Kailey Hill Named WCC Freshman of the Year
USD ends season with 29 wins, their most since the 2000 season
After nearly being no-hit, Toreros rally for 4-2 extra inning win in game one
USD ties school record with .773 win percentage
Freshman Kailey Hill hit two home runs to set the USD single-season record
USD Softball vs San Jose State March 13, 2015 at Santee Sportsplex - San Diego Classic II
USD Softball vs Western Carolina at Santee Sportplex March 13, 2015 - San Diego Classic II
USD softball vs St. Mary's
Photos courtesy of Brock Scott, scottphoto.net.
Photos courtesy of Brock Scott, Scottphoto.net.
• All-WCC Honorable Mention - 2015
• 1st Team All-WCC - 2014
• WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2014
• 2nd Team All-PCSC - 2013
• In 2013, ranked 3rd in NCAA in toughest to strikeout
• PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2012 & 2013
USD SINGLE SEASON RECORDS:
• T- 1st in fielding percentage - 1.000 (2014)
• T-5th in fielding percentage - .992 (2015)
USD CAREER RECORDS:
• 1st in fielding percentage - .991
• 10th in doubles - 25
Senior (2015: Started 51 games at first base... Earned All-WCC Honorable Mention... Hit .226 with one home run, six doubles, and 12 RBI... Second on team in average (,324) and total bases (19) in WCC games... Third on team in slugging (.514) and on-base percentage (.390) in WCC games... Committed just three errors and had .992 fielding percentage, good for the fifth best in USD history... Went 2-3 with a double and three RBI against Montana (Feb. 13)... Went 2-2 with a double and two RBI against Santa Clara (Apr. 18)... Finished her career with the highest fielding percentage in school history (.991)... Her 25 career doubles are the tenth most in program history... Helped USD win 105 games in her four years, the most of any recruiting class under Coach McElvain.
Junior (2014): Named 1st-Team All-WCC... Started all 47 games at first base...Hit .271 with one home run 16 RBI and six doubles... Led team with .375 average and .423 on-base percentage during conference games... Posted perfect 1.000 fielding percentage and now has best career fielding percentage in USD history (.991)... Second on team with nine walks... Had eight multi-hit games.
Sophomore (2013): Named 2nd Team All-PCSC... Ranked third in the NCAA in Toughest to Strikeout, averaging one K per 48.7 at-bats... Only struck out three times in 146 at-bats overall... Hit .281 with a triple and 12 RBI... Her nine doubles tied for the team lead... Had the highest fielding pct. (.990) on the team among regulars... Was second on the team with 12 multi-hit games on the year... Named to the PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.13 GPA).
Freshman (2012): Played in 31 games during her first season as a Torero, making 27 starts... An injury cut her season short... Hit .289 overall with four doubles, four home runs and 14 RBI in 83 at bats... Named to the PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.19 GPA.
High School: Attended Valencia High School where she earned four varsity letters for head coach Donna Lee... Named All-Foothill League honorable mention as a senior... Earned her team's Most Valuable Offensive Player honors as a junior and Most Valuable Defensive Player honors as a sophomore and senior... Participated in the Daily News All-Star game as a senior... Her team was CIF SS Division I champions during her freshman year... Named second-team All-Foothill League as a junior... Named a scholar-athlete all four years of her career... Also completed with the California Raiders club team.
Personal: Born March 10, 1993 in Lancaster, Calif.... Parents are Michael and Katrina Rooney... Chose USD because it was the most beautiful campus she visited, its academic reputation, and the softball and campus facilities were impressive... Also recruited by Rutgers, Loyola Marymount, and Sacramento State... Her father played baseball at Cal Lutheran where he was coached by current USD baseball coach Rich Hill.
Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics