Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Megan Kleist escaped a bases-loaded jam in relief, and Oregon held on to beat Baylor 7-4 on Saturday in an elimination game at the Women's College World Series.
Miranda Elish (12-0) took a no-hitter into the fifth inning in the game that included a 75-minute rain delay. The Ducks (53-7) advanced to play LSU in an elimination game Saturday night.
Oregon took a 5-0 lead in the top of the fifth inning, but Baylor scored four runs in the bottom of the inning. Oregon's Mia Camuso hit a two-run double in the seventh to push the Ducks' lead to 7-4.
Baylor (48-15) loaded the bases with no outs in the bottom of the seventh, but Kleist struck out the first two batters she faced and got the third to ground out to earn the save.
Gia Rodoni (18-4) was the loser.