Saturday on the diamond: Fresno State baseball team loses at Stanford, softball team wins two at Utah State

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(KSEE/KGPE) – The Fresno State softball team swept its Saturday doubleheader at Utah State and improves to 5-0 in Mountain West play.

In game one, the Bulldogs were led by Hailey Dolcini in the circle. The senior tossed nine shutout innings and only allowed three hits while striking out 10.

There was no score until the 9th inning, when Vanessa Hernandez hit a solo home run as the ‘Dogs gutted out a 1-0 victory.

Runs came a lot easier in game two for the Bulldogs as they beat the Aggies 9-1 in five innings. They’ll wrap up the series on Sunday at 9:30am PT.

Meanwhile, the Fresno State baseball team added a two-game series at Stanford this weekend.

On Saturday, the Diamond ‘Dogs had a rough first inning. Starting pitcher Alex Kendrick faced seven Cardinal batters and didn’t record a single out while giving up 3 hits, 7 earned runs and walked three.

Fresno State senior Vinny Bologna went 3-for-3 at the dish and hit his first home run as a Bulldog, however, it wasn’t enough as the Bulldogs fell 12-4 in game one.

Fresno State will look to split the series on Sunday at 1:05pm PT. Bulldogs’ head coach Mike Batesole is one win away from his 600th career win.

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