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Arizona softball set to host community colleges for Arizona Fall Invitational

Carmen Valencia
Arizona pitcher Danielle O’Toole pitches during Arizona’s 7-4 win against Houston on Saturday, April 9 in Hillenbrand Stadium.

Arizona softball hosts the Arizona Fall Invitational this weekend, beginning Friday afternoon. 

The Wildcats will host Central Arizona College, Pima Community College, Cypress  (California) College, Scottsdale Community College and Arizona Western College.

Fifteen games will be played between Friday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 23, with the Wildcats will opening the round-robin tournament against Central Arizona on Friday. 

They face Arizona Western in the second part of 

a doubleheader. 

Another doubleheader is scheduled for Saturday with games against Cypress and Scottsdale Community College. 

The tournament will conclude on Sunday when Arizona faces off against Pima Community College.

Arizona has already played two games this fall. It played a doubleheader Oct. 8 against Grand Canyon University and Eastern Arizona College, 

winning 13-0 and 16-0 (5 innings), respectively. 

The Wildcats completed a no-hitter against Grand Canyon with sophomore Taylor McQuillin and senior Nancy Bowling combining for the no-no. In 12 innings overall, the Wildcats gave up only three hits and struck out 13 batters over the course of the two games. 

All games at Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium this weekend are free of charge. 

The Wildcats will play one more game this fall on Wednesday, Oct. 26 against Central Arizona and will host their annual alumni game 

Oct. 30.

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