April 24, 2006
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego baseball team remains in the top-25, dropping six spots in the latest Rosenblatt Report top-25 to No. 25.
The Toreros posted a 1-3 record this past week, dropping Tuesday's game to UC Riverside 11-1, then won the series opener against West Coast Conference rival Pepperdine University 6-1, but fell to Pepperdine 4-2 on Saturday, and then dropped a heartbreaker, 5-4, in 10 innings on Sunday. Brian Matusz was key in the Toreros claiming the 6-1 win on Friday as he allowed one run on five hits while striking out six in 8.0 innings of work. Matusz held the normally potent Pepperdine bats to a .192 batting average for the day. Keoni Ruth was the offensive hero for USD this past week going 8-for-16 with two stolen bases.
The Toreros will return to action on Tuesday as they look to avenge a loss from earlier this season against the Anteaters of UC Irvine in a 6 p.m. game in Irvine, Calif. The Toreros will then travel to San Francisco, Calif. for a three-game WCC series with the Dons of the University of San Francisco. Friday's game is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. and both Saturday's and Sunday's games will begin at 1 p.m.