The Lady Chaps fell to the Simon Fraser Clan today in the NAIA Women's National Championship Pool Play 3-4. LCU (51-10) lost a close one today Simon Fraser (18-24) today.

LCU scored early on a Kayla Van Diren single to bring in Priscilla FaGaines, but Van Diren left the 1st base bag early and was called out.

Alyssa Freight pitched a great game for LCU and had a shut out going until the 6th. In the 6th Lauren Mew hit a single and brought in Hartman. Still in the 6th, Murphy hit a double down the right foul line that brought in Mew and Megan Durrant. The runs gave the Clan a 3-1 lead.

The Clan capitalized on 3 errors in the 7th to extend their lead over LCU. Amanda Longorio came in to relieve Freight in the 7th. Carly LePoutre was able to reach base on a wild throw by Sally Blackwell and advance on a sac bunt from Brittany Ribeiro. Kelsey Haberl then hit what should have been an easy ground out, but the ball was misplayed by Agree and a wild throw during the play from Kayla Van Dieren brought in LePoutre to extend the Clan lead 4-1.

LCU fought back in the bottom of the 7th with a Van Dieren 2 run homer to make it a 1 run game, but the the game ended on a Eltosise line out.

LCU will now play reigning national champion Reinhardt Saturday at 2:30 to finish pool play.

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