Junior right fielder Nick Torres doubled to the gap in left-center field, scoring sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias from first base in the 13th inning, as No. 3 Cal Poly earned a 4-3 walk-off victory over No. 19 Cal State Fullerton before 2,831 Saturday night in Baggett Stadium.
For the second time in his career, senior outfielder Joey Epperson delivered a walk-off hit for UC Santa Barbara over a nationally-ranked opponent, giving the Gauchos a 3-2 win over fifteenth-ranked Cal State Fullerton with an RBI single up the middle to break a 2-2 deadlock and score Cameron Newell in the bottom of the ninth inning.
UC Santa Barbara senior third baseman/outifelder Joey Epperson has been added to the Midseason "Golden Spikes Award" Watch List, USA Baseball announced today. The Golden Spikes Award is given out annually to the top amateur baseball player in the country.