Softball Blanks Evansville, 8-0
March 2, 2002
TUCSON--Jenny Finch pitched a five-inning no-hitter and was one of fourArizona players to homer in an 8-0 victory over Evansville Saturdaynight in UA's Hillenbrand Invitational softball tournament.
Finch socked a two-run home run to straightaway center following anEvansville two-out error in the third to give UA two unearned runs and a4-0 lead, which lasted only until the next batter, Manuma, homered toright to make it 5-0.
Lovie Jung led off the UA fifth with a home run to right, and after ahit, a walk and an error, Finch drove in a run grounding to second baseto make it 7-0. The winning run, unearned, scored when Evansvillerightfielder Kate Walker dropped a fly ball that would have been thethird out, and Finch crossed the plate.
Arizona improved to 22-2 and is 3-0 in its tourney. Evansville is 10-10and 1-2 in the tourney.