Billy Bardens and Joe Furukawa each had three hits and a run batted in as UC Irvine beat Chapman, 9-7, in a nonconference baseball game Tuesday at Irvine.
Irvine (22-25) scored four runs in the third inning and five in the fifth on its way to the victory, which ended a two-game losing streak. Senior Mike Calvert (3-3) pitched seven innings for the victory.
Trevor Rush was three for four with a double and scored three runs for Chapman (29-22), which has lost six in a row.
With two outs in the ninth, Irvine relief pitcher Jon Rust forced Kevin Monson, who represented the tying run, to fly out to center.