May 30, 2013
NCAA WOMEN'S COLLEGE WORLD SERIES
May 30-June 5, 2013
ASA Hall of Fame Stadium
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Game 1: Washington 4, Nebraska 3 (8 Innings)
- In the first game of the 2013 Women's College World Series, No. 11 seed Washington defeated No. 14 seed Nebraska 4-3 in eight innings. Washington improved to 44-15 on the year while Nebraska dropped to 45-15.
- Washington improved to 4-0 in extra innings this season, while Nebraska fell to 4-2.
- Both postseason losses for Nebraska this year have come in extra innings after losing seventh-inning leads.
- Washington now leads the all-time series with Nebraska 9-3, including a 3-0 advantage in the NCAA Tournament and a 2-0 record at the WCWS. Washington, making its 11th appearance, is 21-17 all-time in the WCWS. Making its seventh WCWS appearance, Nebraska is now 8-13 all-time.
- Nebraska senior Brooke Thomason drove in the game's first run with a sacrifice fly to left field in the top of the first inning. The RBI was Thomason's 57th of the year, a Nebraska record for RBIs in a season by a senior.
- Washington junior Kaitlin Inglesby hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning to give the Huskies a 2-1 advantage. It was Inglesby's team-leading 12th homer of the year.
- Nebraska reclaimed a 3-2 lead 3-2 in the top of the fifth inning when junior Tatum Edwards scored on a wild pitch.
- In the bottom of the seventh inning, Washington junior Victoria Hayward hit a one-out triple and then scored on a fielder's choice to knot the game at 3-3.
- UW sophomore Kimberlee Souza hit a lead-off walk-off solo home run in the eighth inning. It was Souza's eighth homer of the season.
- Inglesby improved to 23-7 on the season in the circle for Washington. She surrendered four hits and one run in 5.0 innings of relief. She walked one batter and struck out two.
- Washington junior pitcher Bryana Walker allowed one hit and two runs while striking out two batters in 3.0 innings of work as the starter.
- Freshman pitcher Emily Lockman fell to 15-6 on the season for Nebraska. In 3.0 innings of relief, she gave up two hits and two runs. She walked one batter and struck out four.
- In four innings of work, NU starting pitcher Tatum Edwards only gave up one hit but walked seven batters and surrendered two runs. She also recorded three strikeouts.