With the win UA improves to 24-1.
Mowatt struck out 15 of the 22 batters she faced, facing only one batter over the minimum. The only Rebel batter to reach base was Kendall Fearn, off of a UA fielding error.
The trio of All-American hitters at the top of
UA didn’t get another run on the board until the top of the fourth, when Laine Roth led off with a single. Sam Banister executed a successful sacrifice bunt, moving Roth to second. Two batters later, Caitlin Lowe singled Roth in for UA’s second run of the game.
In the top of the fifth, the Wildcats jumped on Rebel pitcher Shannon Crisp for five runs on five hits. After Kristie Fox reached on a fielder’s choice, the chaos started when Chelsie Mesa laid down a drag bunt. UNLV tried to throw Fox out at second, but was too late and the throw was too wide. The errant throw reached the center field wall, scoring Fox from first and placing
With two runs in and one out,
- Caitlin Lowe extended her team-leading 12-game hit streak. That mark is the longest for any UA player this season.
- Caitlin Lowe now has 17 multi-hit games.
- UA totaled more than 10 hits for the sixth time in seven games.