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Pepperdine Wins WCC Championship Series with 9-4 Victory over San Francisco

May 28, 2006

San Francisco, Calif. - Freshman second baseman Denny Duron collected a career-high four hits to lead a 17-hit attack as No. 20 Pepperdine defeated No. 23 San Francisco, 9-4, in the decisive Game 3 of the West Coast Conference (WCC) Championship Series Sunday afternoon to claim the conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.

The Waves (40-19), who claimed their 17th WCC title, will be making their 23rd NCAA Tournament and will be hosting a regional for the first time.

The entire 64-team field will be anounced Monday at 9:30 a.m. on ESPN.