History Made Again As No. 2 Softball Tops No. 23 Cal 4-2
May 9, 2008
The Sun Devil defense got off to a shaky start again as the Cal Bears grabbed a 2-0 lead after putting a run on the board in the first and second after rattling off five hits, which ended the night for Megan Elliott and brought on ASU ace Katie Burkhart.
With Burkhart on the mound,
A lead-off walk to Jessica Mapes followed with a single from Rhiannon Baca and an amazing double steal proved to be costly for the Bears in the sixth inning as Kaitlin Cochran got it done again with a 4-3 RBI ground out to push ASU ahead 4-2 where Katie Burkhart closed it out for her 31st win on the year and ASU's 55th, a new single-season record for the Sun Devils.
In addition the win gives ASU an automatic piece of the 2008 Pac-10 Championship, where a win tomorrow versus
The Sun Devils now have one game remaining in the 2008 regular season as they play host to the 23rd-ranked Cal Golden Bears one last time tomorrow afternoon. Game time is set for noon in