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Hollowell tosses 1-hitter; Arizona wins WCWS Game 1

Updated: June 6, 2006, 2:18 AM ET
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Taryne Mowatt used to be known as a pitcher. Now she's Arizona's secret slugger.

Mowatt homered and drove in three runs and Alicia Hollowell threw a one-hitter as Arizona beat Northwestern 8-0 Monday night to win Game 1 of the Women's College World Series championship.

Mowatt never carried a bat to the plate last year, when she made 13 appearances as a pitcher. She slid into the lineup early this season and developed a sudden power surge in the World Series.

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