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COLLEGE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: PEPPERDINE RALLIES FOR VICTORY.

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Patrick Rooney hit a three-run home run to tie the score, and Pepperdine overcame a three-run deficit for a 5-4 victory Thursday over visiting Portland in a West Coast Conference game.

Rooney's home run was highlight of a four-run seventh inning. The game ended with junior second baseman David Uribes singling home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth, the Waves winning their fourth consecutive game.

Uribes finished 2 for 4 with two RBI, and Rooney went 1 for 3 with three RBI for Pepperdine (15-8, 3-0).

Portland pitcher Given Kutz held Pepperdine to just two hits over the first six innings.

Portland (9-14, 0-4) tied the score in the eighth against Steve Kleen, who started the inning in relief of Bryan Minkel. Kleen allowed a pair of singles and committed a balk with a runner on third that brought home the tying run.

--Gonzaga 10, Loyola Marymount 3: Gonzaga broke open a close game with five runs in the seventh inning, winning the opener of a three-game West Coast Conference series and handing the visiting Lions their first conference loss.

Kiel Thibault's run-scoring single, Jeff Culpepper's two-run homer and back-to-back bases-loaded walks accounted for Gonzaga's offense in the seventh. Culpepper and Bobby Carlson drove in three runs for Gonzaga (14-9, 2-2), and Thibault finished 2 for 3 with two runs scored and two runs batted in.

Chris Pettit, Matt White and Jon Oller drove in runs in the sixth inning as Loyola Marymount (9-13, 3-1) rallied from a 5-0 deficit.

Stephen Kahn struck out eight batters in 6 2/3 innings but gave up nine hits and eight earned runs for LMU.

--USC 9, Arizona State 8: The Trojans rallied from a 4-2 deficit in the bottom of the fifth inning, scoring seven unanswered runs - four in the fifth, three in the sixth - for the Pac-10 victory in a Pacific-10 Conference opener at Dedeaux Field.

Blake Sharpe went 3 for 4 with three runs scored for the Trojans (14-6, 1-0). Ian Kennedy (3-1) pitched six innings, striking out nine batters to gain the victory.

ASU fell to 16-13.
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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)
Date:Mar 25, 2005
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