Fresno State gutted out a 6-4 victory over Air Force to improve to 17-4 in elimination games since 2008.
The Bulldogs' pitching tandem of Tyler Linehan and Jordan Brink combined for 14 strikeouts and freshman Taylor Ward delivered the game-winner with a tenth-inning walk-off solo home run.
Fresno State locked down for a big Mountain West win over the San Diego State Aztecs on Friday night.
Fresno State sophomore Jordan Brink earned Mountain West honors for efforts on the hill leading the Bulldogs to their fifth straight victory.
Bulldogs' freshman Taylor Ward hits walk-off home run in tenth to lift Fresno State to a 2-1 victory over Nevada.
Fresno State vs. UCSB - Feb. 17, 2013
The Dugout Club held their annual Double Play Dinner to honor the past and introduce the present Bulldog baseball team.
Last Updated: August 19, 2013
2013 (SOPHOMORE): Made 50 appearances, earning 42 starts as a position player ... made 17 appearances with eight starts as a pitcher ... had 37 hits with 20 runs ... led the team with five triples ... had two home runs and 21 RBIs ... went 4-4 on the mound with a 3.92 ERA ... led the team with 65 strikeouts ... named 2013 Academic All-MW ... went 8-for-13 with seven RBIs, two doubles and three triples in five-game sweep of Air Force April 19-21 ... threw a complete game with 12 strikeouts in a 5-3 win over Air Force on April 21.
2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in 55 games, earning 50 starts ... had 41 hits with 16 runs ... recorded six doubles and 18 RBI ... went five for seven in stolen bases ... ended the season with a batting average of .223 and fielding percentage of .981 ... named 2012 Academic All-WAC team ... held the team's third-highest record for reached bases streak at 15 ... set a season-high record with four RBI in game at New Mexico State on May 12 ... played summer ball for Alaska Baseball League's Anchorage Bucs, where he made the ABL All-Star team and finished the summer with a .316 average and appearances in 35 games ... named No. 20 prospect in ABL by the Perfect Game.
HIGH SCHOOL: (2011) First-team All-Tri River Athletic Conference ... first-team All-Valley ... hit .434 with six home runs ... finished with a 2.85 ERA after picking up 78 strikeouts in 51 innings pitched ... held opponents to .179 batting average ... City/County All Star Game participant ... team reached California Interscholastic Federation semifinals ... played for California Blaze during summer. (2010) First-team All-Tri-River Athletic Conference ... Second-team All-Fresno Bee ... California North/South Series participant ... hit .430 with four home runs and 27 RBI ... went 6-2 as a pitcher. (2009) First-team All-TRAC ... hit .380 with one home run and 20 RBI ... went 2-0 as a pitcher.
PERSONAL: Born March 18, 1993 in Fresno, Calif. ... son of Angie Hartizalde and Mike Brink ... has two younger siblings, a brother Tyler and a sister Haleigh ... intends to major in kinesiology ... hobbies include baseball and fishing ... favorite athlete is Alex Morgan ... chose Fresno State because the "team is the best."