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BATON ROUGE, La. – The University of Iowa softball team fell to the tenth-ranked LSU Tigers, 16-1, in five innings on Saturday afternoon.
The Hawkeyes finished the Tiger Classic with a record of 1-3.
HEAR FROM COACH GILLISPIE
“The score on the scoreboard doesn’t reflect what happened today. There was a lot of growth that will prepare us for the rest of season. From a coach’s perspective, we are working on our process to take the steps we need to improve.”
HOW IT HAPPENED
Sophomore Aralee Bogar broke LSU’s Maribeth Gorsuch’s no-hitter in the top of the third with a single and junior Liz Deshields brought Bogar home with an RBI SAC fly for the Hawkeyes’ lone run of the evening.
- Sophomore Aralee Bogar contributed one hit vs. the Tigers.
- Junior Liz DeShields had one RBI.
- DeShields and Mallory Kilian recorded a double play in the first.
- Kate Claypool made her collegiate hitting debut in the 4th inning.
The Hawkeyes return to action next weekend in Orlando, Fla., where they will play in the Diamond 9 Citrus Blossom Tournament. Live stats will be available at hawkeyesports.com/sblive and fans can follow along on twitter, Instagram, and facebook for live updates.