Cavaliers Fall to No. 19 LSU in Tiger Classic Championship
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Virginia softball team (2-5) fell to 19th-ranked LSU 8-0 in six innings Sunday in the championship game of the Tiger Classic in Baton Rouge, La.
The Cavaliers went 1-4 in the tournament, highlighted by a 2-1 upset over No. 4 Michigan Saturday afternoon. Senior Sarah Tacke, who hit the game-winner to beat the Wolverines, was named to the all-tournament team.
LSU (7-4) picked up two runs in both the first and second innings to jump out to a 4-0 lead. The Tigers then added three more in the fourth before tallying a walk-off home run in the bottom of the sixth.
Virginia starter Melanie Mitchell tossed the first two innings, while Nicole Koren came on to throw the final 3 2/3.
The Cavaliers were outhit 10-2 in the contest, with Taylor Williams and Tacke recording singles for the Orange and Blue.