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Huskies Fall in Game One at Utah

May 6, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY – The No. 9 Huskies dropped their series opener 5-2 at Utah on Friday night.
 
Gabbie Plain got the start in the circle and tossed five innings with four strikeouts. Sarah Willis came on and pitched an inning in relief.
 
Utah scored two runs in the first on a sacrifice fly and a sacrifice bunt for the 2-0 lead.
 
The Utes plated three runs in the fifth for the 5-0 advantage.
 
In the sixth, Baylee Klingler hit a two-out single up the middle to send Madison Huskey up to the plate. Huskey sent her 13th home run of the season over the left field wall, cutting Utah's lead to three at 5-2.
 
Looking for a rally in the seventh, Willis came in to pinch-hit and hit an infield single to put a runner on, however a line out to the pitcher ended the game with the final score of 5-2.
 
The Huskies and Utes meet for game two on Saturday afternoon. First pitch is set for 1 p.m. PT with the game airing on the Utah Live Stream.
 
For more information on the UW softball team, follow @UWSoftball on Twitter and Instagram.
 
SCORING
 
1st: Utah sacrifice fly; one run scored.
1st: Utah sac bunt; one run scored.
 
5th: Utah reach on error, two runs scored.
5th: Utah RBI double.
 
6th: Madison Huskey two-run home run; Baylee Klingler scored.
 
GAME ONE NOTES
 
Madison Huskey hit her 13th home run of the season.
 
The Huskies dropped its first game against Utah since 2019.