Softball Advances to the Championship Round Downing EKU 7-1
The Highlanders are off to the final day of the NISC Championship after the UC Riverside Softball Team (38-23) bested Eastern Kentucky (45-21) for the 2nd day in a row with a 7-1 win. UCR will now rematch LMU tomorrow in the championship round and will need to defeat the Lions twice to earn the title.
The Highlanders have been nearly perfect in their first postseason appearance reaching the final day of the NISC boasting a 5-1 record and outscoring their opponents 35-10.
The UC Riverside Softball Team (37-23) took its first loss of the postseason Thursday morning falling 2-0 to host LMU (33-25-1). Senior Tayler Misfeldt had another great outing in her 4th straight start, but the Highlanders could not find run-support for their pitcher registering just two hits in the game.
Pitcher Misfeldt tossed another complete game for UCR allowing just two runs and two walks, while striking out eight. She now has 415 career strikeouts, growing her all-time record.