Montana Fouts celebrated her birthday with a little history.
The Alabama juniors threw in the fifth fifth perfect game in the history of the Women’s College World Series in a 6-0 victory over UCLA. This was the first perfect game in the tournament on May 25, 2000, nine days before Fouts was born.
Here’s how the game ended:
The victory over the defending champions progresses with Crimson Tide to Sunday’s semifinals, where they will face one of the states of Oklahoma, Arizona and Florida, depending on how the brace is shaken.
Fouts’ feat was just part 2 of what has been amazing so far since the season. In five starts in the NCAA tournament, Fouts held a 0.80 ERA with 69 strokes for 35 assists, striking out 56% of the standings. Although she literally crossed out two-thirds of the fighters in her perfect game, she credited her teammates after the game:
Fouts, the 2019 SEC freshman of the year, has already won the SEC Co-Pitcher of the Year and SEC MVP tournament so far this season, but apparently has a much bigger prize to grab. Any other team that wants to will have to understand it.
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