Lynsey Wall had a two-run double in the Utes' loss on Saturday.
April 28, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY--The Utah softball team fell to Colorado State, 9-3, in game one of a twin bill on Saturday afternoon. The Utes drop to 17-22 overall, 5-6 in league play, while CSU improves to 28-12 overall and 7-6 in Mountain West Conference games.
The Rams scored first in the ball game off an RBI double in the first. Utah tied the ballgame when Glennis Donnelly knocked a home run to center field (1-1). CSU was too much offensively for Utah as it scored two in the third, two in the fifth and one in the sixth to take a commanding 6-1 lead.
The Rams sealed the victory with a three-run homer in the seventh. Utah failed to score in the latter of the inning to make it a 9-3 final.
CSU had four home runs in the game, including two from Sarah Roberts. Donnelly was the lone Ute to homer. Ota was a perfect 4-of-4 at the play for Utah with one run scored.
The loss went to Jen Pursell (10-13), who scattered five hits and three runs in 3.0 innings of work while striking out four. Brianna Gourdin relieved Pursell and allowed six runs and seven hits in 4.0 innings. Megan Masser earned the victory for the Rams to improve to 14-5.