Softball Shuts Out Aggies, 8-0

Feb. 17, 2002

TUCSON--Jenny Finch threw her sixth career no-hitter and struck out 10 tohelp lead top-ranked Arizona to a six-inning 8-0 victory over New MexicoState (6-14) in the finale of the Pepsi Arizona Softball Classic.

Jackie Coburn's grand slam home run highlighted a UA five-run first. LovieJungle led off with a single and Courtney Fossatti and Jennie Finch walkedto load the bases, and Leneah Manuma drove in a run with a ground ball tosecond. Jenny Gladding walked to re-load them and Coburn nailed anopposite-field liner to right.

The Cats (12-2) added two more in the second with RBI hits by Manuma andGladding. Manuma ended the game with an RBI single in the bottom of thesixth.

The no-hitter was Finch's first this season. She extended her personalwinning streak to 48 games, two shy of the NCAA record. Arizona extendedits school-record homefield winning streak to 51 games.

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