San Diego, CA- The University of San Diego Toreros baseball team improved to (4-1) on the season after blowing out Northern Kentucky University 13-3 Saturday afternoon in the first game of a double-header.
The Toreros scored the games first run in the bottom of the first inning, as Andrew Daniel scored on a wild pitch to give the Toreros a 1-0 lead.
Northern Kentucky would take the lead in the second inning, scoring two-runs to take the lead 2-1. For Northern Kentucky it was their first lead of the four game series.
The Toreros would retake the lead for good in the bottom of the second, scoring five runs to retake the lead 6-2 on a Connor Joe grand slam and an RBI single by Josh Goosen-Brown.
The Toreros would score three runs in the third and one run in each of the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh innings to blowout Northern Kentucky 13-3. The Toreros scored a run in every inning, except in the 8th of today’s ballgame.
Andrew Daniel led the way for the Toreros on offense as he went 3-for-5 with four runs scored, one RBI and three stolen bases. Connor Joe had a big impact on the offense, going 1-5 with his one hit being a grand-slam in the second to start the Toreros scoring assault.
Drew Jacobs (1-0) picked up his first win of the season for the Toreros, as he allowed one run on three hits in 3.1 innings of work.
The Toreros return to action later this evening for game two of the double-header against Northern Kentucky at Fowler Park.