PALO ALTO, Calif. – In the final nonconference game of the year, Santa Clara softball fell at Stanford 5-1 Tuesday evening.
The Cardinal (23-26) snapped their 10-game losing streak by scoring five runs over the final three innings.
Lauren Frost led Stanford with a double and two RBIs with Hannah Howell and Molly Fowkes also adding RBIs. Whitney Burks and Howell both had two hits and scored a run.
Maddy Dwyer (12-8) went six innings to get the win and allowed a run on three hits with two walks and three strikeouts.
A two out rally by the Broncos (7-36) in the top of the second knotted the score at 1-all. Jordan Dawkins singled and Kat Sanchez followed with an RBI double to left center.
Taylor Burns also added a hit with Hannah Russell and Samantha Johnson-Needham both taking a walk.
Aubree Kim (4-18) took the loss in five innings. She allowed four runs but just two were earned on five hits with four walks.
Santa Clara begins the final series of the season against Saint Mary's Friday, May 12 at 6 p.m.
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