UGA softball team falls to Cal-Poly, Stanford

CATHEDRAL City, Calif. — The No. University of Georgia softball team fell 1-0 to Cal-Poly before dropping a 6-0 decision to Stanford on the second day of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Challenge on Friday, Feb. 22 in Cathedral City, Calif.

With the losses, Georgia falls to 7-5 on the year and is 1-3 in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Challenge.

Georgia returns to action tomorrow afternoon at 12:30 p.m. ET, when it takes on No. 23 Washington in the final day of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Challenge. The game was originally scheduled for 1 p.m., but due to travel arrangements, was move to 12:30 p.m. ET.

Game One – Cal-Poly 1, Georgia 0

In the first game of the day, Georgia fell 1-0 to Cal-Poly. Geri Ann Glasco suffered the first loss of her career to fall to 4-1 on the season. She allowed just one run on six hits and five walks. She also stuck out nine.

Cal-Poly got on the board in the fifth when Whitley Gerhart drew a bases loaded walk that drove in the game-winner.

Georgia picked up a hit in the sixth and seventh innings, but was unable to push across home, as Cal-Poly went on to win 1-0.

Game Two – Stanford 6, Georgia 0

In game two, the Bulldogs 6-0 to Stanford. The Cardinal took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second when Kayla Bonstrom scored on a throwing error.

Georgia looked to answer in the bottom of the third when Bryanna Blanco led off with a walk and then stole second. Samantha LaZear followed with a bunt single, but the hit turned into a double play, as LaZear tried for second but was called out, while Blanco was called out at the plate.

The Bulldogs added a pair of two-out hits by Kaylee Puailoa and Tess Sito in the bottom of the fourth, but were not able to capitalize as the final out was recorded to end the inning.

Stanford added five runs on four hits in the top of the fifth to extend its lead to 6-0. The first run was scored on a RBI-single by Hanna Winter. A three-run home run to center made it a 5-0 game. The final Stanford run was scored on a fielding error.

Morgan Montemayor suffers the loss to fall to 3-3 on the season. She allowed two runs on two hits in four innings of work. Chelsea Wilkinson also saw time in the circle, throwing three innings of relief and giving up four runs on five hits. She also struck out three.

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