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Hollowell Wins No. 125, Becomes Winningest Pitcher in UA History
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: March 13, 2006
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TUCSON, Ariz. ?- Senior pitcher Alicia Hollowell won her 125th career game, placing her first on UA’s all-time victories list.


The No. 1Arizona softball team (23-1) completed a three-game sweep of No. 18 Baylor (18-9), as the Wildcats took the second half of a Sunday doubleheader, 11-1, in six innings.


Hollowell (13-0) tossed her 13th complete game of the season, as she struck out 12 Baylor batters and did not surrender a walk.


Now the winningest pitcher in the program’s illustrious history, Hollowell already holds the school records for innings pitched, strikeouts and no-hitters. 


Arizona had a chance to explode in the first inning, but were unable to scratch any runs across despite having the bases loaded with no out.  The UA rally started with a Caitlin Lowe walk, Autumn Champion and Kristie Fox infield singles, but that is all the Wildcats would get in the first.


The Wildcats responded to their scoreless first with one run in the second inning off of an Adrienne Acton single and Caitlin Lowe’s second triple of the year.


UA tagged Lady Bear hurler Lisa Monceaux (2-3) for five runs, including a Chelsie Mesa grand slam.  Mesa’s fifth blast of the year hit off the batter’s eye in center field.


Mesa came up to bat with the bases loaded, once again, in the bottom of the sixth came up with an RBI single, giving UA a 7-1 lead.  With the bases still loaded in the


Game Notes

-         Caitlin Lowe extended her team-high hit streak to 11 games.  That ties Chelsie Mesa’s 11-game streak from earlier in the year.

-         Caitlin Lowe’s two hits marked her 16th multi-hit game of the year.

-         Baylor’s lone run of the game came on an RBI groundout.  That  was the first run yielded by Alicia Hollowell this year that did not come in via a home run.