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Lobo Softball Falls to No. 2 Arizona, 8-0
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  03/26/2010
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

March 26, 2010

Box Score

ABLUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico softball team falls 8-0 in five innings to No. 2 Arizona, Friday evening at Lobo Field. Sophomore catcher Jessica Garcia led the Lobos going 1-for-2 with a stolen base. New Mexico will be back in action again against No. 2 Arizona Saturday at 1:00 p.m. MT at Lobo Field.

The Wildcats started the game strong when lead-off hitter Brittany Lastrapes blasted a home run in the top of the first inning. Arizona scored four more runs in the first off of three hits and two errors by the Lobos to lead 5-0.

Arizona scored three more runs off of three hits in the third inning to end the game in five innings, 8-0. Lauren Schutzler scored two RBIs in the third off of a double.

Danielle Castro went 1-for-1 as a pinch hitter and Kerry Hodgins drew two walks for the Lobos at the plate. Freshman Kari Gutierrez pitched strong in two innings of relief, walking two and only allowing one hit.

Lastrapes led Arizona at the plate going 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs, and two runs. Kenzie Fowler earned the shutout in the circle for the Wildcats with seven strikeouts. Fowler is now 17-2 with nine shutouts on the season. With the win Arizona improves to 26-3.

Kaela DeBroeck received the loss for the Lobos and is now 5-7 on the season. New Mexico falls to 10-17. For more information regarding this weekend's games go to www.GoLobos.com.

Tuesday, March 03
12:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. UTEP
2:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. UTEP
Friday, March 06
12:00 PM - 
Softball
at CSU Bakersfield vs. Rutgers
2:30 PM - 
Softball
vs. CSU Bakersfield
5:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Rutgers
Saturday, March 07
10:00 AM - 
Softball
at Rutgers vs. CSU Bakersfield
12:30 PM - 
Softball
vs. Rutgers
3:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. CSU Bakersfield
Sunday, March 08
9:00 AM - 
Softball
vs. Rutgers
Thursday, March 12
2:00 PM - 
Softball
at Georgia Southern
4:00 PM - 
Softball
at Georgia Southern
Friday, March 13
11:00 AM - 
Softball
at Memphis
1:30 PM - 
Softball
at Marist
Saturday, March 14
7:00 AM - 
Softball
at Furman
1:30 PM - 
Softball
at Charleston
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