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|Paper||Dixie State University Student Newspapers|
- 0 W4 7- Y, APRIL 5, 2017 DIXIESUNNEWS.COM - 5 nis 11 071 p77 a,L14 (L; it. )y n IOU orr-- N erd rt7 11 11 ' Uo e.6. k2;., 11 CJ think losing those game was good because it hurt us in the standings, but it gave us a reason to be strive to be better. I wish it didn't happen, but it'll be good for us in the long run." Despite the losses, DSU still sits in second place in the Pacific West Conference behind Azusa Pacific University. The Trailblaz ' -- to Xie tear)) es , against the three teams at the bottom of the standings in the conference before wrapping up the regular season a series that against APU could determine the PacWest continued from page 4 7 :art ers' next three series will be BASEBALL champ. DSU will first set its sights on its final home series of the year. Academy of Art University comes to St. e seGeorge for a ries. Game one is scheduled for Thursday at 6 p.m. inside Bruce Hurst Field. four-gam- - TENNIS td "Our regular season was went really well considering our lack of experience," Pelton said. "We were competitive and we put ourselves in a good spot for the conference tournament." DSU will now wait to hear about whether or not it will be selected to participate in the Pacific West Conference tournament which will begin on April 19 in Surprise, Arizona. continued from page 4 - !Ted 2 win was a triumph senior Laura Hartle. by The final match of the trip resulted in a 9 defeat to Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. The closest the Trailblazers came to securing a 1 victory was a loss by Frances Hina Goldsmith at No. 4 singles. liver. 6-- 1, Ills 6-- 0-- rr )ur )sses of , vent 8-- 5, with BY we the fifth inning. Then senior outfielder Shelby Yung answered by hitting an RBI single to close the gap to 2 in the bottom of the sixth. The Trailblazers had a chance to come back but failed to do so after leaving two runners on base in the top of the seventh. "We want to win, and we feel like we should have won," head coach Randy Simkins said. "We left some opportunities out there where we didn't cash in on runs, and we should have." Junior outfielder Janessa Bassett, a biology major from Stansbury Park, said this game was good for the team because they got to see HANNA POLLOCK hannapollockDSN not some better pitching, but DSU could have won if the team played a bit cleaner. "The first inning was not our best," Bassett said. "We had a couple of errors that would have made a difference. We also had situations where we had runners on base, and we didn't execute." Eight of DSU's last 12 games are against the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the Pacific West conference, so these games will determine who wins the conference title. "Our plan is to handle the next eight games the way we've handled the, last couple conference games," said 3-- ered st 7-- 6, Sophomore infielder Dani Barth If, a business major from Gilbert, Arizona, throws the ball across the diamond for an out at first. The Trailblazers out hit the Rebels but were unable to score more runs than the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Dixie State University fell DTJ to the University of Nevada, ed all Las Vegas, after the first in matchup between the Wednesday. After ending the first inning down two runs, the Trailblazers struggled to catch the Rebels. Senior third baseman Arista Honey got the Trailblazers on the board with an RBI single in the top of the which second atches ever Dne teams inces No! 5 !blaz Sta, inning. held UNLV at two until the Rebels added a home run in the bottom of DSU 6. an :ana sophomore catcher Jessica Gonzalez, a general studies major from Kingsburg, California. "By winning every inning and pushing runners across by executing plays the way we know how." Gonzalez said as long as the team continues to hit veil , stick to only giving its opponents three outs an inning by making routine plays on defense, and capitalizing on any mistakes they may make, then the odds should be in the Trailblazers' favor. DSU's record is now 30-and its next game will be at home against Notre Dame de Namur University Saturday at noon an 2 p.m. I 6-- ), (7-4- ' co 2 lwrz., , 0 - v ", 9, t- Freshman Kyra Harames returns a ball over the net in a match against Boise State University March 22. The women's tennis team suffered three losses to wrap up its road trip in California last weekend. .o se N-,,,- ,, P''', I It''''N r''''...N.,,,, up : i 5 ). ,,- tr,,, Ps - !"--- 1 , l ', ; i ; ? ' l ; , , ' ; 't i ; ) '.,I i 1 ) i i ! I t ! 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