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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 5:47 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2006

Rainbows roll past San Jose State in baseball

Advertiser Staff

Steven Wright pitched three-hit ball over seven innings and Eli Christensen drove in three runs to lead No. 29 Hawai'i over San Jose State, 11-1, Friday night in Western Athletic Conference baseball at Municipal Stadium in San Jose, Calif.

Wright (10-2) became UH's first 10-game winner since 1996, when Paul Ah Yat was 10-6 in allowing an unearned run and two walks with seven strikeouts for the Rainbows (38-13 overall, 15-6 WAC), who remain a half-game behind first-place Fresno State, a 10-7 winner at Sacramento State Friday.

Mark Rodrigues finished the game with two perfect innings for UH.

Christensen drove in the UH's first three runs of the game with an RBI fielder's choice in the second inning and two-run triple in the fourth.

The Spartans dropped to 33-22 and 12-10.