April 6, 2013
SEATTLE -No. 17/15 Washington fought off the rain and the Beavers to earn its 30th win of the year and another Pac-12 series with two wins over Oregon State on Saturday. Washington improved to 8-3 in the Pac-12 with two wins while Oregon State is now 24-13, 1-7.
Game One - No. 17/15 Washington 14, No. 24/RV Oregon State 2 (5) - Box Score
Despite two rain delays, Washington was able to stay hot and pick up a huge 14-2 win in five innings over Oregon State in game one of the series.
Washington scored at least two runs in each of its four offensive innings, tallying 10 hits, led by junior Hooch Fagaly (Chino, Calif.) and sophomore Kylee Lahners (Laguna Hills, Calif.) with two each. Freshman Missy Taukeiaho(Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.) had a team-high four RBI.
Oregon State got both of its runs in the third inning and had just four hits in the game off of Husky pitcher Kaitlin Inglesby. The junior from Portland, Ore., had three strike outs and didn't walk one batter in the complete game.
Fagaly drove in junior Victoria Hayward(Mountain View, Calif.) and Inglesby with a double down the left field line in the bottom of the first.
Two Huskies scored in the third on an error by the Oregon State second baseman. A 31 minute rain delay began in the bottom of the third inning.
Seven runs went on the board for Washington the fourth on a two-RBI triple to center by Fagaly, a single up the middle by Lahners, two walks with the bases loaded and a sac fly by Inglesby. Freshman Jenna Kreamer(Shreveport, La.) picked up her first collegiate hit and RBI also in the inning.
Game Two - No. 17/15 Washington 8, No. 24/RV Oregon State 6 - Box Score
Inglesby entered in relief to earn her second win on the night (13-4) allowing two runs on three hits in 4.1 innings.
Down 4-0 early, the Huskies rallied with four runs in the fifth and held off Oregon State late to come up with their third series victory in Pac-12 play.
Hayward and Suguro led the way with three hits each.
Oregon State got one run in the first on an error and three more in the third on a bloop single to left, another hit and an error for an early lead.
Washington got back within one in the bottom of the third as starting pitcher Tina Andreana for the Beavers walked three-straight Huskies.
Sophomore Kimberlee Souza(Waialua, Hawai'i) drove in an RBI, Lahners singled driving in Inglesby and an RBI single by Suguro drove in the third run.
Two Husky singles and a walk prompted another Oregon State pitching change. Another walk to Souza drove in the tying run.
Suguro gave the UW a 5-4 lead with her first career home run in the fifth. Hayward reached on a bunt single and then scored on an error all on one play.
After a walk to Taukeaiaho, Inglesby hit a two-run home run to left to give Washington an 8-4 cushion.
The Beavers wouldn't go away quietly, getting two more in the sixth on a double by Lea Cavestany and a run by Ashley Sanchez.
Junior Bryana Walker(La Quinta, Calif.) earned the start for the UW. She allowed two earned runs on five hits in 2.2 innings.
Marina Demore took both losses on the day for Oregon State. She pitched 2.2 innings in relief in game two allowing four earned runs on three hits.
Game three will air live on the Pac-12 Networks Sunday at 3 p.m.