UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Jordan Sprinkle had a 3-run triple in the second inning and Broc Mortensen smashed a pinch-hit 3-run home run in the seventh inning as UCSB defeated Pepperdine 7-4 in a non-league game.
The Gauchos lost at Pepperdine last month.
Mortensen leads the Gauchos with 10 home runs.
UCSB is now 31-10 on the year and they have won 13 of their last 15 games.
They are ranked as high as #10 in one of the many college baseball polls.
The Gauchos had lost their last four Tuesday games.