Jeff Houghtby and Paul Kunst each hit 3-run homers
Pitchers Paul Richan and Troy Conyers retired 16 of final 18 batters they faced
Big WCC weekend series coming up with Pepperdine
Riley Adams and Roman Garcia each hit 13th homers of season
Sophomore leftfielder hit two solo home runs
USD Baseball vs. Vanderbilt (02/19/17)
FRESHMAN (2016): Played in 50 games and started in 43 of them... Named to Freshmen All-American team... Hit nine home runs during the season while hitting .253 along with 20 runs, 28 RBI and 12 doubles... went 1-for-2 against Tulane (2/27) with one run, one RBI, and one double... Went 2-for-4 against UC Santa Barbara (2/28)... In his one at bat against UC Irvine (3/29), he hit a double and got an RBI... went 6-for-11 in the series against Loyola Marymount (4/1-3) with three doubles and resulting in four RBI and a home run... Went 2-for-4 against Cal State Fullerton (4/5) with an RBI, a double, and a home run... Had a hit in both his at-bats against San Diego State (4/12) with a home run... In the first two games at San Francisco (4/22-23), Collard hit 5-for-9 with two doubles, a home run, and an RBI... Hit a home run against Portland (4/30) after hitting 3-for-5 and an RBI... Additionally hit a home run against Nebraska (2/26), two against William & Mary (3/6-7), and one against Portland (4/29).
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Rancho Buena Vista High School... three-time first-team All-League selection... as a senior he hit .350 with four home runs en rote to being named Defensive Player of the Year... as a junior recorded the tri-city record for triples in a single-season with 11... as a sophomore, he hit .419 and was named offensive Player of the Year...as a freshman, he hit .504 with three home runs and slugged for a .850 clip... also played football, where he was the MVP of his team.
PERSONAL: Kevin Thomas Collard was born on November 1, 1996 in Vista, Calif.... he is the son of Tom and Karen Collard... was also recruited by UCLA, Arizona State, Oregon, Cal State Fullerton and UC Santa Barbara... his father, Tim, played baseball with USD head coach Rich Hill at San Diego State.
Celebration of Excellence 2017
Check out the end of the year COE boat cruise with student-athletes, coaches and staff
USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics
President for a Day
USD President Harris switched places with Track & Cross Country Senior Olivia Gonzalez
Torero Timeout with Olivia Sandusky
Walk down the beach with softball senior Olivia Sandusky on a Torero Timeout
Jamal Agnew Drafted to the Detroit Lions
Jamal Agnew was drafted in the fifth round as the #165 pick to the Lions
Men's Tennis NCAA Selection Show
No. 93 Filip Vittek recaps WCCs & reflects on his careers as a Torero