Cal State Fullerton Eliminated From Regionals
Sunday's Championship Regional softball game against UCLA was the end of the road for Cal State Fullerton as the Bruins used three big home runs to sink the Titans, 9-1, and advance to next weekend's Super Regional against Ole Miss at Easton Stadium.
The Big West Conference champion Titans end the year with an overall record of 35-23, finishing 2-2 in the Los Angeles Regional for the second season in a row.
Cal Poly Drops NISC Championship Round Opener to Lamar, 8-6
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland and freshman first baseman Hailey Martin each produced a pair of RBI, but Lamar pushed across the decisive pair of runs in the top of the sixth inning Sunday afternoon as the Cal Poly softball program dropped its NISC Championship Round opener at Liberty Softball Field, 8-6.
Hyland struck out five Cardinals, but suffered the loss after conceding five earned runs for Cal Poly (37-20), which was relegated to a Monday, May 22 loser's bracket matchup versus either Kennesaw State (39-18), Weber State (36-20-1) or host program Liberty (41-23) at 4 p.m. PT. Lamar (32-29), a first-time opponent for Cal Poly, advanced to meet Illinois State (33-22) in a Monday, May 22 winner's bracket semifinal matchup at 7 a.m. PT.