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Toreros Cruise Past Gaels, 6-2
Connor Joe.

May 2, 2014

Box Score

Connor Joe.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego baseball team cruised its way to a 6-2 win over Saint Mary's College Friday evening in a West Coast Conference game at Fowler Park.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 31-16 overall, move to 13-9 in the WCC, and have now won four consecutive games. With the loss, the Gaels fall to 14-31 overall, and 6-13 in the WCC.

The Gaels got on the scoreboard first, as they pushed across one run in the top of the first inning. The SMC run came on Anthony Villa RBI sacrifice fly, which scored Anthony Gonsolin, who had walked, to give the visitors a 1-0 lead.

The Toreros responded in the bottom of the second inning, as they scored four runs on four hits. With one out, Kyle Holder got things started with a solo home run to right field, evening the score at 1-1. Then with two outs, Louie Lechich kept things going with a single, and he moved to second when Grant Melker drew a walk. Connor Joe took care of the rest with a three-run blast to right field, giving USD a 4-1 lead.

USD would then go on to score one run in both the third and fifth innings, while SMC scored an unearned run in the third inning to put the game at its final of 6-2.

Offensively for the Toreros, Joe led the way, as he went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI. Jesse Jenner, Austin Bailey and Holder all had great days at the plate as well, going 2-for-4 each, while Andrew Daniel extended his hitting streak to 16, going 2-for-5 from the plate today.

Lucas Long (4-3) picked up the win on the mound for the Toreros, as he allowed two runs, one earned, on five hits, while striking out seven in 6.0 innings of work. His counterpart, Ryan Brockett (4-7), was saddled with the loss for the Gaels, as he allowed six runs on 11 hits in 4.2 innings of work.

The Toreros will return to action on Saturday, as they resume their WCC series with Saint Mary's at 6 p.m. inside the friendly confines of Fowler Park.



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