The rubber match is set for 1 p.m. PT on Saturday.
The rubber match of the series is set for 1 p.m. PT on Sunday at Dedeaux Field.
Brandon Perez led the Trojans with three hits and two RBIs on the day.
Four Trojan pitchers combined for the shutout.
The Trojans open a three-game series at Wake Forest on Fridady, Feb, 24.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Played four years of varsity baseball—two at Bishop Amat under former USC assistant coach Andy Nieto and two at South Hills under coach Darren Murphy…Named Second Team All-Del Rey League his freshman and sophomore seasons at Bishop Amat…Named Second Team All-Palomares League his junior year at South Hills…Named First Team All-League, First Team All-San Gabriel Valley and First Team All-CIF Southern Section for his senior campaign in 2015…Hit .360 with 13 doubles and two home runs, adding 14 stolen bases...Was part of two CIF-Southern Section championship teams: one at Bishop Amat and one at South Hills...Member of the 2013 U-15 USA National Team, winning a gold medal and ring at the Pan American Games in Barranquilla, Columbia.
PERSONAL:Parents are Luis & Valerie...Has one brother, Louie and one sister, Sophia...His aunt and uncle attended USC...Lists his most thrilling sports moment as when he won a gold medal while representing his country at the Pan American Games...After baseball he would like to run a training facility to help young athletes reach their goals and pursue a career in sports broadcasting...Lists his biggest sports hero as Mike Trout, because he is the perfect example of how the game should the played...Lists his favorite TV show as The Walking Dead...Favorite movie is Interstellar...Favorite musicians include Drake, Future, Chance the Rapper and The Weeknd...Birthdate is June 2, 1998.