Starting pitcher Bianca Duran gave up five runs on eight hits and Louisiana Tech (0-1) never held a lead as the Lady Techsters fell in the season opener, 9-5, to Louisiana-Monroe (1-0) Thursday afternoon in the first game of the Lady Techster Invitational in Ruston.
The Warhawks scored on a wild pitch off Duran (0-1) in the first inning and never relinquished the lead as both teams opened the 2015 season.
LAS VEGAS — Louisiana Tech’s Dayon Griffin and Alex Hamilton combined to score 52 points, but the 2015-16 season came to an end as the Bulldogs fell to East Tennessee State University , 88-83, in the quarterfinals of the Vegas 16 Tournament on Monday night.
Tech (23-10) held a three-point advantage at halftime. However, Ge’Lawn Guyn of ETSU (24-11) put the Buccaneers on his back by scoring a game-high 34 points (23 coming in the second half).
Pictured are members of Louisiana Tech’s 1990-91 basketball team, who were honored at halftime of Sunday’s game between the Bulldogs at Texas-El Paso. The team was the last Tech team to reach the NCAA basketball tournament 25 years ago. Pictured at far left is Tech President Les Guice and at far right Tech athletics director Tommy McClelland.