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Graham Leads USD Rally, 9-4

February 16, 1988

SAN DIEGO — Chuck Graham's two-run double highlighted a three-run rally in the sixth inning Monday as the University of San Diego beat Fresno State, 9-4, in a nonconference baseball game at Cunningham Stadium.

Graham also drove in a run with a single in a three-run second inning.

USD, which had lost the first two games of this weekend series, is 3-5. Fresno State is 4-4.

Tony Battilega, with help from Mark Manor in the eighth inning, earned the victory.

USD trailed, 1-0, in the second when Chris Bwy walked with the bases loaded to force in the tying run. Scott Kawall singled in another run and Graham's single made it 3-1.

Ron Marchese's grand slam in the ninth sealed a 12-7 nonconference victory for Grand Canyon College over host Point Loma Nazarene. Marchese (1-0) also pitched the final four innings.

Tony Nobiensky's two-run homer in the second gave Point Loma a 5-2 lead. In the eighth, Point Loma (0-6) committed three of its five errors, as Grand Canyon (3-5) scored four runs.


Allison Shapcott of United States International University and Karen Enberg of San Diego State are tied for second with even-par 72s after the first round of the Chris Johnson Arizona Invitational at the Randolph North Course in Tucson.

Arizona, USC and Texas share first place with team scores of 300 in the field of 15 schools and 76 players. New Mexico State's Robin Crowther leads the individuals with a one-under 71.

Tied for 15th are Susan Shapcott of USIU and JoAnn Walker of San Diego State.

Play continues today with the finals Wednesday.

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