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Georgia loses to Washington in Game 1 of Women's College World Series
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Freshman Niki Williams hit her first home run in three months, and national player of the year Danielle Lawrie threw a six-hitter as third-seeded Washington beat Georgia 3-1 Thursday in the opening game of the Women’s College World Series.

Williams broke a scoreless tie when she lined a pitch from Christie Hamilton (24-9) over the fence. It was only the third homer of the season for Williams, the No. 9 hitter in the Huskies’ lineup.

Lawrie (38-7) made it stand up, striking out five to add to her NCAA-leading strikeout total of 477. Kimi Pohlman added an RBI single in the sixth inning for the Huskies (47-11).

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