UTA and Troy conclude the three-game series on Sunday at 12 p.m.
Sandra Mendoza recorded two of the four Mavericks hits, pushing her hit-streak to 17 games, matching a career-high.
Sandra Mendoza was 6-for-10 with three runs, and an RBI to hit .600 on the weekend.
Sam Clakley allowed two runs on seven hits and three strikeouts in the 2-1 loss.
Making her first appearance since March 12, Taylor Simmonds was impressive in the circle, retiring 14 of 16 batters she faced.