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LMU Drops Doubleheader at San Diego

LMU freshman Chris Pettit stole two bases and drove in a run against the Toreros on Sunday.
LMU freshman Chris Pettit stole two bases and drove in a run against the Toreros on Sunday.

May 4, 2003

Box Score

San Diego, CA - Loyola Marymount lost both ends of a doubleheader to San Diego, Sunday afternoon at Cunningham Stadium. The Toreros upped their record to 26-27 overall, 15-12 in the West Coast Conference, while LMU drops to 22-27, 9-15 in the WCC. USD took the opener 4-2 and the finale 11-2.

In the first game, the Toreros took an early 2-0 lead, but the Lions fought back as LMU All-American Billy Lockin and Joshua Whitesell scored on RBI singles by Joe Frazee and Jonathan Oller.

But it wasn't enough, as USD scored single runs in both the seventh and eighth innings. Torero starter Aaron Wilson (4-6) earned the victory, allowing just two runs on six hits in seven innings of work, while striking out four. LMU's Vincent Cordova dropped to 5-5 on the season allowing just three runs in 6.2 IP.

USD once again scored two runs in the bottom of the first inning of game two, en route to the three-game series sweep of LMU. The Lions trailed 5-2 before USD scored six runs in the eighth inning.

Lion starter Justin Abreu allowed five runs on five hits, dropping to 5-3 on the season, while Justin Blaine (3-4) earned the win for the Toreros.

The Lions have now lost 15 of their last 16 games, including 10 in a row.

LMU will next be in action when the Lions host San Francisco this weekend. The first game will begin Friday at 3 p.m., followed by 1 p.m. starts on Saturday and Sunday.

 

 

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