2015 Santa Clara Baseball News

  • EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — June 10, 2015 (Season Finale)
    June 10, 2015
    EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — June 10, 2015 (Season Finale) On the season finale of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday take you around the horn for the best of Santa Clara University sports in 2014-15. EYEBRONCO thanks the seniors Denzel and Nici for their exceptional work during their time as Broncos. Enjoy their last episode as hosts of the BWSW!
  • Giants Select Vizcaino, Jr. in 7th Round; Rays Select Karalus in 8th Round of MLB Draft Tuesday
    June 09, 2015
    Giants Select Vizcaino, Jr. in 7th Round; Rays Select Karalus in 8th Round of MLB Draft Tuesday SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball had two players selected on Tuesday, the second day of the 2015 MLB Draft. Jose Vizcaino, Jr. became the second-highest Bronco pick since 1997 when the San Francisco Giants selected him in the 7th round (No. 216 overall). Just 22 picks later, the Tampa Bay Rays selected Reece Karalus in the 8th round (No. 238 overall). Tuesday marked the first time in 18 years that the Broncos had a pair of players selected in the first eight rounds of the same draft. The last pair was Paul Chiaffredo (6th round – No. 179 – Toronto Blue Jays) and Mike Frank (7th round – No. 218 – Cincinnati Reds) in 1997.
  • Bronco Baseball's 2015 Summer Youth Camps Open For Registration
    May 22, 2015
    Bronco Baseball's 2015 Summer Youth Camps Open For Registration SANTA CLARA, Calif. — RD Academy Summer Youth Camps at Santa Clara University are open to players between the ages of 7-13 years old. The five-day camp offers personal and group instruction in all phases of the game of baseball. Players will receive top level instruction from current Santa Clara University coaches, former college players, and current SCU players.
  • Bronco Baseball Commit Howard Named AZPreps365 Division II Player of the Year
    May 22, 2015
    Bronco Baseball Commit Howard Named AZPreps365 Division II Player of the Year SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara Baseball commit Travis Howard has been named to the AZPreps365.com Arizona High School Baseball All-Division II First Team. Howard is one of 13 players and just three pitchers to receive the honor this year.
  • Baseball's Wilson Named WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
    May 20, 2015
    Baseball's Wilson Named WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball's Steven Wilson has been named a 2015 West Coast Conference All-Academic Honorable Mention, announced by the WCC Wednesday. At the conclusion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each WCC-sponsored sport. To be considered, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, while also being a significant contributor to his team.
  • Four Baseball Players Receive All-WCC Honors; Vizcaino, Jr. Named to First Team
    May 19, 2015
    Four Baseball Players Receive All-WCC Honors; Vizcaino, Jr. Named to First Team SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball has been recognized with four All-West Coast Conference honors, announced by the WCC Tuesday. Junior shortstop Jose Vizcaino, Jr. has been named First Team All-WCC, junior righthander Reece Karalus and sophomore catcher Stevie Berman received Second Team All-WCC honors, and redshirt freshman righthander Mitchell White was named to the conference’s All Freshman team.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 19, 2015
    May 19, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 19, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week's edition of the Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson get you caught up on the latest in Bronco sports. Five Bronco teams finished out their regular seasons last week, one Bronco took to the links as part of an NCAA Championship and one Bronco team earned a spot to compete in the postseason.
  • Baseball Falls on Senior Day to Close out Season
    May 16, 2015
    Baseball Falls on Senior Day to Close out Season SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On the final day of the 2015 regular season and senior day, Santa Clara baseball fell to BYU 4-2 at Schott Stadium Saturday. The Broncos finish their 2015 campaign at 26-28 overall and 12-15 in West Coast Conference play.
  • Baseball Walks off to Win 8-7, Even Series with BYU
    May 15, 2015
    Baseball Walks off to Win 8-7, Even Series with BYU SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball used a walkoff walk by Jake Brodt in the bottom of the ninth inning to win 8-7 and even its West Coast Conference series with BYU Friday night at Schott Stadium. The Broncos broke a stretch of six straight Cougar runs with the bases-loaded walk, which brought in Jose Vizcaino, Jr. for the game-winning run.
  • Baseball Drops Opener 8-5 in Extras to BYU; Eliminated from Postseason Contention
    May 14, 2015
    Baseball Drops Opener 8-5 in Extras to BYU; Eliminated from Postseason Contention SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara baseball fell to BYU by a final of 8-5 in 10 innings at Schott Stadium on Thursday night. The loss eliminates Santa Clara from WCC Baseball Championship contention.
