STANFORD, Calif. — Missy Nunes capped off a great weekend with a stellar performance on Sunday as the Oregon State softball team completed a sweep of Stanford with a 12-1 Pac-12 win at Boyd & Jill Smith Family Stadium.
The Beavers improve to 24-17 overall and 7-8 in conference play; Stanford falls to 22-19 overall and 2-10.
Oregon State's bats came alive in the final game as the Beavers combined for 14 hits. Nunes went 3 for 3 with five RBIs and a home run. Camryn Ybarra contributed three RBIs, going 2 for 4.
Mariah Mazon made her 16th start of the year and earned her 13th complete game in a one-run, three-hit outing. Mazon recorded three strikeouts, giving her a team-best 106 on the season.
Scoreless after one the Beavers put on a clinic in the second inning scoring six runs on seven hits. Ybarra drove in the first two runs after singling to left-center scoring Nunes and Michelle Sass.
Kayleen Shafer followed with an RBI single for a 3-0 lead.
With two outs, Oregon State rallied for three more runs.
Hope Brandner drove in a run with a bases-loaded infield single. Nunes added a two-run single to center.
OSU added four more runs in the fourth behind a three-run homer from Nunes, her sixth of the season and second on the weekend.
A pitching change for Stanford couldn't stop the Beavers offense. Sass took the first pitch she saw and drove it down the left field line for a double. Two batters later Shafer hit an RBI single giving Oregon State a 10-0 lead.
Stanford scored its only run of the game in the bottom half of the fourth, ending the shutout hopes for Mazon.
Ybarra's two-RBI double made it 12-1.
Oregon State hosts Portland State for a nonconference doubleheader begining at noon at the OSU Softball Complex.