It was a pitcher's duel through three innings with neither Oregon State nor VCU able to get much going.
VCU broke through in the fourth against Drew Rasmussen, putting a three-spot on the scoreboard.
Oregon State did not get a hit until the fifth inning.
The loss leaft the No. 2 seeded Beavers with just 75 minutes to prepare for their elimination matchup with No. 1 seed Dallas Baptist.
Dallas Baptist easily dispatched No. 3 seed Texas 8-1 earlier on Sunday.
Beavs lose, now on the brink
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