SB: Cats shutout 'Lopes in 1st ever tilt - Tucson News Now

SB: Cats shutout 'Lopes in 1st ever tilt

  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • breaking

    UPDATE: Eastbound lanes of I-10 back open near Red Rock

    UPDATE: Eastbound lanes of I-10 back open near Red Rock

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:39 AM EDT2017-05-23 05:39:20 GMT
    (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)(Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)

    A multiple-vehicle accident near Tucson Monday afternoon closed all eastbound lanes of Interstate 10, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

    A multiple-vehicle accident near Tucson Monday afternoon closed all eastbound lanes of Interstate 10, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

  • At least 22 dead after suspected explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England

    At least 22 dead after suspected explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:53:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:07 AM EDT2017-05-23 07:07:01 GMT
    Armed police block a road near to the Manchester Arena in central Manchester, England, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/Rui Vieira)Armed police block a road near to the Manchester Arena in central Manchester, England, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    More than 50 others are injured, police said.

    More than 50 others are injured, police said.

  • About Tucson News Now

    About Us

    About Tucson News Now Tucson News Now is the Internet home for KOLD, the CBS affiliate in Tucson and KMSB, the FOX affiliate in Tucson. On Feb. 1, 2012, Raycom Media, Inc., which owns KOLD and the Belo

    Learn more about Tucson News Now.

TUCSON, AZ -

Arizona softball pitchers hurled their third shutout of the season as UA cruised to a 5-0 victory over Grand Canyon in the first game of the Hillenbrand Invitational.

Freshman Michelle Floyd earned her first career start and pitched three innings of one-hit ball. Shelby Babcock (1-0) earned the win in relief, pitching the final four innings and not allowing a run on two hits. The senior walked one and struck out six.

Kellie Fox and Chelsea Goodacre homered in the contest, the second home run of the season for each player. Fox's first-inning solo long ball gave the Cats (4-0) a lead they would not relinquish; Goodacre hit a three-run shot in the third inning.

Fox's homer was one of two hits for the junior, her third multi-hit game on the season. For the year, Fox is 7-for-11 (.636) with two homers and 11 RBI.

Kelsey Rodriguez notched Arizona's remaining RBI with a single that scored her sister Courtney in the second inning.

On the season, Arizona has outscored its opponents 40-2 over four games. Thursday's game was the first that was not ended via the mercy rule.

UA's shutout improved on the stellar team ERA of 0.64.

The Hillenbrand Invitational continues Friday with four games on the docket. Arizona will take on New Mexico at 4:00 p.m. MST.

Copyright 2014 Arizona Athletics. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly