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Feb. 7, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -The University of San Diego softball team (0-2) opened their 2014 campaign with a pair of losses at the Sportco Kick Off Classic in Las Vegas, Nev. The Toreros began the day with a tough 9-1 loss to No. 16 Baylor (1-1) and then were shutout 3-0 by No. 3 Washington (2-0).

In the first game, senior Cassidy Coleman (0-1) gave up one run after three singles in the top of the first. However the Toreros quickly tied it up at one apiece in the bottom of the first. After Dana Prelsnik reached on a leadoff single, she advanced to third on a throwing error by the Bears. She came around to score two batters later on a groundout by Chloe Kaneko. That proved to be the lone run of the day for the Toreros.

Coleman and the Toreros struggled in the following inning, allowing eight runs on six hits. After a leadoff walk, Coleman was able to induce a groundout to the shortstop, however the next five Bears reached base. With the bases loaded, Jordan Strickland launched a grand slam to give the Bears an 8-1 lead. Coleman gave up a single to the following batter and then was lifted for sophomore Grace Hernandez, who gave up a triple before getting a strikeout to end the long inning.



Hernandez would give up only one more hit on the day, but the Toreros offense struggled to find a rhythm and couldn't shrink the deficit.

The Toreros second game came against No. 3 Washington, one of the most-storied programs in the nation. Senior Jenny Lahitte(0-1) cruised through the first three innings, allowing just one hit while striking out five, but ran in to trouble in the bottom of the fourth. After the first two runners reached base, Lahitte gave up a three-run home run to left field to the Huskies' Kylee Lahners, which proved to be the difference in the game.

The Toreros, who scattered five singles, mounted their biggest threat in the seventh inning when they had runners on second and third with two outs. Shortstop Kylie Ordosrepresented the tying-run at the place, but struck out to end the game.

The Toreros return to action tomorrow morning for a double header. They will face Arkansas at 9:00 a.m., followed by a showdown with UC Davis.

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