Senior Michele Larsen notched two sacrifice hits in game two vs. Texas.
Feb. 13, 2002
Austin, Texas - The University of Utah softball team lost to the Texas Longhorns, 3-0 and 2-1 in a doubleheader match-up on Wed., Feb. 13 in Austin, Texas. Utah is currently 4-9-0 overall, 0-0 in MWC play. The Longhorns improve to 5-4 on the season.
The Longhorns held the Utes without a hit in game one. Cat Osterman recorded the win for Texas. Osterman threw seven innings, giving up zero hits, zero runs and struck out 16 in 23 batters faced. Jen Pursell took the loss for the Utes, she moves to 2-5 overall.
Michele Larsen went 1-for-2 with two sacrifice hits and an RBI in game two of the doubleheader. Teammate Melissa Stahnke picked up one hit and a run, while Molly McLean, Masie Ota and Heather Bowlin each tallied a hit for the Utes. Heather Bowlin recorded the loss, giving up six hits, zero earned runs and two walks on the night. Bowlin moves to 2-4 overall. Amy Bradford notched the win for the Longhorns, she improves to 2-0 overall.
Utah will participate in the Texas A&M Tournament on Feb. 15-17 in College Station, Texas. On Tues., Feb. 19, the Utes will take on Southwest Texas at 3:00 p.m. in a doubleheader match-up in San Marcos, Texas. On Feb. 22-24, Utah will head to Columbus, Ga., participating in the Lead-Off Classic. The Utes will host the Red Desert Classic on Fri.-Sun., Mar. 1-3 in St. George, Utah. Utah opens its home schedule hosting the defending national champion Arizona Wildcats on Sat.-Sun., Mar. 9-10 at 1:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. On Thurs.-Sat., Mar. 14-17, the Utes travel to Fullerton, Calif. to participate in the Cal-State Fullerton Kia Classic. On Wed., Mar. 20, Utah is back at home taking on in-state rival Utah State at 3:00 p.m. On Fri., Mar. 29, the Utes open MWC play, hosting the Aztecs of San Diego State in a doubleheader contest at 1:00 p.m. Utah continues MWC play facing UNLV on Sat., Mar. 30 at 3:00 p.m at Ute Field.