May 19, 2013
SEATTLE, WASH. - Minnesota's season came to an end on Saturday night, as No. 20/23 Hawai'i defeated the Gophers, 3-0, eliminating them from the Seattle Regional despite a 10-strikeout performance by junior pitcher Sara Moulton.
Moulton struck out 13 batters in a one-hit shutout against Portland State earlier in the afternoon, and she pitched her third complete game in a little more than 24 hours at the regional.
But Hawai'i (45-12) used a two-run triple in the third and a solo home run in the fourth to post its second 3-0 victory against the Gophers and put an end to a very successful season for Minnesota.
A First Team All-Great Lakes Region and First Team All-Big Ten selection, Moulton ends her season with a record of 32-12 and 308 strikeouts.
Minnesota ends its season with a record of 36-19, its most victories since winning 37 games during 2004.
Allister Departing Minnesota for Stanford
Jessica Allister is leaving her position as the head coach of Golden Gopher softball to take the same position at her alma mater, Stanford.
Gophers Add Transfer Pitcher Sydney Smith
University of Minnesota head softball coach Jessica Allister announced Wednesday the addition of pitcher Sydney Smith.
Lindaman Named Top Catcher In The NCAA
Kendyl Lindaman has been named the Division I NFCA Sports Diamond Catcher of the Year.