Taryne Mowatt (14-2) scattered six hits over five innings, as she gave up only one run. The sophomore from
The UA offense totaled 15 hits in 29 at-bats and scored at least one run in every inning but the second. Additionally, eight of UA’s nine starters had at least one hit, led by Autumn Champion’s 4-for-4 performance.
The Wildcats put up one run on two hits in the first inning. With two outs, two strikes and the bases loaded, Mowatt helped herself the hard way by driving in the game’s first run with a hit by pitch.
UA took an inning off from scoring, but got back to business in the bottom of the third as Kristie Fox led off the bottom half with her fifth home run of the season.
In the fourth, Adrienne Acton and Champion started the inning with singles, followed by a towering home run to right field by Chelsie Mesa. The
With three runs across and no outs recorded, the UA sticks continued to knock Kirchberg around for three more hits and one run. Kristie Fox followed
Louisiana-Lafayette responded with a run of its own in the fifth inning on two hits.
The Wildcats came right back in their half of the fifth with four runs of its own. Laine Roth capped off the inning and the game with a dramatic three-run, walk-off home run to right field.
- Autumn Champion notched her 10th multi-hit game of the year. She is second on the team behind Caitlin Lowe (19) in multi-hit games. Additionally, it was Champion’s first four-hit game of the year.
- Taryne Mowatt’s fourth-inning single was the second hit of her career. Both base knocks have driven in a run.
- Tonight’s contest was
- Caitlin Lowe, who is out with an injury to her left hand, missed the second game of her career. She had started each of UA’s last 147 games.