Baseball Defeats Loyola Marymount, 8-4

April 16, 2002

LOS ANGELES - Freshman All-America candidate Joey Metropoulos hit a two-run homer to left to snap a 3-3 tie Tuesday and the USC Trojans recorded an 8-4 non-conference win against the Loyola Marymount Lions at Dedeaux Field.

USC improves to 21-16 overall while Loyola Marymount falls to 16-22 on the season.

Cory Campos (2-1) went five innings, allowing one run on two hits, to get the win for the Trojans. Campos struck out the side in the ninth.

Third baseman Alberto Concepcion hit a two-run double in the third while first baseman Bill Peavey extended his hitting streak to 11 games, going 2-for-4 on the night.

The Trojans will travel to Washington State for a Pac-10 Conference series beginning on Friday (April 19) at 6 p.m. with 1 p.m. start times on Saturday (April 20) and Sunday (April 21). All three games will be broadcast live on

LMU      101-010-100 - 4-9-3USC      003-021-02x - 8-9-1

WP - Campos (2-1) LP - Huddy (3-5)Sarver, Huddy (4), Lovato (6), Waite (8) and Higashi, Hendricks (8).Williams, Campos (5) and Bonovich.T - 3:01 ATT - 326

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