Pepperdine sweeps past Fresno State

first_imgPepperdine broke open a 4-1 game with a six-run sixth inning, sending 10 batters to the plate. Salas hit a three-run double that gave the Waves an 8-1 lead. Third baseman Chase d’Arnaud went 3 for 4 with two RBIs for the Waves, and center fielder Adrian Ortiz extended his team-high hitting streak to 10 games. Tulane 5, USC 3: Anthony Scelfo’s three-run homer in the sixth sparked a five-run inning as the No. 21 Green Wave (5-4) defeated USC (9-7) at Dedeaux Field. Oklahoma St. 10, CSUN 7: Jonathan Sakurai had three hits and an RBI and Jorge Andrade, Jr. drove in two runs for the Matadors (10-7) in their loss to the Cowboys (6-3). SOFTBALL UCLA 8, Northwestern 6: Senior shortstop Jodie Legaspi hit a grand slam for the No. 12 Bruins (10-5) as they defeated No. 7 Northwestern (10-5) in the Palm Springs Classic at Cathedral City. MEN’S VOLLEYBALL Senior left fielder Luke Salas equaled his career-highs with four hits and four RBIs, and sophomore left-hander Robert Dickmann earned his first career victory as the Pepperdine baseball team beeat Fresno State 10-4 Sunday at Eddy D. Field Stadium in Malibu, completing a three-game sweep of the Bulldogs. The victory was the No. 15 Waves’ ninth in their past 10games as they improved to 10-3, marking their best start to a season since opening the 2001 season 12-2. Fresno State lost its third in a row to fall to 5-9. center_img USC 3, Pacific 1: Juan Figueroa had 23 kills, seven digs and four blocks and C.J. Schellenberg added 14 kills and four blocks to help the No. 14 Trojans (6-9, 5-7 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) upset the No. 9 Tigers (8-9, 6-7) 30-21, 30-21, 20-30, 30-26. TRACK AND FIELD CSUN women win WAC title: Cal State Northridge beat last year’s champion, Louisiana Tech, by 2.5 points, 117.5-114, to win the Western Athletic Conference women’s indoor track and field championship Saturday in Nampa, Idaho. It is the first WAC indoor title for the Matadors. The Matadors’ Shelese Ruffin was selected as Freshman of the Year by a vote of the conference coaches, while CSUN’s Don Strametz was voted Coach of the Year. The CSUN men’s team finished fourth. CSUN’s Justin Johnson and Idaho’s Russ Winger were voted co-Outstanding Performers of the Year. HANDBALL National Intercollegiate Championships: Luis Moreno of Pima Community College won the men’s open singles title over top-seeded Brian Carroll of the Dublin Institute of Technology 19-21, 21-18, 11-8 at the Spectrum Club in Canoga Park. On the women’s side, Maria Daly of University College Cork defeated top-seeded Eimear Ni Fhalluin of University College Dublin 21-2, 21-12. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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