PORTLAND, Ore. – Geoff Loomis has been named head coach of the University of Portland baseball program, Athletic Director Scott Leykam announced on Wednesday. Loomis, a member of the University of Portland Athletic Hall of Fame and one of the most decorated players in the history of the Pilot baseball program, compiled an impressive 327-197-2 (.624) record over the last 13 seasons as the head coach at Pacific Lutheran University. Continue reading University of Portland names Geoff Loomis as Head Coach
Portland head baseball coach Chris Sperry will not return for the 2016 season according to athletic director Scott Leykam. The Pilots went 12-42 overall while being only 7-20 in West Coast Conference play.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Louie Lechich shrugged off a ninth-inning disaster on Saturday to lead San Diego to a West Coast Conference series victory over Portland on Sunday at Joe Ertz Field.
Lechich, in the game to close a 9-8 victory on Saturday, was one strike away from a save with no runners on. What followed was an NCAA-contender’s worst nightmare. Portland rallied for a 10-9 victory and the Pilots had an opportunity to win the series entering Sunday. Continue reading Inside the WCC: Lechich recovers from Saturday’s loss with a gem
The Portland Pilots and the San Diego Toreros faced off in a key West Coast Conference matchup in Portland on Saturday. Here are the best pictures from the Pilots 10-9 walk off victory. Continue reading CBD Photo Gallery: San Diego at Portland (April 12th)
Cal State Fullerton and UC Santa Barbara matched up in a wacky contest that featured a Thomas Eshelman walk, a Joey Epperson strikeout, 18 runs and no resolution. There was a resolution at Dedeaux Field even though it took 13 innings.
That plus more in a roundup of Friday’s Southern California college baseball action with photo galleries from three of the matchups:
Brendan Tessar pitched seven shutout innings to help lead the Oregon Ducks to a 3-0 victory in a midweek matchup against instate rival Portland. Here are my best pictures from the game. Continue reading CBD Photo Gallery: Oregon vs Portland
With a pair of Pac-12 games going extra innings and all but two other Southern California squads competing in games decided by two runs or less, Sunday was a day of tight action.
Only two series ended in sweeps, but was it UC Irvine, Washington, Pepperdine or Long Beach State that was able to take off the final game? And who won the rubber matches in the remaining series?
All of that plus more in a roundup of Sunday’s Southern California college baseball action with photo gallery from Cal State Northridge/Long Beach State and some great defensive highlights:
Pepperdine’s pitching staff has amassed a nice little scoreless innings streak. Find out how long it has lasted.
A lot of close matchups in the Big West as Long Beach State at Cal State Northridge and Hawai’i at UC Santa Barbara both had late comebacks while Cal State Fullerton/Wichita State came down to the ninth inning.
All of that plus more in a roundup of all of Saturday’s Southern California college baseball action with photo galleries from Cal State Northridge/Long Beach State and UC Irvine/UC Riverside: