Wildcat Diamond Report: Sun 4/15 - Tucson News Now

Wildcat Diamond Report: Sun 4/15

Matt Frazier went 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored in the Cats win over USC (Photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics). Matt Frazier went 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored in the Cats win over USC (Photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics).
Taylor McQuillin is 0-4 with an 8.26 ERA in her last four starts (Photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics). Taylor McQuillin is 0-4 with an 8.26 ERA in her last four starts (Photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics).
LOS ANGELES, CA -

No. 4 UCLA defeated No. 12 Arizona 10-3 on Sunday to sweep the three-game series.

The Wildcats (27-12, 6-9) for the first time in their history have lost six games in a row.

Ashleigh Hughes and Ivy Davis hit home runs for UA.

Davis' first-career homer, a two-run shot in the second inning, tied the game at 3, but UCLA scored the final seven runs in the game to win.

Taylor McQuillin (18-8) suffered the loss for Arizona. She gave up six runs, five earned, on five hits over two innings. 

Rachel Garcia (13-1) earned the victory for the Bruins (37-3, 12-3 Pac-12). She pitched 5.1 innings of scoreless relief.

Garcia also hit her third home run of the series, a three-run shot in the first inning of McQuillin.

Arizona hosts New Mexico State on Wednesday, April 18 for a doubleheader beginning at 4 p.m. MST at Hillenbrand Stadium.

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Arizona Baseball scored two runs in the seventh inning to break a tie game and topped USC 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Dedeaux Field to earn a series victory on the road. 

Zach Sherman (2-0) tossed two scoreless innings in relief to earn his second win of the season, and Tylor Megill pitched the final 1 2/3 innings to earn his sixth save of the season. 

The Wildcats (22-12, 6-6) have earned four straight series victories and have won 10 of their last 12 games.

The victory marked Arizona’s first series victory at USC (17-14, 6-9) since 2012.

Arizona returns to action Tuesday night at Hi Corbett Field with a single midweek matchup against BYU. First pitch is set for 6 p.m., and it’ll be televised by the Pac-12 Network. 

You can read more about Sunday’s games for both Arizona Softball and Baseball over at ArizonaWildcats.com.

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David Kelly contributed to this story

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