LOS ANGELES — San Francisco took the series opener from West Coast Conference foe Loyola Marymount 13-9 Saturday afternoon at Page Stadium.
The Dons (15-22, 2-5) didn’t get the typical stellar outing from ace pitcher Kyle Zimmer (3-3), but the offense picked up the slack. The offense provided Zimmer with five runs in the third inning and 12 runs overall — the most support he’s received all season.
Zimmer pitched seven innings, allowing six earned runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out five LMU (14-15, 4-3) batters.
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LOS ANGELES — San Francisco ace Kyle Zimmer didn’t have his best stuff Saturday afternoon, but it was enough to get a 13-9 win over Loyola Marymount at Page Stadium.
Zimmer (3-3) had probably his worst outing of the season, allowing six earned runs on eight hits and three walks. But the Dons offense supplied Zimmer an early cushion and plenty of support as the Dons (15-22, 2-5) knocked 17 hits.
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An abbreviated version for the Week 7 weekend preview. Find out where all the Southern California teams are playing, what we’ll have our eyes on and then take a trip around the horn.
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SAN BRUNO, Calif. — The University of San Diego has been selected to win the 2012 West Coast Conference baseball championship in a preseason poll of the WCC’s nine head coaches. The Toreros earned five first-place votes and 59 overall points in the poll. Last year’s second place finisher, Gonzaga University, earned 57 points and picked up three first place votes in the annual survey. Continue reading 2012 West Coast Conference Preseason Coaches Poll
The Stanford Cardinal hosted the Northern California College Baseball Media Day yesterday which featured coaches from all six northern California schools including the host Cardinal, Cal, St. Mary’s, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and San Jose State. You can check out the full video interviews below. Continue reading NorCal Baseball Media Day Recap
MLB.com has put out their 2012 Top 50 Prospects. As I have been saying throughout the year, the 2012 college draft class is down with only 20 included on the list. Leading the draft class is Stanford RHP Mark Appel who had an outstanding summer with the USA National Team and in the Cape Cod Baseball League. The other two college players in the Top Five are Arizona State shortstop Deven Marrero at number 3 and Florida catcher Mike Zunino at number 5. The full list of college players are below. Continue reading MLB.com releases 2012 Top 50 Draft Prospects
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the countdown today at number 63 with San Francisco RHP Kyle Zimmer. The La Jolla, California native attended La Jolla High School where he played four years of baseball. As a senior he led team with a .410 batting average, .492 on base percentage, and .701 slugging percentage on his way to team MVP honors. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 63. Kyle Zimmer (San Francisco)
After leading San Francisco to the second West Coast Conference Championship and NCAA Regional berth in program history, head coach Nino Giarratano earned a six-year contract extension to remain on the Hilltop as announced today by Director of Athletics Scott Sidwell. Continue reading USF’s Nino Giarratano gets 6 year Extension
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SAN FRANCISCO — USF baseball coach Nino Giarratano announced the addition of two new staff members to his program.
Chris Hom joins the Dons as a volunteer assistant coach and Matt Hiserman will be the team’s Director of Program Development. Continue reading USF adds Two to Coaching Staff
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SAN FRANCISCO — The University of San Francisco named senior pitcher Bob Mott the 2011-2012 Spirit of St. Francis Medalist.
USF President Stephen A. Privett, S.J. awarded the honor to Mott during the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit on Monday, August 22 in St. Ignatius Church. Continue reading USF Baseball Player Bob Mott Named Spirit of St. Francis Medalist