Toreros Cruise Past Dons, 6-1
USDTOREROS.COM Calvin Drummond.
Calvin Drummond.

March 30, 2012

Box Score

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Behind a dominating complete game pitching effort from junior right-hander Calvin Drummond, the 24th-ranked University of San Diego baseball team cruised its way to a 6-1 West Coast Conference win over the University of San Francisco Friday afternoon.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 22-6 overall, remain perfect in WCC action at 4-0 and they have now run their winning streak to a season-high six games. With the loss, the Dons fall to 13-15 overall and fall to 0-1 in the WCC.

Drummond (6-1) was almost unhittable in the game, as he completely dominated the Dons batters. In all, Drummond allowed just one run, while scattering seven hits, and recording seven strikeouts in his first complete game of the season. His counterpart, Kyle Zimmer (2-2) was saddled with the loss, as he allowed four runs on 10 hits in 7.1 innings of work.

The Dons got on the scoreboard first, as they scored their only run of the game in the bottom of the third inning. The USF run came on a Nik Balog RBI single, which scored Justin Maffee, who had singled, to give the Dons a brief 1-0 lead.

San Diego then answered back in the top of the fourth inning, as they scored one run on a Dillon Haupt solo home run to move the score to 1-1.

The Toreros then took the lead in the top of the seventh inning, as they scored a pair of runs. Bryan Haar got things started with a single, and then stole second. After Connor Joe drew a walk, Julian Duran singled back to the pitcher, which moved Haar to third and Joe to second. Louie Lechich then drove in Haar with a sacrifice fly to centerfield, and both Joe and Duran advanced one base on the throw. Joe then capped the scoring for the inning, as he scored on a wild pitch to give the Toreros a 3-1 edge.

USD would then score one run in the top of the eighth inning on a Haupt run-scoring double, which scored Victor Rasor-Thompson, who was pinch running for Corey LeVier. USD then added in a pair of runs in the top of the ninth on an Andrew Daniel two-run double to put the game at its final of 6-1.

Offensively for the Toreros, Haupt led the way as he went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and two RBI. Duran (2-for-3), Daniel (2-for-5), and LeVier (2-for-4) were the other three Toreros to record multiple hits on the afternoon.

San Diego will return to action on Saturday morning, as they continue this WCC series with the Dons at 10 a.m. inside of AT&T Park.




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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Video Thumbnail
Campbell Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell

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

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

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

Video Thumbnail
Warner Preview

Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner

Video Thumbnail
Torero Community Service

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

Video Thumbnail
Men's Basketball Camp Update

Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season

Video Thumbnail
Drake Preview

Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game

Video Thumbnail
Dayton Preview

Toreros look for 4th straight win

Video Thumbnail
LMU Preview

Pack the Stadium Night

Video Thumbnail
ITA All-American's Preview

Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare

Video Thumbnail
Marist Preview

USD Looks to Extend Home Win Streak

Video Thumbnail
Valparaiso Preview

Toreros First True Road Game of 2015

Video Thumbnail
CSUN and UCSB Preview

Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak

Video Thumbnail
Aztec Invite Recap

Both Squads Finish Second

Video Thumbnail
SDSU Preview

Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival

Video Thumbnail
WNMU Recap

Highlights from 45-21 win

Video Thumbnail
2015 Home Opener

Previewing Western New Mexico

Video Thumbnail
Volleyball Tournament Preview

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


  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

West Coast Conference USD
» «