TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Freshman right-hander Quinn Flanagan worked a masterful complete-game shutout as Arizona Baseball rocked the Utah Utes with an 8-0 victory on Saturday night at Hi Corbett Field.
Flanagan limited the Utes (7-7, 1-1) to just six hits and struck out four batters on 115 pitches.
His was the first complete-game shutout effort by a Wildcats pitcher since Cody Deason blanked UCLA on May 3, 2018.
The Wildcats hit three home runs, two by Cameron Cannon and one by Nick Quintana. Cannon finished with three RBI.
Matt Frazier drove in a pair of runs with a double.
Arizona (11-7, 1-1) and Utah will wrap up the series on Sunday at 1 p.m.
No. 12 Arizona Softball clinched its Pac-12-opening series with Oregon, beating the Ducks 8-0 in run-rule fashion for a second straight day.
Dejah Mulipola hit two more home runs in the game, her fifth and sixth in UA’s last five games, and 12th and 13th of the season.
The Wildcat catcher is now tied with teammate Jessie Harper for the Pac-12 lead, one off the NCAA pace.
Mulipola’s homers were two of UA’s three in the game; Jenna Kean blasted her first of the season.
Gina Snyder (4-0) picked up the victory in the circle. The senior allowed two hits over four scoreless innings with four strikeouts and one walk. Marissa Schuld pitched a scoreless fifth to complete the combined shutout.
Arizona (20-7, 2-0) Pac-12 will now go for the sweep on Sunday.