Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic Up Next

Sterling Shuster leads the Lions with a .429 batting average.

Feb. 20, 2013

The Last Meeting
Loyola Marymount1  
March 7, 2010
Fullerton, Calif.
Upsets Not in the Cards for Lions
Fullerton, Calif. - There would be no Oscar Sunday upsets as LMU went down to a pair of ranked foes on the final day of the DeMarini Invitational Sunday in Fullerton, Calif. The Lions (3-7) dropped the day's opening game 5-1 to 19th-ranked North Carolina before falling 13-1 to #3 Florida in a a game that had been postponed from Saturday due to rain.

The Last Meeting
Loyola Marymount7
Cal State Fullerton3
April 9, 2008
Fullerton, CA
Titan Toppers
Three LMU players finished with two hits on the night and senior starter Tiffany Pagano struck out six in the complete-game effort as the visiting Lions defeated Cal State Fullerton, 7-3, on Wednesday night at Anderson Family Field. The Lions get a win in their final non-conference game of the season to halt their losing streak at two games and improve to 26-14 while dropping the Titans to their second straight defeat and 18-20-1 overall.

The Last Meeting
Loyola Marymount0
February 27, 2011
Cathedral City, Calif.
Lions Split Final Day in the Desert
CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. - LMU closed out the final day of the Cathedral City Classic with a Sunday split, falling to top-ranked Arizona 6-0 before bouncing back with a 9-4 victory over UC Santa Barbara.

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Loyola Marymount2
April 2, 2011
Las Vegas, Nev.

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LOS ANGELES The LMU softball team returns to action this week, traveling to Palm Springs, Calif., taking part in the prestigious Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Play begins Thursday, Feb. 21 and runs through Saturday, Feb. 23.

LMU's slate begins Thursday at 10:30 a.m. against undefeated Florida. The Gators enter the week ranked No. 5 in both the Softball Collegiate Top 25 and the USA Today/NFCA poll. In Thursday's nightcap, the Lions take on Assistant Coach Gina Oaks' alma mater, Cal State Fullerton at 6 p.m.

Friday's lone match-up (8:30 p.m.) is another top 25 opponent - Arizona. The Wildcats are No. 14 in the latest USA Today/NFCA poll and No. 19 in the Softball Top 25.

Tournament play concludes Saturday as the Lions face Big 10 member Northwestern at 5:30 p.m. followed by UNLV at 8 p.m.

LMU went 3-2 in its season-opening tournament two weeks ago in St. George, Utah, picking up shutouts against Colorado State, Weber State and Utah State. Sterling Shuster led the Lions at the plate, batting .429 over the five games. Megan Harman hit an even .400 with a pair of doubles and a home run. Freshman Stephanie Crist was also a bright spot, launching a pair of home runs against the Rams.

In the pitching circle, Dana Waldusky, Sydney Gouveia and Molly Medeiros each picked up a win with Waldusky and Gouveia each earning a complete-game shutout. The Lion staff combined for a 2.88 ERA and 35 strikeouts.




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