The Thunderbirds jumped out to a 5-1 lead after two innings but the Wildcats scored a pair of unearned runs in the third then tied the game at 5-5 in the top of the fifth when Jasmine Ioane hit a two-run home run to center field.
The Thunderbirds answered with four runs in the bottom of the frame, however. Wolf’s two-out shot into the wind in left field brought home Tanisha Anderson and Kelli Hales, then Kadi Henderson followed Wolf with a triple into the right field corner. Madison Resley singled to left to drive in Henderson for the fourth run of the inning, staking SUU to a 9-5 advantage.
Southern Utah added an insurance run when Anderson scored on a passed ball.
Wolf and Henderson both had three hits on the day and Wolf had a game-high four RBI.
Ariel Hart threw two and a thirds innings of one-hit ball, striking out three, to pick up the win in relief and move to 2-5 on the season while Ioane took the loss to dip to 4-3.
Southern Utah moved to 9-17 overall and 2-1 in the Big Sky while the Wildcats dipped to 18-12, 1-2 in conference play.