Junior right-hander Erich Uelmen shattered his career high with 12 strikeouts and tossed a six-hit shutout as Cal Poly defeated UC Riverside 1-0 in a Big West Conference baseball series opener Thursday night before 1,364 inside Baggett Stadium.
Cal Poly (26-27, 14-7 Big West), which moved into a second-place tie with Cal State Fullerton in the Big West Conference standings after sweeping UC Santa Barbara last weekend for the second straight year and has won 18 of its last 29 games after an 8-16 start to the 2017 season, plays its final series of the year this weekend with a three-game Big West set against UC Riverside (21-30, 7-14 Big West) inside Baggett Stadium (cap.: 2,800).
Peyton Bilo, Swarnjit Boyal, Kalesi Budei, Garrett Migliozzi, Arnie Sambel, Allison Scranton and Ted Scranton are headed to the West Preliminary Round of the NCAA Championships, hosted by Texas from May 25-27.
Six Cal Poly intercollegiate athletics teams posted perfect 1,000 Academic Progress Rate scores during the 2015-16 academic year and 14 squads registered improvements in their four-year rate scores. Three others maintained their four-year rate scores of a year ago.
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland struck out 10 Weber State hitters to complete her third career perfect game Monday evening as the Cal Poly softball program opened NISC Championship Round loser’s bracket action with a 9-0, six-inning, elimination-game victory versus Weber State. Playing consecutive games against elimination, however, Cal Poly saw its postseason run come to a close with a 3-0 loss in the loser’s bracket semifinal to host program Liberty.
Designated hitter Elijah Skipps belted a pair of three-run home runs, shortstop Kyle Marinconz added a two-run shot and southpaw Trent Shelton pitched six solid innings for his first Mustang victory as Cal Poly completed a sweep of its three-game Big West Conference and Blue-Green Rivalry series against UC Santa Barbara with a 9-2 triumph Sunday at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland pitched a complete-game, one-hitter with six strikeouts Thursday afternoon as the Cal Poly softball program advanced to the inaugural National Invitational Softball Championship postseason tournament final round by topping Nevada 3-0 in the Pacific-hosted Region 1 title game.
Scott Ogrin and Kevin Morgan combined for five runs and seven RBI while Spencer Howard pitched eight innings for his seventh win as Cal Poly clinched its Blue-Green Rivalry baseball series at UC Santa Barbara with a come-from-behind 7-4 victory Saturday afternoon at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
Junior right-hander Erich Uelmen scattered five hits over eight-plus innings for his third victory of the season as Cal Poly opened its Blue-Green Rivalry and Big West Conference baseball series at UC Santa Barbara with an 11-2 victory Friday afternoon at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
One day after earning six individual All-Big West Conference honors, the Cal Poly softball program saw senior righthander Sierra Hyland named to the NFCA All-West Region first team on Thursday while junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers earned second team recognition.
Men’s tennis head coach Nick Carless was named the Wilson ITA Coach of the Year, while senior Corey Pang was named the ITA Most Improved Player, announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Monday.
Mustang Minute, which debuted in February and features interviews with Mustang student-athletes that run each Monday, puts the spotlight on senior defensive end/rush linebacker Josh Letuligasenoa this week.
The Cal Poly softball program failed to concede a run and allowed just seven hits in wrapping up the National Invitational Softball Championship Region 1 title in three victories and the Mustangs continue their postseason run at the May 21-24, double-elimination NISC Championship Round in Lynchburg, Va.
Cal Poly golfers Cole Nygren and Grady Smith posted a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Northern California Golf Association's 51st Annual Four-Ball Championship at Spyglass Hill on the Monterey Peninsula.
Highlighted by senior righthander Sierra Hyland's second career Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year honor, six Cal Poly softball players earned All-Big West praise following the Wednesday morning distribution of year-end conference awards.
Junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers struck out seven Nevada hitters Wednesday afternoon as the Cal Poly softball program advanced to the Region 1 title game of the inaugural National Invitational Softball Championship postseason tournament with a 1-0 victory against Nevada at Pacific's Bill Simoni Field.