WCC: Loyola Marymount Gets Conference Tourney Redemption
STOCKTON, Calif. — Jason Gill couldn’t take the smile off his face.
He was drenched in Gatorade and having to roll through a handful of media requests, but he was beaming. Cooper Uhl’s two-run triple in the 10th inning Saturday afternoon had pushed Gill’s Loyola Marymount Lions past Saint Mary’s, 4-2. They had won the West Coast Conference tournament and secured the WCC’s automatic berth into the NCAA tournament.
“Emotionally I’m on a pretty big high right now,” Gill said. “These guys are unbelievable. They were picked to finish seventh in our conference and we just won the conference tournament.[…]