UC Irvine Pitching Halts Aggie Offense

Daniel Cepin was 1-for-3 against UC Irvine Saturday. (Wayne Tilcock)
 
Daniel Cepin was 1-for-3 against UC Irvine Saturday. (Wayne Tilcock)
 

April 24, 2010

Box Score

DAVIS, Calif. - Daniel Cepin registered UC Davis' only hit of the game with a single in the first inning, but UC Irvine's Christian Bergman did not allow an Aggie hit for the remainder of the game as the Anteaters took a 13-0 win Saturday at Dobbins Stadium.

With the win, UC Irvine improves to 23-13 overall and 7-4 in Big West action while UC Davis now stands at 16-18 overall and 2-6 in league play.

Cepin, batting in the leadoff spot, hit the first pitch he saw for a single through the left side, but that would be the only UC Davis hit of the game as Bergman shut down the Aggies through the remainder of the game. Bergman threw a complete game and struck out six, using only 89 pitches to do so. Bergman improved to 4-2.

For UC Davis, starter Dayne Quist went 5.0 innings, but gave up 10 earned runs on 11 hits with four strikeouts and two walks. With the loss, Quist is now 5-3 overall.

Scott Heinig pitched four innings of relief for UC Davis, giving up three earned runs on four hits.

UC Irvine got on the board first with three runs in the third inning, then recorded four more in the fifth to take a 7-0 lead. The Anteaters then scored three runs in the sixth and one in the seventh, before sealing the win with two runs in the eighth.

Sean Madigan went 2-for-3 for UC Irvine with two runs and an RBI while Casey Stevenson was 2-for-4 with four runs and two RBI.

UC Irvine recorded nine doubles and a triple.

The final game of the conference series begins Sunday at 1 p.m. at Dobbins Stadium. For UC Davis, sophomore righty Scott Lyman will take the mound while UC Irvine will start Eric Pettis.