Interview With James Smith After 9-5 Win Over Fresno State
In a rare midweek 1:00pm game, Santa Clara baseball beat Fresno State by a final of 9-5. The win moves Santa Clara to 17-9 while Fresno State is now 14-14.
Making his first start for the Broncos, James Smith (1-0; 2.13) picked up his first career win in 8.0 innings pitched. He allowed two runs on six hits with two walks and one strikeout. Andrew Biancardi had a big day at the plate, going 2-4 with a three-run home run to put Santa Clara ahead in the fifth inning.
Broncos Drop 3 to Cal State Bakersfield in Non-Conference Action
Santa Clara Hosts Cal on Tuesday, April 10 at Stephen Schott Stadium
The Santa Clara baseball team lost three games against Cal State Bakersfield last Friday and Saturday. The Broncos (17-12) traveled to Bakersfield (15-15) for a non-conference three game series prior to Easter Sunday.
Click below for recaps, stats, and box scores from the series:
Santa Clara Hosts Bay Area Rival California Tonight
California is 17-13 overall and
2-8 in Pac-12 action in 2012
Returning to the site of its 2011 Super Regional victory to propel itself to the College World Series, Cal baseball will travel to play Santa Clara on Tuesday, April 10 at 6:10 p.m. The Broncos then travel to Spokane, Washington to resume West Coast Conference play vs. Gonzaga.
Santa Clara is 17-12 overall with a 1-5 mark in the WCC. Last week the Broncos took a mid-week game vs. Fresno State before being swept by CSU Bakersfield on the road.Cal is 17-13 and 2-8 in the very competitive Pac-12. The Bears took two of three vs. Texas at a neutral site from March 30 - April 1. They won by scores of 12-2 and 6-5 and lost by a final of 13-3
SANTA CLARA ATHLETICS: How would you describe the team dynamics?
PETER SUMMERVILLE: "The team dynamic is phenomenal. Everyone wants to have fun, but at the same time we also want to live up to our team mission statement, which is Relentless Development (RD). We have made great strides as a team to find that balance so far, but we still have a ways to go in order to reach our full potential."
For three straight days in March the Santa Clara Baseball players were under the bright lights of several high-tech video cameras. Ben Ross and Travis Miller spent over 30 hours filming the team, and two weeks editing the video for the Bronco Baseball promo video. The three minute video takes viewers behind the scenes and inside the Santa Clara baseball program. Click below to check it out...