Hannah Winter and Kayla Bonstrom each had three hits, Winter added three RBI and Teagan Gerhart threw a four-hitter over six innings as No. 15 Stanford beat visiting Utah, 8-0, Friday night in a Pac-12 Conference contest.
Gerhart (17-8) tossed her sixth shutout, striking out two as the Cardinal won after losing four of its five previous games.
Leah White, Cassandra Roulund and Sarah Hassman each added two hits for Stanford (7-9, 30-16).
Stanford and Utah will continue the three-game series on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Bonstrom, Winter and White have combined to hit .334 on the season (138 for 413) and are Stanford's top three hitters by average.
Oregon scored an unearned run in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat visiting Stanford, 2-1, Friday night in a Pac-12 contest.
Cardinal ace Mark Appel carried a six-hitter into the ninth. Ducks' pinch hitter Steven Packard reached base on an error. That was followed by a single and an intentional walk, loading the bases for Aaron Payne, who singled in the winning run.
Stanford (9-7, 23-13) and Oregon go at it again Saturday at 2 p.m. The Cardinal entered the game having won five of its previous six games.
Brian Ragira and Drew Jackson each had two hits for Stanford, while Menlo School grad Danny Diekroeger drove in Stanford's lone run.
Appel (7-3) struck out nine in his complete game effort.
Stanford scored its run in the third. Austin Slater singled leading off, advanced to second on an infield grounder and scored when Diekroeger doubled.
Stanford's Kristie Ahn and Krista Hardebeck continued their strong play at the Pac-12 Championships, earning victories in singles competition on Friday to reach Saturday's semifinal round.
Ahn beat Arizona State's Jaqueline Cako, 6-2, 6-2, while Hardebeck overcame a sluggish start to top Utah's Sarah Pham 0-6, 7-5, 6-1.
Stanford's team of Amelia Herring and Lindsey Kostas remains alive in the semifinals of the Invitational division.
Stanford suffered a 4-0 loss at the hands of top-ranked UCLA in Friday semifinal round of the Pac-12 Championships at the Ojai Valley Tennis Club.
Stanford (12-11) has lost three times to the Bruins this season.
The Cardinal awaits its NCAA tournament fate. Postseason selections are scheduled to be announced Tuesday.