USD scored six unanswered runs, capped by a Kirby 2-run walk-off homer in the 10th to claim the win.
USD claims the WCC series with a 9-5 win over the Tigers.
UCI scored nine unanswered runs to claim the win.
USD travels to Cal State Fullerton and No. 22 BYU this week.
San Diego will host Saint Mary's in the rubber-game Sunday at 1 p.m.
SOPHOMORE(2014): Played in 23 games with nine starts... hit .303 with 10 hits and four RBI... went 1-for-2 with one RBI against Loyola Marymount (3/23)... went 2-for-2 with one RBI against San Diego State (4/1).
FRESHMAN (2013): Played in 30 games with 12 starts...hit .286 with 16 hits, two doubles and 11 RBI... helped lead the team to the WCC Tournament championship, and into the NCAA Regionals...went 3-for-6 with four RBI against Holy Cross (3/9)...went 3-for-4 with one RBI against BYU (3/16)...went 2-for-4 with one run scored against Stony Brook (3/3).
FRESHMAN (2012): Redshirted at USD.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played baseball at Grandview High School for coach Dean Adams...his junior year he had two homeruns, had 24 RBI and seven stolen bases which led him to a batting average of .516...his senior year his batting average was .454 where he has three homeruns, 33 RBI and six stolen bases...He was named first-team all Centennial League both his junior and senior year...he was first-team All-State his junior year and his senior year he got All-State Honorable mention...his senior year he also set the school record for hits.
PERSONAL:Jerod Dale Smith was born on July 8, 1992...he is the son of Rod and Catrina Smith...he was also recruited by New Mexico, Utah, and the Air Force...he chose USD because of the baseball program, location, and academic reputation...his father Rod Smith, also played baseball at the collge level for Western New Mexico...Jerod also plays the guitar.
USD Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
USD Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
USD Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
USD Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
USD Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
USD Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
USD Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
USD Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
USD Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
USD Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics