After rain washed out a single SCIAC game on the road yesterday, the Cal Lutheran baseball team returned to action at Ullman Stadium with a split double header against Pomona-Pitzer and La Verne on Sunday. The Kingsmen routed the Sagehens 19-6 before a dramatic 6-5 come-from-behind win over the Leopards in 11 innings in the nightcap.
The No. 22 Cal Lutheran baseball team opened up Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Round Robin play with an 11-1 victory against Caltech as freshman Ryan Bill came two outs away from a no-hitter on the road on Wednesday afternoon.
The final scheduled SCIAC double header pitted the top two teams in the league standings and a pair of ABCA ranked squads inside of Ullman Stadium today. On George “Sparky” Anderson Field, No. 18 Cal Lutheran and No. 8 Occidental previewed the championship atmosphere that will ensue in the coming weeks with an extra inning battle that went to the Tigers, 4-3, after the Kingsmen downed the visiting team, 16-6, with ease in the opening game of the day.
In a battle for first place in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC), the No. 18 Cal Lutheran baseball team fell 4-1 to No. 8 Occidental (27-5, 19-3 SCIAC), who won its 25th game in 26 tries, and 12th in a row overall on Friday at Anderson Field.
On a windy afternoon, the second-to-last SCIAC series of the season pitted Cal Lutheran against La Verne on George “Sparky” Anderson Field in a rematch of the 2015 SCIAC Postseason Tournament finale, which went to the Leopards. Today, the Kingsmen avenged that loss with an 8-5 win today inside of Ullman Stadium.
Wrapping up a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) series on Sunday, due to rain on Saturday, the Cal Lutheran baseball team defeated Pomona-Pitzer 10-0 in a seven inning mercy rule in game one before falling 3-1 in the nightcap.