2023 Mark Campbell Collegiate Invitational

Washington Softball Hits First Homer Of Mark Campbell Invitational: Watch

Washington Softball Hits First Homer Of Mark Campbell Invitational: Watch

The Washington softball team hit the first home run of the 2023 Mark Campbell invitational in the sixth inning against Duke Softball.

Feb 9, 2023 by Joe Harrington
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The No. 14 Washington softball team saw Duke take the lead in the bottom of the fifth inning in its season-opening game at the Mark Campbell Invitational, but that lead didn’t last long. 

With the first at-bat of the top of the sixth inning, Kinsey Fiedler tied the game with the first home run of the season for the Huskies. 

Playing in a tight contest against the No. 16 Blue Devils, the Huskies took the lead late on Thursday in Irvine, Calif. 

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After Baylee Klinger walked, which prompted a pitching change, Washington took the lead 3-2 in the inning following a wild pitch. The Huskies added to the lead after an RBI double by SilentRain Espinoza to make it 4-2 entering the bottom of the sixth inning. 

The Huskies went on to win 4-3. 

Watch Kinsey Fiedler Hit A Home Run For Washington Softball

The sophomore Fiedler, batting lead off in Game No.1 of the 2023 season was a member of the Pac-12 All-Freshmen Team in 2022. 

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Washington is ranked in all the major preseason polls, with the NFCA ranking the Huskies No. 14. 

Mark Campbell Invitational 2023 Schedule

 Thursday, Feb. 9 (All Times In EST)

  • Duke Vs. Washington, 1 p.m. 
  • LMU Vs. Stanford, 3:45 p.m. 
  • Duke Vs. Oklahoma, 6:30 p.m. 
  • Liberty Vs. Oklahoma, 9:15 p.m. 

Friday, Feb. 10

  • SJSU Vs. Duke, 12 p.m.
  • SJSU Vs. Washington, 2:30 p.m.
  • Liberty Vs. Duke, 5 p.m.
  • Liberty Vs. Washington, 7:30 p.m. 
  • Stanford Vs. Oklahoma, 10 p.m. 

Saturday, Feb. 11

  • Liberty Vs. SJSU, 1 p.m.
  • Stanford Vs. SJSU, 3:45 p.m.
  • Stanford Vs. Duke, 6:30 p.m.
  • Washington Vs. Oklahoma, 9:15 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 12

  • Stanford Vs. Liberty, 12:30 p.m.
  • San Jose Vs. Oklahoma, 3 p.m.

How To Watch The Mark Campbell Invitational?

FloSports will live stream every game at the Mark Campbell Invitational.