Dave Rolls had three hits, including a two-run home run, as the University of San Diego beat visiting Pepperdine, 9-8, in the first game of a West Coast Athletic Conference doubleheader. Pepperdine came back to win the second game, 15-7, as Ruben Gonzales sparked a seven-run fourth inning with a grand slam off pitcher Rob Sparks.
In the opener, pitcher Pat Fitzsimmons (1-0) entered the game in the third with USD trailing, 5-2. A five-run fifth gave the Toreros the lead and Fitzsimmons the victory. Jim Doyle had five RBIs in the second game to help pitcher Steve Dell'Amico (2-0) get the victory for Pepperdine (2-1, 11-4-2). Sean Baron and Mark Trafton each had two hits and drove in two runs for USD (1-2, 10-4).