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WCC Teams Prepare for NCAA Regional Action

May 29, 2013

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- The inaugural West Coast Conference tournament wrapped up with San Diego earning the NCAA bid to the post season. The Toreros will take on Cal Poly as the No. 3 seed in the Los Angeles Regional on Friday, May 31 at 2:00 p.m. The other WCC team earning an at-large bid is the San Francisco Dons traveling to the Eugene (Ore.) Regional where they will face Rice.

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The University of San Diego Toreros won the West Coast Conference Tournament earning the Conference automatic bid to the post season. The Toreros: Defeated BYU 9-8 (10); Lost to San Francisco 10-8; Defeated BYU 7-4; Defeated San Francisco 2-0 in the Championship.

This marks the second straight season and third time since 2008 the WCC has had multiple postseason teams.

The Toreros are the No. 3 seed in the Los Angeles regional and will square off against Cal Poly.

USF is seeded third in the Eugene (Ore.) Regional and will face second-seeded Rice.

For the second consecutive year, Gonzaga University junior Marco Gonzales and University of San Diego Junior Kris Bryant has been named one of 30 semifinalists for the 2013 Golden Spikes Award.fn

Gonzaga captured its second West Coast Conference regular season title (2009).

San Diego junior third baseman Kris Bryant leads the nation in home runs (31), walks (62), slugging percentage (.860), and runs scored (78).

San Francisco earned its first NCAA berth since winning the West Coast Conference title in 2011.