BERKELEY, Calif. – LMU dropped a pair of video games in Saturday’s second day of the MPSF Invitational. The Lions opened the day with a 13-8 loss to UC San Diego earlier than barely being edged out by UC Irvine, 13-12.
Recreation 1: UC San Diego 13, #17 LMU 8
Alexandros Athymaritis opened the sport with a primary minute objective. UC San Diego scored the subsequent three objectives to shut out the interval.
LMU opened the second quarter with Blazo Mitrovic’s first objective of the day, earlier than the Tritons closed out the half with the subsequent two.
The 2 sides traded the primary seven objectives of the second half with Alex Marlow, Mitrovic, and Athymaritis all including to the rating line.
LMU outscored the Tritons within the fourth interval, with Mitrovic beginning the quarter with a objective and Milan Sarkadi and Kai Scarlet scoring the ultimate two of the sport.
Jeff Muller performed all 32 minutes within the cage, making 4 saves.
Recreation 2: UC Irvine 13, #17 LMU 12
Jonny Rimlinger opened the sport with a objective within the afternoon session. After UC Irvine tied the sport, Jack Baumgardner pushed LMU again on high with 4:20 to play within the opening interval. The Anteaters scored the subsequent two earlier than Rimlinger tied the sport at 3-all with 2:32 on the clock. UCI scored the ultimate two objectives of the primary quarter to take a 5-3 benefit.
Daniel Roth lower into the deficit with the primary objective of the second quarter, earlier than Irvine transformed the subsequent two. Blazo Mitrovic and Alexandros Athymaritis scored a objective apiece to chop it to a 7-6 deficit. The Anteaters scored with 1:51 remaining till halftime, however Mitrovic made it a one-goal recreation along with his objective at 1:04.
After UC Irvine opened the third quarter with a objective, Rimlinger scored two objectives inside a minute of one another to tie the sport at 9-9 with 4:56 on the clock. UCI regained their lead heading into the ultimate interval, 10-9.
An Athymaritis objective on LMU’s first possession of the fourth quarter made it a 10-all recreation. The ‘Eaters socred the subsequent three objectives earlier than Rimlinger and Mitrovic responded with a objective every to make it a one-score recreation with 47 seconds remaining. LMU couldn’t get a shot off on their remaining possession, making it a 13-12 remaining.
LMU will shut out the event towards #18 Pomona-Pitzer at 10:00 a.m.