College roundup: Utes notch first Pac-12 series win in baseball

Deseret News

Published: Saturday, April 6 2013 10:40 p.m. MDT

UTAH STATE: At Kaysville, Utah State's softball team earned its first Western Athletic Conference series win Saturday after splitting a doubleheader with UT San Antonio at the Barnes Sports Complex. The Aggies captured the first game, 1-0, while the Roadrunners held on for a 5-4 win in the second game.

This was the second-straight day that the Aggies' game was moved from Logan to Kaysville. The series win was the first since the Aggies swept Nevada in Reno in April of 2011.

WEBER STATE: At Pocatello, the Weber State University softball team dropped its series finale with rival Idaho State on Saturday, falling 9-3 to the Bengals at Miller Ranch Stadium.

The Wildcats had five hits, including RBI doubles from sophomore outfielder Kortney Jensen and freshman third baseman Alyson Kulp. Junior shortstop Brooke Silva had an RBI single, while freshman first baseman Krystin Kubo and sophomore designated player Stephanie Mathias each had singles.

SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: At Taylorsville, the No. 4-ranked Bruins (36-5, 30-2 SWAC) completed a sweep of the four-game weekend series with Scenic West Athletic Conference opponent Western Nevada College (8-31, 5-21 SWAC) on Saturday.

The Bruins topped the Wildcats 12-3 in Game 1 and picked up an 11-0 win in Game 2, outhitting WNC 23-13 on the day. WNC committed eight total fielding errors in the two contests.

Sophomore pitcher MaCauley Flint picked up the Game 1 win with five strikeouts and two earned runs allowed in four innings pitched. Sophomore designated player Whitney Holt and sophomore catcher/first baseman Lyndsey Healey were each 2-for-3 at the plate, with each player registering a double, two runs scored and two RBIs.


WESTMINSTER: At Salt Lake City, the second-ranked Westminster College men's lacrosse team used a strong fourth quarter to claim a 15-11 victory over No. 4 Concordia (Calif.) on Saturday afternoon at Dumke Field.

Westminster (11-4) found themselves trailing for much of the afternoon. The Griffins would assume control of their fifth-straight win with three goals in the first 2:41 of the fourth quarter. Collin Madsen tallied the first of the stretch before Brian Tyrrell notched two straight to make it 13-10. Tyrrell and Postler finished the game with consecutive goals for the Griffins.


Try out the new DeseretNews.com design!
try beta learn more
Get The Deseret News Everywhere