Pepperdine def. UC Irvine
MALIBU — Senior Kevin Tillie finished with 15 kills for the No. 2-ranked Anteaters in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match that No. 4 Pepperdine won, 26-28, 25-23, 26-24, 25-20, on Tuesday.
UCI fell to 16-5, 13-5 in MPSF play. Pepperdine improved to 11-6, 10-6 in conference.
UCI's Connor Hughes recorded 13 kills and four total blocks. Collin Mehring had six blocks.
The Anteaters are at No. 14 USC on Friday at 7 p.m.
Orange Coast 2, Saddleback 0
COSTA MESA — Freshman David Wilson pitched seven shutout innings and three OCC pitchers combined on the three-hit home shutout in Orange Empire Conference play on Tuesday.
Wilson allowed three hits, struck out six and did not walk a batter to improve to 4-1.
David Longville and Joe Reta each worked an inning of relief to help OCC improve to 15-6, 3-3 in conference.
Austin Saenz and Anthony Virgen each drove in a run for the Pirates, who had just six hits against two Gauchos pitchers.
Saddleback is 11-6, 2-4.
Concordia 2, Vanguard 1 (11 innings)
COSTA MESA — The host Lions scored an unearned run in the first inning, but were blanked from there in the Golden State Athletic Conference game on Monday.
Thomas Mobley went two for three and scored for Vanguard (12-11, 6-11 in conference), which managed just five hits off two pitchers.
Travis Tomsen did not allow a run in eight innings for Vanguard, giving up six hits and striking out four.
Concordia improved to 9-19, 12-6.