Cory Abbott pitches first perfect game for Loyola Marymount

The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Cory Abbott pitched the first perfect game in Loyola Marymount baseball history in a 2-0 victory over BYU on Saturday.

The junior struck out 13 of 27 batters and threw 106 pitches, including 79 strikes, for the Lions (13-10, 4-2 West Coast Conference).

Abbott had three-ball counts only three times. He struck out pinch hitter Tanner Chauncey on a 3-2 pitch to finish the game against the defending conference champion Cougars (10-11, 1-2).

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