Category Archives: West Coast Conference

Portland blanks Seattle in sun-blessed nonconference action in Pacific Northwest

Portland, Ore. – Two pitchers combined on a four-hitter and two batters parked baseballs beyond the wall at revamped Joe Etzel Field on Tuesday as Portland shutout Seattle 9-0. Continue reading Portland blanks Seattle in sun-blessed nonconference action in Pacific Northwest

Gonzaga releases 2015 Schedule

MarkMachtolfGonzaga_thumb.jpgSPOKANE, Wash.—Another tough slate of games awaits Gonzaga University’s baseball team in 2015 as the Zags will face five opponents from last season’s NCAA Tournament, as announced by Gonzaga head coach Mark Machtolf. In all, Gonzaga will take on seven squads combined from the PAC 12, Big 10, and SEC and see other competition from the American Athletic, Big West, and the Western Athletic Conferences.

Once again, the Zags will spend the first month of the season in warmer and drier climates, playing their first 17 games outside the Pacific Northwest. They start the season in Northridge, Calif., with Opening Day on Friday, Feb. 13 against Utah Valley. A day later, they face host school CSU Northridge. The Bulldogs will wrap up opening weekend with a split doubleheader on Sunday, Feb. 15, playing Utah Valley in the morning and Cal State Northridge that afternoon. Continue reading Gonzaga releases 2015 Schedule

Santa Clara releases 2015 Schedule

MarkO'BrienSantaClaraSANTA CLARA, Calif. — On the heels of its first postseason appearance since 1997, Santa Clara Baseball begins the 2015 season by facing defending College World Series champion Vanderbilt on the road. The Broncos and Commodores meet for opening weeked Feb. 13-15 at Hawkins Field in Nashville, Tenn. It marks the first matchup between the programs, which collectively boast more than 250 years of baseball history. Continue reading Santa Clara releases 2015 Schedule

Pepperdine releases 2015 Schedule

MALIBU, Calif. – Pepperdine Baseball Head Coach Steve Rodriguez announced the team’s 2015 schedule this week and it includes 26 non-conference contests to go along with the full slate of WCC action.

The defending WCC champs start the year playing 11 of their first 12 games at home, before going on the road against perennial title contender Cal State Fullerton and then heading north for a three-game showdown at Pac-12 foe Washington. Continue reading Pepperdine releases 2015 Schedule

San Francisco releases 2015 Schedule

SAN FRANCISCO—With the aspiration of returning to an NCAA Regional, San Francisco head coach Nino Giarratano has announced a daunting 2015 schedule, which appears to be one of the top five in the nation, that includes one College World Series team and five other tournament teams from a year ago.

“Our schedule never gets any easier,” Giarratano said. “I think it’s one of the top five schedules in the country as far as non-conference. We always want to play the best competition and hopefully we’re ready for it and hopefully we’re ready to play well. Continue reading San Francisco releases 2015 Schedule