SDSU, Wyoming Split Leaves Aztecs in Third

San Diego State fell to third in the Western Athletic Conference baseball race after splitting a doubleheader Sunday at Wyoming.

The Aztecs won the opener, 14-8, and lost the second game, 5-0.

BYU moved ahead of SDSU in the conference standings with a 15-3 WAC record. San Diego State 39-15-1 and 16-4 in conference play. Hawaii leads the conference with a 19-1 mark.


SDSU put the first game away with nine runs in the first inning. Harry Henderson drove in three. Erik Plantenberg (7-0) earned the victory.

In the second game, Wyoming’s Randy Hansen pitched a three-hitter. John Hemmerly (5-3) took the loss.

San Diego State, in the midst of a season-ending 14-game trip, next plays doubleheaders Saturday and Sunday at Utah.

The University of San Diego swept host Nevada Reno in a West Coast Athletic Conference doubleheader, 9-2 and 11-7.

James Ferguson threw a four-hitter in the opener.

In the second game, USD’s Dave Rolls hit his 17th homer of the season, a school record. Rolls eclipsed the record of 16 set last year by Sean Baron.

USD (27-28, 9-14) will finish the season at home Wednesday against Cal Baptist.


The New York Liberties and Chicago Breeze of Major League Volleyball will play a regular-season match at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Grossmont College.

Major League Volleyball is a women’s professional league with franchises in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Jose, Phoenix and Minneapolis.

The Liberties are led by veteran setter Mary Jo Peppler. The Chicago roster includes 1980 Olympic team co-captain Patty Dowdell.

General admission tickets are $5, with students admitted for $3.