The Huskies opened with a 14-5 rout of Texas Tech and then handed No. 9 Oklahoma a 10-3 loss in the in the UNLV Sportco Kick Off Classic.
Kimberlee Souza hit two home runs and No. 20 Washington smashed No. 9 Oklahoma 10-3 in the UNLV Sportco Kick Off Classic softball tournament in Las Vegas on Friday.
Souza hit a three-run homer in the fourth, giving the Huskies the lead for good. She also homered in the second.
Casey Stangel hit a two-run homer.
The Huskies also scored three runs apiece in the fifth and seventh innings.
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Earlier, Julia DePonte hit a three-run homer and solo homer and Ali Aguilar drove in five runs to help the Huskies to a 14-5 victory in six innings over Texas Tech.
Souza and Tannon Snow (three runs scored) also homered for the Huskies.
Portland knocks off Silvertips, 3-2
Adin Hill made 44 saves and the host Portland Winterhawks earned a 3-2 victory over the Everett Silvertips before 6,236.
With time winding down in the second period, the Hawks added to their lead with just 15.3 seconds remaining as Keoni Texeira’s blast from the point beat Carter Hart, giving Portland a 3-1 lead after 40 minutes.
The third period opened with Everett making a change in net, with Mario Petit taking over for Hart.
The Silvertips worked hard in the third period, outshooting the Winterhawks 19-2, but only managed a goal by Carson Stadnyk with 1:47 remaining in the game.
The Silvertips doubled up the Winterhawks in shots, 46-23.
Jake Christiansen scored Everett’s other goal.
Alex Overhardt and Rodrigo Abols also scored goals for the Winterhawks.
• UW’s Aaron Nelson finished less than one second off his school record of 13:47.42 in the 5,000 meters with a 13:48.41, good for ninth place at the Husky Classic at Dempsey Indoor. Charlotte Prouse was 13th in the 5,000 in 16:15.91, No. 5 on the all-time Husky women’s list. Washington State’s John Whelan ran a personal-best 13:59.25 to place 15th in the 5,000.
The Seattle Pacific foursome of Lynelle Decker, Jahzelle Ambus, Chynna Phan and Anna Patti ran the third-fastest 4,000-meter distance medley relay in NCAA Division II. SPU clocked 11:42.34, finishing second to Alaska Anchorage’s 11:39.44.
• Maria Hundley, Alexa Okamura and Rain Sullivan all posted career-high scores on the floor exercise, and Hundley tied for first place on both the vault and uneven parallel bars, but Seattle Pacific fell just short of UC Davis in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation women’s gymnastics meet.
The Aggies finished with 192.55 points at Brougham Pavilion, just enough to edge SPU’s 192.50. Ariana Harger and Hundley went 1-2 in all-around, both with career-high scores. Harger totaled 38.650 (previous best 38.625), and Hundley had 38.00 (previous best 37.775).
• The No. 34 Washington Huskies women’s tennis team turned in a dominating performance against San Diego State in a 7-0 victory to move to 8-1 on the season.
• For the second time this season, the Gonzaga women’s tennis team defeated Eastern Washington, sweeping the Eagles 7-0 at the Stevens Center in Spokane.