• Cory Hall Signs Professional Contract With The Kansas City Royals
    June 29, 2011
    Cory Hall Signs Professional Contract With The Kansas City Royals Santa Clara right-handed pitcher Cory Hall, a 2011 All-WCC Honorable Mention honoree, has signed an amateur free agent contract with the Kansas City Royals. He joins J.R. Graham (Atlanta Braves) and Patrick Terry (Chico Outlaws- Indepedent) as members of the 2011 squad to sign professional contracts
  • All Summer Long Part II: Catcher Anthony Martinez
    June 29, 2011
    All Summer Long Part II: Catcher Anthony Martinez Rising-junior catcher Anthony Martinez is playing his summer baseball in the Hawaii Collegiate Baseball League for the Kauai Menehunes in Honolulu, Hawaii. Martinez has started five games for the Menehunes posting a .313 batting average (5-16). On Jun., 18 Martinez started for the Menehunes at first base tallying a RBI and a run scored in a 6-2 victory over the Hawaii Aliis.
  • Recent Graduate Patrick Terry Signs Professional Contract
    June 28, 2011
    Recent Graduate Patrick Terry Signs Professional Contract SANTA CLARA, Calif.- Former Santa Clara C/DH Patrick Terry has signed a professional contract with the Chico Outlaws of the North American League.
  • All Summer Long: Santa Clara Players Hone Their Skills In Summer Leagues
    June 28, 2011
    All Summer Long: Santa Clara Players Hone Their Skills In Summer Leagues For the Broncos and the rest of the collegiate baseball community, the summer offers a time for players to get better before the next college baseball season.
  • Kyle DeMerritt Named Louisville Slugger's Freshman All-American
    June 09, 2011
    Kyle DeMerritt Named Louisville Slugger's Freshman All-American Freshman 2B/3B Kyle DeMerritt was named to the Louisville Slugger’s Freshman All-American Team on June 8, 2011.
  • Junior J.R. Graham Selected In Fourth Round By Atlanta Braves
    June 07, 2011
    Junior J.R. Graham Selected In Fourth Round By Atlanta Braves Santa Clara University junior RHP J.R. Graham was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the fourth round as the 146th overall pick in the 2011 MLB First Year Player Draft.
  • Santa Clara Announces Resignation of Baseball’s O’Brien
    June 03, 2011
    Santa Clara Announces Resignation of Baseball’s O’Brien Santa Clara University announced Friday Bronco head baseball coach Mark O’Brien has resigned. O’Brien recently finished his 10th season at Santa Clara University.
  • Three Broncos honored by WCC for 2011 Play
    June 01, 2011
    Three Broncos honored by WCC for 2011 Play Three members of the Santa Clara baseball team were honored by the West Coast conference for their play this season on Wednesday. The three recipients were led by senior RHP Cory Hall, who was named to the 2011 All-West Coast Conference First Team. In addition, Patrick Terry was named as an All-WCC honorable mention and Kyle DeMerritt was named to the 2011 West Coast Conference All-Freshman Team.
  • Broncos Close Out Regular Season
    May 29, 2011
    Broncos Close Out Regular Season The Santa Clara baseball team finished out their regular season slate Sunday by dropping a 6-5 game to the Portland Pilots. The Broncos had no troubles at the plate, amassing 13 hits over nine innings.
  • Santa Clara Falls After Thrilling Ninth Inning
    May 28, 2011
    Santa Clara Falls After Thrilling Ninth Inning Santa Clara (17-33; 4-16 WCC) lost a tight 2-1 game to the Portland Pilots (23-30; 10-10 WCC). There was no scoring until the ninth inning when the Broncos scored a run but Portland was able to rally for two in the bottom of the inning. J.R. Graham (3-5) took the loss while pitching 8.2 innings and allowing two runs, on six hits and five walks with four strikeouts. Stephen Takahashi lead the offense with two hits and a RBI.
  • Portland Outlasts Santa Clara 5-3
    May 27, 2011
    Portland Outlasts Santa Clara 5-3 Despite out-hitting Portland, Santa Clara dropped the series opener to Portland 5-3. Cory Hall (4-7) was tagged with the loss, while Kyle Kraus picked the win after pitching a complete game for the Pilots. Hall pitched seven innings, allowing four runs on nine hits while striking out three batters. Offensively, Santa Clara was led by Drew Ozanne who amassed two hits, a RBI and scored a run.
