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No. 25 USC Baseball Falls to UConn, 7-1

Mar 15, 2022

LOS ANGELES – In a battle of two 11-win teams, the No. 25 USC baseball team couldn't keep pace with the UConn Huskies on Tuesday night, falling 7-1 in a non-conference matchup at Dedeaux Field.
The Trojans fall to 11-4 with the loss, while the Huskies improve to 12-3.
UConn scored four runs on four hits in the top of the third and then added a two-run homer to make it 6-0 in the sixth. A solo-shot in the eighth capped the scoring for the visitors.
USC got on the board with a run in the ninth and put a couple runners on later in the inning, but couldn't mount a comeback. The Trojans used six pitchers in the game, with Josh Blum, Fisher Johnson and Evan Clark all making their collegiate debuts.
Ian Cooke tossed 7.2 scoreless innings for UConn.
The Trojans continue Pac-12 play this weekend when they host Cal for a three-game series starting on Friday. All three home games will be streamed live on Pac-12+ via Links to follow can be found on the baseball schedule page.