Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
N. Iowa Beats San Jose State
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 22, 2002
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Feb. 22, 2002

Box Score

TUCSON--Northern Iowa (7-1) beat San Jose State 7-1 to remain unbeaten in Arizona's Worth Wildcat Invitational softball tournament Friday night.

Angela Higgins followed a Stacey Sampson single with a home run to left field in the top of the first to give Northern Iowa a 2-0 lead. The Eagles added a third run in the fourth on an RBI single by Lindsey Gierman.

San Jose State cut the lead to 3-1with a leadoff double by Veronica Ramos and a run-scoring single by Elisa Barrios in the bottom of the fourth.

Sampson hit a two-run single in the top of the sixth to increase the lead to 5-1. Erin Strellner capped off the four-run rally with a two-run single to make it 7-1.