2013 Santa Clara Baseball News
June 8, 2013
Justin Viele Drafted by Baltimore Orioles - Updated with Quotes
Four-year Santa Clara starting shortstop Justin Viele will get a chance to continue playing baseball as he was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles with the 1,119th overall pick in the 37th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. He joins former teammate Lucas Herbst who was drafted by Baltimore in 2012 in the 26th round.
June 7, 2013
Bronco Athletics Administration Hosts Senior Send-Off For Student-Athletes
With at least 50 of the more than 60 Santa Clara graduates in attendance, and a number of Bronco coaches and administrators as well, Santa Clara Athletic Director Dan Coonan hosted the annual Bronco Senior Send-Off on Thursday night in the Leavey Center. It gave everyone a chance to say goodbye and to thank the seniors for all their efforts athletically and academically.
June 4, 2013
Baseball player, Matt Ozanne, Reflects on His Time Here at SCU
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Matt Ozanne (MO), a senior from Scottsdale, Arizona reflects on his time here as a player for the men’s baseball team. He finished his senior season with 23 runs and 24 RBI, both ranking in the top-three for the team. Ozanne also happens to have a twin brother, Drew, who is on the team as well. In 2009, Matt was drafted by the MLB to the Arizona Diamondbacks. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) was able to get in a quick interview with Ozanne to ask about his overall experience here at SCU the past four years.
May 28, 2013
Bronco Baseball Grows Throughout 2013
In a transition year under second year head coach Dan O’Brien, Santa Clara baseball had a difficult season at Schott Stadium but the Broncos used the adversity to learn and grow.
May 19, 2013
Bronco Baseball Tops LMU on Final Day of Season
In the final game of the season, Santa Clara baseball beat LMU by a final score of 5-4. The Broncos end their season 14-39 overall and 1-23 in conference while the Lions are 24-28 and 12-12 in WCC action.
May 18, 2013
Couch Terrific in Complete Game but Bronco Fall to Lions
In a pitcher’s duel that saw both starters go the distance, Santa Clara baseball lost to LMU by a final score of 2-1. The Broncos are now 13-39 overall and 0-23 in conference while the Lions are 24-27 and 12-11 in WCC action.
May 17, 2013
Santa Clara Drops Opener at LMU
Opening the final weekend of the season, Santa Clara baseball lost to LMU by a final score of 12-6. The Broncos are now 13-38 overall and 0-22 in conference while the Lions are 23-27 and 11-11 in WCC action.
May 17, 2013
Baseball Has Two Named to WCC All-Academic Team
With the season finishing this weekend, Santa Clara baseball had two players named to the West Coast Conference All-Academic team on Friday. Junior Zach Looney was honored for his 3.31 GPA in Civil Engineering while junior Peter Summerville was honorable mention.
May 15, 2013
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Tyler Alev
With an eye to the future, Santa Clara baseball introduces Tyler Alev of Catalina Foothills High School in Tucson, Ariz.
May 15, 2013
Santa Clara Head Coach Dan O'Brien Working to Build Baseball Program
Santa Clara head coach Dan O'Brien has high hopes for himself and the team's future as he finishes up the 2013 season this weekend and looks forward to his third year beginning. O'Brien and the Broncos are almost through their season, and although it has been a tough year, O'Brien is looking to end the season on a high note.
May 14, 2013
Baseball Finishes 2013 with Trips to Stanford, LMU
Playing its final games of the 2013 season, Santa Clara baseball visits Stanford on Tues., May 14 at 6 p.m. before traveling south for a matchup with LMU Friday through Sunday. The game times will be 3 p.m., 2 p.m. and 1 p.m.
May 14, 2013
Get to Know Ben Campopiano
From Capitol Hill to the baseball field, second year director of baseball operations Ben Campopiano reflects back on the 2013 season for the Broncos and his journey here. After spending a few years in politics, Campopiano realized that politics weren’t satisfying his needs, so he decided to head back to what he knew best, coaching baseball.
May 14, 2013
Tommy Nance Throws Complete Game Shutout at Stanford
In the final midweek game of the season, Santa Clara baseball beat Stanford by a final score of 3-0 behind a strong performance from Tommy Nance. The Broncos are now 13-37 overall and have won three games in a row for the first time this season. The Cardinal are 26-21.
May 13, 2013
Mendoza Finishes Up His Bronco Career
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Mendoza (CM), a senior from San Jose, Calif., has had a very solid career as a pitcher for the baseball team. Mendoza has had his best season to date this spring, earning WCC Pitcher of the Week honors in the first week of May. He has the most experience of any of the pitchers on the Broncos' roster. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) sat down with Mendoza to reflect his Bronco career.
May 12, 2013
Baseball Uses Five-Run Sixth to Take Game, Series at Cincinnati
Looking for a series win on getaway day, Santa Clara baseball took down Cincinnati by a final score of 6-1. The Broncos are now 12-37 overall while the Bearcats are 21-31.
May 11, 2013
Bronco Baseball Earns Split at Cincinnati Behind Late Homer from Jacobe
Playing two because of rain the day before, Santa Clara baseball split with Cincinnati by final scores of 7-3 and 3-1. The Broncos are now 11-38 overall while the Bearcats are 21-30.
