STEPHEN F. AUSTIN REGIONAL
UT ARLINGTON 5, MCNEESE STATE 3
NACOGDOCHES, TX – UT Arlington survived a breakdown on defense and came back to top McNeese State, giving the Mavericks a chance to play for the regional title on Saturday.
Laura Curry hit a two-run single to get UTA started, but the Mavericks (32-26) committed four errors in the second inning, allowing McNeese State (31-31) to move ahead, 3-2.
Reagan Wright pushed UT Arlington ahead 4-3 with a two-run single in the third, and KJ Murphy made it 5-3 on a fielder’s choice. Randi Phillips (16-13) got the win, and Allie Gardiner pitch 1 2/3 innings for her sixth save.
Toni Perrin had two hits for McNeese State.