khaner | Posted: 7 Apr 2016 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU begins WCC play against LMU at home this weekend

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PROVO, Utah – BYU softball begins West Coast Conference play this weekend at home against Loyola Marymount with a doubleheader on Friday and the last game on Saturday.

Reigning WCC 2015 champion BYU (21-15) leads the overall series record 15-6 over LMU (22-16). Since joining the WCC, the Cougars are 5-4 against the Lions, 4-2 at home. In 2015, the two teams played in Los Angeles with the Lions winning the series two games to one.

On Tuesday, BYU split a doubleheader at home against Southern Utah, losing one in extra innings and winning the second due to the mercy rule. This will be the first weekend series of the season for the Cougars, who are 2-1 at home so far in 2016.

The Lions are coming off of a pair of losses to Long Beach State. Their biggest win of the season to date came against No. 20 Fresno State at the Mary Nutter Classic in February.  LMU is 1-3 on the road so far this year.

BYU and LMU will face off in a doubleheader on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. MDT. Then on Saturday, the teams will play on 12:30 p.m. MDT., which will be streamed live on Live stats for all three games will be available on the BYU schedule page.