April 12, 2013
ASU Softball Schedule Page | Game Notes
TEMPE, Ariz. - For the fifth-straight week, Arizona State softball is ranked second on the NFCA Top 25 poll. The Sun Devils will face off against No. 14 Washington Friday through Saturday at Farrington Stadium. Game times for the series against the Huskies is set for 5 p.m. PT Friday on Pac-12 Network, 7 p.m. PT Saturday on ESPN2 and 12 p.m. PT on Sunday.
Friday, April 12, Pac-12 Network
5:05 p.m. PT first pitch
Pac-12 Network Announcers: JB Long and Jessica Mendoza
Live Stats | Pac-12 Network Online
Saturday, April 13, ESPN2
7:05 p.m. PT first pitch
ESPN2 Announcers: Beth Mowins and Jessica Mendoza
Live Stats | WatchESPN.com
Sunday, April 14
12 p.m. PT first pitch
Arizona State has been the No. 2 ranked team since March 12. For back-to-back weeks, the Sun Devils will face the 14th-ranked team on the NFCA poll, this time the Washington Huskies hold that spot. ASU enters the contest second in the Pac-12 with a 36-4 overall record and 7-2 in conference. Washington is close behind at third in the Pac-12 rankings, 31-10 overall and 9-3 in Pac-12.
Both teams bring a Top 25 Finalist for USA Collegiate Softball Player of the Year. Amber Freeman, one of four sophomores to make the list, is in her first nomination for the award. Washington's pitcher/first baseman Kaitlin Inglesby also made the cut. She is hitting .347 on 43 hits, 28 runs and 44 RBI. In the circle, Inglesby leads the pitching staff with a 1.50 ERA, 16-4 record in 26 appearances over 103 innings.
About the Washington Series
Though Washington leads the series all-time 48-24 dating back to 1993, ASU has won the last six match ups, all of which were in Seattle. Under Clint Myers, ASU is 14-8 overall and 5-4 at Farrington Stadium.
Home Run Streak
The Sun Devils have homered in the last 12 consecutive games, dating back to March 15 against No. 15 Michigan. They rank second nationally with 1.68 homers averaged per game.
Remaining Softball TV Schedule
April 12 vs. Washington 5 p.m. PT Pac-12 Network
April 13 vs. Washington 7 p.m. PT ESPN2 (Blackout, wear black)
April 26 vs. California 7 p.m. PT ESPNU (Gold Game, wear gold)
April 27 vs. California 7 p.m. PT Pac-12 Network
April 28 vs. California 3 p.m. PT Pac-12 Network
May 3 at Arizona 6 p.m. PT Pac-12 Network
May 4 at Arizona 6 p.m. PT Pac-12 Network
May 5 at Arizona 3 p.m. PT Pac-12 Network
May 10 vs. Oregon 5 p.m. PT Pac-12 Network
May 11 vs. Oregon 5 p.m. PT Pac-12 Network
Marketing Promotions April 12-14
Friday: Military Appreciation Night. Photo Friday. All fans can stick around after the game to have their pictures taken with the team in the outfield.
Saturday: Blackout Game. The first 250 fans to Farrington will receive one of the collectible All-American posters. Autographs postgame.
Sunday: Family 4 Pack Night. Run the bases postgame.