WILMINGTON, N.C. — The UNO softball team improved to 4-0 with a pair of wins Saturday at the UNCW Beach Blast.
The Mavs topped Iona 16-0 in five innings and Detroit 7-2 to match their best start since 2011.
Allie Mathewson led off with a homer for the third straight game against Iona, then added a three-run shot in the third inning. Amber Lutmer and Molly Negrete also homered for the Mavs.
Lutmer had two homers in the win over Detroit, and Ashton Hughes added a two-run shot.
UNO closes out play at the tournament at 8 a.m. Sunday against Detroit. The Mavs haven't won five straight to start the season since 2002.