The Trojans collected a season-high 19 hits in the win.
Wyatt Strahan struck out 11 batters, a career high for the junior.
Game one of the series is set for Friday, April 11 at 6 p.m.
Trojans looking to even the series on Tuesday at Eddy D. Field Stadium
Trojans pounded out eight runs on 15 hits. Brooks Kriske was lights out in 5.2 innings of relief for the win.
USC Baseball vs. Nebraska Feb. 17, 2013 Dedeaux Field Photos by Pierson Clair
2013/JUNIOR: Swick, a 2013 Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American third teamer and Pac-12 All-Academic honoree, also excelled on the field, batting .305 through 49 games played...The infielder drove in 16 runs, with two home runs, one triple and 12 doubles...Boasted an on-base percentage of .385 and a slugging percentage of .425...Fielding percentage of .982 was the highest of any Trojan infielder...Stole five-of-seven bases on the season...Had 14 multi-hit games...Had a season-high four hits vs. Washington State (May 12), where he went a perfect 4-for-4 with three runs scored, two RBIs...Went on a season-high six-game hitting streak from April 5-13...Drove in a season-high two RBIs twice, first on Feb. 23 in a victory at Cal State Northridge and then again on May 12 in a victory over Washington State...Hit home runs at Oregon State (April 26) and at Pepperdine (April 30).
2012/SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 54 games for the Trojans, making 52 starts, mostly at third base ... Batted .258 (49-129) with 23 RBIs and 11 doubles ... His 11 doubles were third most on the team and 23 RBIs ranked fourth best ... Had an on-base percentage of .311 and a slugging percentage of .332 ... Hit one home run vs. California (4/5) ... Tallied a season-high three hits on three different occasions, going 3-for-5 vs. Akron (2/25), 3-for-5 vs. Cal State Bakersfield (3/10) and 3-for-6 at Washington State (3/30) ... Had a season-high two doubles vs. Akron (2/24) on a 2-for-4 outing with one RBI ... Stole five bases during the season and drew eight walks ... Had a season-high three RBIs vs. Cal State Bakersfield (3/10) and also had two the day before vs. Bakersfield (3/9) ... Also had multi-RBI days vs. Stanford (3/25) and at Washington State (3/30) ... Earned Capital One CoSIDA All-Academic District VIIIhonors ...Was named Pac-12 All-Academic first team.
SUMMER 2011: He played for the Conejo Oaks of the California Collegiate League...made 31 starts in 38 games...batted .236 (29-for-123) with six doubles, one triple, two home runs and 19 RBI.
2011/FRESHMAN: He made nine starts in 22 appearances as a freshman for the Trojans, batting .258 (8-for-31) with two doubles, one stolen base and four RBI.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a two-year varsity letterwinner at Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Calif., for coach Brian Felten...earned the Brian J. Ulmer Award for athletic and academic achievement...member of the Cum Laude Society.
PERSONAL: He is majoring in business finance...parents are Chuck and Linda...hasone brother, Daniel...lists David Eckstein, as his biggest sports hero...favorite movies are The Departed and The Sandlot...favorite television shows are The Office and Sportscenter...listens to The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty and Lupe Fiasco...birthdate is July 27, 1991.
Pac-12 Conference Career Statistics