Five home runs from UCLA in the first three innings overwhelmed Arizona early on, as the Wildcats fell to the Bruins, 13-3, to even the series at one game apiece.
Hallie Wilson hit a three-run walkoff home run in the bottom of the tenth to help Arizona secure its 18th victory at home this season.
Arizona and UCLA, which have a combined 19 NCAA titles, meet for three games at Hillenbrand, Thursday through Saturday
Oregon scored four runs in the sixth inning to beat Arizona 5-3 in game one of the three game series
Arizona and New Mexico State split Tuesday's doubleheader at the New Mexico State Softball Complex
2012: Awarded Pac-12 all-Freshman honorable mention ... Started 55 games at four different positions: right field - 37, left field - 11, designated player - 5, second base - 2 ... Hit .310 in 155 at-bats ... Drove in 11 runs during the campaign ... Third on the team with 13 stolen bases in 14 attempts ... Spent 45 games in the two-hole in the lineup, one in the eight-hole and nine in the nine-spot ... Put together a nine-game hitting streak (2/26-3/23), second longest on the team ... Had 13 multi-hit games, third on the team ... Knocked four doubles on the year, three of which brought home runs ... Committed just one error in 36 chances despite playing out of her natural position (infield) for the majority of the season ... Second on the team with a .375 batting average at the Cathedral City Classic where she doubled her RBI total (2-to-4). The redshirt freshman hit her first career double in the weekend ... Drove in a couple of runs while batting .500 (3-for-6) at the Judi Garman Classic. Suitos was also hit by a pitch and stole a base in the tournament ... Had a couple of hits and a run scored against Washington. Stole a base in game three of the series ... Tucson Regional: Went 1-for-5 (.200) in three games ... Notched an RBI against Notre Dame (5/20) ... Drew two walks on the weekend ... Stole a base against North Dakota State (5/18) ... Norman Super Regional: Batted 1-for-5 (.200) in the series ... Recorded a putout in each contest.
2011: Appeared in three games before redshirting the season with a torn labrum ... Started one game as the designated hitter and appeared in two more as offensive substitutions ... Scored a run vs. Indiana (2/10) as a pinch runner ... Was hit by a pitch vs. Texas A&M to drive in a run.
High School: Earned four letters under Coach Jeff Alexander at Elk Grove High School ... An all-state, -region, -district and -city performer her senior season ... Named team MVP her junior and senior season ... Earned the Golden Glove Award and United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award ... Named a scholar-athlete for taking a 3.0 GPA or higher throughout high school ... Had a .490 batting average with 32 stolen bases her senior year ... Won 2009 National Championship with club team Sorcerer Softball ... Chose Arizona over Florida, Northwestern, Wisconsin, Fresno State, Sacramento State and Stanford because of "the tradition of winning, best coaching in the country and to obtain a good education and wanting to play Pac-10 softball."
Personal: Born Chelsea Kaitlyn Suitos in May, 1992 to Jeff and Dyan Suitos ... Has two brothers, Justin (16) and Trevor (14) and a sister Megan (21) ... In her free time, enjoys spending time with family and friends ... Double majoring in family studies and human development along with retailing consumer sciences with a minor in marketing.
Career Honors: 2012 Pac-12 All-Freshman (Honorable Mention)
Career Single-Game Highs: Hits: 2, 12 times Doubles: 1, 4 times Total bases: 3, vs Fordham, Feb 25, 2012 ; Oregon State, May 10, 2012 RBI: 2, vs UC Davis, Mar 16, 2012 Runs scored: 2, 4 times Walks: 2, vs Georgia, Feb 23, 2012 ; at Arizona State, Mar 23, 2012 Hit by pitch: 1, 4 times Struck out: 3, vs Nebraska, Feb 11, 2011 Sac bunts: 1, 9 times At bats: 4, 12 times Stolen bases: 2, Utah, Apr 10, 2012 Caught stealing: 1, Western Kentucky, Feb 18, 2012 Field chances: 5, Oregon, Apr 29, 2012 Putouts: 3, Oregon, Apr 29, 2012 ; Col. of Charleston, Mar 03, 2012 Assists: 2, Oregon, Apr 29, 2012