Ralph R. Zobell | Posted: 26 Sep 2012 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

1968 College World Series-USC

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1968 College World Series

Errors plagued BYU in losing to Southern California, the eventual NCAA champion, by a score of 5-3.  USC scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to break a 1-1 tie.  Larry Romney, who led the NCAA with 13 home runs in 1968, hit a two-run homer in the top of the eighth for the Cougars against the Trojans before a crowd of 8,990.

Southern Cal 5, BYU 3 (6/11/68)       
BYU     000     010     020 — 3   5  3
USC     000     001     40x — 5   2  2
Crosby, Caviglia (7) and Eldredge.  Lee and Sogge.  WP-Lee.  LP-Crosby.
E-Eldredge, Davis 2; Jaffe, Seinsoth.  LOB-BYU 6, USC 4.
2B-Eldredge (BYU).  HR-Romney (13, BYU).  SF-Sogge (USC).

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