The Trojans are riding a five-game hitting streak entering this week.
Next up for the Trojans is a big Pac-12 series at UCLA.
Sophomore lefty Kyle Twomey keeps the Trojans in the game with 5.2 innings of shutout baseball.
The Trojans collected a season-high 19 hits in the win.
Game one of the series is set for Friday, April 11 at 6 p.m.
USC Baseball vs. Nebraska Feb. 17, 2013 Dedeaux Field Photos by Pierson Clair
2013/FRESHMAN: Twomey made 16 appearances, including 13 starts for the Trojans as a true freshman ... Led the Trojans with 50 strikeouts on the year ... Threw a total of 71.1 innings and finished with a record of 2-8 and a 5.55 ERA ... First career win came as he threw a complete game vs. Cal State Northridge (Feb. 24) ... The freshman allowed two runs on five hits, while striking out five in the 4-2 victory ... Also earned a victory on March 17 vs. Oregon, where he went eight complete innings (second-longest outing of the year), allowing only three runs, two earned on five hits with no walks and five strikeouts as the Trojans won, 5-3 ... Tallied a season and career high eight strikeouts in a 15-5 loss at California (March 30) ... Struck out seven through five innings of work on May 4 vs. TCU ... Did not allow a hit and struck out two in an inning of relief work on March 6 vs. Cal State Fullerton ... Only in two of his 16 outings did he not record a strikeout.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of varsity baseball at El Dorado HS in Placentia, Calif. ... As a senior in 2012 he was named the Century League Pitcher of the Year, All-Orange County All-Star, All-American, All-CIF and MVP of the National Classic ... In 2011 was also the Century League Pitcher of the Year, All-State, and an Under Armour All-American ... Earned All-League honors as a sophomore in 2010 ... Named Century League Rookie of the Year in 2009 ... Threw a no-hitter in the opening game of the 2012 Hard 9 National Classic with 14 strikeouts ... Drafted in the third round of the 2012 MLB First Year Player's Draft by the Oakland A's ... Had a 3.86 GPA in high school.
PERSONAL: An undecided major at USC ... Parents are Mike and Cindy ... Has one sister, Taylor ... Father Mike worked in the Tigers and Angels organizations as an athletic trainer ... Lists his biggest sports hero as Derek Jeter because, "The way he handles himself off the field is unmatched." ... Favorite movies are The Pursuit of Happyness and Seven Pounds ... Favorite TV shows are The Office and Intentional Talk ... Would like to visit Italy and London ... Listens to Mumford and Sons, Nickelback and Coldplay ... Would like to play professional baseball after graduation and later either become a dentist or lawyer ... Birthdate is December 29, 1993.
Pac-12 Conference Career Statistics