BAYLOR11-3, 0-0 Big 12
Ranking: 8 - Coaches, 9 - ESPN
Last Game: March 4, 2018 (Judi Garman Classic - Fullerton, Calif.) win vs. #18/17 Louisiana, 1-0
Head Coach: Glenn Moore
Career Record: 850-368 (21st season)
BU Record: 711-326 (18th season)
LONG BEACH STATE
16-4, 0-0 Big West
Ranking: 22 - AP, rv - Coaches
Last Game: March 3, 2018 (San Diego Classic) win vs. rv/rv Oregon State, 3-2
Head Coach: Kim Sowder
Career Record: 372-249-1 (11th season)
LBSU Record: 372-249-1 (11th season)
Date(s): March 6, 2018
Time(s): 2 PM PT
Location: Long Beach, Calif.
Stadium: LBSU Softball Complex
Neutral Site: 2-1
Moore vs: 2-1
Live Stats: BeachLiveStats.com
Twitter Updates: @BaylorSoftball
• Baylor will finish off a six-game swing through California, splitting a 10-day, 11-game road trip that will conclude this weekend in Lynchburg, Va., for the Liberty Spring Classic.
• Baylor is coming off a 2-3 performance in the Judi Garman Classic, falling to No. 2 Florida, No. 25 Michigan, and Iowa, but notching wins over No. 18 Louisiana and Charlotte.
• Baylor is facing the 49ers for the fourth time, the first that the teams have faced in Long Beach.
• Baylor holds a 2-1 advantage in the all-time series, with the teams' last meeting coming back in 2016 in the NCAA Eugene Regional, with BU taking 3-2 and 11-2 wins.
• Baylor is 3-0 this season in true road games.
JUDI GARMAN CLASSIC HIGHLIGHTS
• Goose McGlaun had another strong outing at the Judi Garman Classic, matching her home run total from the 2017 tournament with three base knocks. She had a team-high five RBI and 13 total bases over the weekend with a 1.000 slugging percentage.
• Jessie Scroggins went 3-for-4 at the plate vs. Louisiana, stealing a career-high three stolen bases. Baylor notched its third win of the season over a ranked opponent, with its 1-0 win over No. 18/17 Louisiana.
• Over the last three seasons, Baylor is now 17-2 against Louisiana schools and has won seven-straight.
• With her 63rd career multi-hit game, Jessie Scroggins is now tied with Harmony Schwethelm and Kaitlyn Thumann at No. 5 on BU's career leader list. She is chasing Naomi Fitzgerald (69, 1998-2001) for the program record.
• Regan Green provided a huge lift for the Lady Bears over the weekend's tournament, going 1-0 with a team-high four appearances, making two starts and throwing a complete game. Over 12.1 innings, she limited opposing hitters to just six hits and one run, striking out 13 with just four walks.
• Baylor improved to 10-15 in the all-time series vs. Louisiana, including an 8-12 mark under Moore and winning the last two-straight meetings.
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