The victory was
After being held scoreless for the first 11 innings of the series against the Bruins, UA made the final three innings count with 11 runs.
Every Wildcat starter had at least one hit and all but one scored at least one run in the nine-run victory. Offensively, UA was led by Adrienne Acton, who went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI. The three-hit game was the second in
With the win,
UA pitcher Taryne Mowatt (19-7) threw every pitch of the weekend and allowed only two runs on three hits in her first career victory over UCLA. Bruin starter Anjelica Selden (13-5) lasted 5.1 innings and gave up eight runs on 10 hits in a losing effort.
UCLA took advantage of a scoring opportunity its half of the first to jump out to a 1-0 lead. Krista Colburn singled, stole second and was singled home by Jodie Legaspi. With two Bruins on and no one out, Mowatt buckled down and squelched the rally before UCLA scored any additional runs.
The one-run margin held firm until Legaspi accounted for a second Bruin run with a solo home run to left-center field.
In the fifth,
The Wildcat offense continued its onslaught in the sixth, knocking
- Today’s victory is UA’s first over UCLA since a 5-4 win over the Bruins on April 4, 2004 in
- The nine-run margin was the largest