Less than two weeks after being swept at home by La Verne, the Cal Lutheran softball team marched onto Campus West Softball Field and swept the Leopards, winning 4-3 in ten innings followed by a 7-4 win on Friday afternoon.
After 11 straight home games to start the season, the Regals left the confines of Hutton Field for a SCIAC doubleheader at Pomona-Pitzer. The Regals cruised to a 6-0 victory in game one and rallied in the seventh inning for a 7-6 win to complete the sweep on Saturday afternoon.
The Cal Lutheran softball team came close to taking down No. 17 Linfield on Friday afternoon, but the Wildcats picked up a 4-1 victory in game one and a comeback 9-6 win in extra innings to complete the sweep at Hutton Field.
For the second straight day, the Cal Lutheran softball team took the field in a SCIAC series. After playing just one of two scheduled games on Saturday before the rain rolled in, the Regals hosted 10-time defending league champion and currently No. 23 Redlands for two on Sunday, taking down the Bulldogs 11-10 in the first game and 12-4, by mercy in five innings, in the second.
On the first day of the new season the Cal Lutheran softball team dropped both games of their doubleheader against San Diego Christian at Hutton Field. CLU fell 3-0 in the first game followed by a 13-3 defeat in the second contest on Saturday afternoon.
The 2015 Cal Lutheran softball team will be an even balance of returning players and incoming ones as the 18-woman team features nine returning players who will be joined on the diamond this spring by eight true freshmen and a transfer with collegiate experience.
Last week a number of Cal Lutheran administrators attended the 2015 NCAA Convention in Washington D.C. where legislation was a key topic of conversation, not only for Division I programs, but at the D-III level as well.