Florida International's Garrett Wittels hit streak is now at 50 games after a third-inning single against Western Kentucky in a Sun Belt Conference tournament elimination game.
Wittels moved within eight games Thursday of matching the NCAA Division I record of Robin Ventura's 58, set in 1987.
FIU beat Western Kentucky 7-3 in the double-elimination tournament, and FIU will play another elimination game Friday, needing to win that one to remain in the tournament.
Under NCAA rules, Wittels' streak would carry over into 2011 if his season ends.
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