Fresno State wins a pair of games Sunday to earn 2-1 series victory over Air Force
Fresno State sophomores Taylor Ward and Tim Borst earn Mountain West Player/Pitcher Player of the Week nods following the 'Dogs Sweep of Texas A&M
Taylor Ward hits game-winning RBI double to lead Fresno State to 1-0 win in the Sunday's finale against Texas A&M
Several Bulldog baseball players reached out to the community with their free time during the preseason
Fresno State gutted out a 6-4 victory over Air Force to improve to 17-4 in elimination games since 2008.
Last Updated: August 19, 2013
2013 (FRESHMAN): Made 22 appearances, earning nine starts ... finished the year with a record of 3-2 with a 4.12 ERA ... led the team with four saves and also led team in runners picked off base with three ... recorded 32 strikeouts to just 21 walks ... named to the 2013 Academic All-MW team ... threw 5.1 innings, giving up just three runs to pick up the win in the series clinching game over USC on March 3.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Tahquitz High School, where he helped lead the team to winning records in each of his four seasons and three consecutive league championships ... a three-time first-team All-CIF Southern Section honoree (2010-12) and a two-time Mountain Pass League Most Valuable Player (2010 & 2012) ... named to North/South Series (2011) and the Riverside County All-Star Game (2012) ... honored as school's Athlete of the Year and Scholar Athlete (2012) ... during his high school career, posted a .406 batting average at the plate, and a 23-6 record, a 2.87 earned run average with 293 strikeouts and 10 saves as a pitcher ... a team captain ... played pitcher, catcher and utility.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 9, 1994 in Riverside, Calif. ... hometown is Moreno Valley ... parents are Steve and Cherry Borst ... has two brothers, Danny and Chris, and one sister, Tiffany ... brothers Danny (Penn State) and Chris (Graceland), and cousin and former high school teammate Drew Morovick (Kansas) play collegiate baseball ... enjoys spending time with family, church activities and basketball ... favorite athlete is Derek Jeter for the integrity and respect he plays the game ... biggest athletic thrill is throwing a no-hitter ... most admires his parents for their support and guidance in making me who he is today ... chose to attend Fresno State because he love the committed atmosphere and wanted to be a part of the winning tradition ... also recruited by Cal State Fullerton, Sacramento State and San Diego ... majoring in kinesiology.