Cal State Fullerton's Amy LaRocque was thrown out at the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning, ending the game and giving visiting Long Beach State a 4-3 victory over the Titans in a Big West Conference softball game Sunday.
LaRocque was trying to score from first base on a double.
Jaclyn Fredrickson hit a run-scoring grounder in the top of the ninth to give Long Beach State the lead.
Fullerton (30-10, 6-3 in conference), ranked 12th in the nation, took a 3-2 lead on Yasmin Mossadeghi's three-run home run in the fifth.
But Long Beach (27-11, 6-0) scored an unearned run in the seventh to send the game into extra innings.
In the UC Irvine men's tennis tournament championship match:
UC Irvine 5, Texas A&M; Corpus Christi 2--Chris Ma defeated Eric Von Hellens at No. 5 singles, 7-6, 7-6, for Irvine (13-5).