Aliya Belarde's grand slam and Mariah Lopez's milestone strikeouts propelled the University of Utah softball team to a 9-3 victory over the Arizona State Sun Devils, improving the Utes' record to 23-17 overall and 5-11 in the Pac-12.

By the Numbers
  • Utah's record: 23-17 overall, 5-11 in the Pac-12
  • Mariah Lopez's career milestone: 500 career strikeouts
Yes, But

Arizona State initially led the game with an unearned run, showcasing competitive play before Utah's offensive surge.

State of Play
  • Utah earns a significant win against ASU, showcasing a strong offensive performance.
  • Mariah Lopez's milestone adds to Utah's pitching prowess, securing her place in program history.
What's Next

Utah and Arizona State will face off again on Saturday at 6 p.m. MT, setting the stage for another exciting match-up between the two teams.

Bottom Line

Belarde's grand slam and Lopez's career milestone highlight Utah's victory, emphasizing the team's resilience and offensive power in the game.