May 10, 2013
Baseball at Cincinnati Cancelled, Doubleheader Scheduled for Saturday
Santa Clara baseball's game at Cincinnati scheduled for 5 p.m. today has been canceled. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader, tomorrow, Sat., May 11. The first game will begin at 1 p.m. Pacific.
May 10, 2013
Baseball Assistant Coach Ryan Leake Talks About His New Role
Completing his second season on the Mission campus, Ryan Leake became an assistant coach on the Bronco baseball team for 2013 after serving as the strength and conditioning coach in 2012. Leake also serves as the team's first base coach.
May 7, 2013
Baseball Plays Final Home Game of 2013, Heads to Cincinnati
Playing its final home game of the 2013 season, Santa Clara baseball hosts Pacific on Tues., May 7 at 6 p.m. before hitting the road for a three-game set at Cincinnati Friday through Sunday. The game times will be 5p.m., 1 p.m. and 10 a.m. Pacific.
May 7, 2013
Santa Clara Drops Final Home Game of Season
In the final game at Schott Stadium in 2013, Santa Clara baseball lost to future West Coast Conference opponent Pacific by a final score of 8-1. The Broncos are now 10-36 overall while the Tigers are 12-31.
May 5, 2013
Broncos Fall Behind Early, Can't Comeback on Senior Day
On senior day, Santa Clara baseball lost to Gonzaga by a final score of 9-3. The Broncos are now 10-35 overall and 0-21 in conference while the Zags are 31-14-1 and 18-6 in WCC action.
May 4, 2013
Broncos Lose Lead Late, Fall in 10 to Gonzaga
Opening the final weekend of home games in 2013, Santa Clara baseball fell to Gonzaga by a final score of 6-4 in 10 innings. The Broncos are now 10-33 overall and 0-19 in conference while the Zags are 29-14-1 and 16-6 in WCC action.
May 4, 2013
Five-Run Fifth Sinks Broncos, Gives Gonzaga Regular Season WCC Title
Looking to play spoiler, Santa Clara baseball lost Gonzaga by a final score of 6-1. The win for Gonzaga clinched the regular season West Coast Conference title. The Broncos are now 10-34 overall and 0-20 in conference while the Zags are 30-14-1 and 17-6 in WCC action.
May 3, 2013
Congratulations Bronco Baseball Seniors!
May 2, 2013
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Max Kuhns
Continuing to introduce the next wave of talent, Santa Clara baseball introduces Max Kuhns. Kuhns attended Chaparral High School in Parker, Colo. where he was coached by Tony Persichina.
May 1, 2013
Talking with Bronco Baseball Assistant Coach Keith Beauregard
Looking at the Broncos baseball record for the season, it may be easy for any coach to get discouraged. For first year assistant coach Keith Beauregard, he sees the positive in what this program has to offer, and is focused on making the Broncos baseball program a winning program in the years to come. He wants to ride the rest of the season out with everything the Broncos team has got.
April 30, 2013
Santa Clara Drops Road Game to UC Davis
In a back and forth game, Santa Clara baseball fell to UC Davis by a final score of 11-9. The Broncos are now 10-32 overall while the Aggies are 16-26.
April 30, 2013
Bronco Baseball Hosts Senior Day Sunday at 1 PM
In its final weekend of home games of the season, Santa Clara baseball travels to UC Davis on Tues., April 30 at 2:30 p.m. before welcoming Gonzaga to Schott Stadium. The Broncos and Bulldogs will play Fri., May 3 at 6 p.m., Sat., May 4 at 3 p.m. and Sun., May 5 at 1 p.m.
April 28, 2013
Baseball Drops Third Game to Saint Mary's
Facing its biggest rival, Santa Clara baseball fell to Saint Mary’s by a final score of 10-3. The Broncos are now 10-31 overall and 0-18 in conference while the Gaels are 17-26 and 8-7 in WCC action.
April 27, 2013
Baseball Falls to Saint Mary's for Second Consecutive Game
In the middle game of a three-game set, Santa Clara baseball lost to Saint Mary’s by a final score of 16-2. The Broncos are now 10-30 overall and 0-17 in conference while the Gaels are 16-26 and 7-7 in WCC action.
April 26, 2013
Eight-Run Third Too Much for Bronco Baseball
Heading north for a three-game set, Santa Clara baseball fell to Saint Mary’s by a final score of 8-3. The Broncos are now 10-29 overall and 0-16 in conference while the Gaels are 15-26 and 6-7 in WCC action.
April 23, 2013
Bronco Baseball to Host UC Davis, Visit Rival Saint Mary's
Santa Clara baseball hosts UC Davis on Tues., April 23 at 6 p.m. game before traveling to Saint Mary's. The Broncos and Gaels will play Fri., April 26 at 3 p.m., Sat., April 27 at 1 p.m. and Sun., April 28 at 1 p.m.
April 23, 2013
Bronco Baseball Wins Wild Game on Walk-Off
In its second to last midweek home game of the season, Santa Clara baseball topped UC Davis by a final score of 7-6 in 10 innings. The Broncos are now 10-28 overall while the Aggies are 15-23.
