Tritons Drop Both Ends of Saturday Doubleheader
LA JOLLA, Calif. - The 24th-ranked University of California San Diego softball team dropped a doubleheader to conference foe Stanislaus State on Saturday, resulting in a split of this weekend's four-game series.
The Tritons' records now stand at 27-14 overall and 20-12 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA), while the Warriors are 26-18 overall and 17-13 in the league.
Game One: Warriors 3, Tritons 2
The Warriors took an early 1-0 lead in the first inning when Aliyah Garvin connected for an RBI double.
UCSD bounced back to tie the score after a groundout by Woken allowed Maday to cross the plate with smart baserunning.
Stanislaus State took the lead back in the fourth inning, tacking on two runs - one earned and one unearned.
Despite the Tritons loading the bases in the bottom of the seventh and cutting the lead to 3-2 with an RBI walk, the Warriors held on for the one-run win.
UC San Diego starter Robyn Wampler gave up five hits and struck out three while suffering the loss to fall to 18-7 on the year.
Game Two: Warriors 8, Tritons 0
Stanislaus State jumped out to a lead in the second inning, scoring seven runs on five hits. The Warriors added to their margin in the top of the sixth inning, pushing the lead to 8-0.
Leading the way for Stan State offensively in game two was Alanah Laupua-Vanisi, who collected three runs batted in.
UCSD left five runners on base in the game.
The Tritons defeated the Warriors by scores of 3-2 and 1-0 on Friday.
UC San Diego returns to action on Friday, April 20, with a 1 p.m. conference doubleheader at Cal State Monterey Bay.