April 8, 2008
On April 26th Susie Erpelding will be inducted into the Chet and Marguerite Pagni Family Athletic Hall of Fame. For the second straight year, USD's Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony will take place with the USD Alumni Honors event, which is the premier USD recognition event of the year. The University of San Diego community will gather to recognize and honor alumni in the areas of service to the university, contributions to humanitarian causes, and outstanding career and athletic achievement. To register for the event ($150 per person; $2,500 premier table sponsorship), call the office of Alumni Relations at (619) 260-4819.
In addition to Erpelding, USD Alumni being recognized include Liam E. McGee, Lowell C. McAdam, Rabbi Laure E. Coskey, The Honorable Thomas J. Whelan, and Col. Mary T. Sarnecky for the Author E. Hughes Career Achievements; Michael J. Maher for the Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill honor; and Mary E. Caffery for the Bishop Charles Francis Buddy award.
Susie Erpelding excelled on the basketball floor as well as in the classroom during her time at USD (1995-2000). She is the program's all-time leading scorer with 1,510 points, and is the only Torero (women's or men's) to crack the 1,500 point plateau. During her senior year (1999-2000) she set a school record with 510 points, averaging 17.0 ppg, and leading the Toreros to the WCC Tournament title and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. She scored a then school-record 37 points against Portland on February 19, 2000. While leading the team in scoring for three straight years (1997-2000), she was also named a First Team All-West Coast Conference performer.
She capped off her career by being named the 2000 West Coast Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She was a First Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American in 1998, and a Third Team selection in 2000. A two-time WCC All-Academic Team selection, she as also a four-time WCC Scholar-Athlete. A motivated and hard working individual, Susie twice was named a National Strength and Conditioning All-American (1998 & 2000). She earned her undergraduate degree from USD in Sociology (1998), and followed up with her Master's degree in 2000 (Counseling Psychology).
From San Diego, she prepped at Our Lady of Peace. After suffering a knee injury during a CIF semifinal game her senior year, Susie sat out her first year at USD (1995-96). Erpelding, who will be getting married this year, is in her fifth year serving as color analyst for home USD women's basketball internet webcasts. She is in her fifth year as a Senior Social Work Counselor for the San Diego Regional Center.
Women's Basketball (1995-2000)
San Diego, CA (Our Lady of Peace HS)
- All-time leading scorer with 1,510 points
- Single season record for points with 510 (1999-2000)
- Personal-best 37 points vs. Portland senior year (ranks 2nd all-time)
- Led team in scoring three straight years (1997-2000)
- Ranks 3rd all-time in career points per game average (13.6 ppg)
- Three-time First Team All-West Coast Conference (1998-2000)
- WCC All-Tournament Team (2000)
- Averaged team-best 17 ppg senior year in leading USD to NCAA Tourney
- Two-time National Strength and Conditioning All-American (1998 & 2000)
- WCC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2000)
- First Team ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America (1999)
- Third Team ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America (2000)
- Two-time WCC All-Academic Team (1999 & 2000)
- Four-time WCC Scholar Athlete
- Graduated in spring of 1998 (Sociology)
- Earned Master's degree in 2000 (Counseling Psychology)
- Sat out 1995-96 (1st season) recovering from ACL surgery
- Current color analyst for USD women's basketball webcasts
USD Wins Big Conference Game Against Dayton
Toreros beat Dayton 34-22
Volleyball Plays USF for First WCC Play
Kristen Gengenbacher & Kaity Edwards talk about excitement for WCC play
USD Hosts Dayton in PFL Opener
Co-Captain Brian Riley & Coach Lindsey talk about the challenges of the Saturday's game
Volleyball Highlights from Wins Over UCSB and LBSU
Volleyball up to no. 7 after dominant weekend
Meet The Toreros: Ana Ramos
Freshman guard from Portugal
Cross Country Shows Speed on Home Course
The women finished second overall & the men finished fourth overall
Meet the Toreros: Kaity Edwards
6-2 MH From Playa Del Rey, CA
Second Home Tournament Preview
Lauren Schad & Jayden Kennedy talk about new ranking and preview upcoming games
Home Cross Country Race Preview
Head Coach Guarino and seniors Benster & Smith talk about the new team
Volleyball Highlights from Home Tournament Sweep
Volleyball beats UCI, CU and UCLA at their first home tournament
Sixth Man Night
Head Coach Smith talks about upcoming annual fundraiser
Volleyball's First Home Tournament of the Season
Kramer & Jennings recap last game and share excitement for upcoming tournament
Football Plays Cal Poly After 27-0 Opening Week Win
Giorgi and Lindsey recap game against WNM and preview Cal Poly
Men's Soccer Home Opener Preview
Price & McFadden preview UCD & Sac State
Postgame Highlights & Interviews
Western New Mexico Preview
Jamal Agnew & Anthony Lawrence break down WNMU.
USD vs. Stanford Volleyball UPSET
Torero women win 3 of 5 sets against #11 Stanford.
Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Pineiro
Versatile 6'6" forward will redshirt 2016-17 season.
Men's Soccer Kicks Off Season In NC
Coach McFadden & Michael Turner Preview Matches vs Duke & Elon.
Softball Golf Tournament Promo
September 17th at Bernardo Heights CC.
Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Wright
Former Utah Ute will redshirt the 2016-17 season.
Training Camp Update
Team prepares for Saturday scrimmage.
Meet the Toreros: Patricia Brossmann
6'0" freshman forward from Berlin, Germany.
Meet the Toreros: Mark Carbone
6'2" freshman guard from Wethersfield, CT.
Meet the Toreros: Madison Pollock
6'1" freshman guard from Snohomish, Wash.
Women's Soccer In the Community
Toreros host soccer skills clinic at Linda Vista Elementary.
Meet the Toreros: Juwan Gray
6'8" freshman forward from Dover, Delaware.
Toreros Open Training Camp
The USD women's soccer team began training camp today.
Meet the Toreros: Nassir Barrino
6'0" freshman guard from Newark, New Jersey.
Meet the Toreros: José Martinez
6'10" freshman forward from Cayey, Puerto Rico.
Meet the Toreros: Frank Ryder
6'10" freshman forward from Boulder, Colo.
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.