Seattle University gained momentum heading into this week’s Western Athletic Conference baseball tournament, defeating Washington State 4-3 Monday afternoon in a nonconference game at Bellevue’s Bannerwood Park.
“We knew we needed some momentum going into the tournament, and it was a great opportunity to play a Pac-12 opponent the caliber of Washington State in order to get us going,” Seattle U coach Donny Harrel said.
The Cougars (23-28) outhit Seattle U 9-7, led by a three-hit performance from Collin Slaybaugh. But WSU stranded nine runners on base as Seattle U (26-25) held on for its third victory of the season over a Pac-12 program.
Seattle University opens the double-elimination WAC tournament against Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday.
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From sports-information reports.