June 16, 2007
UC Irvine Head Coach Dave Serrano
(opening statement): "That was a great college baseball game. We came up on the short end of the stick. I've been here before with great teams that let the College World Series get to them in game one. We played a great game but we played a little out of character. Our vision is to win and we knew
(on Scott Gorgen): "He played a little out of character. He said to me he was having a hard time breathing and relaxing and with all the excitement you of the College World Series, he still kept a great offensive team to just five runs. That shows what kind of pitcher he is."
(on team's performance): "We lost as a team, just like we played as at team."
UC Irvine RHP Scott Gorgen
(on his performance): "I didn't have my best stuff today. I got in a grove. I take full blame for the first two home runs. The last home run by (Ike)
(on his shortness of breath during game): "I wasn't fully locked in. The World Series got to me a little bit. I try to do the best I can not to get nervous. I probably had a rush of emotion. Coach always says to control what I can and with the heat and the entire atmosphere, I let it get to me."
UC Irvine RF Bryan Petersen
(opening statement): "It was a great ball game. The kid from UC-Irvine pitched tremendously well. I'm excited to see them (
(about Ike Davis): "He puts a lot of pressure on himself. He has more than 60 RBI and he still thinks he's struggling. Today was a matter of him sticking with it."
(about whether the team is executing): "I don't know what we're executing. We're getting better. We're starting to believe more and more. C.J. (
(about the team's experience in
(about whether he was sitting on a change up when he hit the HR): "No. I was sitting on a fast ball. He left the change up over the middle."
(about postseason power): "I'm seeing the ball really well."
(about the fourth inning): "They were trying to get me to throw inside pitches. I was trying to keep us in the game and throw one pitch at a time."