April 22, 2013
Kellen Lee Continues to Coach Young Broncos
After his graduation from UC San Diego in 2011, Kellen Lee decided to follow his head coach, Dan O’Brien, up to Santa Clara and join his staff as the Baseball Operations Assistant. Now in his second year working for the Broncos, Lee has learned a lot and continues to use his own experiences from his baseball career to coach the Broncos.
April 21, 2013
Late Rally Not Enough as Broncos Fall to San Diego
Looking to avoid the sweep, Santa Clara baseball fell to San Diego by a final score of 6-3. The Broncos are now 9-28 overall and 0-15 in conference while the Toreros are 24-15 and 9-6 in WCC action.
April 20, 2013
Santa Clara Falls to San Diego for Second Consecutive Day
On a picture-perfect day in the Silicon Valley, Santa Clara baseball lost to San Diego by a final score of 7-4. The Broncos are now 9-27 overall and 0-14 in conference while the Toreros are 23-15 and 8-6 in WCC action.
April 20, 2013
Late Walks Doom Broncos vs. San Diego
On the second annual “Shave for Change” day at Schott Stadium , Santa Clara baseball fell to San Diego by a final score of 7-3. The Broncos are now 9-26 overall and 0-13 in conference while the Toreros are 22-15 and 7-6 in WCC action.
April 18, 2013
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Garrett Doane
Continuing to introduce the next wave of talent, Santa Clara baseball introduces Garrett Doane. Doane attended Basha High School in Chandler, Ariz. and was coached by Coach Schilling and Coach Maxwell.
April 16, 2013
Bronco Baseball Pitching Coach Gabe Ribas Talks About His Second Season at Santa Clara
Pitching coach and recruiting coordinator Gabe Ribas joined the Bronco baseball staff last year alongside head coach Dan O’Brien. In just his second year on the Mission campus, Ribas has recruited two strong freshman classes that have contributed to the Broncos success this season.
April 16, 2013
Four-Run First Sinks Bronco Baseball at Cal Poly
Taking a trip down the coast, Santa Clara baseball dropped a midweek game to Cal Poly by a final score of 7-2. The Broncos are now 9-25 overall while the Mustangs are 25-9.
April 16, 2013
Bronco Baseball Visits Cal Poly, Hosts San Diego
Coming off a week of three extra inning games, Santa Clara baseball travels to Cal Poly on Tues., April 16 for a 6 p.m. game before welcome San Diego to Schott Stadium. The Broncos and Toreros will play Fri., April 19 at 6 p.m., Sat., April 20 at 3 p.m. and Sun., April 21 at 1 p.m.
April 15, 2013
Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap Apr. 16
In this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap co-hosts John Nash and Lauren Matheson preview this weekend’s action on the Mission Campus.
April 14, 2013
Santa Clara Baseball Drops Series Finale in 10 Innings
Wrapping-up a three-game set with a Bay Area rival, Santa Clara baseball lost to San Francisco by a final score of 7-5 in 10 innings. It was the third consecutive extra inning game between the two teams. The Broncos are now 9-24 overall and 0-12 in conference while the Dons are 20-15 and 8-4 in WCC action.
April 13, 2013
Broncos Fall in Extras for Second Consecutive Game
In its second consecutive extra inning game, Santa Clara baseball fell to San Francisco by a final score of 4-2 in 13 innings. The Broncos are now 9-23 overall and 0-11 in conference while the Dons are 19-15 and 7-4 in WCC action.
April 12, 2013
Santa Clara Falls to San Francisco in 12 Innings
Opening a three-game set with a Bay Area rival, Santa Clara baseball fell to San Francisco by a final score of 4-3 in 12 innings. The Broncos are now 9-22 overall and 0-10 in conference while the Dons 18-15 and 6-4 in WCC action.
April 11, 2013
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Luke Huerta
Continuing to introduce the next wave of talent, Santa Clara baseball introduces Luke Huerta of Castro Valley, Calif. Huerta attended Castro Valley High School where he was coached by Mario Iglesias.
April 11, 2013
Catching Up With Casey Munoz
A junior from San Diego, Casey Munoz (CM), has been a strong first base asset to the men’s baseball squad. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) sat down with Munoz to discuss when he began to play as well as some of his training regimens.
April 9, 2013
Bronco Baseball Heads to Pacific, Welcomes San Francisco
Playing four games this week for the first time in almost a month, Santa Clara baseball travels to Pacific on Tues., April 9 for a 6 p.m. game before welcome San Francisco to Schott Stadium. The Broncos and Dons will play Fri., April 12 at 6 p.m., Sat., April 13 at 3 p.m. and Sun., April 14 at 1 p.m.
April 9, 2013
Bronco Baseball Ends Losing Streak with Win at Pacific
Hitting the road for a midweek game against a future West Coast Conference opponent, Santa Clara baseball ended its losing streaking by beating Pacific by a final of 7-5. With the win the Broncos are now 9-21 overall while the Tigers move to 9-18.
April 6, 2013
Three-Run Eighth Too Much as Broncos Fall to Cougars
Wrapping-up its first West Coast Conference home series of 2013, Santa Clara baseball fell to BYU by a final score of 5-2. The Broncos are now 8-21 overall and 0-9 in conference while the Cougars are 17-14 and 5-4 in WCC action.
