UC Irvine advances with 4-2 win over Oregon State

UC Irvine advances with 4-2 win over Oregon State

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Jun 19, 2013; Omaha, NE, USA; Oregon State Beavers head coach Pat Casey (5) observes the national anthem prior to the game against the Indiana Hoosiers during the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

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by Associated Press

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Posted on June 3, 2014 at 4:06 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Grant Palmer singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and UC Irvine went on to upset No. 1 national seed Oregon State 4-2 on Monday night to win the NCAA Corvallis regional.

The Anteaters (38-23) advance to the super regional round for the fourth time in school history, and will face Oklahoma State.

UC Irvine took the lead with two runs on three hits in the sixth. Palmer singled home Chris Rabago and Adam Alcantara was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. The Anteaters added a run in the seventh.

Evan Manarino (4-3) allowed one run on two hits in 3 1-3 innings of relief for UC Irvine.

Jake Thompson (3-2) gave up three runs on four hits in the loss for the Beavers (45-14).

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