Softball team claims Red River Athletic Conference championship

The No. 2-ranked OLLU softball team clinched the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) championship on April 22, shutting out LSU-Alexandria (LSUA) in both games of a doubleheader.

The Saints won the first game, 17-0, and the second game, 5-0. OLLU finished the regular season with a 40-4 overall record and a perfect 26-0 mark in the RRAC. OLLU is riding a program record 31-game winning streak.

Three seniors were honored before the first game. Rebecca Dunn, Angela Ramirez and Cassandra Valdez were recognized, and families posed with each senior. All of the Saints 11 seniors returned after the game for special recognition. They include the three mentioned before, plus Kayla Dreese, Jennifer Estrada, Joanna Gonzalez, Ariel Montgomery, Madison Nunn, MacKenzie Purcell ,Caitlin Terrazas and Deandre Vera.

The Saints will compete in the RRAC Tournament from May 4-7. OLLU will host the tournament on campus and on the campus of St. Mary’s University for the first two days. The last two days, games will be held at OLLU.