Trinity University (40-13) built an 11-1 lead after 2 1/2 innings and won a third straight elimination game, 16-6 over the Eagles of UW-La Crosse in the NCAA Division III World Series on Monday night at Fox Cities Stadium.
La Crosse (34-15), which used five pitchers in the loss, must turn around and face Trinity at 11am this morning. The loser goes home and the winner moves into the best-of-three championship series against top-ranked SUNY-Cortland (43-4).
The Championship series is scheduled to follow the La Crosse-Trinity game, but rain once again, continues to threaten the tournament.
The loss is the first for the Eagles in the tournament was their first.