SB: Mavs sweep Day 2 in Lubbock
March 7, 2014
LUBBOCK, Texas - UT Arlington swept Day 2 of the Jeannine McHaney Memorial Classic with wins over New Mexico State and Northern Colorado.
In the second inning, Nina Villanueva doubled to right center to move Rebecca Stokes to third. Jasmine Tanksley walked to load the bases with Kacey Everett at the plate. Everett hit her first-career grand slam to extend the Mavericks' lead 5-1.
UT Arlington 8, Northern Colorado 3
Collins started in the circle for the Mavericks and improved to 7-5 on the season.
Villanueva homered in the top of the second for her third of the season to put the Mavericks up 2-0 with no outs. Tanksley scored on a wild pitch later in the inning.
Northern Colorado answered back with a three-run home run in the second with no outs to tie the game 3-3.
Schaefer scored in the third off a Tanksley single to give the Mavericks a 4-3 lead. She would score again on a sacrifice fly from Everett in the fifth.
Sophomore Holly Murphree hit a three-run home run soaring over left field for her first career homer to extend the Mavericks' lead 8-3.