Fischer earned the victory, giving up four hits and striking out four in seven innings.

In the fifth inning of first game, SCC catcher David Seeley hit his first home run of the season with two on. Hawaii Hilo is 8-20-1.

In the Cal State Fullerton PONY softball tournament:

Arizona 5, CS Fullerton 4 (8)--Arizona's Krista Gomez scored the winning run on a Fullerton error in the bottom of the eighth, eliminating the Titans from championship play.

In nonconference track and field:

Irvine places third--Mike Nielsen won the 1,500 in 3 minutes 52.45 seconds for UC Irvine in the men's competition. Phu Nguyen won the triple jump with a jump of 47-feet- 1/2 inch for the Anteaters, who finished with 49 points.

In the women's competition, Irvine's Pam Kurtela won the 200 in 25.05, which finished third. Elizabeth Bauer won the high jump at 5-3 3/4 for the Anteaters.

In nonconference tennis:

Utah 5, UC Irvine 4--Chris Tontz defeated Jay Quinby, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2, for host Irvine (6-7).

Copyright © 2019, Los Angeles Times
EDITION: California | U.S. & World