UCLA 8, UC Irvine 1

LOS ANGELES — Connor Spencer went two for four with one run batted in and Chris Rabago was two for four for the visiting Anteaters in the nonconference game Tuesday at Jackie Robinson Stadium.

UCLA (28-13) broke open a 3-0 game with five runs in the seventh and UCI (28-13) averted the shutout in the eighth.

Evan Brock took the loss for UCI, allowing one run in two-thirds of an inning. He walked three and hit a batter.

Cody Poteet earned the win, allowing just two hits in six shutout innings.


UC Irvine 4, UC Davis 3

IRVINE — Connor Spencer doubled in two runs with two outs and two strikes in the ninth inning to lift the host Anteaters in the finale of a three-game Big West Conference series on Sunday.

Ronnie Shaeffer went three for four for the Anteaters, who improved to 10-5 in conference by completing the sweep.

Race Parmenter earned the win with a scoreless inning of relief, while starter Andrew Morales allowed three runs on seven hits in seven innings.

Davis fell to 15-26, 3-12.



Long Beach State 4, UC Irvine 1

INDIAN WELLS — The top-seeded Anteaters were upset in the championship match on Sunday at Indian Wells Tennis Garden as the 49ers snapped their 20-match winning streak.

Senior Kristina Smith posted a 7-6, 6-2 victory at No. 1 singles to earn UCI's only point. The Anteaters (22-4) did earn an at-large berth into the 64-team NCAA Tournament. UCI will attempt to earn its first NCAA Tournament win in a first-round matchup with San Jose State. Scheduling details are forthcoming.

Long Beach State improved to 21-3.