The Cal Poly baseball team came from behind to win 7-5 over Hawaii on Friday night in the opener of a three-game Big West Conference series at Baggett Stadium.
Down 5-0 in the fifth inning, Brian Mundell hit a three-run home run to score Peter Van Gansen and Ryan Drobny to start the comeback for the Mustangs.
In the bottom of the sixth, Drobny hit a two-run single to plate Matt Schuknecht and Brett Barbier to tie the score at 5. Then, Van Gansen hit an RBI single and Mundell hit a sacrifice fly to put the Mustangs (12-18, 2-2 Big West) ahead for good.
Danny Zandona earned his fifth save, striking out five and giving up no hits or walks in scoreless eighth and ninth innings.
Hawaii fell to 12-21 and 3-4 in the Big West.
El Macero Classic
Cal Poly’s Cam Price shot par-72 at El Macero Country Club and is tied for 12th place, while the Mustangs are in eighth place in the team race with 298 after the first day.
UC Davis’ Luke Vivolo (67) is the individual leader, and the Aggies are tied for first with Marquette with 281.
CSUN 4, Cal Poly 3
The Mustangs (3-14, 0-6 Big West) notched three straight victories after losing the doubles point but fell at home to CSUN.
Louise Oxnevad won 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, and Emily Gibbens won 7-6, 4-6, 6-1 in singles to give Cal Poly a 2-1 lead.
Molly Reed also won in singles.