  • Broncos Win Seventh Straight 2-1 in Extras over Spartans
    May 13, 2015
    Broncos Win Seventh Straight 2-1 in Extras over Spartans SAN JOSE, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball won its seventh straight game with a 2-1 victory in 11 innings Tuesday night against San Jose State at Municipal Stadium. The Broncos played a season-long 11-inning contest and picked up their fourth extra-inning win of the 2015 campaign in their final nonconference matchup of the year.
  • Baseball Finishes Regular Season with Postseason Implications vs. BYU, to Hold Senior Day Saturday
    May 13, 2015
    Baseball Finishes Regular Season with Postseason Implications vs. BYU, to Hold Senior Day Saturday SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball plays its final series of the 2015 regular season with a West Coast Conference matchup against BYU Thursday-Saturday at Schott Stadium. On Saturday, the Broncos will honor seniors TJ Braff, Evan Brisentine and CJ Jacobe before the season finale 1 p.m. first pitch.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 12, 2015
    May 12, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 12, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week's edition of the Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson get you caught up on the latest in Bronco sports. After last week’s episode from the Santa Clara Celebrity Golf Tournament, the wrap is back on the Mission campus in the university suite to get you caught up on the latest in Bronco Sports.
  • Eric Lex in The Thick of the Season
    May 11, 2015
    Eric Lex in The Thick of the Season The whirlwind of studying and stress eating brought on by midterms is time-consuming enough on its own; add that to baseball practice and games every weekend and you are looking at the life of Eric Lex (EL). Lex is simultaneously in the midst of the 2015 baseball season while combatting spring quarter midterms. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) wanted to hear more about the ways Lex balances his time between two of the most important seasons of the year.
  • Broncos Plate Five Runs in Ninth to Win 8-6, Sweep Pilots
    May 10, 2015
    Broncos Plate Five Runs in Ninth to Win 8-6, Sweep Pilots PORTLAND, Ore. — Santa Clara baseball produced its biggest ninth inning of the season with five runs to overturn a 5-3 deficit on its way to an 8-6 win over Portland Sunday at Jose Etzel field. The Broncos posted their first West Coast Conference series sweep of the season by winning all three games against the Pilots.
  • Baseball Scores Seven Straight, Clinches Series with 7-2 Win
    May 09, 2015
    Baseball Scores Seven Straight, Clinches Series with 7-2 Win PORTLAND, Ore. — Santa Clara baseball fell behind 2-0 against Portland Saturday afternoon at Joe Etzel Field before rallying for seven unanswered runs over the last four innings to win 7-2. The Broncos have clinched their third straight West Coast Conference series win and have won a season-high four consecutive WCC matchups.
  • Baseball Opens Series with 5-1 Win over Portland; Karalus Earns First Win as a Starter
    May 08, 2015
    Baseball Opens Series with 5-1 Win over Portland; Karalus Earns First Win as a Starter PORTLAND, Ore. — Santa Clara baseball set its offense to the tune of 13 hits, including a pair of home runs, in a 5-1 victory over Portland Friday at Joe Etzel Field. Reece Karalus set the tone on the mound by allowing one unearned run in 7.0 innings as part of the series-opening victory.
  • Brisentine on His Time with the Baseball Team
    May 07, 2015
    Brisentine on His Time with the Baseball Team Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) chatted with senior pitcher, Evan Brisentine (EB), about his experience as a Bronco, some of his favorite memories, and plans for post college life.
  • Baseball Continues Conference Homestretch at Portland
    May 07, 2015
    Baseball Continues Conference Homestretch at Portland SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball continues West Coast Conference action with a three-game series at Portland this weekend. First pitch times are set for 2 p.m. PDT Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. On the second to last WCC weekend of the regular season, the Broncos are still in contention for a top four spot in the conference and a second straight appearance in the WCC Baseball Championship.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition)
    May 06, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition) Santa Clara Athletics hosted the second annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament Monday, May 4 at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park, Calif. The tournament benefitted Santa Clara Athletics and the Bronco Bench Foundation. EYEBRONCO reporters Nici Gilday and Jared Brownridge took this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap out to the links to catch up with the celebrity field. Take a look at interviews with Steve Nash '95, Jerry Rice, Randy Winn '96, Jose Vizcaino, Dwight Clark, Dan Jansen, Ronnie Lott, JT Snow, Shawn Estes, Lloyd Pierce '98, Stuart Holden and many more in this EYEBRONCO production!
