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Clean sweep

After defeating Texas Tech by a score of 10-2 on Sunday, the Arizona softball team will advance to host a NCAA Super Regional against either Oklahoma.

The Super Regional, to be held next weekend at Hillenbrand Stadium, will be a best-of-three series. It will also be Arizona’s sixth time hosting a Super Regional, and the Wildcats’ seventh trip in the seven-year history of the round. 

Sophomore pitcher Kenzie Fowler earned a win in all three of eighth-seeded Arizona’s games over the weekend while the Wildcats outscored their opponents 28-2.

Tucson Regional scoreboard

Friday:

New Mexico State 9, Texas Tech 0 (5 innings)

Arizona 10, Harvard 0 (6 innings)

Saturday:

Arizona 8, New Mexico State 0

Texas Tech 7, Harvard 0

Texas Tech 6, New Mexico State 4

Sunday:

Arizona 10, Texas Tech 2

By the numbers

.345: Arizona’s team batting average during its three wins in the Tucson Regional. 

87: Career home runs by catcher Stacie Chambers, breaking the previous UA career record of 85. 

26: The run differential between Arizona and its opponents during the Tucson Regional. 

21: Consecutive Women’s College World Series appearances Arizona has made. 

15: Strikeouts for Fowler on Saturday against New Mexico State, a career high. 

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