April 5, 2013
Deering Provides Relief for Men's Baseball
Recently, SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) sat down with Max Deering (MD), to talk about his time with the Broncos. The junior left-handed pitcher shared some of his experiences, insights into the game, and what he is looking forward to about this season.
April 5, 2013
Bronco Baseball Falls to BYU for Second Consecutive Night
On a cool night at Schott Stadium, Santa Clara baseball lost to BYU by a final score of 8-2. The Broncos are now 8-20 overall and 0-8 in conference while the Cougars are 16-14 and 4-4 in WCC action.
April 4, 2013
Baseball Hosts "Shave for Change" on April 19 vs. San Diego - UPDATED
For the second year in a row, Santa Clara baseball will host a "Shave for Change" event in support of Vs. Cancer Foundation and its "Base Bald" program. The even will take place on Fri., April 19 during and after the 6 p.m. game vs. San Diego.
April 4, 2013
Baseball Falls in Opener Against BYU
In its West Coast Conference home-opener, Santa Clara baseball fell to BYU by a final of 3-1 The loss puts the Broncos at 8-19 overall and 0-7 in conference action while the Cougars are now 15-14 and 3-4 in conference.
April 3, 2013
Baseball Opens West Coast Conference Home Action vs. BYU on Thursday
Opening the home portion of its West Coast Conference schedule, Santa Clara baseball looks to get back in the win column when it travels to the Pacific Northwest for a matchup with Portland. The Broncos and Pilots will play a doubleheader on Thurs., March 28 starting at 11 a.m. After taking Friday off, the two teams will wrap-up the series on Sat., March 30 at 1 p.m.
April 1, 2013
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Nick Gagliardi
Continuing to introduce the next wave of talent, Santa Clara baseball introduces Nick Gagliardi of Seattle, Wash. Gagliardi attended Gig Harbor High School where he was coached by Peter Jansen and Larry Carlson.
March 30, 2013
Bronco Baseball Loses Tight Game at Portland
In a back and forth game, Santa Clara baseball fell to Portland in the finale of a three-game series by a final of 7-6. The Broncos are now 8-18 overall and 0-6 in West Coast Conference play while the Pilots move to 11-16 and 4-2 in conference action.
March 28, 2013
Broncos Drop Two Games on the Road to Portland
In its second doubleheader in five days, Santa Clara baseball was swept by Portland by finals of 2-1 in 10 innings and 10-3. The losses put Santa Clara at 8-17 overall and 0-5 in West Coast Conference action while Portland is now 10-16 and 3-2 in conference play.
March 27, 2013
Bronco Baseball Continues WCC Road Trip with Visit to Portland
Staying on the road for another West Coast Conference series, Santa Clara baseball looks to get back in the win column when it travels to the Pacific Northwest for a matchup with Portland. The Broncos and Pilots will play a doubleheader on Thurs., March 28 starting at 11 a.m. After taking Friday off, the two teams will wrap-up the series on Sat., March 30 at 1 p.m.
March 24, 2013
Santa Clara Baseball Drops Finale at Pepperdine
In a game that saw 22 runs scored in the first three innings, Santa Clara baseball dropped the finale of a three-game series at Pepperdine by a final of 19-4. With the loss the Broncos are now 8-15 overall and 0-3 in West Coast Conference play while the Waves are 13-9 and 5-1 in conference play.
March 23, 2013
Bronco Baseball Drops Two Games at Pepperdine in WCC Opener
Opening West Coast Conference play, Santa Clara baseball lost both games of a doubleheader with Pepperdine by finals of 4-3 and 7-5. The Broncos are now 8-14 overall and 0-2 in WCC play while Pepperdine is 12-9 and 4-1 in conference action.
March 20, 2013
Baseball Heads to Pepperdine to Open West Coast Conference Play
Opening up West Coast Conference play, Santa Clara baseball hits the road and travels outside the Bay Area for the first time this season when it visits Pepperdine in Malibu, Calif. The Broncos and Waves will play a double header on Saturday with the first game starting at 11 a.m. Sunday the teams will wrap-up the series with a 1 p.m. game.
March 16, 2013
Bronco Baseball Drops Double Header, Swept by Michigan State
In the last series before West Coast Conference play, Santa Clara baseball dropped both games of a doubleheader to Michigan State by finals of 7-5 and 9-1. With these losses the Broncos are now 8-12 on the season while the Spartans move to 9-7.
March 15, 2013
Santa Clara Can't Comeback vs. Michigan State
In the final non-conference series before West Coast Conference play begins next weekend, Santa Clara baseball dropped the series-opener to Michigan State by a final of 6-1. With the loss Santa Clara moves to 8-10 while Michigan State evens its record at 7-7.
March 12, 2013
Bronco Baseball Welcomes Cal, Michigan State to Schott Stadium
After winning its third series of the season, Santa Clara baseball returns to the field for a mid-week game on Tuesday vs. PAC-12 opponent Cal before welcoming Michigan State to the Mission campus. The Broncos and Spartans will play one game Fri., March 15 and a double-header on Sat., March 16.
