Arizona State softball defeats undefeated Oregon in Pac-12 game

Arizona State’s No. 16 softball continues its hot streak with a 17th straight win and third sweep of the series in the Pac-12. ASU is the last remaining undefeated team in Pac-12 play.

The Sun Devils (28-5, 9-0 Pac-12) battled wet conditions all weekend at No. 14 Oregon, including Saturday’s 9-4 win after ASU scored nine unanswered runs in the last two innings.

Junior outfielder Jazmine Hill had a great performance at home plate with her first career grand slam and 10th home run of the season in Sunday’s 8-6 final. Hill led ASU’s offense with seven RBIs, three homers, four hits and five runs in 11 at-bats.

Marissa Schuld earned her ninth win of the season after coming on relief in Sunday’s game and finishing with four strikeouts and no walks.

Over the weekend, ASU’s offense fought back at Oregon with 26 RBIs on 26 hits, while Oregon had 12 RBIs on 25 hits.

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Around campus

  • The No. 25 ASU Lacrosse picked up two wins over the weekend at home, including its first victory against Stanford on Friday. ASU (7-6, 5-2) beat Cal Sunday in an 18-10 win for the team’s sixth straight win over the Golden Bears. Striker Emily Glagolev had nine goals and two assists over the weekend.
  • ASU Baseball (14-19, 5-7) suffered setbacks as No. 14 Stanford swept the weekend series. ASU was close to a victory in Saturday’s game, but a seventh-inning Stanford grand slam kept the Cardinal ahead.
  • ASU Men’s Tennis closed its last game at home with a 4-2 loss to Utah, but rookie Murphy Cassone extended his singles winning streak to seven. Cassone is currently ranked No. 17.
  • ASU athletics saw some great performances as host Sun Angel Classic, including freshman sprinter Adriana Tatum winning the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes. Tatum broke his personal bests in both events, including 11.67 in the 100m and 23.35 in the 200m. NCAA champion indoor pitcher Turner Washington made his outdoor season debut and earned second place in the nation on his second pitch.
  • Water polo No. 9 ASU (13-11, 1-4) trailed No. 1 USC in Saturday’s 15-11 loss. Freshman Vanda Baksa continued her scoring streak to 16 games after scoring four goals. Baksa has scored three or more goals in 10 consecutive games.

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