Blake Lewis had three hits including a double and Shonna Christianson pitched a complete game, striking out three but it wasn’t enough as Cal Lutheran fell 3-0 and 12-2 in a doubleheader against Whittier Saturday afternoon.
Cal Lutheran got homeruns from Andrea Brackpool and Blake Lewis but Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swept the Regals 9-1 (five innings) and 10-7 Friday afternoon. Brackpool and Lewis combined for two homeruns, two doubles and three RBIs in game two but the Regals committed four errors and gave up seven unearned runs in the loss.
The Cal Lutheran softball team earned a split against Occidental College Saturday and remained in the top four of the SCIAC standings. In game one, the Regals won 7-2 before Occidental won its second conference game of the year as it took the night-cap 6-1.
The Cal Lutheran softball team was at Redlands today seeking SCIAC revenge after being swept two weeks ago and the Regals nearly completed a double upset of AFCA No. 15 team in the nation, but settled for 2-1 game two victory to close out the season series following a nine inning 7-6 loss to the Bulldogs in the opening game of the day.
During Division III Week Cal Lutheran will feature a number of student-athletes. Senior softball player, Dean's List recipient (all semesters) and Hawaii Club president Kayla Sakamoto rounds out day two honorees.
Cal Lutheran is one of 448 Division III institutions around the country. During the week of April 7-13, all members will host Division III Week, aimed at celebrating what those schools have to offer student-athletes in the classroom, in the field of play and in the community during the 40th year of the NCAA.
After being swept by Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) first place Redlands last weekend, the Cal Lutheran softball team responded with a split with La Verne Saturday. The Regals were shut-out in a game one 2-0 loss but rallied for six runs in the top of the ninth inning of game two and won 10-5.
In a showdown between the top two teams in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) standings, two homeruns and solid pitching doomed Cal Lutheran as it fell 8-0 in both games during a doubleheader against Redlands Sunday.
Opening the second round of SCIAC softball action on the road today the Cal Lutheran Regals completed a season sweep of Pomona-Pitzer with a pair of victories, winning by 4-1 and 6-4 margins on the diamond as senior pitcher Katelyn Downing became the CLU career saves leader.
The final non-conference series on the softball schedule featured Cal Lutheran and Willamette with the Regals earning their seventh series sweep of the season. CLU was victorious 9-6 in the first game before walking off with a walk in the bottom of the eighth inning for an 8-7 win to close out the day.