  • Santa Clara Travels to Portland to Finish 2011 Season
    May 25, 2011
    Santa Clara Travels to Portland to Finish 2011 Season Santa Clara will look to end the year on high note, when the Broncos travel to Portland for its final three games of the year. The Broncos will take on the Pilots in a three-game West Coast Conference bout starting Fri., May 27 at 3 p.m.
  • Terry Named WCC Player of the Week
    May 23, 2011
    Terry Named WCC Player of the Week Senior C/DH Patrick Terry was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for his explosive offensive performances over the weekend. On Senior Day, May 22, Terry hit a two-run homer and a two-RBI double in his final two plate appearances at Stephen Schott Stadium.
  • Seniors Produce on Senior Day, Broncos Fall to San Diego
    May 22, 2011
    Seniors Produce on Senior Day, Broncos Fall to San Diego The Broncos honored seven players in their final home game as a member of the Bronco baseball team and Santa Clara (17-31) lost its final home game of the season, falling to San Diego 16-6. San Diego used an eight-run fifth inning to put the Broncos out of reach. Brock Simon (3-8) picked up the loss for Santa Clara, while Paul Paez (7-4) got the win for San Diego. Both seniors in the lineup drove in runs in their final home game. Senior Day was highlighted by senior catcher Patrick Terry, who had a four-RBI performance including a two-run homer in his final game at Stephen Schott Stadium.
  • San Diego Edges Santa Clara 9-8
    May 21, 2011
    San Diego Edges Santa Clara 9-8 Santa Clara (17-30) lost the second game of a three-game series to San Diego 9-8. Starter Chris Mendoza pitched 4.1 innings, allowing six earned runs on 10 hits in a no-decision. J.R. Graham (3-4) picked up the loss for the Broncos, while James Pazos picked up the win for the second consecutive day. Offensively, the Broncos’ day was highlighted by a five-run fifth inning.
  • Santa Clara Falls In 10 Innings to San Diego
    May 20, 2011
    Santa Clara Falls In 10 Innings to San Diego Despite a ninth inning rally, Santa Clara dropped the series-opener to San Diego 6-4 in 10 innings. Paul Twining (1-1) picked up the loss for the Broncos, allowing two runs on two hits in 2.1 innings. San Diego reliever James Pazos improved to 2-3 with the win. The Broncos scored two runs in the ninth, including a game-tying RBI single by Kyle DeMerritt. Offensively, the Broncos were led by Matt Ozanne who was 3-5 with a RBI, run scored and a stolen base. Starter Cory Hall pitched well for the Broncos, allowing three runs on nine hits and struck out six batters in seven innings of work.
  • Santa Clara Rained Out At Cal Poly
    May 17, 2011
    Santa Clara Rained Out At Cal Poly Santa Clara's baseball game at Cal Poly has been canceled due to weather. No reschedule date has been announced. More details to come.
  • Santa Clara Travels to Cal Poly, Hosts San Diego
    May 16, 2011
    Santa Clara Travels to Cal Poly, Hosts San Diego After a weekend off, the Broncos play four games this week including their last home series of the season. Santa Clara visits Cal Poly in a mid-week game on Tuesday before returning to Stephen Schott Stadium to face San Diego in a three-game West Coast Conference Series.
  • Sophomore Viele Leads Broncos by Example
    May 12, 2011
    Sophomore Viele Leads Broncos by Example Sophomore captain Justin Viele had been leading the Broncos by example, playing in every game this season.
  • Broncos Drop Mid-Week Game to UC Davis
    May 11, 2011
    Broncos Drop Mid-Week Game to UC Davis Despite a strong outing from ace Cory Hall, the Broncos dropped their mid-week game with UC Davis 5-0. Hall (4-6) allowed two runs on nine hits in six innings of work, striking out six batters. Scott Chew improved to 1-0, pitching a complete game for the Aggies. J.R. Graham continued his dominance, pitching his sixth-straight perfect inning over his last three appearences.
