Casey Stangel drives in four runs on the Huskies’ long road trip.
Casey Stangel drove in four runs as the Washington softball team beat Alabama-Birmingham 6-0 on Thursday. The Huskies (32-10) are in Alabama for two-team, three-game road trip. They play at Alabama Friday and Saturday.
Stangel hit a three-run homer to dead center in the fifth inning and had an RBI single in the third. Sis Bates accounted for the other runs with a two-run double.
Samantha Manti got the win, giving up two hits.
• The Seattle U women’s golf team was in third place after the second round of the Western Athletic Conference championships in Mission Hills, Kan. The Redhawks are nine strokes back of first-place New Mexico State. Jamie Huo was tied for fifth at 11-over and five strokes back. The tournament concludes Friday.
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