Senior Adam Landecker goes 3-for-5 with three RBIs in the game.
Trojans will look to even the series tomorrow at 12 p.m. MT.
Trojans drop game two of the Pac-12 series.
Sophomore Nigel Nootbaar's 12 strikeouts were the most from a Trojan since 2011.
This will be the first true road test for USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played two years of varsity baseball for head coach Eric Morton at Great Oak HS in Temecula, Calif. ... Named the team's Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... Named to the Second Team All-Southwestern League as a senior in 2012 ... Played club for the OC Giants and the SC Royals Elite.
PERSONAL: Majoring in human performance at USC ... Parents are Manuel and Candice ... Has one brother, Jim and one sister, Chelsea ... Lists biggest sports hero as Josh Hamilton, "Because he was faced with so much diversity and made it back to pro ball after no playing for so long. His story is very inspiring." ... Favorite pastimes include playing golf, soccer and basketball ... Lists favorite movies as Act of Valor, 61 and Warrior ... Favorite TV show is Workaholics ... Would like to visit Greece, Bora Bora and Hawaii ... Listens to Zac Brown Band and Tyga ... Birthdate is May 14, 1994.