Category Archives: West Coast Conference

Toreros Hold off LMU Rally, Claim Series


SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The ninth-ranked University of San Diego baseball team held off a late Loyola Marymount University rally to claim a 6-4 West Coast Conference win Saturday afternoon at USD’s Cunningham Stadium.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 34-11 overall, move to 12-2 in the WCC, claim the three-game series over the Lions and run the nation’s longest winning streak to 15 games. With the loss, the Lions fall to 20-22 overall and 5-9 in the WCC.

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Toreros Pound Lions, 11-4


SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Behind another outstanding pitching performance from junior All-American Brian Matusz, the ninth-ranked University of San Diego baseball team cruised their way to a 11-4 West Coast Conference win over visiting Loyola Marymount Friday afternoon at USD’s Cunningham Stadium.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 33-11 overall, move to 11-2 in the WCC and run the nation’s longest winning streak to 14 games. With the loss, the Lions fall to 20-21 overall and 5-8 in the WCC.

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Bulldogs Rally to 5-4 Win over USF


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FRESNO, Calif.The Fresno State baseball team rallied to a 5-4 win over the University of San Francisco on Wednesday night at Pete Beiden Field.

The win ups the Bulldogs record to 25-17 while USF dropped to 23-18. Fresno State scored its five runs on six hits as Ryan Overland, Gavin Hedstrom, Alan Ahmady, Steve Detwiler, Tommy Mendonca and Jake Johnson all had hits for the Dogs.

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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 Battle of Dog Recaps on Monday

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 USD Wins Again, Complete Sweep Over Portland