The University of Arizona softball team finished off a road sweep Sunday in its first Pac-12 series of the year.
No. 5-ranked UA (29-1, 3-0) beat Oregon State 7-4 in eight innings. Jessie Harper went 3 for 3 with two homers and Taylor McQuillin (9-0) earned the win in relief despite allowing three runs.
The Beavers had trailed 4-1 entering the bottom of the seventh before tying the game on a three-run homer.
Arizona starter Danielle O'Toole struck out 10 in 4 1/3 innings. She gave up one run on two hits.
UA next hosts No. 6 Washington for a three-game series starting Friday.
The No. 12 Wildcats (15-4, 2-1) couldn’t finish a sweep, losing 8-7 at UCLA in 10 innings. UA led 6-3 in the eighth before the Bruins rallied.
The Wildcats host New Mexico State at 6 p.m. Tuesday, and will then visit No. 4 Oregon State for a three-game set beginning Friday.
OTHER LOCAL SPORTS
* The University of men’s golf team tied for eighth place Sunday at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational. Junior George Cunningham paced UA, tying for 16th among individuals.
* The UA women's swimming and diving team finished 16th at the NCAA Championships on Saturday in Indianapolis. Stanford won its ninth title.
* The No. 7-ranked Arizona beach volleyball team went 2-3 over the weekend at the Outrigger Hawaii Invitational and is now 6-5 on the year.
* Arizona’s Lauren Marker won her 100th career singles match, but UA lost 6-1 to No. 4 Stanford in women’s tennis on Saturday.
* The UA men’s tennis team beat San Diego State 4-3 on Saturday to improve to 9-9.
* Pima College’s Sam Shoultz won the high jump with a mark of 7 feet, .50 inches, and Treyshon Malone was first in the long jump at 24-0.50 at the Willie Williams Invitational.
* The Pima softball team (23-12, 17-9) swept Arizona Western 10-7 and 5-4 on Saturday.
* The Tucson Roadrunners lost 4-3 to Bakersfield in an American Hockey League game Saturday.