Louisiana-Lafayette pitcher Kylee Jo Trahan pitched her second perfect game of the season in a 16-0 win over Texas-Arlington in the second game of a Sun Belt Conference softball doubleheader on the road Saturday.
The Cajuns won the opening game of the series 13-0 in five innings.
The sweep extended the Cajuns’ win streak to 16 games.
The teams wrap up the series Sunday at noon with a single game.
UL-LAFAYETTE 13, TEXAS-ARLINGTON 0, 5 INNINGS: DJ Sanders hit a grand slam to spark a five-run first inning for the Cajuns.
UL-Lafayette added four runs in the third, one in the fourth and three in the fifth.
Lexie Elkins’ fifth-inning home run capped the scoring and was the 72nd of her career, moving her into sole possession of second place in school history.
The Ragin’ Cajuns hit three home runs — Sanders grand slam, Aleah Craighton’s solo homer, Elkins’ three-run shot — marking the Cajuns’ 12th time in 22 games with multiple home runs.
Alex Stewart limited the Mavericks to two hits and struck out six over five innings. She improved to 10-0 on the season — the second straight season she’s started 10-0.
Samantha Clakley (11-2) gave up nine runs, two walks and struck out two in three innings to take the loss.
LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 16, TEXAS-ARLINGTON 0, 5 INNINGS: Trahan struck out nine in five innings in her second perfect game and third no-hitter of the season.
The Cajuns hit five home runs — the fourth time they’ve five home runs in a game this season.
It was the second multiple-home run game of the doubleheader and 13th in 23 games this season
Craighton homered twice — adding to a home run in game one — marking the third straight weekend that she’s homered in both games of a doubleheader.
Haley Hayden’s grand slam in the fourth inning broke open a 3-0 game. Hayden finished 2-for-4 with a career-high tying five RBIs.