  • Budnick’s 10th-Inning Homer Clinches First Sweep of Stanford in 41 Years
    May 05, 2015
    Budnick’s 10th-Inning Homer Clinches First Sweep of Stanford in 41 Years STANFORD, Calif. — Ryan Budnick broke a scoreless tie with a leadoff home run in the 10th inning for Santa Clara baseball in a 1-0 victory over Stanford at Sunken Diamond Tuesday night. With the win, the Broncos have swept the season series against the Cardinal for the first time since the 1974 season.
  • Jose Vizcaino, Jr. Wins Third WCC Rawlings Player of the Week Award for 2015 Season
    May 04, 2015
    Jose Vizcaino, Jr. Wins Third WCC Rawlings Player of the Week Award for 2015 Season SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball's Jose Vizcaino, Jr. has been named West Coast Conference Rawlings Baseball Player of the Week for May 4, announced by the conference Monday. This marks the third player of the week selection for Vizcaino, Jr., this season — he also took home the honors for the first two weeks of the year.
  • Broncos Complete Second Straight Ninth-Inning Rally, Defeat Gaels 8-6
    May 03, 2015
    Broncos Complete Second Straight Ninth-Inning Rally, Defeat Gaels 8-6 MORAGA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball overcame a ninth-inning deficit for the second straight day to defeat Saint Mary’s 8-6 Sunday afternoon at Guisto Field. The Broncos won Saturday and Sunday to claim their second straight West Coast Conference series victory.
  • Broncos Score Three in Ninth to Down Gaels 8-7
    May 02, 2015
    Broncos Score Three in Ninth to Down Gaels 8-7 MORAGA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball rallied from a two-run deficit in the ninth inning to defeat the Saint Mary’s Gaels 8-7 at Louis Guisto Field Friday afternoon. The Broncos scored the first five runs of the ballgame and the Gaels answered with seven runs between the sixth and seventh innings before Santa Clara’s three-run rally in the contest’s final frame.
  • Broncos Fall to Gaels 6-1 Friday
    May 01, 2015
    Broncos Fall to Gaels 6-1 Friday MORAGA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball put baserunners aboard in all nine innings Friday afternoon, and scored one run in a 6-1 loss against the Saint Mary’s Gaels at Louis Guisto Field. The Broncos scored their only run of the game on an RBI fielder’s choice by Kyle Cortopassi in the ninth inning.
  • Broncos Face Saint Mary's in Moraga this Weekend
    May 01, 2015
    Broncos Face Saint Mary's in Moraga this Weekend SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball begins an eight-game road trip when it heads to Moraga, Calif. for a three-game series with the Saint Mary’s Gaels this weekend. First pitch times are set for 3 p.m. PDT Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
  • Baseball Falls 9-7; UC Davis Scores Six Runs in Seventh Inning
    April 29, 2015
    Baseball Falls 9-7; UC Davis Scores Six Runs in Seventh Inning SANTA CLARA, Calif. — In a game that featured 25 hits, Santa Clara baseball jumped out to an early lead before UC Davis scored six runs in the seventh to win 9-7 Tuesday night at Schott Stadium. Each team scored at least one run in each of its first three innings and the six-run Aggie seventh broke a string of three straight scoreless frames.
  • Baseball Hosts UC Davis for Final Home Midweek Game Tuesday
    April 28, 2015
    Baseball Hosts UC Davis for Final Home Midweek Game Tuesday SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball plays its final midweek home game of the season when it hosts the UC Davis Aggies for a 6 p.m. first pitch Tuesday night at Schott Stadium. The Broncos won two of three games against the Gonzaga Bulldogs last weekend to earn their first West Coast Conference series win since taking two of three games from the Pacific Tigers March 27-29.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 28, 2015
    April 28, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 28, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. – On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports. Last week featured a number of championship events with five Bronco sports competing for titles. Additionally, Sunday marked a special event with the 10th anniversary of baseball’s Stephen Schott Stadium. This episode begins with the Bronco baseball team.
