Feb. 24, 2012
CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. - With the eighth, ninth and first spots in the line-up producing, coupled with homers from a pair of freshmen, the No. 1/3 California softball team earned itself a 5-0 win over Fordham on Friday afternoon.
Senior pitcher Valerie Arioto put forth a complete-game two-hitter, fanning nine. With the win, Arioto improves her personal pitching record to 4-0 while the Bears move to 9-0 and Fordham drops to 2-5.
The Jolene Henderson-Frani Echavarria-Jamia Reid punch paid dividends for the Golden Bears with runs in the second and sixth innings. Homers from Danielle Henderson and Breana Kostreba helped the Cal cause in the fourth and seventh, respectively.
Top of the Second - California 1, Fordham 0:
Top of the Fourth - California 3, Fordham 0:
Top of the Sixth - California 4, Fordham 0:
Top of the Seventh - California 5, Fordham 0:
Breana Kostreba delivered a solo shot.
Next Time on the Diamond:
The Bears take on Cal Poly and New Mexico State on Saturday in Cathedral City.