  • Curtis Wagner named to 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Team
    May 09, 2011
    Curtis Wagner named to 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Team Senior first baseman Curtis Wagner was one just two WCC named to the 2010 and 2011Capital One Academic-All District Team when he was named first team on May 5.
  • Broncos Play UC Davis in Mid-Week game
    May 09, 2011
    Broncos Play UC Davis in Mid-Week game After winning its West Coast Conference series at Pepperdine, Santa Clara (17-27) continues its roadtrip with a mid-week game at UC Davis on Wed., May 11. The mid-week bout is the Broncos’ only game this week before battling Cal Poly on May 17 and San Diego May 20-22.
  • Broncos Top Pepperdine to Win Series
    May 08, 2011
    Broncos Top Pepperdine to Win Series Santa Clara (17-27; 4-11 WCC) topped Pepperdine (19-25; 5-7 WCC) by a score of 5-4 on Sunday. Patrick Terry picked up two RBIs and Lucas Herbst had three hits to lead the offensive for Santa Clara. J.R. Graham (3-3) was dominant in the start for the Broncos. He pitched three innings without allowing a base runner and Paul Twining (1-0) pitched 4.2 shutout innings to pick up the win. Chris Mendoza picked up his first save of the season.
  • Broncos Dropped By Waves 5-4
    May 07, 2011
    Broncos Dropped By Waves 5-4 Santa Clara (16-27; 3-11 WCC) dropped a 5-4 decision on Saturday in Malibu to the Pepperdine Waves (19-24; 5-6 WCC). Base runners were not a problem for the Broncos, as Santa Clara amassed 13 hits. Lucas Herbst led the Broncos by going 2-5 at the plate with a double and two RBI’s. Justin Viele collected three hits, while Stephen Takahashi, Pat Terry and Zach Looney both provided two. Curtis Wagner drove home a RBI on a single in the fourth. Brock Simon (3-7) pitched 6.1 innings and was charged with the loss.
  • Broncos Best Pepperdine in 10 Innings
    May 06, 2011
    Broncos Best Pepperdine in 10 Innings Santa Clara (16-26; 3-10 WCC) topped Pepperdine, 3-2, in a 10-inning game. Patrick Terry provided the late-heroics for the Broncos, knocking in the winning run with a RBI single in the tenth inning. J.R. Graham (3-3) picked up the win for Santa Clara, tossing a hitless ninth and tenth inning. Starter Cory Hall pitched well for the Broncos, allowing two runs on eight hits while striking out four batters.
  • DeMerritt Impressive in Freshman Season
    May 05, 2011
    DeMerritt Impressive in Freshman Season In his first season at SCU freshman Kyle DeMerritt from nearby San Jose has been a standout for the Broncos.
  • Bronco Lineup Taking Advantage of Opportunities
    May 03, 2011
    Bronco Lineup Taking Advantage of Opportunities From January to June, there is no doubt Division I college baseball is a grind. After winter workouts and fall practice, the three-month, 55-game season officially begins in late February. With at least four games per week, the season offers adversity for every team and how they respond is key. The Broncos have had their share this season and many have stepped in and stepped up admirably.
  • Broncos Host No. 21 Cal, Travel to Pepperdine
    May 03, 2011
    Broncos Host No. 21 Cal, Travel to Pepperdine Santa Clara continues a four-game home stand with a mid-week bout with Cal. After the mid-week game, the Broncos will travel to Malibu, Calif. to battle Pepperdine in a West Coast Conference series.
  • Terry Reflects on College Journey
    May 03, 2011
    Terry Reflects on College Journey Fifth year senior leader, Patrick Terry, has accomplished a lot throughout his journey here at Santa Clara both on the field and in the class room.
  • Broncos Fall to No. 21 Cal 4-1
    May 03, 2011
    Broncos Fall to No. 21 Cal 4-1 The Santa Clara bullpen gave up just four runs, but the Broncos fell to No. 21 Cal, 4-1. Santa Clara used six different pitchers, highlighted by Powell Fansler’s two perfect innings to start the game. Offensively, the Broncos amassed nine hits including a RBI single from Matt Ozanne.
  • Zags Top Broncos In Series-Finale
    May 01, 2011
    Zags Top Broncos In Series-Finale Santa Clara dropped the series finale to Gonzaga 8-3. Brock Simon (3-6) picked up the loss for the Broncos, while Marco Gonzalez (7-2) picked up the win. The Broncos will host Cal on Tues., May 3 at 6 p.m.
