The nightcap of Day 1 of the Women's College World Series, a battle of the dogs, goes to the Georgia Bulldogs over the defending champion Washington Huskies, 6-3.
Fans attending the World Series are getting shortchanged of innings of softball! We've now had our second straight run-rule game, this one lasting five innings, as Tennessee has shut out Arizona, 9-0.
UCLA has routed Florida, 16-3, in a run-rule-shortened six-inning contest. The Bruins have now taken three straight games by run-rule, going back to their two games in the super-regionals.
Just as it did in the super-regional clincher, Hawai'i has used a seventh-inning home-run to defeat Missouri, 3-2, in the opener of the Women's College World Series. Traci Yoshikawa nailed a two-run blast to give the Rainbow Wahine what proved to be the winning margin.