No. 8 Louisiana State sweeps Husky baseball team
UW fell to 4-11 overall with the 7-5 loss in Baton Rouge.
BATON ROUGE, La. — The Washington baseball team rallied in the late innings but couldn't overcome No. 8 Louisiana State in a 7-5 loss Sunday at Alex Box Stadium.
The Tigers swept the three-game series with the win.
Washington (4-11) took its first lead of the weekend with a two-run second inning, but two homers by LSU (14-1) in the bottom half of the inning put the Tigers ahead 3-2.
LSU built its lead to 7-2 before Washington got two runs back in the seventh as Jayce Ray hit an RBI triple before scoring on a wild pitch, making it 7-4.
The Huskies added one more in the eighth, but it wasn't enough.
Washington starter Tyler Davis (0-2) took the loss, allowing four runs on five hits in two innings.
Rodney Garza's RBI double in the bottom of the 10th gave UT-San Antonio a 4-3 victory over visiting Washington State (9-6).
• Seattle U (5-11) claimed its second straight weekend series on the road after defeating Portland (4-12), 9-3.
No. 19 Washington defeated Seattle U 8-0 and beat Yale 12-3 to win the Husky Classic title. Missy Taukeiaho hit a two-run homer and had three hits against SU.
Washington shot a 9-under 279 as a team in the third round of the Bandon Dunes Championship in Bandon, Ore., to finish third out of 18 teams. The Huskies had to rally after finishing the first round in 17th place.
"We weren't coming down here to finish third, but under the circumstances it was a great comeback for us," said UW coach Matt Thurmond. "Every team, every year has a variety of tests that they have to come back from."
UW's Chris Williams, the top-ranked amateur in the world and the defending champion in this event, shot a 4-under 68 Sunday to finish in a tie for third.
Williams tied Nick Taylor for second all-time in UW history with his 24th top-10 finish.
Washington State finished 10th in the same tournament.
Seattle U dropped its first-ever Western Athletic Conference match, falling 7-0 to No. 63 Idaho at home.
Western Washington earned a No. 1 seed in the West Regional of the NCAA D-II tournament, which will be played at WWU. Seattle Pacific will be a No. 3 seed in the same bracket.
Western Washington is the No. 1 seed in the West Regional of the NCAA D-II tournament and will host that bracket, as well.
Marco Eguchi won the PBR's Tacoma Invitational at the Tacoma Dome after two successful rides in Sunday's championship round.
Shane Proctor, the standings leader and a native of Grand Coulee, finished eighth.
From team reports.