March 12, 2013
Broncos Fall to Cal 3-1
The Broncos bullpen tossed 5.1 shutout innings but a three run fourth inning was enough to lift Cal to 3-1 win over Santa Clara on Tuesday night at Stephen Schott Stadium. The Broncos dropped to 8-9 on the year while Cal won its fifth straight game and improved to 10-7.
March 10, 2013
Bronco Baseball Takes Series from San Jose State Behind Gem from Tommy Nance
Looking for the series win, Santa Clara baseball beat San Jose State by a final of 2-1 in the series-finale. With the win Santa Clara is now 8-8 while San Jose State is 4-11.
March 9, 2013
Broncos Fall to SJSU, Look to Claim Series Tomorrow
In the only home game of a three-game set with cross-town rival San Jose State, the Broncos fell to the Spartans 9-1 to even the series 1-1. Santa Clara fell to 7-8 on the season, while the Spartans improved to 4-10. Santa Clara and SJSU will meet tomorrow at Municipal Stadium at 1 p.m. for the final game of the series.
March 9, 2013
Broncos Bests San Jose State Behind Complete Game Shutout from Couch
In the first game of the series with cross-town rival San Jose State, the Santa Clara baseball squad downed the Spartans 5-0 to improve to 7-7. The Broncos night was highlighted by Mike Couch who threw complete game shutout, scattering 10 hits over nine innings of work.
March 5, 2013
From New Positions to New Seasons: Looney Starts for the Broncos
Zach Looney, who was once a full time short stop, is looking forward to this upcoming season with the Santa Clara Broncos baseball team as the starting catcher. Starting at the position of catcher on a whim in high school, Looney (ZL) tells SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCU) how excited he is to work with the pitchers, coaches, and entire team to bring the Broncos a successful season. Looney told us more about his experience at SCU, his baseball career and his feelings and thoughts about the current baseball season.
March 5, 2013
Bronco Baseball Falls to No. 14 Stanford
Playing its first ranked opponent of the season with the wind howling through Schott Stadium, Santa Clara baseball lost 6-3 Tuesday night to No. 14 Stanford. The loss puts Santa Clara at 6-7 while Stanford is now 10-2. It was the ninth consecutive win for the Cardinal.
March 5, 2013
Baseball Hosts No. 14 Stanford, Travels to San Jose State for First Road Games on 2013
After taking two of three games from Northern Colorado over the weekend, Santa Clara baseball returns to the field for a mid-week game on Tuesday vs. No. 14 Stanford before playing three games with San Jose State. The Broncos will travel for the first time this season on Fri., March 8 and Sun., March 10 when they travel to San Jose State. On Sat., March 9 the Broncos will host the Spartans.
March 3, 2013
In A Close One, Bronco Baseball Falls In Final Game Vs. Northern Colorado
Looking for its first sweep of 2013, Santa Clara baseball lost to Northern Colorado 3-2 on Sunday. The loss puts the Broncos at 6-6 while the Bears are now 3-4.
March 2, 2013
Bronco Baseball Beats Northern Colorado 6-1
Looking to move into position for a sweep on Sunday, Santa Clara baseball beat Northern Colorado 6-1 at Schott Stadium. The Broncos are now 6-5 on the season while the Bears are 2-4.
March 1, 2013
Baseball Tops Northern Colorado in Series Opener
In the first game of a three-game series, Santa Clara baseball topped Northern Colorado by a final of 7-1 on Friday night. The win puts the Broncos at 5-5 and moves the Bears to 2-3.
February 27, 2013
Tommy Nance and His Love for the Broncos
SANTA CLARA, Calif. –The Broncos have seven seniors that are playing hard for their last season on the SCU campus. One of the seniors, Tommy Nance, joined the Broncos as a transfer last season and is looking forward to having a great last season. Nance picked up the win in Sata Clara’s 12-3 win against San Diego State University on Tuesday night. Nance (TN) shared with SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) what his experiences been like as a Bronco, his love for SCU and asked the community to come and support the team, as they play hard on the field. Even though he was only a Bronco for two seasons, Nance has a strong connection with the team and sends a great message to the future Broncos.
February 27, 2013
Broncos Fall to San Diego State On The Diamond
Despite Matt Ozanne’s three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh, Santa Clara fell short to visiting San Diego State, losing 7-4, and splitting the two-game mid-week set. Santa Clara is now 4-5 and the Broncos host Northern Colorado in a three-game series starting Fri., March 1 at 6 pm. San Diego State returns home with a 4-5 record.
February 26, 2013
Bronco Baseball Hosts Five Games At Schott This Week - Starting With San Diego State On Tuesday
With the 2013 college baseball season in full swing, Santa Clara will host five games this week. The Broncos welcome San Diego State on Tues., Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. and Wed., Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. to Schott Stadium before a three-game series over the weekend with Northern Colorado. Last week Santa Clara took one of three from Illinois-Chicago to move to 3-4 on the young season. Tommy Nance (0-0, 0.00) has had the best start for Santa Clara this season. Nance tossed 4.0 shutout innings with two strikeouts on just 34 pitches against Cal Poly on Feb. 18. Nance will make two starts this week, one vs. San Diego State and one vs. Northern Colorado.
