baseball-d1 flag

Washington State Athletics | March 15, 2015

Washington State tops No. 14 USC

LOS ANGELES -- Joe Pistorese threw a complete game and Shane Matheny added three hits as Washington State came from behind for a 4-2 victory over No. 6 USC Saturday at Dedeaux Field.

After spotting USC (16-3, 1-1) a 2-0 lead in the fourth, WSU (12-6, 1-1) answered with three in the fifth and that was enough for Pistorese, who allowed two runs on seven hits while striking out eight in picking up his third-straight win.

After getting the lead, Pistorese didn’t let the Trojans back in the game. He needed 12 pitches to get through the fifth and sixth innings then retired 13 of the final 14 batters to improve to 3-1 on the season.

USC struck first in the bottom of the fourth as Blake Lacey doubled home Dante Flores, who reached on a two-out single. Adalberto Carrillo followed with a pop up to short left-center that fell in no-man’s land, scoring Lacey for the 2-0 lead.

The Cougars answered in the fifth as Shane Matheny and Shea Donlin opened the inning with back-to-back singles. After a failed sacrifice attempt, Ian Sagdal singled to right, scoring Donlin from second. On the play Trojan first baseman Jeremy Martinez threw wide trying to get Matheny at home, allowing Donlin to score and moving Sagdal to third. P.J. Jones followed with a single to left, scoring Sagdal for the 3-2 lead.

WSU increased its lead to 4-2 in the fifth as Matheny singled home Ben Roberts from second after Roberts reached on his third walk of the game.

Offensively Matheny went three-for-three with an RBI, Sagdal was two-for-five with an RBI and a run scored, while Roberts was one-for-one with three walks.

Trojan starter Kyle Twomey (3-1) suffered the loss as he left after allowing three runs on six hits in five innings.

9 NCAA women’s soccer players who could break out on the world stage

18 NCAA national championships were represented in this past year's FIFA Women's World Cup. As the NCAA women's soccer season sets to begin, let's take a look at the players to keep an eye on who could break out on the international stage sooner rather than later.

College football bowl schedule: Friday's games previewed and how to watch

This is the complete college football bowl schedule, times and previews of each game for Friday, Dec. 28. There are three games today ahead of the College Football Playoff semifinal contests on Saturday.

Iowa State-Washington State: Alamo Bowl prediction, preview, time, TV channel

No. 13 Washington State (10-2) plays No. 24 Iowa State (8-4) on December 28. The game is in San Antonio.
Division I
College World Series
June 13-23/24, 2020
TD Ameritrade Park | Omaha, NE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from and our partners