Wildcat softball drops twinbill to No. 8 UCLA
Courtesy: Justin Johnson - Weber State Athletic Communications  
Release: Sunday 02/11/2017
Courtesy: Robert Casey
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Senior Sara Hingsberger recorded three hits and a home run against the Bruins.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Wildcats got an up-close look at one of the nation’s best team on Saturday afternoon.

The Weber State University softball team suffered a pair of setbacks to No. 8 UCLA at Easton Stadium, falling 4-1 in the opening game and 22-1 in five innings in the second.

In the opening game, the Wildcats recorded seven hits, including a two-out RBI single to center field by sophomore Sadie Blacker that scored sophomore JaeCie Wilson that broke up the Bruins’ shutout bid.

Senior Sara Hingsberger was 2-for-3 at the plate and five other Wildcats recorded hits.

In the second game, Wildcats got started on the right foot when Hingsberger smacked a 1-1 pitch over the fence at left field for a 1-0 lead, but the Bruins’ fearsome offense caught fire during the first three innings to remain undefeated.

Weber State will wrap up its three-day stay in California on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. MT (11:30 a.m. Pacific) against San Diego State.  

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