Dacia Hale’s run-scoring single in the bottom of the sixth proved to be the difference as Louisiana Tech defeated McNeese State 4-3 in the first game of a non-conference doubleheader Monday evening at the Lady Techster Softball Complex.
The Cowgirls came back in game two to win 5-4 to split the twinbill.
Conference USA announced the 2013 preseason all-conference awards and the projected order of finish Wednesday with two Bulldogs honored.
The team is projected to finish third in the West Division of Conference USA receiving 72 points, just four points shy of projected second place finisher Rice. Tulsa and East Carolina were selected to finish first win the West and East Divisions, respectively.