Toreros Face SDSU and Santa Clara This Week

USDTOREROSDOTCOM Head Coach Melissa McElvain and her staff face SDSU and Santa Clara this week
USDTOREROSDOTCOM
Head Coach Melissa McElvain and her staff face SDSU and Santa Clara this week
USDTOREROSDOTCOM

April 15, 2008

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego softball team has another busy week ahead of them as they wrap up their non-conference schedule on Wednesday night followed by a PCSC series as the Santa Clara Broncos come to town over the weekend.

The Toreros lost the series 1-3 this past weekend to Loyola Marymount. Saturday they won game one 1-0, then lost game two 7-3. On Sunday they fell 1-0 in game one and 1-0 in game two. USD is currently 14-29 overall and 1-7 in the PCSC.

San Diego continues conference play over the weekend when they face Santa Clara. The Broncos are currently 19-19 overall and 3-5 in the PCSC. SCU lost the series against Saint Mary's 0-4 this past weekend. The Toreros and Broncos open up play on Saturday at Noon and 2:00 p.m. and conclude the four game series on Sunday at Noon and 2:00 p.m.

The San Diego State Aztecs are 6-4 in their last ten games and currently on a three-game losing streak. SDSU dropped back-to-back losses against BYU (1-0 in game one, 2-0 in eight innings), as well as a 1-0 decision against the University of Utah. The Aztecs currently hold a 30-13 overall record on the season and a 3-3 mark in the Mountain West Conference.

The 2008 USD-SDSU series is tied at 1-1. The Toreros picked up the first win 6-4 in Arizona at the Diamond Devil Classic. The Aztecs came back to defeat USD 7-3 at the Aztec Softball Stadium. The series concludes Wednesday night at the USD Softball complex with the first pitch scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 and all seats are general admission.