June 18, 2014
Hollingsworth, Hinojosa Help
Texas Eliminate UCI
Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke combined on a
four-hit shutout and C.J. Hinojosa hit the first home run in the
2014 College World Series as Texas edged UC Irvine 1-0 Wednesday
evening in front of fans at TD Ameritrade Park.
The Longhorns (45-20) will face Vanderbilt on
Friday at 2 p.m. CT. Texas will have to beat the Commodores on
Friday and Saturday to advance to the CWS championship series.
The Anteaters ended their season with a 41-25 mark.
Hollingsworth (4-0) allowed four hits and no
walks in 8.1 innings with five strikeouts. Duke retired the
final two hitters to record his second save.
Hinojosa went deep in the top of the seventh for
the game's lone run. Texas finished with six hits, as Mark
Payton went 2 for 4.
Connor Spencer had two hits for UC Irvine. Evan
Manarino (4-4, 6.1 IP, 5 H, R, BB, 7 K) suffered the loss.