Tigers Split Day One At the Libby Matson

Tigers Split Day One At the Libby Matson

STOCKTON, Calif. - The Pacific softball team split their home opener double-header against Oregon State and California Baptist on Friday. 

In their first two home games of the season, The Tigers dropped a 12-3 decision against the Beavers and pulled out a 1-0 victory against the Lancers in the first day of their annual Libby Matson Tournament. Pacific's overall record moves 3-7 following Friday's affair.

Oregson State moves improves to 10-2 and CBU drops to 2-6 on the season.

Pacific vs. Oregon State - In Case You Missed It:

  • The Tigers fell behind the Beavers early in the top of the second, 3-0, but would respond with one run of their own as an OSU error allowed Madison Kahwaty to score their first run of the night. 
  • Pacific would struggle to find their rhythm at the plate recording just three hits for the game. 
  • A six-run top half of the fourth by Oregon State allowed the Beavers to pull ahead in front for the victory. 
  • Pacific drew eight walks in the contest to put runners on base. 

Pacific vs. California Baptist - In Case You Missed It:

  • Hailey Reed threw a dominant game in the pitcher's circle for the Tigers. The junior utility tossed a complete game shutout with seven strikeouts and just two walks allowed. 
  • Following a double by Caity Sung, a two-out Talli Shepherd single to left center in the third inning gave the Orange and Black their only run of the night.
  • Despite a runner on third base in the top seventh, Reed should composure in the circle when it mattered most striking out a Lancer batter for the final out of the ball game.

Up Next For The Tigers:

  • Pacific will take on the University of Nevada in day two of the Libby Matson Tournament tomorrow.
  • Game time for the two teams is scheduled for a 1:15 PM first pitch. 
  • The Wolfpack, 4-5, dropped a 5-1 decision to Oregon State earlier on Friday.


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