Oklahoma State Homer Sinks Top-ranked Wildcats, 1-0

Feb. 21, 2003

TUCSON - Jade Lindly broke a no-hitter with a one-out solo home run in thesixth inning off Arizona's Alicia Hollowell and OSU's Lauren Bay took careof business in the circle for the Cowgirls, shutting down UA's bats for atwo-hitter and a 1-0 victory over the top-ranked Wildcats in Friday actionin the Worth Arizona Invitational tournament.

Lindly's hit was the first ball hit out of the infield and the only hitoff Hollowell (7-2), who struck out 14. Bay topped that by striking out 15for OSU (5-4), and dropped Arizona to 14-2 overall.

Autumn Champion led off the bottom of the first with a high bouncer tosecond and just beat the throw for an infield hit, which held up as theonly hit in the game through five innings. Courtney Fossatti singled toshort in the sixth for the only other hit off Bay.

Mackenzie Vandergeest drew a one-out in the UA seventh, but Bay struck outJackie Coburn and got Shelly Schultz toground to second for the final out.

Bay improved to 3-2 on the season.

The loss was Arizona's first in its various pre-season tournaments sincethe 2000 season when it lost to No. 2 Washington, 1-0, on Feb. 5, 2000.

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