February 26, 2013
Broncos Down San Diego State 12-3 in Two-Game Set
In an offensive explosion, including six runs in the fifth inning, Santa Clara defeated San Diego State 12-3 on Tuesday at Schott Stadium. The Broncos are now 4-4 while the Aztecs are 3-5, having swept a three-game series at the preseason WCC favorite, San Diego, to start the season.
February 25, 2013
Viele Considers His Time as a Bronco
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Four years ago, Justin Viele (JV) knew that Santa Clara University was his top choice of schools to attend. Recently, SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) had the chance to talk with the senior from Yorba Linda, Calif. And reflect on his time as a Bronco as well as the baseball season ahead.
February 23, 2013
Broncos Lose Game Two of Double Header with Illinois-Chicago
Playing the second game of a double-header, Santa Clara baseball fell to Illinois-Chicago by a final of 15-8. Earlier in the day Santa Clara beat UIC 10-3. The Broncos are now 3-4 while the Flames are 3-3.
February 23, 2013
Broncos Grab First Game of Doubleheader Against UIC
In the first game of a doubleheader, Santa Clara downed the University of Illinois-Chicago 10-4. The Broncos used a five-run fifth inning to overpower the flames. Santa Clara improved to 3-3, while UIC dropped to 2-3.
February 22, 2013
Santa Clara Baseball Falls to Illinois-Chicago in Series-Opener
With the first week jitters out of the way, Santa Clara baseball (2-3) fell to Illinois-Chicago (2-2) by a final of 5-3. The two teams return to the field tomorrow, Sat., Feb. 23 for two games with the first scheduled for 1 p.m.
February 21, 2013
Bronco Baseball Welcomes Illinois-Chicago to Schott Stadium for Three-Game Set
After splitting four games on opening weekend, Santa Clara baseball returns to the field for a three-game set with Illinois-Chicago. The teams will play at Schott Stadium at 6 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 22 and then a double-header starting at 1 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 23.
February 18, 2013
Santa Clara Baseball Falls at Home to Cal Poly in Tight Game
Despite an opportunity in the bottom of the ninth, the Broncos were unable to overcome the visiting Cal Poly Mustangs falling 5-4 at Schott Stadium on Monday. The Broncos are 2-2 on the year, while Cal Poly improves to 4-0. The Broncos return to the field on Fri., Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. vs. Illinois-Chicago at Schott Stadium in the first of a three-game series.
February 17, 2013
Santa Clara Can't Finish Sweep, Falls to Seattle
Looking for the sweep, Santa Clara baseball (2-1) fell to Seattle University (1-2) by a final of 15-13 in another wild game. The Broncos wrap-up opening weekend with a game Monday, Feb. 18 vs. Cal Poly at 3 p.m. at Schott Stadium.
February 16, 2013
Bronco Baseball Takes Down Seattle in 2013 Opener
The Santa Clara Broncos opened the 2013 season defeating Seattle University 7-6 in front of a full home crowd at Stephen Schott Stadium Friday night. Santa Clara used big sixth and seventh innings to take a lead that would hold nine innings, holding off a late surge from the Redhawks.
February 16, 2013
Bronco Baseball Wins Wild 16-11 Game vs. Seattle
In front of another strong home crowd, Santa Clara baseball (2-0) took down Seattle University (0-2) for the second time in as many days. The two teams wrap-up their three-game series on Sun., Feb. 17 at 12 p.m. at Schott Stadium.
February 14, 2013
Santa Clara Baseball Set to Unveil New Three-Camera Video System for Streaming Games
With the season opening on Friday, Santa Clara baseball has implemented a new video system at Schott Stadium to improve the online viewing experience for fans. There will also be live audio provided by John Nash on play-by-play and Brandon Rebboah on color for the majority of home games. As always, free live stats will also be available at www.StatBroadcast.com/SantaClara.
February 14, 2013
Bronco Baseball Set to Kick-Off 2013 vs. Seattle at Schott Stadium on Friday
With winter in the rearview mirror, Santa Clara baseball opens its 2013 season on Fri., Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. at Schott Stadium vs. Seattle in the first of a three-game set. On Mon., Feb. 18 Santa Clara will host Cal Poly after sweeping the two-game set vs. the Mustangs in 2012. Last year Santa Clara won 26 games, the most any of the seniors had experienced. The 26 wins were a nine-win improvement over the 17 wins in 2011.
February 12, 2013
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap for Feb. 12, 2013
In the Feb. 12, 2013 edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, cohosts John Nash and Lauren Matheson bring you the latest including an inside look into Bronco baseball which opens its season Fri., Jan. 15 at home vs. Seattle.
February 6, 2013
Greg Harisis Named Preseason All-West Coast Conference
With the start of the season less than two weeks away, Santa Clara baseball had one player named to the Preseason All-West Coast Conference Team Feb. 6. Junior INF/OF Greg Harisis was one of 10 position players honored by the league’s coaches. The league’s nine coaches picked San Diego as the league champions.
February 5, 2013
Bronco Baseball Set to Open Season at Home on Feb. 15
Coming off of a successful first year under new head coach Dan O’Brien and his staff, Santa Clara baseball looks to continue to make strides on the field in 2013. Last year, the Broncos improved by an impressive nine games, going from 17 wins to 26. It was the most wins any of the seniors had experienced and the most since the team won 33 in 2008.
