Maureen LeCocq Tosses Three-Hit Shutout In Tourney Win

March 2, 2001

ST. GEORGE, Utah - Sophomore Maureen LeCocq pitched a three-hit shutout as the No. 6 Stanford softball team defeated UC Santa Barbara 2-0 on Friday afternoon in the second game of the Red Desert Classic, hosted by University of Utah at The Canyons. The Cardinal moves to 18-1-1, while the Gauchos fall to 6-9.

The Cardinal got on the board in the bottom of the first inning. Robin Walker led off with a walk and stole second before a Sarah Beeson single drove her in.

The score remained 1-0 until the bottom of the sixth when Jessica Mendoza hit her team-leading sixth home run of the year. She drove the 1-0 offering over the 200-foot center field fence, giving Stanford a 2-0 lead.

LeCocq earned her second shutout of the year and improves her record to 6-0. She struck out six and walked one in her second complete game of the year.

The Cardinal continues play in the Red Desert Classic against No. 17 Nebraska at 12:00 p.m. (MST).

Score by Innings	1	2	3	4	5	6	7	R  H  EUCSB		        0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0  3  1#6 Stanford		1	0	0	0	0	1	x	2  3  0

WP - Maureen LeCocq (6-0). LP - Loren Thornburg (2-5). Save - None. 2B - Kira Ching (STAN). 3B - None. HR - Jessica Mendoza (STAN). E -Katie Junge (UCSB). Records: UCSB 6-9, Stanford 18-1-1.

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