ARIZONA SOFTBALL

UA softball: Cats bounce back with win over Fresno St.

2014-02-22T00:00:00Z UA softball: Cats bounce back with win over Fresno St.Arizona daily star Arizona Daily Star
February 22, 2014 12:00 am  • 

Michelle Floyd and Shelby Babcock combined on a three-hit shutout as the No. 14 UA softball team rebounded from its first loss of the year to beat Fresno State 8-0 in five innings at the Mary Nutter Classic in Cathedral City, Calif.

Later Saturday night, Nancy Bowling had a perfect game going as the Wildcats (11-1) led No. 11 Nebraska 6-0 after six innings.

Against Fresno State, Floyd scattered two hits over four innings and Babcock gave up one hit. UA took a 2-0 lead in the first on bases-loaded walks by Lauren Young and Mo Mercado. The Cats scored two in the third and four in the fifth, highlighted by Katiyana Mauga’s RBI triple and Courtney Rodriguez’s two-run double.

The UA will face UNLV today at 1:30 p.m. in its tournament finale.

Includes material from a news release

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