January 30, 2013
Bronco Baseball Schedules Kick-Off Weekend for Feb. 8-9
With the start of the 2013 college baseball season just a couple weeks away, Santa Clara baseball will host its Kick Off Weekend on Feb. 8 and 9. The weekend will include a golf tournament at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, a preseason banquet, an alumni breakfast and the alumni game.
January 29, 2013
2013 SCU Baseball and Softball Tickets Available for Purchase Online!
Santa Clara University is happy to announce to all, especially Bronco fans, families, alums and visiting opponents, they can now purchase season and single-game tickets for all SCU baseball and softball games for the upcoming 2013 season.
January 25, 2013
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Mitchell White
Continuing to introduce the next wave of talent, Santa Clara baseball introduces Mitchell White of San Jose, Calif. White attended Bellarmine College Prep where he was coached by Mike Rodriguez, Brian Vieira, Ted Turhington and Brody Gregg.
January 22, 2013
Powell Fansler Looks Forward to the Upcoming Baseball Season
SANTA CLARA, Calif.- Left-handed pitcher Powell Fansler (PF) hopes to transfer over his success from last season to the up coming 2013 season. As a junior, Fansler helped the Broncos pick up some key wins, as well as being named WCC Pitcher of the Month in February 2012. Being halfway through his career here on the Mission Campus, Fansler expects the Broncos to have a great season this year under second year head coach, Dan O’Brien. Be sure to come out and support your Broncos baseball team at their season opener vs. Seattle University at 6 p.m.
January 16, 2013
Justin Viele of the Bronco Baseball Team Prepares for His Last Year
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – This is an exciting time for many seniors as they are getting closer and closer to their last quarter of college. Justin Viele of the Santa Clara baseball team is very excited to have a strong last season as a Bronco with his fellow seniors. Santaclarabroncos.com (SCB) caught up with Viele (JV) and he shared with us how his experiences have been as a Bronco and what he is looking forward to for his last season.
January 15, 2013
Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap Jan. 15, 2013
This week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap previews the beginning of the Spring sports seasons. A number of sports begin practice and then play in the coming weeks. Hosts John Nash and Lauren Matheson also give you an inside look into the latest news from the Mission Campus.
January 11, 2013
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Seaver Whalen
Continuing to introduce its signing class, Santa Clara baseball introduces Seaver Whalen of Camas, Wash. Whalen attended Union High School where he was coached by Tom Lampkin and Maco Hamilton.
December 21, 2012
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Michael Westra
Santa Clara baseball introduces future Bronco Michael Westra from Scottsdale, Arizona. Westra attended Brophy College Prep in Phoenix where he was coached my Tom Succow and Matt Hooten.
December 11, 2012
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Jason Seever
Continuing to introduce players that have signed NLI's, Santa Clara baseball introduces Jason Seever, a left-handed pitcher and outfielder from Hayward, Calif. Seever attended Castro Valley High School where he was coached by Mario Iglesias and Dave Huerta.
December 10, 2012
Santa Clara's Jessica Turner and Powell Fansler Recap Experience at NCAA Leadership Forum
Recently two Santa Clara athletes, Powell Fansler and Jessica Turner attended the NCAA’s National Leadership Forum in Dallas, Texas. The two Santa Clara representatives were two of just 300 NCAA athletes selected to attend the event.
December 7, 2012
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Rory Graf-Brennen
With an eye to the future, Santa Clara baseball introduces Rory Graf-Brennen of Ballard High School in Seattle Washington.
November 28, 2012
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Kevin George
Continuing to introduce players to sign National Letters of Intent, Santa Clara baseball introduces Kevin George of Petaluma, Calif. He will graduate from Casa Grande High School in 2013.
November 23, 2012
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Kyle Czaplak
Continuing to highlight the future of the program, Santa Clara baseball introduces Kyle Czaplak of Pacific Grove High School in Pacific Grove, Calif.
November 14, 2012
Meet the Future of Bronco Baseball: Stevie Berman
With prospects starting to sign national letters of intent, Santa Clara baseball is preparing to welcome a new class to the Mission campus. The Broncos will announce one player a week to highlight the future of Bronco baseball.
October 22, 2012
Santa Clara Baseball Announces 2013 Schedule
Looking to build on last season's 26 wins, Santa Clara baseball released its 2013 schedule today. With Bronco head coach Dan O'Brien entering his second season at the helm for the Broncos, Santa Clara is changing game-day times.
October 19, 2012
Bronco Baseball To Host Fundraiser, World Series Game 7
Getting ready to wrap-up Fall practices, Santa Clara baseball will host its second consecutive fundraiser and Bronco Baseball Fall World Series Game 7. The Broncos will play a split-squad world series, with the final game being open to the public.
October 12, 2012
From Ohio to California: Matt Glomb Looks Forward to the Upcoming Baseball Season
Over the summer, Bronco baseball player Matt Glomb played summer league baseball in Athens, Ohio. The right-handed third basemen had great success over the summer, and was even named the fourth-best prospect in the Great Lakes Summer League. This season, Glomb (MG) hopes to carry over what he has learned over the summer into his second season here for the Broncos.
