The Gaels built a promising 4-0 lead but lost in extras to LMU, dropping the series opener in a 5-4 defeat in the bottom of the 10th inning.

By the Numbers
  • Gaels record: 19-13 overall, 4-3 in WCC
  • LMU record: 14-21 overall, 2-8 in WCC
Yes, But

The Gaels surrendered a 4-0 lead, highlighting their struggle to maintain momentum throughout the game.

State of Play
  • Saint Mary's needs to win the Saturday and Sunday contests against LMU to secure their third consecutive WCC series victory.
  • Dalton Mashore's impressive performance included driving in three runs, marking his fifth game with 3+ RBIs this season.
  • Derik Eaquinto had a strong start on the hill, working into the seventh inning and surrendering just one run on three hits.
What's Next

Saint Mary's will face LMU again tomorrow at 6 PM, seeking a comeback after the tough loss.

Bottom Line

Despite a strong start and early lead, the Gaels succumbed to a late rally, emphasizing the need for consistent performance throughout the game to secure victories.