Cardinal Win Final Game Of Fiesta Bowl Tournament

Feb. 9, 2003

Phoenix, Ariz. - The 14th-ranked Stanford softball team used strong pitching by senior Tori Nyberg (Belmont, CA) and a 2-for-3 performance at the plate by freshman Laura Severson (Frankfort, IL) en route to a 7-0 win over Texas Tech Sunday morning in the final day of the ASU Fiesta Bowl Tournament. The Cardinal improve to 5-2, after going 4-1 in the tournament.

Nyberg got the start and threw four scoreless innings, picking up her fourth win of the season. Severson and Dana Sorensen (San Diego, CA) finished the shutout on the mound for the Cardinal.

Severson led Stanford offensively, going 2-for-3. Senior Kira Ching (San Lorenzo, CA) and junior Jessica Allister (Nacogdoches, TX) each hit home runs for Stanford.

The Cardinal return home to host the Stanford Invitational next weekend, beginning Friday, Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. The four-team field also includes Penn State, Missouri and Kentucky.

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