7 Dillon Checkal
Dillon  Checkal

RS Senior

San Diego, CA

High School:
Santa Fe Christian HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170






Long Ball Lifts USD to 7-5 Win Over Gauchos

Kris bryant hit two more home runs, to pull to within one of the USD single-season record.


Toreros Drop Series Opener to Pepperdine, 7-4

AJ Robinson went 3-for-4 with one run scored to pace the USD offense.


Zags Deal USD First WCC Loss

USD dropped a 6-2 decision to Gonzaga in the series-opener.


Toreros Take Series From BYU with 5-3 Win

DIllon Haupt went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI.


Bryant's Walk Off Homer Lifts USD to Victory

Kris bryant went 3-for-3 with three home runs, six RBI and three runs scored.

JUNIOR (2012): Appeared in 20 games making 12 starts in the OF... Hit .159 with seven RBI and three runs... Knocked in a season-high two RBI with a pinch hit single in his season debut at Sam Houston State on February 17, 2012.

SOPHOMORE (2011): Earned WCC Honorable Mention Honors as a utility player with 41 game starts...with a .316 (54-for-171) batting average...totaled 20 RBIs and 33 runs scored...recorded his best offensive game of the season against San Diego State, where he went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, a walk and three runs scored...had a 10 game hitting streak at the end of the season, totaling 14 hits and six runs scored.

FRESHMAN (2010): As a redshirt freshman he appeared in 25 games with 11 games started... Helped lead the team to the 2010 WCC Championship...Hit .411 (23-for-56) with nine runs, two doubles, three RBI, and two stolen bases... In five straight games (4/23/10 - 5/08/10) he recorded at least two hits....has been a valuable part of the Toreros infield, while also being rotated in as a designated hitter...named ALL-WCC Honorable Mention.

FRESHMAN (2009): Redshirted at USD.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played both baseball and football where he was the quarterback for local Santa Fe Christian High School... His senior season he batted .400 with a .631 OBP... He also stole 10 bases, had 1 HR and struck out only once while earning both Team MVP and Coastal League Player of the year honors... His junior year he batted .381 with a .531 obp... He had 8 stolen bases, 2 HRs and only 2 strikeouts.

PERSONAL: Dillon Checkall was born on February 24th, 1990 in San Diego, CA.... He is the son of Michelle and Brian Checkal... Was recruited by Cornell, Chapman, and Biola... Chose to attend USD because of the solid academics and great baseball program.

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2015-16 Highlight Video
All the top plays from 2015-16
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Jordan Angus - Male Torero of the Year
Angus reflects on his time at USD
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Malina Hood - Female Torero of the Year
Malina Hood looks back at her USD career
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NCAA Tournament Preview
San Diego faces Vanderbilt in first round
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2016 Celebration of Excellence
Behind the Scenes at the COE
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Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
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Men's Tennis senior Day
The Toreros host LMU and Pepperdine Saturday and Sunday
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Softball WCC Preview
The Toreros host Saint Mary's Saturday and Sunday
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2016 San Diego Crew Classic
The Toreros show speed against the nation's top crews
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The Torero Baseball Experience
Kris Bryant & Brian Matusz reflect on their time at USD
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MBB Senior Night
Jito Kok and Duda Sanadze prepare for the final home game
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USD Baseball Season Preview
Season starts at No. 3 Vanderbilt February 19
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USD Softball Season Preview
Season starts February 12
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UCLA Preview
USD travels to No. 9 UCLA Friday
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Toreros Host Kentucky Saturday
USD looks to defend home court against No. 22 Kentucky
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Toreros Host Pepperdine & LMU
USD returns home after four-game road trip
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Toreros Team Up with PYBL
Men's Basketball hosts annual clinic for Challenged Division
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Men's Tennis 2016
USD opens at home vs UC Irvine and UCSD Saturday
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BYU Preview
Preview of USD women's basketball WCC opener vs. BYU.

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City Championship Highlights
Relive the Toreros' Upset over SDSU at Petco Park

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Toreros to Host Hope International
The 9-1 Toreros will host Hope International in their final game before WCC play

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Toreros Stun Aztecs at Petco
Postgame reaction and press conferences

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Toreros Return Home
USD will host Bethesda before Sunday's City Championship at Petco Park

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Men's Basketball Season Tickets
Starting as Low as $99

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Butler Preview
Pono Keni and Coach Lindsey talk about Saturday's Senior Day game against Butler

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CSUN Preview
Coach Fisher and forward Maya Hood talk about Tuesday's home-opener against CSUN

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USC Preview
Coach Smith and Brett Bailey preview the season opener at USC

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Davidson Preview
Jonah Hodges and Dale Lindsey talk about Jonah's return and preview Davidson game

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San Diego Fall Classic Preview
Coach Dagman previews the San Diego Fall Classic

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Nevada Preview
USD's Women's Basketball team will start their season at Nevada this weekend

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USD Men's Basketball - The Origins (1955-1973)
A Glance at the Beginnings of Torero Hoops

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Campbell Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell

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Stetson Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jereke Armstrong talk about the season so far

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WCC Media Day
Behind the scenes with Men's and Women's Basketball at WCC media day

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Warner Recap
Dale Lindsey and Anthony Lawrence on USD's 45-14 win

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Warner Preview

Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner

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Torero Community Service

USD Athletics helps out at Father Joe's Village in downtown San Diego

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Men's Basketball Camp Update

Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season

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Drake Preview

Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game

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Dayton Preview

Toreros look for 4th straight win

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LMU Preview

Pack the Stadium Night

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ITA All-American's Preview

Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare

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Marist Preview

USD Looks to Extend Home Win Streak

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Valparaiso Preview

Toreros First True Road Game of 2015

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CSUN and UCSB Preview

Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak

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Aztec Invite Recap

Both Squads Finish Second

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SDSU Preview

Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival

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WNMU Recap

Highlights from 45-21 win

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2015 Home Opener

Previewing Western New Mexico

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Volleyball Tournament Preview

A preview of the USD Tournament
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Men's Soccer Season Opener
Previewing No. 16 Cal
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Training Camp Update
Coach Lindsey Recaps the First Two Weeks
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2015 WSOC Preview
A brief preview of the 2015 Toreros.


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