The junior pitcher struck out 12 of the 16 batters she faced, allowing one Bison hitter to reach via walk and three others to make contact for a groundout or flyout.
The no-no was the fifth of Mowatt’s career and third of this season. The quintet of hitless outings places Mowatt in a tie with current pitching coach Nancy Evans for sixth on UA’s all-time list for no-hitters in a career.
The victory, which improved
Fox, who earlier this week was named to the all-Pac-10 first team along with Mowatt and Caitlin Lowe, put the Wildcats on the board in the bottom of the first with a two-run homer to right field. The blast was the
Leles, went 2-for-3 on the night with four RBI as she clubbed a pair of home runs ?- a solo shot in the third inning and a two-run homer in the fourth. That marked the second multi-home run game of the third baseman’s career and gave her a new career high in home runs with nine in 2007.
With the win,
Howard moves on to the elimination game against Pacific at 4 p.m.
- Taryne Mowatt threw the third postseason no-hitter for an
- Jenae Leles hit multiple home runs for the second time in her career and first time this year. March 3, 2006 against