Tigers Drop Final Game To LMU

Tigers Drop Final Game To LMU

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Following a two-game split on Saturday to kick off WCC play, the women's softball team fell to LMU on Sunday by a final score of 4-2.

Pacific ends the weekend with a conference record of 1-2 and an overall record of 11-23. LMU moves to 2-1 in WCC play and improves to 19-21 on the year.

The Tigers held LMU's offense early on as Marissa Young pitched a clean inning in the bottom half of the first. LMU managed to score two runs in the second inning however off a Pacific error and a sac bunt play. Young finished the day with one earned run, two strikeoutes, and 3.0 innings pitched. The Rancho Cucamong, Calif. native recorded six strikeouts during the weekend for the Orange and Black.

The Tigers found a way to get on the board in the top of the fourth, howevr, as a double by Rachel Sellers, walk by Bradi Kooyman, and an error which led to Molly Bourne getting on base loaded the bases for Caitlyn Sung

Sung then ripped a single to center field, bringing Kooyman home from second and cutting LMU's lead to 2-1. 

LMU put two more runs up in the fifth to hold on to a 3-1 lead. 

In the top half of the sixth, Sellers drove a ball over left field for a solo home run which trimmed the Lion's lead down once more. This was Sellers' fifth home run of the season and her 22nd RBI.

LMU would go on to hold the Tigers to just one hit after that point however, sealing the game and taking the weekend series. 

The Orange and Black continues WCC play with a three-game series against BYU. The Cougars are 21-18 on the season and 3-0 in conference.