  • Santa Clara Drops Home Game To Zags
    April 30, 2011
    Santa Clara Drops Home Game To Zags SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Santa Clara (15-24; 2-8) fell to Gonzaga, 9-0, in the second game of a three-game series. Gonzaga starter Tyler Olson (6-3) picked up the win for the Zags, while J.R. Graham fell to 2-3 on the year. After Graham left the game for the Broncos, Santa Clara used four pitchers in relief.
  • Broncos Drop Series-Opener to Gonzaga
    April 29, 2011
    Broncos Drop Series-Opener to Gonzaga West Coast Conference series. The Broncos dashed Gonzaga starter Ryan Carpenter’s no-hit bid in the seventh on a single by Kyle DeMerritt. Carpenter (6-1) picked up the win for the Zags, while Cory Hall fell to 4-5 despite allowing just one earned run.
  • Santa Clara Tops Pacific 10-6
    April 27, 2011
    Santa Clara Tops Pacific 10-6 In a game that saw 23 combined hits and 16 combined pitchers, Santa Clara (15-22) out-dueled Pacific (13-22) to pick up a 10-6 mid-week victory. Santa Clara’s offense provided 10 hits, highlighted by Kyle DeMerritt’s four RBI night. Chris Mendoza improved to 3-5, picking up the win with a one-hit inning.
  • Santa Clara Hosts Pacific and Gonzaga This Week
    April 26, 2011
    Santa Clara Hosts Pacific and Gonzaga This Week Santa Clara returns home this week to play a mid-week game with Pacific on Tue., Apr. 26. The Broncos will continue WCC play this weekend hosting Gonzaga in a three-game series.
  • Santa Clara Drops Series-Finale To USF
    April 23, 2011
    Santa Clara Drops Series-Finale To USF SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Despite amassing 10 hits, Santa Clara (14-22; 2-7) dropped the series-finale to San Francisco 15-4. Chris Mendoza picked up the loss for the Broncos, falling to 2-5 on the season. The Broncos offense was hilighted by Lucas Herbst’s two-run homerun in the sixth inning. Matt Hiserman picked up the win for San Francisco (20-20; 7-2). Santa Clara will now return home to host Pacific and Gonzaga next week.
  • Broncos Score Early But Fall To Dons
    April 22, 2011
    Broncos Score Early But Fall To Dons SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Santa Clara (14-21) jumped out to an early lead but was unable to hold off the comeback by San Francisco (19-20) in the second game of the weekend series. Brock Simon (3-5) got the loss by allowing four runs on four hits in 4.1 innings in relief of Powel Fansler who allowed five runs on 10 hits in 3.2 innings.
  • Santa Clara Falls In Extras To USF
    April 21, 2011
    Santa Clara Falls In Extras To USF SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – After leading in both the eighth and 10th innings, Santa Clara (14-20) fell in 13 innings to San Francisco (18-20) in the opening game of a three-game weekend series. The loss went to closer J.R. Graham (2-2) who surrendered an unearned run to end the game. Cory Hall continued to pitch deep into games, pitched 7.1 inning allowing two earned runs on seven hits while striking out six batters. Graham pitched 4.2 innings allowing one earned run on five hits, fanning two batters.
  • Broncos Drop Mid-Week Game Against Stanford
    April 19, 2011
    Broncos Drop Mid-Week Game Against Stanford SANTA CLARA, Calif.- Despite trailing by three runs or less for most of the game, Santa Clara dropped its mid-week game to Stanford 10-3. Joe Supple picked up the loss for the Broncos, falling to 0-3 on the season. Patrick Terry continues to perform well for the Broncos. He hit a two run-homerun, stole a base and threw out two runners.
  • Santa Clara Hosts Stanford, Travels To USF
    April 18, 2011
    Santa Clara Hosts Stanford, Travels To USF SANTA CLARA, Calif.- After taking two of three from West Coast Conference rival Saint Mary’s, including a 10-inning victory, Santa Clara returns home for a mid-week showdown with Stanford on Tues.,Apr. 19. The Broncos then travel to San Francisco to continue WCC play against USF.
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