RUSTON, La. - The University of Hawaii baseball team stranded 14 baserunners in a 4-1 loss to Louisiana Tech on Saturday at J.C. Love Field.
The Rainbows (25-18, 5-4 Western Athletic Conference) left the bases loaded in the sixth, and stranded runners in scoring position in six innings altogether. They left at least once runner on base in every inning.
Max Duval drove in the only UH run with a second-inning single.
Scott Squier (3-3) took the loss, allowing two runs in 4 2/3 innings.
Ryan Gebhardt had three hits for the Bulldogs (20-23, 3-9) who won the final two games of the three-game series after having lost seven of their previous eight games overall, and nine in a row in WAC play.
Trevor Peterson (4-4) permitted one run in 5 1/3 innings. Caleb Dudley earned his seventh save with a scoreless ninth.
The Rainbows had not lost a series since an 0-4 performance March 23-25 against Gonzaga.
Hawaii will start a three-game series against New Mexico State on Thursday at Les Murakami Stadium, the Rainbows' next-to-last home series of the season.