Softball Takes Conference Lead

March 10, 2015

Softball: Seawolves Take First Place in CCAA After Series Win vs CSU San Diego TritonsSonoma State softball took three of four games against CSU San Diego over the weekend, highlighted by Amanda Llerena's spectacular complete game shutout for Sonoma's 3-0 win in game one.

Game two ended with a bang as the Seawolves rallied on two outs to bring home five runs in the sixth inning for a 6-3 win. Game three saw no shortage of base runners for the Seawolves, with six runs scored in the third inning for a 7-6 win. The momentum ran out in game four however, as the Tritons scored early and held the lead, handing the Seawolves a 2-3 loss.

The series win jumps the Seawolves to first place in the CCAA with a record of 9-2, and a league-best 17-4 record overall.

Baseball: Seawolves Go 3-1 Against CSU San Bernadine Coyotes
The Sonoma State baseball team pounded the CSU San Bernardino Coyotes over the weekend, nabbing three wins in the four game series.

Game one saw Seawolf bats explode as they tallied 19 hits for a 13-5 victory. The Coyotes fought back in game two, handing the Seawolves a 2-10 loss.

Nails were bit in the final two games of the series, as both games went to the final inning tied, but both resulted in walk-off victories for the Seawolves¬¬. In game three, Sonoma State's Dustyn Macaluso stepped up to the plate and hammered a solo home-run for the 3-2 victory. Game four ended with a sacrifice fly to center off the bat of Seawolf Cameron Merriwether for the 5-4 win.

With the series win the Seawolves improve to 5-7 in the CCAA and 10-10 overall.

Women's Track and Field: Seawolves Break Into Program Top 10 Lists
In the 3000-meter steeplechase, Tori Dwyer recorded the second-fastest time in program history, crossing the line at 12:59.78. Angelique Lopez set the program's eighth-best mark in the 100-meter dash and other Seawolves set top 10 records to highlight the Sonoma State women's track and field results from the Kim Duyst Invitational, hosted by Cal State Stanislaus in Turlock on Saturday.

Women's Golf: Seawolves Place Second at Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout
The Sonoma State women's golf team held a three-stroke lead over 14 other teams after Monday's opening round, but settled for a second place finish (610) behind St. Mary's-TX (606) at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout at Hiddenbrooke Golf Club in Vallejo last Monday. The Seawolves were led by Hannah Gregg, who took a three-shot lead into the final round and finished in sixth place on the individual leaderboard at three-over-par 147 for the event.

Women's Tennis: Haithcock, Kearney Win Doubles Match, But Sonoma Loses 8-1
The No. 25 Sonoma State women's tennis team fell to No. 23 Cal State L.A., 1-8, on Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles. The lone victory came from Kaitlyn Haithcock and Jordyn Kearney at No. 2 doubles. The Seawolves drop to 6-5 this season.

Women's Water Polo: Seawolves Win Four of Five
The Sonoma State women's water polo team wrapped up an outstanding weekend with a 17-7 victory over the Concordia Eagles. Seawolf Kaysie Lewis scored seven goals in Sunday's game, one shy of the program's single-game record. The Seawolves improve to 6-12 overall.