With the win, UA improves to 33-7 on the season and 4-4 in Pac-10 play.
Three-time All-American Alicia Hollowell (17-3) threw a one-run complete game, striking out 10 opposing hitters in seven innings.
Stanford took a 1-0 lead in the third inning, on three hits. The frame could have been much worse for UA, but Hollowell worked out of a jam in which the Cardinal had runners on second and third with only one out.
The Cardinal held the one-run advantage until the sixth, when Fox’s eighth homer of the year put the Wildcats up 3-1. In the seventh, Callista Balko hit a solo home run to provide
Stanford had the potential game-tying run at the plate in the seventh, but was unable to cash in, as Hollowell and UA held on.
- Taryne Mowatt’s six-game hit streak was snapped
- Caitlin Lowe made her first start since suffering a hand injury on March 19
- Taryne Mowatt had her first career start at first base
- UA is 21-4 in games in which it homers