  • Baseball Defeats Gonzaga 6-5 on 10th Anniversary of Schott Stadium
    April 26, 2015
    Baseball Defeats Gonzaga 6-5 on 10th Anniversary of Schott Stadium SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball scored four runs in the first inning on its way to a 6-5 victory over Gonzaga as part of the 10th anniversary celebration of Stephen Schott Stadium Sunday afternoon. The Broncos held off a ninth-inning Gonzaga rally as Mitchell White stranded the potential game-tying run on third and potential go-ahead run on first to earn his second save in as many days.
  • Karalus Strikes out Career-High 11 Batters; Broncos Fall to Bulldogs
    April 25, 2015
    Karalus Strikes out Career-High 11 Batters; Broncos Fall to Bulldogs SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Reece Karalus struck out a career-high 11 batters as the starting pitcher for Santa Clara baseball Friday night, and the Broncos fell to the Gonzaga Bulldogs 14-1 at Schott Stadium in the West Coast Conference series opener. Santa Clara trailed 2-1 at the end of the seventh inning before Gonzaga scored 12 combined runs in the eighth and ninth innings.
  • Stephen Schott '60 to Throw out First Pitch Sunday
    April 25, 2015
    Stephen Schott '60 to Throw out First Pitch Sunday SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara alumnus Stephen Schott '60, the namesake of Stephen Schott Stadium, will throw out the first pitch before Sunday's 1 p.m. PDT contest between Santa Clara baseball and Gonzaga. The event will commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the home of Bronco baseball, which opened on April 30, 2005 in front of a sellout crowd before a matchup between Santa Clara and Gonzaga.
  • Santa Clara Evens Series with 5-2 Win over Gonzaga
    April 25, 2015
    Santa Clara Evens Series with 5-2 Win over Gonzaga SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball plated four straight runs to win 5-2 and even its West Coast Conference series with the Gonzaga Bulldogs Saturday night at Schott Stadium. The Broncos scored in four separate innings and had eight of nine starters record a hit in the victory.
  • Karalus Named to NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List; Vizcaino, Jr. Named to Brooks Wallace Award Watch List
    April 24, 2015
    Karalus Named to NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List; Vizcaino, Jr. Named to Brooks Wallace Award Watch List SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Two Santa Clara baseball juniors have been named to watch lists for a pair of the game’s most prestigious honors this week. Right-handed pitcher Reece Karalus has been named to the NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List and shortstop Jose Vizcaino, Jr. has been named to the initial watch list for the 2015 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award.
  • Stevie Berman Back in Action
    April 23, 2015
    Stevie Berman Back in Action SANTA CLARA, Calif. - After a strong freshman season, sophomore catcher Stevie Berman (SB) sat out the beginning of this season due to injury. Now fully recovered, he is back on the diamond and talked with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about his team and what is to come.
  • Baseball Returns to Conference Play; Hosts Gonzaga this Weekend
    April 23, 2015
    Baseball Returns to Conference Play; Hosts Gonzaga this Weekend SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball renews its most-played matchup from the 2014 season when it welcomes West Coast Conference foe Gonzaga to Schott Stadium for a three-game weekend set. First pitch times are scheduled for 6 p.m. PDT Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. The Broncos and Bulldogs met five times in the 2014 season, and Santa Clara won the first two of those matchups.
  • Baseball Bested by Cal Poly 10-6 Tuesday Night
    April 22, 2015
    Baseball Bested by Cal Poly 10-6 Tuesday Night SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara baseball fell to Cal Poly by a final of 10-6 at Schott Stadium on Tuesday night. The Broncos are now 16-23 on the season while the Mustangs move to 17-20.
  • Catching Up With Austin Fisher
    April 22, 2015
    Catching Up With Austin Fisher With only a month left in the baseball season, freshman Austin Fisher (AF) took time out of his schedule to talk with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB).
  • Baseball Looks for Seventh Straight Midweek Win Tuesday vs. Cal Poly
    April 21, 2015
    Baseball Looks for Seventh Straight Midweek Win Tuesday vs. Cal Poly SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara baseball faces Cal Poly for the second time this season Tuesday night for a 6 p.m. first pitch at Schott Stadium. The Broncos have won six consecutive midweek games dating back to a 3-0 victory over the Mustangs at Baggett Stadium on March 3, and are 6-1 in midweek contests this season.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 21, 2015
    April 21, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 21, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel and Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports. Last week marked the first spring West Coast Conference championship of 2015 and five more Bronco teams all have championships on the line in the coming days. We begin the episode with Bronco golf, which wrapped up the WCC championships last week at the Saticoy Country Club in Somis, Calif.
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