PROVO — In a preview of future West Coast Conference matchups, the BYU baseball team lost to Gonzaga 12-5 Monday at Larry H. Miller Field.

Down 11-0 going into the bottom of the eighth, the Cougars rallied to score five runs on six hits, including a solo home run by first baseman Austin Hall and a three-run double by designated hitter Chase Frampton.

Third baseman Bret Lopez went 2-for-3 from the plate with an RBI to lead the Cougars.

The second of two games between the Cougars (24-22) and the Bulldogs (26-13-1) is set for today at 6 p.m.