Category Archives: West Coast Conference

Pecina K’s 11 and USD Wins 13th Straight

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Junior left-hander Ricardo Pecina recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts and sophomore closer AJ Griffin ties the all-time career-saves record to help propel the ninth-ranked University of San Diego baseball team to a program-record 13th consecutive win over No. 25 Long Beach State, 4-2, Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference game at USD’s Cunningham Stadium.
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USD Winning Streak Reaches 12

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The 12th-ranked University of San Diego baseball team completed a three-game sweep over Saint Mary’s College with a 5-1 win Sunday afternoon in a West Coast Conference game at USD’s Cunningham Stadium.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 31-11 overall, move to 10-2 in the WCC, run their winning streak to 12 games and sweep their third consecutive WCC team. With the loss, the Gaels fall to 20-16-1 overall and 4-8 in the WCC.

The Toreros got on the scoreboard first as they scored one run on one hit in the second inning. With two outs, both Kevin Hansen and Tony Strazzara got things started with back-to-back walks. Jose Valerio then drove in Hansen with a RBI single up the middle to give USD a 1-0 lead.

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Toreros Run Winning Streak to 11


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SAN DIEGO, Calif. -
The 12th-ranked University of San Diego baseball team ran their winning streak to a season-high 11 games with a 6-0 win over Saint Mary’s College behind a strong pitching performance from junior All-American pitcher Josh Romanski and another solid offensive output Saturday afternoon at Cunningham Stadium.

With the win, the Toreros improve their overall record to 30-11, move to 9-2 in the WCC, have now strung together 11 straight wins and they claim the series over SMC. With the loss, the Gaels fall to 20-15-1 overall and 4-7 in the WCC.

Romanski (7-0) looked impressive on the mound for the Toreros as he allowed no runs on five hits, while striking out five in 7.0 innings of work. Brandon Berl (3-4) was saddled with the loss for the Gaels as he allowed four runs, three earned, on seven hits in 3.1 innings of work.

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Battle of Dog Recaps on Monday

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Gonzaga 18 Washington 3

SPOKANE, Wash. (http://www.gozags.com April 14, 2008) Seven Gonzaga University batters recorded multiple hits as the Bulldogs exploded for 18 hits to down visiting University of Washington 15-3 Monday night at Patterson Baseball Complex and Washington Trust Field in Spokane. Jason Chatwood and Mark Castellitto led the brigade, recording three hits a piece.

Gonzaga (19-16, 2-6 WCC) starter Reedy Berg (2-2) earned the victory as the freshman allowed three runs on six his while striking out eight over 6.0 innings pitched. Reliever Andrew Danner earned his first career save as the rookie pitched 3.0 scoreless innings to end the game. UW (23-11) starter Geoff Brown (2-1) was tagged with the loss, allowin seven runs on eight hits in over 2.1 innings of work. Continue reading

USD Wins Again, Complete Sweep Over Portland

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Fri. USD 8 – Portland St. 4
Sat. USD 5 – Portland St. 4
Sun. USD 13 – Portland St. 8

PORTLAND, Ore. – A hit parade helped propel the 13th-ranked University of San Diego baseball team to a 13-8 win over the University of Portland Sunday afternoon at Joe Etzel Field.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 27-11 overall, move to 7-2 in the WCC, complete a three-game sweep over the Pilots and run their winning streak to eight games. With the loss, the Pilots fall to 16-20 Overall and 2-7 in the WCC. Continue reading

Bama, Illinois, Campbell, Louisville, Towson, and San Diego pick up wins

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Alabama 7 Southeastern Louisiana 0

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama left-hander Miers Quigley threw one less scoreless inning Wednesday night than Southeastern Louisiana used pitchers in leading the Crimson Tide to a 7-0 win at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

Quigley (4-1) held the Lions to six singles in seven innings for his fourth win of the season and third straight victory. He added three strikeouts and did not walk a batter in his 90-pitch gem. Continue reading

Toreros Complete Sweep Over Gonzaga

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego baseball team completed a three-game West Coast Conference sweep over visiting Gonzaga University Sunday afternoon with a 9-3 win at USD’s Cunningham Stadium.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 22-11 overall, 4-2 in the WCC and have won three consecutive games. With the loss, the Bulldogs fall to 16-14 overall and 1-4 in the WCC.

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Toreros Pound Zags, 10-2

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Behind another solid pitching performance from junior All-American Brian Matusz, 11 Torero hits and five Gonzaga University errors, the 17th-ranked University of San Diego baseball team (20-11, 2-2 WCC) cruised their way to a 10-2 West Coast Conference win over the Bulldogs (16-12, 1-2 WCC) Friday afternoon at USD’s Cunningham Stadium.

The Toreros wasted no time in scoring as they put up three runs on three hits in the third inning. Nick McCoy led off the inning with a single to centerfield and moved to second on a Kevin Muno sacrifice bunt. Josh Romanski moved McCoy to third on a groundout to the first baseman and Victor Sanchez drove in McCoy with a RBI single to centerfield. The Toreros then kept things going as they took advantage of a Gonzaga fielding error by the right fielder to allow James Meador to move all the way to second and scored Sanchez from first. Sean Nicol then drove in the final run with a RBI single to left field to move the score to 3-0 in favor of USD.

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USF Baseball Defeats Loyola Marymount 9-5

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(San Francisco, CA) – San Francisco came back from an early deficit and held off a threatening Loyola Marymount (16-13, 3-1 WCC) to earn the 9-5 West Coast Conference victory at Benedetti Diamond on Friday afternoon. USF (18-11, 3-1 WCC) smashed 13 hits in the contest, its 20th game of the season with 10 or more hits.

Freshman designated hitter Stephen Yarrow had a game of firsts, earning his first hit (a lead off double to left in the second), his first run scored (also in the second), and his first multi-hit game as he led off the sixth with a single to center, and later plated in the inning.

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