October 1, 2012
RD Baseball Academy Hosting High School Showcase Camp November 3-4
Santa Clara University baseball's RD Academy will host its first High School Showcase camp of the year on Nov. 3-4 at Stephen Schott Stadium on the campus of Santa Clara University.
October 1, 2012
Baseball's Simon Talks About Summer League Baseball and His Upcoming Senior Season for the Broncos
Brock Simon is getting ready to head into his final season with the Santa Clara Bronco baseball team. After wrapping up a great season for the Broncos in the spring, the Canadian native returned back to Canada to play summer league baseball for the Red Sox team.
September 25, 2012
Bronco Baseball Announces Hiring of Keith Beauregard as Assistant Coach
Santa Clara baseball announced the hiring of Keith Beauregard as an assistant coach on Tuesday. Beauregard will act as the hitting coach and assist with recruiting.
September 4, 2012
Glomb Named Fourth-Best Prospect in Great Lakes Summer League
Coming off of a promising freshman season in which he made 31 starts, Santa Clara baseball INF Matt Glomb was named the fourth-best prospect in the Great Lakes Summer League by Baseball America. Glomb played mostly third base for the Broncos but also saw time at shortstop, the position he was listed at in the rankings.
August 8, 2012
All Summer Long: Glomb and Brisentine Finish Summer Season in Southern Ohio
After their respective freshman campaigns, both Bronco baseball players Matt Glomb and Evan Brisentine spent the summer playing for the Southern Ohio Copperheads, both excelling in preparation for their sophomore seasons.
July 31, 2012
VIDEO INCLUDED! All Summer Long: Max Deering and the Bronco Cribs Summer Edition with Zach Looney
The video showcases where Max and Zach live and is highlighted by the truck they bought this summer to use in Slippery Rock for $200. Is it worth it!? For many ballplayers, the summer is a time to get extra work that will help them in the upcoming season, but for pitchers summer leagues can present an unique situation - balancing between productive preparation and overworking their arms. Santa Clara lefty Max Deering has found the perfect blend of rest and work as he prepares for the Broncos’ 2013 campaign with the Slippery Rock Sliders.
July 27, 2012
All Summer Long: The Canadian Experience with Brock Simon
As his fellow teammates prepare for the 2013 season across the United States, right-handed pitcher Brock Simon is having somewhat of a homecoming. Simon, who is originally from Toronto, Ontario, is back in Canada. Simon, a soon-to-be senior on the Mission Campus, is prepping for his final year in a Bronco uniform while playing for the Regina Red Sox in Saskatchewan, Canada.
July 16, 2012
All Summer Long: 2011 MLB Draft Pick C.J. Jacobe
Soon-to-be sophomore C.J. Jacobe is still in the comfort of the Bay Area as he preps for his second season on the Mission Campus. Jacobe, an outfielder, is honing his skills while playing for the Menlo Park Legends as he prepares to battle for time in the Bronco lineup in 2013.
July 11, 2012
All Summer Long: Takahashi, Heckert Spend Summer with San Luis Obispo Rattlers
Even while spread out across the country, many Broncos are playing with their Santa Clara teammates as they prepare for the 2013 season.
July 9, 2012
All Summer Long: Greg Harisis
After a breakout season on the Mission Campus, Greg Harisis is spending his summer playing for the Fresno Cardinals of the Pacific West Baseball League and aiming to add to his 2012 success.
July 5, 2012
All Summer Long: Zach Looney
Zach Looney, who will return for his junior season on the Bronco baseball team in 2013, is getting the opportunity to hone his skills behind the dish while also experiencing a new part of the country. The Bronco catcher is spending his summer in Slippery Rock, Pa., playing for the Slippery Rock Sliders of the Prospect League. The Prospect League offers college players an experience similar to the minor leagues because of the use of wooden bats and an extensive travel schedule spanning Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri.
June 29, 2012
All Summer Long: Following the Broncos Playing in Summer Leagues
After a much-improved 2012 campaign on the Mission Campus, Bronco ballplayers are scattered all over the country to play in summer leagues that will help them grow as players. Santa Clara has players in nine different leagues spanning from the Bay Area to New England and others playing on independent teams. The “All Summer Long” series, in its second season, will chronicle all the Broncos as they play in various summer leagues across the nation, with one in Canada as well.
June 21, 2012
Santa Clara Baseball Reflects on 2012 Season at End of the Year Banquet
Already hard at work preparing for the 2013 season, Santa Clara baseball took an evening to reflect on the success of 2012 at the end of the year team banquet held at Schott Stadium on June 14.
June 8, 2012
Bronco Baseball Finishes Successful Start to New Era
Transitioning into a new era that has the campus buzzing, the Santa Clara baseball team wrapped-up its first season under head coach Dan O'Brien on May 27 vs. LMU. The Broncos finished 2012 26-28, the most wins for the program since 2008.
June 6, 2012
Two Broncos Taken in 2012 MLB Draft
On an exciting day for Bronco athletics, Santa Clara outfielder Lucas Herbst was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles with the fourth pick in the 26th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft on Wednesday.