OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Virginia eliminated second-seeded Cal State Fullerton from the College World Series, chasing ace Daniel Renken in a 7-5 victory Monday.
The Cavaliers (49-14-1) won the elimination game and next play the loser of Monday night's game between Arkansas and LSU. Fullerton (47-16) has lost five straight in the CWS.
Renken (11-3) was tagged for a season-high six runs.
Virginia took the lead for good in the second inning by scoring four times. Keith Werman, the Cavaliers' ninth-place hitter, singled home the tying run and Danny Hultzen hit a two-run single past diving right fielder Gary Brown.