Leyland powers UC Irvine to victory
Anteaters roll past Fresno St. after five-run opening inning
LOS ANGELES -- Jordan Leyland hit a three-run homer in UC Irvine's five-run first inning and finished with five RBIs and three runs in the Anteaters' 12-6 victory against Fresno State on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA Los Angeles Regional.
In the fifth inning, Leyland had a two-run single to help the Anteaters (40-16) make it 10-2.
Matt Summers (11-2), who had a no-hitter against Long Beach State in his last outing, limited Fresno State to five hits and three runs over six innings.
Junior catcher Ronnie Shaeffer recorded a pair of hits and drove in three runs, while juniors D.J. Crumlich and Tommy Reyes had three hits apiece for the winners.
Greg Gonzalez (11-1) gave up 10 hits and 12 runs, ending his winning streak at 13 games dating to 2010.
Fresno State (40-15) had two errors in the first inning four overall.