UA’s senior center fielder Lowe scored three runs and notched two of hits UA’s eight hits in the weekend finale. Over the last three games, Lowe has hit .625 with five runs and five stolen bases.
Lowe’s classmate Kristie Fox went 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBI to complete a solid weekend, in which she led
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For the third straight game, Taryne Mowatt (26-7) gave up one run in a complete-game effort. She struck out nine Ducks, while giving up just four hits in six innings of work.
UO’s Melissa Rice (20-9) drew the loss after giving up nine runs on eight hits and six walks.
The Wildcats got off to a fast start with three runs in the first and second innings. Lowe led off with a single and a stolen base, before Chelsie Mesa walked. Then, Fox got her first RBI of the game with an infield single to drive Lowe home from third. Two batters later, Jenae Leles connected on a two-run double to right-center field to plate Fox and pinch runner Jill Malina.
The next inning, the UA seniors doubled the damage with three more runs. With two outs, Lowe got her 21st multi-hit game with an infield single.
Both teams’ bats remained quiet until the sixth inning, when UA rallied for three runs to invoke the run-rule. With one out, K’Lee Arredondo drew a walk and Adrienne Acton singled back to the pitcher. Lowe then loaded the bases with a walk, bringing up
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- Cyndi Duran pinch-hit in the sixth inning, marking the first time she has had an official at-bat since Feb. 24 against Texas A&M.
- Caitlin Lowe’s two stolen bases placed her in a tie with Alison McCutcheon for the school record for 148 stolen bases in a career.