The Trojans were led by Brandon Perez who had four hits on the day.
Starter CJ Stubbs had his third-straight quality start in the loss.
Cris Perez with a huge two-run single in the top of the 10th to put the Trojans ahead.
The rubber match is set for 1 p.m. PT on Saturday.
The Trojans will be back in action on Thursday, April 13 at 6 p.m. PT
2016/RS JUNIOR: Appeared in 25 games, starting 10 of those, all at designated hitter…Batted .279, drawing 12 walks…Drove in three runs on the year…Had a career-high two hits on three occasions, going 2-for-4 on March 19 vs. California, 2-for- 5 at UCLA on May 15 and 2-for-4 on May 29 at Arizona State…Scored a season and career-high two runs on March 26 vs. UCSB.
2015/REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE: In his sophomore season for the Trojans, Edson appeared in 11 games...His premiere game was February 13 versus Towson, where he appeared at bat once...On April 19 versus Oregon, he had a season-high 3 at-bats with one hit and one run...He appeared at bat a total of 8 times...Batted .125 for the season (1-for-8).
2014/REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Appeared in three games for the Trojans ... Bat .500 for the season and tallied one hit off two at bats ... Recorded two runs ... First career hit came on April 29 versus UCI where he went 1-for-1 and also scored one run.
2013/FRESHMAN: Did not appear in a game during his true freshman season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of varsity baseball for head coach Tony Girod at Faith Lutheran HS in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Earned First Team All-Sunrise South League and First Team All-Region honors ... Was named Second Team All-State as a freshman ... Team was state runner-up in 2009... As a senior in 2012, led team in virtually every offensive category ... Team was Division 2 Legion Champions in 2008 & 2009 ... Played club for EJ Sports Titans, ABD Nevada, Team Vegas, On Deck and Bring the Heat ... EJ Sports Titans were the Connie Mack NorCal Runners-up in 2011 ... Earned Under Armour So Cal Classic All-Tournament team ... Made the honor roll all four years.
PERSONAL: Undeclared major at USC ... Parents are Darren and Theresa ... Has three brothers, Dan, Matt and Micah ... Lists Mickey Mantle as biggest sports hero ... Favorite movie is Wedding Crashers ... Favorite TV shows are Entourage and SportsCenter ... Would like to visit Bora Bora and Europe ... Listens to Eminem and Frank Sinatra ... Birthdate is November 24, 1993.