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.
2015-16 Highlight Video
All the top plays from 2015-16
Jordan Angus - Male Torero of the Year
Angus reflects on his time at USD
Malina Hood - Female Torero of the Year
Malina Hood looks back at her USD career
NCAA Tournament Preview
San Diego faces Vanderbilt in first round
2016 Celebration of Excellence
Behind the Scenes at the COE
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Men's Tennis senior Day
The Toreros host LMU and Pepperdine Saturday and Sunday
Softball WCC Preview
The Toreros host Saint Mary's Saturday and Sunday
2016 San Diego Crew Classic
The Toreros show speed against the nation's top crews
The Torero Baseball Experience
Kris Bryant & Brian Matusz reflect on their time at USD
MBB Senior Night
Jito Kok and Duda Sanadze prepare for the final home game
USD Baseball Season Preview
Season starts at No. 3 Vanderbilt February 19
USD Softball Season Preview
Season starts February 12
USD travels to No. 9 UCLA Friday
Toreros Host Kentucky Saturday
USD looks to defend home court against No. 22 Kentucky
Toreros Host Pepperdine & LMU
USD returns home after four-game road trip
Toreros Team Up with PYBL
Men's Basketball hosts annual clinic for Challenged Division
Men's Tennis 2016
USD opens at home vs UC Irvine and UCSD Saturday
Preview of USD women's basketball WCC opener vs. BYU.
City Championship Highlights
Relive the Toreros' Upset over SDSU at Petco Park
Toreros to Host Hope International
The 9-1 Toreros will host Hope International in their final game before WCC play
Toreros Stun Aztecs at Petco
Postgame reaction and press conferences
Toreros Return Home
USD will host Bethesda before Sunday's City Championship at Petco Park
Men's Basketball Season Tickets
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Pono Keni and Coach Lindsey talk about Saturday's Senior Day game against Butler
Coach Fisher and forward Maya Hood talk about Tuesday's home-opener against CSUN
Coach Smith and Brett Bailey preview the season opener at USC
Jonah Hodges and Dale Lindsey talk about Jonah's return and preview Davidson game
San Diego Fall Classic Preview
Coach Dagman previews the San Diego Fall Classic
USD's Women's Basketball team will start their season at Nevada this weekend
USD Men's Basketball - The Origins (1955-1973)
A Glance at the Beginnings of Torero Hoops
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell
Coach Lindsey and Jereke Armstrong talk about the season so far
WCC Media Day
Behind the scenes with Men's and Women's Basketball at WCC media day
Dale Lindsey and Anthony Lawrence on USD's 45-14 win
Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner
Torero Community Service
USD Athletics helps out at Father Joe's Village in downtown San Diego
Men's Basketball Camp Update
Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season
Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game
Toreros look for 4th straight win
Pack the Stadium Night
ITA All-American's Preview
Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare
USD Looks to Extend Home Win Streak
Toreros First True Road Game of 2015
CSUN and UCSB Preview
Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak
Aztec Invite Recap
Both Squads Finish Second
Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival
Highlights from 45-21 win
2015 Home Opener
Previewing Western New Mexico
Volleyball Tournament Preview
A preview of the USD Tournament
Men's Soccer Season Opener
Previewing No. 16 Cal
Training Camp Update
Coach Lindsey Recaps the First Two Weeks
2015 WSOC Preview
A brief preview of the 2015 Toreros.