The third-ranked Wildcats, who clinched their 10th Pac-10 title in school history last weekend, improved to 39-12-1 overall and wrapped up Pac-10 play with a league-best 15-5-1 record.
No. 11 Washington fell to 35-16 on the year and 12-9 in Pac-10 play.
Wildcat ace Taryne Mowatt (31-10) threw her 37th complete game of the year in the victory.
The 1-0 score held firm until the top of the fourth, when
Sam Banister laid down a successful sacrifice bunt to advance Balko and Leles to second and third, respectively. Following the sac bunt,
After Mowatt retired the side in the top of the seventh, setting the stage for a dramatic bottom of the seventh with
Lowe was thrown out to lead off the inning after she tried to reach on her second bunt single of the day.
- Taryne Mowatt passed Nancy Evans for fifth place on
The tournament format includes 16 on-campus regional sites featuring four teams playing a double-elimination bracket for the right to advance to the super regional round. After that, the 16 regional winners will be broken into eight pairs and will play best-of-three game series across eight campus sites playing for a berth in the 2007 Women’s College World Series in
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