Gonzaga scored twice in the first and two more in the ninth to beat LMU, 4-1.
Saint Mary’s got off to an early 8-0 lead after three innings.
LMU managed just five hits, including one over the first 6.2 innings.
LMU scored four times in the seventh to take a lead and earn a series victory at Pacific.
LMU scored three times in the eighth inning, but UCLA used a two-out squeeze bunt to earn a 6-5 victory in the bottom of the inning.
LMU Baseball series finale against Saint Mary's on Mothers Day Sunday.
Non-conference action from Page Stadium
2015 WCC Baseball Championship - Game 1 vs. USD
Non-conference match-up from Page Stadium
LMU Baseball vs Saint Joseph's | February 21, 2015
Photos by Glenn Marzano
Tyler Cohen is in his third season with LMU baseball...
2014... batted .222 with a double, 11 runs scored, two triples and nine RBI at the plate as a freshman... started 27 games for the Lions in the field... also registered a 1-2 record and a 2.96 ERA with three saves over 20 appearances on the mound... tossed 24.1 innings as a reliever, allowing just eight walks and striking out 23... limited opponents to a .222 batting average against, the second-best mark on the team... first hit and save of career came on Opening Night (February 14) against Utah Valley... collected two RBI against Utah Valley on February 16... two-RBI triple on February 22 vs. #11 Oregon... went 2-for-5 with a triple, three runs scored and three RBI against Northern Kentucky on 3/9... posted three multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games... hit safely in six straight games from February 16 to February 25... did not allow a run over the final seven innings of work on the mound... made seven appearances in WCC play, posting a 1-0 record and a 3.12 ERA over 8.2 innings... hit .368 (7-for-19) with nine RBI with runners in scoring position... opponents were just 1-for-6 (.167) against Cohen with the bases loaded... limited leadoff hitters in an inning to just a .105 average (2-for-19)... averaged 8.51 strikeouts per nine innings on the mound...