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ASU Softball claims final regular season series with 5-3 win

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Capturing the final regular-season series heading into the NCAA postseason, Arizona State softball improves to 45-9, 16-7 in the Pac-12 with a 5-3 victory on Friday against Oregon (45-9, 18-5 Pac-12). Senior Night on Saturday is at 5 p.m. PT and will be on the Pac-12 Network. 

Mackenzie Popescue improves to 19-5 with a four-inning appearance in the circle for the Sun Devils. Reliever Dallas Escobedo picked up her second save of the season in her 3.0 innings worked. Both aces fanned five Ducks on the night.

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Softball is 55-36 against Oregon dating back to 1987. Under Myers, ASU is 19-4 against the Ducks and have won eight of the last 11 meetings including the last four.

ASU has 43 homer games this year, 18 home run games in Pac-12. Sun Devils entered weekend ranked third nationally in homers, 1.67/game.

ASU is 39-4 when scoring first, 22-2 when scoring in first inning.  Cheyenne Coyle has a team best 19 home runs this year. She ranks 18th all-time at ASU in homers, compiling the mark in her first season as a Sun Devil.  Clint Myers is 63-26 (.708) at home against the Pac-12 since 2006.

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