The loss drops
The Wildcat offense tallied seven hits to
Junior pitcher Taryne Mowatt (12-6) held OU without a hit or a run until the fourth inning, in which she gave up a solo home run. However, in a gutty performance, the Wildcat ace gave up six runs ?- two of which were unearned ?- on five hits with seven strikeouts in five innings of work. Freshman pitcher Sarah Akamine pitched two innings of shutout relief.
For the second consecutive game, Mowatt held the opposing team hitless through the first three innings. With her team down 2-0,
In the top half of the fifth, the Sooners turned two Wildcat errors, a walk and four hits into five runs and a 5-2 lead. Jamie Fox led off the inning by reaching on an error and Amber Spaulding walked to give OU a pair of runners on with no outs. Lindsey Vandever then singled to score Fox to tie the game 2-2. A Traci Dickenson two-run homer gave the Sooners their first lead of the game. After leadoff hitter walked Norrelle Dickson, Savannah Long scored Dickson all the way from first with an RBI double. After a wild pitch that moved Long to third, Amber Flores hit a single to short which
The top of Arizona’s order was able to load the bases with a rally of its own in UA’s half of the fifth, but did not come away with any runs. Lowe ignited the rally with an infield single and
- Chelsie Mesa’s first-inning single extended her hitting streak to 21 games. This is the longest
- Caitlin Lowe passed Leah Braatz for seventh place on