March 14, 2013
No. 15 Michigan 6, No. 18 UW 1
No. 18 UW 6, DePaul 4
FULLERTON, Calif. - Washington picked up its 20th win of the season with a 6-4 victory over DePaul in game two of the day at the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif. In game one, the No. 18/16 Huskies dropped its first game in nearly a month to No. 15/14 Michigan, 6-1.
Game One - No. 15/14 Michigan 6, No. 18/16 Washington 1
With two outs in the first, Sierra Romero hit a solo home run to left center to put Michigan up 1-0. Though the Huskies would get within one, they would leave the tying run at the plate in the sixth and fall to the Wolverines 6-1 in game one of the Judi Garman Classic.
Michigan (18-6) snapped the UW's 14-game winning streak, dating back to Feb. 16.
Kasey Stanchek (El Dorado Hills, Calif.) pitched 3.0 innings in relief and allowed four runs, three earned, on four hits.
The Wolverines went up 2-0 in the third with an infield single by the pitcher, Sara Driesenga.
The UW got one back in the fourth on a single by sophomore Kylee Lahners (Laguna Hills, Calif.) driving home pinch runner Marki Creger-Zier (Steilacoom, Wash.) from second.
In the sixth, Lauren Sweet hit a three-run home run off of Stanchek to increase the lead to 5-1.
The UW had tying run at the plate with two outs in the sixth but a ground out in the infield ended
Romero hit her second solo home run of the day in the seventh to cap the scoring in the game.
Game Two - No. 18/16 Washington 6, DePaul 4
The Huskies took an early lead in the game and kept tacking on runs in nearly every inning to help secure the win and fight off a late DePaul (12-9) rally in the seventh.
Junior Bryana Walker (La Quinta, Calif.) improved to 11-2 on the year with the win. She allowed three earned runs on six hits in 6.1 innings. Inglesby pitched the final 0.2 of the game.
Junior Victoria Hayward (Mountain View, Calif.) scored the first run of the game in the first. She singled, stole second and scored on a double by Inglesby.
Two unearned runs came across in the second for the Dawgs as Kimberlee Souza (Waialua, Hawai'i) scored on an illegal pitch and Kelli Suguro (Kent, Wash.) scored on a fielder's choice after an error.
Dani Braun (Chehalis, Wash.) scored the lone run in the third as a pinch runner on a sacrifice fly by Lahners.
Inglesby continued her hot streak in the game with a solo home run to lead off the fifth and an RBI single to left in the sixth. She was a perfect 4-for-4 in the game.
The Blue Demons got on the scoreboard in the top of the sixth on a deep sacrifice fly by Megan Coronado. They put up three more in the seventh and left the bases loaded to end the game.
The inning started for DePaul with two singles and a walk with one out. A walk brought a run in followed by a single and the final run came on a Husky error. Inglesby got the final two batters to strike out to end the game.
Washington had 10 hits, led by Inglesby with four and Souza with three.
Washington will play just once on Friday, at 7 p.m. against nationally ranked Texas. Live stats will be available at www.gohuskies.com.