Listen to Today's Game at No. 3/3 Arizona State
Freshman Paige Palkovich has two triples and two home runs so far in 2013.
Freshman Paige Palkovich has two triples and two home runs so far in 2013.

Feb. 17, 2013

TEMPE, ARIZ. -- Minnesota fans interested in listening to the play-by-play from this afternoon's game at No. 3/3 Arizona State can hear the streamed broadcast via ASU's Blaze Sports Radio.

The first pitch for the game against the nationally-ranked Sun Devils (11-0) is tentatively scheduled for 2:15 p.m. CT, but could change based on the length of the game that precedes it.

The Last Meeting
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February 18, 2012
Tempe, Ariz.
Richardson Powers Minnesota Past Illinois State; Gophers Shutout by Arizona State
The University of Minnesota softball team pulled a split on Saturday night at the Littlewood Classic. The Gophers shutdown a red-hot Illinois State squad to win 9-0 in five innings. The Maroon and Gold turned around to face defending National Champion and No. 5-ranked Arizona State, which ended as a shutout in favor of Arizona State, 12-0.

Minnesota (3-5) is 2-2 at the Littlewood Classic after a pair of wins versus Northern Iowa on Saturday. Junior pitcher Sara Moulton picked up victories in both games, throwing a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts in a 5-0 win versus the Panthers yesterday afternoon. In the final game of the day on Saturday, Minnesota freshman first baseman Paige Palkovich hit a dramatic two-run home run off the left field foul pole with two outs in the sixth inning to give the Gophers a 3-1 win.

Arizona State has cruised to a 4-0 mark so far this weekend, defeating UNI (5-3) and Michigan State (9-2) on Friday, and following with wins against Illinois-Chicago (15-0) and Illinois State (7-1) on Saturday.

Live Stats from the game are available through Gametracker.




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