Justin Torres gets the spotlight on him after slamming a solo home run to put UC Irvine ahead of Nevada.


Stanford: Pitching, Power Lead Stanford, UCI To Wins


STANFORD, Calif. — Day one of the NCAA Tournament is done and way out West here in the Silicon Valley it was a pair of woodshed jobs that left Stanford and UC Irvine headed to face each other in the 1-0 game on Saturday night. On the other side of the coin, two highly-potent offenses got the clamps put on them as North Dakota State and Nevada struggled to get anything going against the arms they faced. 

Yes, typical Stanford and typical UC Irvine, full of pitching and defense oozing from the seams. But today, both of the winning teams[…]