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Lobo Softball Falls to No. 11 Arizona State, 6-3
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  03/12/2009
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

March 12, 2009

Box Score

FULLERTON, Calif. --- New Mexico (8-11) softball led No. 11 Arizona State (22-4) for most of the game Thursday but fell 6-3 in the opening round of the Judi Garman Classic. Lobo junior Katie Gilmore went 1-for-3 against the Sun Devils with two RBI. New Mexico outhit the defending national champs 10-9 but gave up back-to-back homers late. The Lobos will face No. 13 Arizona Friday at 12 p.m. MT.

New Mexico gave up two runs in the bottom of the first inning. The Lobos wouldn't give up and rallied for three runs in the top of the fifth. Gilmore had a single to right field in the inning allowing two runners to score. Senior Analise Rubalcava was 2-for-4 in the game with an RBI.

New Mexico led 3-2 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning.

The Sun Devils quickly regained the lead and cruised to a 6-3 win. ASU hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning. The first was a three-run blast and was followed by a solo homer.

The Lobos will battle the Wildcats Friday and are scheduled to face DePaul and Nebraska Saturday. Visit www.GoLobos.com for more information.

Friday, March 27
5 - 6 (L)
Softball
at UNLV
Saturday, March 28
2:00 PM - 
Softball
at UNLV
Sunday, March 29
1:00 PM - 
Softball
at UNLV
Thursday, April 02
5:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Nevada
Friday, April 03
5:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Nevada
Saturday, April 04
12:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Nevada
Tuesday, April 07
3:00 PM - 
Softball
at Fresno State
5:00 PM - 
Softball
at Fresno State
Wednesday, April 08
11:00 AM - 
Softball
at Fresno State
Friday, April 10
5:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Colorado State
Saturday, April 11
1:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Colorado State
Sunday, April 12
12:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Colorado State
Tuesday, April 14
6:00 PM - 
Softball
at New Mexico State
Friday, April 24
5:00 PM - 
Softball
at San Diego State
Saturday, April 25
5:00 PM - 
Softball
at San Diego State
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