USF used four unearned runs to beat host Sacramento State 8-4 Wednesday in a nonleague baseball game, Sac State reported.
The Hornets (15-14) committed two errors in the sixth inning when the Dons (14-14) scored four runs, and an error in the seventh resulted in another run.
The Hornets entered the game with a fielding percentage of .982, which ranked sixth among the 297 NCAA Division I teams.
USF used nine pitchers who combined to allow 10 hits but no walks.
Trailing 7-1 in the sixth inning, Sac State rallied to close the gap to 7-4. Will Soto had a run-scoring single and Scotty Burcham a two-run double in the inning.
Sac State softball splits
Taylor Stroud threw a six-hit shutout in the first game of a doubleheader to highlight Sac State's split with visiting Nevada in a nonconference softball doubleheader, Sac State reported.
The Hornets (17-13) won the first game 1-0; the Wolf Pack (22-16) won the second game 5-1.
Alexa Chattleton's two-out double in the second innnig scored Alyssa Vanderdrink with the only run in Sac State's victory.
Bee Sports Staff