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Watch: Ex-Wildcat Katiyana Mauga hits first home run for new NPF team

Katiyana Mauga.

Katiyana Mauga, who completed her Arizona Wildcats career last season as the second-leading home run hitter in college softball history, hit her second professional home run Wednesday night.

Mauga was playing her third game with the Scrap Yard Dawgs of the National Pro Fastpitch League. The team, located in the Houston area, recently acquired Mauga in a trade with the Texas Charge. She hit .167 in 36 at-bats with the Charge.

Mauga ended her Arizona career with 92 home runs, tops in Pac-12 history. She became the only college player to hit at least 20 years in all four seasons of eligibility.

Here is her home run from Wednesday, a familiar site for Arizona fans used to see a #MaugaBomb

Other ex-Cats in the NPF are:

–Pitcher Danielle O’Toole, who signed this week with the Chicago Bandits and will play for them in between commitments with Team USA.

–Pitcher/infielder Nancy Bowling with the Beijing Eagles.

–Catcher Chelsea Goodacre, infielder Mo Mercado, utility Hallie Wilson, outfielder Mandie Perez and infielder Shelby Pendley (who transferred from Arizona after her freshman season).

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