Many returning Trojans played summer ball for clubs from Alaska to Cape Cod this past summer.
Four Trojans will compete in the prestigious Cape Cod League.
Redshirt junior Bobby Stahel led the way with two hits on the day.
The rubber match of the series is set for 1 p.m. PT on Sunday.
Trojans score six runs in the top of the eighth, breaking a 1-1 tie.
2014 SUMMER BALL: Played for the Valley Blue Sox in the New England Collegiate League ... Batted .263 over 34 games with 31 hits ... Recorded nine doubles, two home runs and 19 RBI for the season ... Played with fellow Trojan teammate, Angelo La Bruna ... Blue Sox placed sixth in the Northern Division of the New England Collegiate Baseball League with a record of 14-28.
2014/REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE: In his redshirt sophomore season, Stahel appeared in 21 games for the Trojans, including nine starts ... Hit .235 while recording eight hits, including one double ... Collected eight runs and drove in three RBI ... Tallied two stolen bases ... Recorded an on base percentage of .458 and a slugging percentage of .265 ... Had one multi-hit game on May 11 versus California where he went 2-for 3 and scored one run ... Was hit-by-pitch on four occasions, including twice in one game at Oregon on March 15 ... Went on a three-game hitting streak from April 18-May 3.
2013/REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: In his first season of action for the Trojans, Stahel batted .273 while starting 30 of 35 games...Tallied seven doubles and drove in 13 runs...Led the team with 14 hit-by-pitch, tying him for fourth in the Pac-12 in the category...His first career hit came on March 6 as a pinch hitter vs. Cal State Fullerton, going 1-for-1 to drive in two runs...Earned a starting spot on March 16 vs. Oregon, mostly in the outfield...Had a season and career high three hits vs. Oregon (March 16), going 3-for-4 with one run scored...Had a season and career-high three RBI day on April 14 vs. Arizona State, where he went 1-for-3 with three RBI on a double...Had four multi-RBI outings...Was hit-by-pitch twice on two different occasions, the first coming on April 7 vs. Stanford and the second on May 10 vs. Washington State...Was hit-by-pitch in five consecutive games, from April 6-April 16...Had an eight-game hitting streak from April 9-April 27...During that stretch Stahel went 12-for-30.
2012/FRESHMAN: Redshirted his true freshman season at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a four-year varsity letterwinner at Palos Verdes High for coach Evan Fujinaga...batted .467 with 45 runs, 15 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 24 RBI as a senior...he was an All-American selection in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons...Bay League MVP his senior year...led the nation in stolen bases as a junior with 93 and 88 as a sophomore...he led Palos Verdes to the state championship his sophomore season...twice named Nevada 2A Player of the Year.
PERSONAL: He has not yet decided in a major at USC...parents are Herb and Lori...lists his dad as his biggest sports hero...says watching the Red Sox win the 2004 World Series was his most thrilling sports moment...lists Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper as the toughest person he has competed against...chose USC because he always wanted to be a part of the Trojan family...birthday is September 1, 1992.
Pac-12 Conference Career Statistics