Facing another tough Midwest team, the Cal Lutheran softball squad played a pair at Hutton Field against Denison (Ohio) in non-conference action, walking away with a 1-0 win in the early game before a 7-4 come-from-behind victory in the nightcap.
Just 24 hours removed from a conference doubleheader, the Cal Lutheran softball team was back on the diamond at Hutton Field where the Regals hosted National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) No. 4 Berry (Ga.) for a pair of non-conference games. The Vikings took both, 14-0 and 12-0, in five innings and served as a tough challenge for the home squad.
The Cal Lutheran and La Verne softball teams squared off in a SCIAC series at LV Campus West today where the Leopards outscored the Regals 6-4 and 5-2 to sweep the first doubleheader of the season between the squads.
After two big Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) victories against Redlands yesterday, the Cal Lutheran softball team traveled to Whittier for another pair of games on Sunday afternoon. The Regals opened the day with a 10-6 win before the Poets edged CLU 3-2 in the night cap to split the doubleheader at Palmer Field.
Entering the day, the Cal Lutheran softball team was looking for its first win of the season. After a SCIAC series against Redlands, the Regals walked off with a 5-4, 10-inning game one victory before earning a 7-6 win in the night cap today at Hutton Field.
The recent rains have forced the Cal Lutheran softball team from the diamond for more than two weeks. Today, the Regals were finally back in action, opening SCIAC play at Chapman where the visiting Violet and Gold was outlasted 3-2 in eight innings and 2-1 in a walk-off at El Camino Real.
On a beautiful day, on a gorgeously plush Hutton Field with newly painted white foul poles, the Cal Lutheran softball team opened its season with a pair against Whitworth out of the Northwest Conference with the Pirates defeating the Regals 4-2 in game one and 4-3 in the second game.
Eleven Regals return to the diamond for the 2017 campaign and the experienced upperclassmen will be joined by six freshmen as the Cal Lutheran softball team has high hopes of improving on past seasons and returning to the SCIAC Postseason Tournament come May.