The University of San Diego Toreros secured a 10-7 victory against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the WCC tournament opener after an extended rest period. The Toreros, as the top seed, showcased a strong performance with key plays from Austin Smith and Jakob Christian, propelling them to the win.

By the Numbers
  • USD stands at 38-13, with a 20-4 record in the WCC.
  • Jakob Christian hit his 23rd home run of the season during the game.
State of Play
  • USD recorded its eighth consecutive win and 16th victory in the last 17 games.
  • The win marked the 13th time this season that USD's offense scored at least 10 runs in a game.
  • Four Toreros - Peraza, Christian, Smith, and Costello - each contributed two RBIs in the game, showcasing a balanced offensive effort.
  • USD's victory against Gonzaga marked their fourth win this season after sweeping a series in late April.
What's Next

Following the win, USD advances to the winner's bracket of the WCC Tournament and is set to face No. 2 Portland on Friday at Las Vegas Ballpark.

Bottom Line

The University of San Diego Toreros' strong performance in the WCC tournament opener, marked by notable offensive displays and key pitching moments, sets them on a promising path as they advance to face Portland next.