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20070314 No. 5 Softball Readies for Judi Garman Classic
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Release: 03/14/2007
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">The fifth-ranked <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State> softball team travels to <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Fullerton</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>, for the Judi Garman Classic.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN></SPAN><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Arizona</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"> is part of a 16-team field, broken up into four pools of four teams apiece.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Among the teams scheduled to appear in this year&rsquo;s tournament are No. 4 Arizona State, No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 7 Michigan, No. 8 Texas, No. 13 Washington, No. 16 Louisiana-Lafayette and four additional teams<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>that received votes in this week&rsquo;s poll.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Wednesday through Friday, teams will play three games in pool play and then will be seeded into one of two eight-team brackets ? the championship or consolation bracket ? which will be played out on Saturday and Sunday.</SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>For additional information regarding the Judi Garman Classic, including complete pool play and bracket schedules, log on to www.fullertontitans.com.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'">ARIZONA</SPAN></B></st1:place></st1:State><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'"> SOFTBALL THIS WEEKEND</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'">March 15 vs. <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">North Carolina</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> ? 11:15 a.m.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'">March 15 vs. <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Oklahoma</st1:place></st1:State> ? 8:30 p.m.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'">March 16 vs. Pacific ? 4 p.m.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'">March 17 ? Bracket Play to Be Announced<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'">March 18 ? Bracket Play to Be Announced <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 10.8pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Lucida Bright'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">NOTING THE OPPONENTS: </SPAN></B><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">&rsquo;s bracket includes a sixth-ranked <st1:State w:st="on">Oklahoma</st1:State> team with only one loss on the year, a <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">North Carolina</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> squad that has been ranked in four of the six polls USA Softball has released this year and Pacific.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">NORTH CAROLINA</SPAN></B></st1:PlaceName><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">STATE</st1:PlaceType> </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">(18-8) enters the weekend with a 4-3 record against ranked opponents, including a pair of victories over <st1:State w:st="on">Florida</st1:State> and an ACC series victory over <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Florida</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The Wolfpack are led by 2006 ACC Coach of the Year Lisa Navas, who is in her fourth year at the helm of the NC State program.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Offensively, the Pack average just under four runs per game and have four players (Allison Presnell, Abbie Sims, Heather Gelbard and Jen Chamberlin) with four or more home runs in 2007.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>In the circle, Sims (10-3, 1.72 ERA) and Shaina Ervin (6-5. 1.86 ERA) have split the majority of the pitching duties this year and account for all but two of NC State&rsquo;s 26 decisions.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Last year, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> defeated NC State 6-0 in the Worth Wildcat Invitational in an absolutely dominant pitching effort by Alicia Hollowell.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State>&rsquo;s four-time All-American struck out 17 of the 23 batters she faced, limiting the Pack offense to one hit and no walks in seven innings of work.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Caitlin Lowe, who had a pair of runs and stolen bases in the contest, was one of three UA players with two hits.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Callista Balko had two extra-base hits, including a two-run homer.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">OKLAHOMA</SPAN></B></st1:place></st1:State><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"> </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">(28-1) is a bit of a surprise to some teams ? or at least the Big 12 coaches, who voted the Sooners to finish fourth in the 10 team league at the outset of the season.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>OU opened the year on a 23-game winning streak, before suffering its first loss in a no-hitter against <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Tulsa</st1:place></st1:City> on March 7.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The Sooners enter the week with a 3-0 record against ranked opponents and a .357 team batting average.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>OU features four players (Susan Ogden, .491; Norrelle Dickson, .457; Mariee Mena, .424; Samantha Ricketts. .407) with batting averages above .400.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Ricketts leads OU with eight home runs and 41 RBI the year, while Dickson has an equally impressive 36 runs scored and 21 stolen bases in 23 attempts.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>In the circle, Lauren Eckermann (15-0, 1.03) has posted the most victories, while D.J. Mathis (7-1, 1.81 ERA) has started two of OU&rsquo;s three games against ranked opponents.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">The Wildcats and Sooners last met in the 2005 Tucson Super Regional, as UA swept the series to earn a ticket to the Women&rsquo;s College World Series.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">PACIFIC </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">(14-7) returns to the mainland after having played six games in four days at the Hawai&rsquo;i Spring Fling.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The Tiger offense averages over six runs per game and has been shut out only once this season.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Gina Carbonatto leads the team in hitting with a .471 batting average, while Jennifer Curtier&rsquo;s four home runs, 22 RBI and seven stolen bases are also team highs.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Pacific, which is led by head coach Brian Kolze, has a new hitting coach this year: Mikel Candrea, son of <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> head coach Mike Candrea.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">RECAPPING THE LAST WEEK: </SPAN></B><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"> opened the week by concluding a homestand with a doubleheader sweep of Creighton on Tuesday before traveling to <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Waco</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Texas</st1:State></st1:place> for a three-game set against then-No. 14 Baylor.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> won the series-opener, 3-0, behind a stellar performance by Taryne Mowatt.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The pitcher spun 15 strikeouts and surrendered just one hit to a Lady Bear offense that had not been shutout in 61 games ? a stretch that spanned over 2006 Big 12 play, last year&rsquo;s NCAA Tournament and the first 26 games of 2007.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Mowatt contributed to the offensive effort with a sacrifice fly and a solo home run.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">On both Saturday and Sunday, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> lost a pair of heart-breaking affairs by the same 3-2 score.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>After falling behind 1-0 early in the game on Saturday, UA battled back to take a one-run lead in the third inning.