LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 7, NORTHERN COLORADO 4
GREELEY, CO – Sabrina Tebou smacked a grand slam to left-center in the bottom of the sixth, capping a comeback for Loyola Marymount where the Lions scored seven runs in that sixth inning.
The Lions will face South Dakota State tomorrow in the winner’s bracket, while the Bears play Colorado State in an elimination game.
UNC had a shutout behind Valerie Vidal going into the sixth inning. Lauren Paige came through with a two-run single to push the Bears up 3-0 in the top of the third inning. The Lions made a pitching change to Linnay Wilson in the third inning, and she responded by hurling 4 2/3 solid innings with eight strikeouts. Wilson struck out two in the seventh inning to close the door.
Delanie Wisz hit a sixth-inning double, driving in Molly Grumbo to cut the UNC lead to 4-1. Alicia Brown followed with a two-run single to left field; Tebou then hit a no-doubter to cap the rally.