February 10, 1995
Cal State Fullerton's Joe Fraser and Mark Kotsay hit home runs Thursday in the Titans' 10-2 victory over Arizona at Sancet Field in Tucson. Titan starter Jon Ward (1-0) gave up five hits over seven innings. Fullerton's D.C. Olsen had three hits, including two doubles. Fraser hit his second home run of the season in the fourth inning and Kotsay blasted his first in the fifth for Fullerton (5-1).
February 23, 1994
Jim Doyle's single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth drove in Sean Kicherer to give host UC Riverside a 7-6 victory over Cal State Fullerton Tuesday. The loss stopped the Titans' 11-game winning streak. Fullerton led, 6-5, entering the bottom of the ninth. Riverside had two on and two out when Titan relief pitcher Ted Silva struck out Dan Redington.
February 10, 1992
Junior Bill Fitzgerald allowed five hits and a run in 7 2/3 innings as Cal State Fullerton defeated Stanford, 3-1, in a nonconference baseball game Sunday at Stanford. Fitzgerald, a right-hander who had two strikeouts and two walks, is 1-0. Tony Fetchel allowed no hits in the final 1 1/3 innings for his first save. Stanford had scored in the second and Cal State Fullerton (2-2) tied it with a run in the third on an RBI double by senior Frank Herman. The Titans got two more in the sixth.
June 23, 1995 |
Kris Didion, who made the freshman All-American team as a second-baseman this season at Tulane, is planning to transfer to Cal State Fullerton, Titan assistant coach Rick Vanderhook said. Vanderhook said Didion confirmed his plans in a conversation Thursday. Didion, who played in high school at Riverside Poly, hit .337 with six home runs and 45 runs batted in at Tulane.
May 29, 1992
Players from Orange County high schools who will be participating in the College World Series: Player Position College High School Jerry Aschoff Pitcher Pepperdine Villa Park Darby Carmichael Catcher Oklahoma Troy Greg Coleman Infielder Miami Servite Eric Ekdahl Infielder Pepperdine Mission Viejo Derek Fahs Pitcher Cal State Fullerton Fountain Valley Frank Herman Outfielder Cal State Fullerton Estancia Rich Hills Infielder Oklahoma Esperanza Chad Hoelker Catcher Miami El Toro Mark Holiday
May 8, 1990 |
So far, only one pitcher in Orange County has kept Donald Christian (D.C.) Olsen from launching home runs this season at the Fullerton High School baseball diamond. His father, Don. Every Sunday afternoon, Don throws two hours of batting practice to his son, who is closing in on the county single-season home run record. "I've been doing that (taking batting practice) since Little League," said Olsen, The Times' athlete of the week. "Dad can pitch pretty good batting practice.
June 7, 1991 |
Robert Legendre, a freshman right-hander from Cypress College, has signed with the Dodgers, Charger Coach Scott Pickler said Thursday. Legendre, from Western High School, agreed to a minor league contract Wednesday night. He was taken Monday in the 14th round of the amateur draft. Legendre, 19, will leave Saturday for a minor league camp in Vero Beach, Fla., for a few weeks. He then will be assigned to a minor league team. Two other Cypress players were drafted.
May 31, 1994 |
Cal State Fullerton is back in the College World Series. Fullerton edged top-seeded Oklahoma State, a powerful host team, 6-5, in the 10th inning on Monday in the NCAA Midwest I regional final. Relief pitcher Rob Gaiko, facing his first batter, hit pinch hitter Robert Matos with the bases loaded, forcing in Jeff Ferguson with the winning run. It gave the Titans their second World Series trip in three years. It was Fullerton's eighth regional championships in 16 years.
February 11, 1995
Robert Matos hit a grand slam and Cal State Fullerton beat Arizona, 10-2, Friday in Tucson. The Titans (6-1) took a 3-0 lead in the first inning on D.C. Olsen's two-run double and Jeremy Giambi's RBI single. Matos' grand slam was the highlight of a six-run fourth inning. The Titans also won the first game of the series, 10-2. Tim Dixon (1-0) struck out three in six innings. Ben White took the loss for the Wildcats, who dropped their fifth consecutive game and fell to 4-6.
May 1, 1995
Ted Silva, making his first start since his no-hitter, pitched a nine-hitter as Cal State Fullerton beat host Nevada, 9-5, in Big West Conference baseball game Sunday. Silva (12-1) no-hit Pacific in a 5-0 victory April 23. Against Nevada, he gave up three earned runs and struck out three for the top-ranked Titans. D.C. Olsen had a double and drove in two runs for Fullerton (41-9, 15-3), which has a two-game lead over Long Beach in the conference race.