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>However, a two-out RBI single for Baylor in the fifth inning and a two-out solo homer in the sixth was UA&rsquo;s undoing, snapping a seven-game win streak.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>On Sunday, the Wildcats jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning but would not score again.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Baylor chipped away with nine singles and three stolen bases that resulted in three one-run innings, capped off by a walk-off single in the seventh to take the series.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">LAST YEAR AT THE JUDI GARMAN CLASSIC: </SPAN></B><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Arizona</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"> had its share of ups and downs at the 2006 Judi Garman Classic.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Some of the positives included Taryne Mowatt&rsquo;s first career no-hitter and an encore performance in which she spun a perfect game.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>However, sandwiched between Mowatt&rsquo;s stellar pitching outings was a three-hit effort by Alicia Hollowell that was ruined by a solo home run in UA&rsquo;s 1-0 loss to Texas A&amp;M.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Having finished second in its pool, <st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State> faced a sixth-ranked <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Alabama</st1:place></st1:State> team that would join UA as a WCWS participant.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The Wildcats defeated the Crimson Tide 2-0 behind an Alicia Hollowell two-hitter and a balanced offensive effort catalyzed by Caitlin Lowe&rsquo;s reaching base in all four plate appearances, one stolen base, one run scored and an RBI.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>In the tournament&rsquo;s semifinal against another future WCWS squad, No. 4 Texas.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>A pair of four-time All-Americans ? UA&rsquo;s Hollowell and UT&rsquo;s Cat Osterman ? engaged in a pitching duel that saw no hits for either team until the sixth inning.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Through 5.2 innings pitched, Hollowell did not give up a hit, but had to leave the game after she was struck in the face with a line drive.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Mowatt relieved her, giving up only two hits in three innings of work, but would draw the loss in a 1-0, nine inning contest.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">ARIZONA</SPAN></B></st1:State><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"> HEAD COACH MIKE CANDREA ? </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">is in his 22<SUP>nd</SUP> season at the helm of the <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> softball program.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>He boasts a 1,098-219 (.834) record in 21 seasons in the dugout.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Candrea has earned 17 coach of the year honors, including nine Pac-10 Coach of the Year citations, and is a member of the NFCA Hall of Fame.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">In 2004, Candrea took a year off to coach the <st1:country-region w:st="on">USA</st1:country-region> Olympic softball team to a 9-0 record and a gold medal in <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Athens</st1:place></st1:City>.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Candrea was also awarded the Olympic Shield award, the U.S. Olympic Committee&rsquo;s most prestigious award, marking the first time in history the award was given to an Olympic coach.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>During his tenure, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> has won nine Pac-10 titles and seven national championships.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">APPROACHING 1,100 WINS: </SPAN></B><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"> head coach Mike Candrea is two victories away from joining Margie Wright (<st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Fresno</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType>), JoAnne Graf (<st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Florida</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType>) and Gayle Blevins (<st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Iowa</st1:place></st1:State>) as one of only four coaches to accumulate 1,100 Division I softball coaching victories. <SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Additionally, as this is his 21<SUP>st</SUP> season in the dugout, Candrea will become the fastest of the four to reach the 1,100-win plateau.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The feat took Wright 24, Graf 22 and Blevins 28 years, respectively, to get to 1,100 wins. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">PAC-10 PLAYER OF THE WEEK: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Caitlin Lowe (Feb. 26-March 4) became the first <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> player to be named the Conference&rsquo;s player of the week this season.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The honor was well-deserved, as Lowe helped <st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State> to a sweep of <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Missouri</st1:place></st1:State> by batting .700 (7-for-10), scoring eight runs with four RBI and nine stolen bases in as many attempts.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>She scored multiple runs and had multiple hits in all three games and had a pair of four-stolen base contests.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>In addition to playing an intricate role in each of UA&rsquo;s victories in the sweep, she climbed up a few lists in the <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> record book (see &ldquo;The Lowe-Down on the Record Book&rdquo; below).<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">SENIORS LEADING THE WAY: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">In eight of the last nine games, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> has started seniors in the first, second and third spots in the batting order.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Caitlin Lowe did not start in <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State>&rsquo;s 3-2 loss at Baylor on Sunday, March 11 due to food poisoning.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Lowe, Chelsie Mesa and Kristie Fox are the first trio of seniors to be penciled in to the top of the order since Lauren Bauer, Nicole Giordano and Toni Mascarenas started up the majority of games during UA&rsquo;s 2001 title run.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">In the nine games since the lineup change went into effect, the seniors&rsquo; combined numbers in relation to the other six spots in the batting order speak for themselves.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <TABLE class=MsoTableGrid cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=1> <P> <TBODY> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 0; mso-yfti-firstrow: yes"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Avg.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Runs<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">SB<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 1"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Seniors<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">.393<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">26<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">24<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">14<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 2; mso-yfti-lastrow: yes"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Non-seniors<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">.234<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">21<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">19<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">5<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <P></P> <P></P></P></TABLE> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">THE LOWE-DOWN ON THE RECORD BOOK: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">As a three-time, first-team NFCA All-American Caitlin Lowe has already cemented her name into the annals of <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> softball.