Kaitlyn Washington's two-run single was the key blow for Texas. [JAMIE HARMS / FOR STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Softball

Longhorns softball completes sweep of Iowa State

Posted March 30th, 2018

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The Longhorns softball team won 8-0 and 11-4 Friday to sweep host Iowa State and improve to 6-0 in the Big 12 for the first time since 2013.

Bekah Alcozer and MK Tedder each homered in the first game to lift Texas (19-13, 6-0) to a run-rule win that went five innings.

Paige von Sprecken (7-5) pitched the shutout, allowing two hits and striking out six. Her perfect game was broken up with one out in the fifth.

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Tedder went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Alcozer’s home run drove in three.

Von Sprecken doubled and had two RBIs.

In the second game, Kaitlyn Washington hit two home runs to lead the Longhorns’ offense. She scored three runs and had five RBIs.

A four-run first inning put Texas on the way to winning its seventh straight.

After Iowa State (18-21, 1-5) pulled to within two in the fourth, Texas scored six runs over the next three innings to remove any doubt of the game’s outcome.

Kaitlyn Slack went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs. Janae Jefferson went 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI.

Tedder went 2-for-3 and scored a run while von Sprecken had two hits, a run scored and an RBI.

Brooke Bolinger (8-4) took the win in a brief relief outing.

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