No. 2 Softball Knocks Off Oregon, 7-0

April 20, 2002

Final Stats

LOS ANGELES - Claire Sua crushed her eighth homer of the season, a three-run blast in the fifth inning, and Amanda Freed tossed a four-hit, complete-game shutout as the second-ranked Bruins defeated Oregon on Saturday at Easton Stadium, 7-0. UCLA improves to 39-6, 7-3 Pac-10, while Oregon falls to 18-20, 0-11 Pac-10.

UCLA opened the scoring with two runs in the fourth inning, getting RBI singles by Stephanie Ramos and Crissy Buck for a 2-0 lead. The Bruins exploded for four more runs in the fifth. After Natasha Watley's bunt single and 30th stolen base of the season opened the inning, Tairia Mims brought her home with a single and advanced to second on the throw home. After a two-out walk to Ramos, Sua crushed a three-run homer, a line drive to left field for a 6-0 edge. UCLA added one last run in the sixth inning when Watley scored on a two-out error.

Freed was in control all afternoon in the circle for UCLA, allowing just four hits and two walks while fanning 11 in the complete game shutout to improve to 17-2 on the season. Offensively for the Bruins, Watley went 2-for-4 with two runs scored while Buck was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Connie McMurren (6-7) took the loss for Oregon, allowing eight hits and four runs in 4 1/3 innings.

UCLA and Oregon meet again on Sunday afternoon in a 1 p.m. single game at Easton Stadium.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Friday, Apr 01
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 16 - 6 (5)
Saturday, Apr 02
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 5 - 6
Sunday, Apr 03
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 13 - 9
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 0 (6)
Monday, Apr 11
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Wednesday, Apr 13
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 0
Friday, Apr 15
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 2 - 8
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 5
Sunday, Apr 17
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 0 (5)
Saturday, Apr 23
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 8 - 6
Sunday, Apr 24
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
L, 4 - 8
Monday, Apr 25
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 8 - 7
Friday, Apr 29
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 6
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 5
Sunday, May 01
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 9 - 4
Friday, May 06
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 15 - 7 (5)
Saturday, May 07
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 8 - 0 (6)
Sunday, May 08
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Rained Out
Friday, May 20
vs. CSU Bakersfield
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Saturday, May 21
vs. Cal State Fullerton
Los Angeles, CA
W, 3 - 2
Sunday, May 22
vs. Cal State Fullerton
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 4
Saturday, May 28
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 1 - 8
Sunday, May 29
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 2 - 1 (9)
Sunday, May 29
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 2 - 1
Thursday, Jun 02
vs. Auburn
Oklahoma City, OK
L, 3 - 10
Saturday, Jun 04
vs. Florida State
Oklahoma City, OK
L, 4 - 8
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