FROM PRESS RELEASES
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The 12th-ranked University of San Diego baseball team scored three runs in the sixth inning to claim a 5-4 come-from-behind win over No. 5 Missouri Saturday afternoon in a non-conference game at Cunningham Stadium.With the win, the Toreros improve to 5-3 overall and have strung together four consecutive wins, two of which are over top-10 teams. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 5-2 overall. Continue reading
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Hawaii 7 Northern Illinois 3
SURPRISE, Ariz. – Hawai’i took a 4-0 lead and never trailed in a 7-3 victory over Northern Illinois Thursday night at Surprise Stadium. The Huskies (0-2), who played a school-record 16-inning game prior to the nightcap, got within a run with a three-run seventh but were unable to take a lead in the contest. Continue reading
The San Diego Toreros got back on the winning track on Tuesday with a 5-3 victory over Long Beach State. Freshman third baseman Victor Sanchez of San Diego went 3-3 with two homers and drove in three runs. LBSU starter Manny McElroy was rocked around in 3.1 innings for all five runs on six hits and two walks. His record drops to 0-1 on the year San Diego reliever Matt Couch picked up his first victory of the year to even his record at 1-1 while AJ Griffin picked up his first save of the season by pitching the final two innings where he only allowed one walk.
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FROM GONZAGA PRESS RELEASE
STILLWATER, Okla., (http://www.gozags.com Feb. 24, 2008) The Gonzaga University baseball team was unable to avoid a sweep by No. 27 Oklahoma State University Sunday, dropping both games of a doubleheader. In the first game of the twin bill, the Zags’ fell to the Cowboys 3-1 before dropping a 10-3 decision in game two.
GU (0-4) starter Matt Fields (0-1) suffered the loss in the opening game of the twin bill as the junior went seven innings allowing three runs on seven hits with one strikeout. Continue reading
FROM OK STATE PRESS RELEASE
STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State opened its 2008 season with a 6-1 win over Gonzaga Friday at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.
The win was OSU’s fourth-straight season opening triumph and also marked the fourth consecutive year the Cowboys have won their home opener. Continue reading
CSTV continues their series of previews with the West Coast Conference and the WAC. Sorensen picks San Diego to win the West Coast Conference with Pepperdine as a contender and Santa Clara is the darkhorse. The preview is available here. He picks Fresno State to win the conference with Louisiana Tech and Nevada in the contender category and Sacramento State in the darkhorse category. The full preview is available here.
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Spokane, Wash. After a disappointing end to an otherwise impressive 2007 campaign, the Gonzaga University baseball team is looking toward another strong run this season. Last year the Bulldogs enjoyed one of the most memorable seasons in the program’s history, including a 33-25 overall record. But the season ended with the Zags narrowly missing out on a bid to the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading
Rivals national baseball writer Kendall Rogers has put out his 2008 All-American Team which is led by Pedro Alvarez of Vanderbilt. Buster Posey of FSU is named to the first team catcher’s spot in only his second year behind the plate. Miami slugger Yonder Alonso beat out Justin Smoak for the first base position. Filling out the rest of the infield is 2B Blake Stouffer of Texas A&M, Ryan Flaherty and Pedro Alvarez of Vanderbilt. The outfield is Dominic de la Osa of Vanderbilt, Kyle Russell of Texas, and Tommy Baldridge of Coastal Carolina. Brett Wallace of Arizona State picks up the DH spot while Zach Putnam of Michigan is listed as the Utility player. The starting pitchers are Jacob Thompson of Virginia, Preston Guilmet of Arizona, Brian Matusz of San Diego and Lance Lynn of Ole Miss. The relief pitchers are led by switch-pitcher Pat Venditte of Creighton and Cole St. Clair of Rice. The full team with break downs on each player is available here.
COURTESY OF SAN DIEGO MEDIA RELATIONS
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The 2008 University of San Diego baseball season will be much like a new season of a popular television series. Each season, a television show has the same name and airs on the same network but often introduces new characters and new storylines. While the premise and main characters of the show remain the same from year to year, each season is filled with new adventures, new drama and a whole lot of entertainment. Continue reading