SOFTBALL: CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State shut out the Weber State softball team over two games on Sunday, sending the Wildcats to an 0-4 mark over their current road swing against Pac-10 competition. The Beavers downed WSU 8-0 and 5-0 in the doubleheader.
In the opener, the Beavers jumped on Weber State early, scoring four times in the first inning. Paige Hall capped off the rally for the Beavers with a three-run homer.
Tina Andreana limited the Wildcats to a pair of hits in the first game, both coming at the bat of Heather Jackson, who singled in the third and doubled in the eighth.
In the tail end of the doubleheader, Oregon State took a 2-0 first inning lead, and later added a single run in the fourth and two more in the fifth. Hall hurt the Wildcats with both her bat and her arm in the nightcap, going 1-for-1 with two RBI at the plate and tossing seven shutout innings and striking out five in the circle.
Erika James posted two hits in the second game, and Britinie Hardine, Symbree Minniear and Genasee Aman each added a hit, but the Wildcats were unable to mount a scoring rally.
Weber State fell to 3-15 with the pair of losses, while Oregon State improved to 12-8. The Wildcats will return to Ogden for their home opener on Tuesday, March 22 against Utah State. Tuesday's doubleheader against the Aggies will begin at 2:00 p.m.