Sean Nicol went 2-for-4 with one double and two RBI in the loss.
June 2, 2007
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The fourth-ranked University of San Diego baseball team was upset in the San Diego Region evening game, 6-2, by fourth-seeded Fresno State University Friday at San Diego State's Tony Gwynn Stadium. The Toreros will now play the University of Minnesota in an elimination game on Saturday at 4 p.m.
With the loss, the Toreros fall to 43-17 overall and lose their second consecutive opening round game to Fresno State in the post season. With the win, the Bulldogs improve to 37-27 overall.
The Bulldogs struck first as they scored one run on one hit in the top of the third inning. The Fresno State run came on a Brian Lapin run-scoring double down the left field line, scoring Erik Wetzel, who reached on an error, to give the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead.
FSU then increased the their lead in the top of the fourth inning scoring one run on two hits. The FSU run came on a Wetzel RBI single to give the Bulldogs a 2-0 lead.
San Diego then answered back in the bottom of the fourth inning, scoring two runs on two hits. Josh Romanski got things started with a walk and moved to second on a Daniel Magness single. After Kevin Hansen loaded the bases with a walk, Sean Nicol delivered a two-run double to right field to even the score at 2-2.
Fresno State then went on to score four unanswered runs to claim the win and advance on to play Cal State Fullerton in the winners bracket game at 8 p.m.
Offensively for the Toreros, Nicol led the way as he went 2-for-4 with one double and two RBI.
Anthony Slama (2-3) was saddled with the loss as he allowed three runs on four hits in 0.2 innings of work. Tanner Scheppers (7-5) picked up the win for the Bulldogs as he allowed no runs on one hit in 3.1 innings of work.
The Toreros will return to action on Saturday with a 4 p.m. game at Tony Gwynn Stadium against Minnesota.
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
Starting as Low as $99
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.