Vonnie Martin hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning and Jill Compton pitched a six-hitter as Fresno State defeated Southern Utah 2-0 on Saturday at Bulldog Diamond to remain unbeaten in its own tournament.
Thunderbirds senior right-hander Ariel Hart carried a three-hitter into the sixth, when she was greeted by Brenna Moss' single.
Two outs later, Martin — a senior from Texas — cleared the yard down the left-field line.
Compton, a sophomore right-hander from Arroyo Grande, struck out seven and walked two. She is coming off a 15-win season and All-Mountain West Conference honors.
The Bulldogs, 6-2 overall and 3-0 in the tournament, will close the six-team event with games against Cal State Bakersfield at 1:30 p.m. and UC Santa Barbara at 3:45 p.m. Sunday.
UC Santa Barbara is 4-0 after blanking Cal State Bakersfield 6-0 and Southern Utah 4-0 behind the pitching of Shelby Wisdom and Andriana Collins.
In other tournament games Saturday, Sacramento State defeated Cal State Bakersfield 11-6 and UC Riverside 9-1.
Sunday's schedule: 9 a.m. Southern Utah vs. UC Riverside; 11:15 a.m. Sacramento State vs. UC Riverside; 1:30 p.m. Fresno State vs. CS Bakersfield; 3:45 p.m. Fresno State vs. UC Santa Barbara
Bulldogs struggling at Stanford golf tourney
Fresno State's Madchen Ly, a junior from Clovis, shot a 3-over 74 for 17th place among 75 players after the first of two rounds in the Peg Barnard Invitational at Stanford.
UNLV's Dana Finkelstein leads the individuals at 2-under 69. Stanford leads the team standings at 3-over 287. Fresno State is last among 14 teams at 25-over 309 in a tournament that concludes Sunday.
USF edges Fresno State in men's tennis match
University of San Francisco won the doubles point by taking 2 of 3 matches and went on to defeat Fresno State 4-3 in men's tennis at the California Tennis Club.
The Bulldogs received singles victories from Eric Komati, Nikolas Papic and Ethan Lopez, and a doubles win from Papic and Sam MacNeil.
Throwers, relay shine in Seattle
Fresno State weight throwers Meagan McKee (64 feet, 10-1/2 inches) and Caitlin Byrd (58-11-1/2) placed second and fifth at the University of Washington Husky Classic indoor track and field meet in Seattle.
Cal's Chioma Amaechi won the event at 71-4-1/4.
And the Bulldogs' 1,600-meter relay posted the third-best time among three heats at 3:45.15 with Dezirae Johnson, Je'Nia Sears, Melanie Baran and Kyra Johnson.
They trailed only Washington (3:44.16) and Sacramento State (3:44.56).
Lacrosse match postponed
Fresno State's season opener in lacrosse, scheduled for Saturday against Monmouth University of West Long Branch, N.J., was moved to 8 a.m. Sunday because of inclement weather.
The Bulldogs will remain on the East Coast to play Wagner of Staten Island, N.Y., at 8 a.m. Monday.
Fresno State's home opener will be next Sunday against nationally ranked Denver at noon.