Third baseman Andy Bruce of Georgia Tech has extended his NCAA record by hitting home runs in eight consecutive games.

Bruce made it eight games in a row Sunday in an 11-5 victory over Rutgers. He also had three singles and drove in two runs for Tech (14-4).Bruce's homer Sunday, his first of the streak with the bases empty, was his 13th of the season. He has 40 RBIs, is hitting .440 and has a slugging percentage of 1.069.

He was selected by Oakland on the fifth round of last June's amateur draft and turned down a $55,000 signing bonus.

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