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>In addition to the inevitable single-season marks she will set or challenge throughout 2007, Lowe is already climbing up the school record book and has a legitimate shot to finish in the top 10 in four categories in NCAA history.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>This weekend, Lowe is within striking distance of moving up the charts in hits, runs scored and stolen bases.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Lowe in top 10 <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> history<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 63.0pt 1.5in"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Category</SPAN></st1:City><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 2"> </SPAN><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Ariz.</SPAN></st1:State></st1:place><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"> Rank<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 63.0pt 1.5in"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Batting Avg.<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>.461<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>2<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 63.0pt 1.5in"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Hits<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>295<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>8<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 63.0pt 1.5in"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Runs<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>211<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>t-8<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 63.0pt 1.5in"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Stolen Bases<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>130<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>3<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 63.0pt 1.5in"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Triples<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>10<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>4<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">FOX RACKS UP THE RIBBIES: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Kristie Fox enters the weekend ranked eighth on UA&rsquo;s career RBI list with 193.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Jennie Finch is the next Wildcat great Fox hopes to pass, as the two-time Honda Award winner ended a stellar Wildcat career with 195 RBI.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>After that, the shortstop from <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">San Diego</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>, will have a ways to go until she approaches Leticia Pineda&rsquo;s sixth-place 240 runs driven in.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Fox leads <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> with 26 RBI, 10 more than Chelsie Mesa&rsquo;s 16 ribbies that are good for second on the team.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>A two-time All-American, Fox also leads the Wildcats in total bases (46) and extra-base hits (10).<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">STEALING THE SHOW: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Entering the week, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> is tied for the Pac-10 team lead with 50 stolen bases.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>If <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> keeps up the pace and plays 60 games, which it has done nine of the last 10 years, the Wildcats are on track to swipe 136 bases, which would tie the school record.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Individually, Caitlin Lowe leads the conference with 23 stolen bases ? six more than ASU&rsquo;s Kaitlin Cochran, who stands second in the league.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Chelsie Mesa ranks eighth with nine stolen bases, which are two more than she stole in all of 2006.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">HITTING STREAKS: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Chelsie Mesa enters the weekend with a league-leading 19-game hitting streak.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>This is the most consecutive games a Wildcat has hit in since Autumn Champion had a base knock in 25 straight games in 2003.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Adrienne Acton is in the midst of a seven-game hitting streak, which is tied for her career-long.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">The following is a list of the longest hitting streaks in the Pac-10 over the last two years.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <TABLE class=MsoTableGrid cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=1> <P> <TBODY> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 0; mso-yfti-firstrow: yes"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Player<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">School<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Year<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Streak in games<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 1"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Chelsie Mesa<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">ARIZ</SPAN></B></st1:place></st1:State><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">2007<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">19 (current)<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 2"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Anna Beardman<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">STAN<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">2006<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">17<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 3"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Marnie Koziol<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">WASH</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">2007<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">15 (current)<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 4"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Caitlin Lowe<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">ARIZ</SPAN></B></st1:place></st1:State><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">2006<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">15<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 5"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Marnie Koziol<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">WASH</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">2006<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">14<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 6"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Mia Longfellow<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">OSU<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">2006<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">13<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 7; mso-yfti-lastrow: yes"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Jennifer Salling<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">ORE</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">2007<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: windowtext 1pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ece9d8; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: windowtext 1pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-left-alt: solid windowtext .5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt" vAlign=top> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">13</SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <P></P> <P></P></P></TABLE> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">GETTING ON THE BOARD: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Historically, when <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> loses it can be attributed a lack of offensive support.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>However, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> has scored in every game this year even in its five losses.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">SO CLOSE: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Narrow'">Four of <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State>&rsquo;s five losses have come by one run, the other came in extra-innings by two.<SP
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