Three Sun Devils hit home runs Saturday as No. 1 Arizona State beat No. 5 Stanford 6-0 in Pac-10 softball action in Palo Alto, Calif.
ASU improved to 38-2 overall and 2-0 in Pac-10 play. Stanford dropped to 32-4 and 0-2.
Krista Donnenwirth started the attack for the Sun Devils, sending a 2-2 pitch past the left field scoreboard to give ASU a 1-0 lead in the second inning.
ASU added a run in the third when Rhiannon Baca singled to right-center and was brought home on an RBI single by Mindy Cowles.
In the fifth, Katie Crabb homered with Donnenwirth on base, and in the sixth, Kristen Miller homered with Cowles on base.
Katie Burkhart allowed three hits and struck out seven in the complete-game shutout for her 19th win of the season.
UCLA's Casey Haerther led an offensive deluge by going 7-for-7 with four doubles, four RBIs and four runs scored as Arizona (13-9, 1-4 Pac-10) dropped its sixth straight game by falling 20-8 to the Bruins (12-9, 2-0 Pac-10) at Tucson.
Fielding errors by Colt Sedbrook and Daniel Butler led to four unearned runs in the second inning for UCLA.
Behind goals from nine players and two five-goal runs, No. 7 ASU beat visiting Pacific 17-9 in the ASU Invitational at the Mona Plummer Aquatic Center in Tempe.
ASU improved to 14-9 overall and 4-4 in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation play.
The game started with ASU winning the sprint, but the Sun Devils were unable to score and Pacific took a 1-0 lead.
ASU responded with five straight goals as Lauren Hayes, Candice Phillippe, Kelly Phelps (on the advantage), Traci Aparicio and Bonnie Miles all scoredm giving the Sun Devils a 5-1 lead.
With two laps remaining in the factory stock main event, Matt Martinez took advantage of a skirmish between Larry Price and Danny Pearson, who were leading, and won Friday's race at Manzanita Speedway in southwest Phoenix.
Mike Bray led all 15 laps to capture the bombers main event.
The ASU women jumped out to an early lead by winning the doubles point, but lost 5-2 to California at Whiteman Tennis Center in Tempe. ASU dropped to 12-4 overall, 2-1 in the Pac-10.
The ASU men suffered their second loss of the season, 4-3, against California in Berkeley, dropping to 12-2 and 0-2.
ASU swept the doubles matches, but won only two of six in singles.
Four ASU gymnasts were named to the Pac-10 All-Academic team.
Ashlee Hinkle earned second-team honors and Kaitlynn Bormann, Carrie Finley and Tia Orlando earned honorable-mention accolades.
ASU had a rough night at the Pac-10 Championships, however, losing one of their top gymnasts for the season and compiling their lowest score since 2005. The Sun Devils placed seventh at the Pac-10s with a score of 191.925 at Seattle, Wash. Stanford won with a score of 197.
Orlando suffered a season-ending Achilles injury while warming up on floor. She had been the team's anchor on beam and floor and had also been one of the top scorers on bars for the Sun Devils.
The Sun Devils now await selection to a regional, which will be announced on Monday.