Friday's Top Five From SPC Elite Invitational
In her highly-anticipated return to the field, Megan Good shut down the high-flying Oregon offense in a six-inning 9-1 win. It was her 100th career victory and her winning percentage (100-9) trails only Nancy Evans (Arizona), Lisa Fernandez (UCLA) and Susie Parra (Arizona).
She was also 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored.
Five of the Seminoles' seven hits were home runs against No. 3 Oklahoma on Friday afternoon. Carsyn Gordon, Elizabeth Mason, Anna Shelnutt, Dani Morgan and Cassidy Davis all left the yard against a combined effort by Shannon Saile and Giselle "G" Juarez.
Jordan Dail is quickly emerging as Oregon's ace for the 2019 season. The sophomore led the No. 18 Ducks to an upset win over the No. 13 LSU Tigers in Clearwater. She allowed five runs (two earned) on five hits and six walks while striking out eight.
Oklahoma's Mariah Lopez faced three over the minimum against Florida Atlantic Friday morning. The only runners to reach base came via a walk in the second and sixth innings and a hit by pitch in the seventh. It was her second career no-hitter, first seven-inning no-no.
The No. 19 Kentucky Wildcats strung together a couple of run-rule victories on Friday. In their first game, the 'Cats took down Hofstra 8-0 then Utah 13-2. The win over the Utes was head coach Rachel Lawson's 400th career win at UK.
Mallory Peyton was a combined 4-for-6 on the day with with four runs scored and six RBIs. She homered in each contest, including a grand slam against Utah.