Santa Clara Baseball Newsletter
May / 8 / 2014
Upcoming Games


Thursday, May 8
@ BYU (5:00pm at Miller Park)


Friday, May 9
@ BYU (5:00pm at Miller Park) 


Saturday, May 10
@ BYU (12:00pm at Miller Park)

Baseball Continues WCC Homestretch at BYU

Santa Clara baseball continues the homestretch of 2014 West Coast Conference play with a Thursday-Saturday series May 8-10 against the BYU Cougars. First pitch times from Miller Park in Provo, Utah are set for 5 p.m. PDT Thursday and Friday, followed by a 12 p.m. PDT series finale Saturday.


Last weekend, the Broncos won their third straight West Coast Conference series, taking two of three games from the San Francisco Dons at Benedetti Diamond. In the series opener May 2, the Broncos went up 2-0 in the first inning and outhit the Dons 14-8, but left 12 runners on base in a 6-5 loss. On May 3, the Broncos produced their highest single-game run total in WCC play with 12 in a 12-6 victory. In the series finale May 4, Santa Clara scored a first-inning run and held off a late USF rally to win 2-1 behind a career-best nine strikeouts from starting pitcher Jacob Steffens. 


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Broncos Win Another WCC harry
Series; Take 2 of 3 from USF

Game 45  

@ University of San Francisco (Loss 6-5


Game 46 

@ University of San Francisco (Win 12-6)


Game 47

@ University of San Francisco (Win 2-1)  


"What I love about this ballclub is they're always picking each other up. Guys who make mistakes are recovering quickly while somebody else picks them up. Their mental toughness has developed more than any other part of their game."

Steffens Named WCC Rawlings Pitcher of the Week 

The West Coast Conference announced its weekly baseball honors Monday, and Santa Clara's Jacob Steffens has been named WCC Rawlings Pitcher of the Week for May 5, 2014. Steffens is the third Bronco and first pitcher to win a conference player of the week award this season.


"I am definitely honored to be named WCC Pitcher of the Week," Steffens said. "It was definitely a great outing both for me and for my teammates who were making plays behind me the whole game."  


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Kyle Cortopassi Describes Life on the SCU Baseball Team
By Student Assistant Genre McAtee,


Kyle Cortopassi (KC) talks about his life on the Santa Clara baseball team, including what the team does before and after each game. Coropassi reflects on the passion of his team and how each player is intrinsically motivated by a love for the sport.


SCU: Your parents are both SCU alumni. Did they affect your decision to come here?


KC: My parents did not directly affect my decision to go to Santa Clara, but growing up knowing about the school and visiting over the years with them made me really like the school and want to come here.


Getting to Know Freshman Stevie Berman


Favorite song/music genre?



Favorite place to eat?



Favorite thing to cook/bake?



Favorite pump up song? What's on you iTunes workout list?

Let's Go


What's your favorite de-stress activity?

Play Station 3


What's usual workout routine?

Eat, lift and drink protein


What's your favorite guilty pleasure food?



Favorite TV Show?

Sports Center


What are your summer plans?

Play baseball in Maine


Who's the best dressed on your team?

Kert Woods because of his sock game


Who's the team clown and why?

Kenny, he's hilarious and can make any situation funny


What are your nicknames?

Stevie Weevie


What's your go-to dance move?





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