March 3, 2005
FRESNO, Calif. - Santa Clara dropped a 3-0 decision to Iowa State to open the Bulldog Classic by Bingham Toyota, hosted by Fresno State. The Broncos' overall record is now 8-9. Iowa State is now 2-8 on the season.
Iowa State scored all three runs in the bottom of the third.
Santa Clara will continue action at the tournament with a Friday contest against St. John's at 9 a.m. Saturday's schedule includes a 3 p.m. contest against host and 19th-ranked Fresno State and a 7 p.m. meeting with Kent State. On Sunday, the Broncos will close out participation in the event against defending national champion and fourth-ranked UCLA at 11 a.m. and Mississippi at 1 p.m.