February 12 D1 College
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ESPN/USA Softball pre-season poll
1. Arizona State def Cal Poly 8-0 (5)
2. Alabama def Jacksonville State 3-0
3. California def Syracuse 6-3
4. Florida def South Florida 3-2 (8)
6. Oklahoma def Kent State 11-1
7. Baylor def UT Arlington 11-0
8. Arizona def CS Northridge 8-0 (5)
9. Tennessee def Western Michigan 9-6
10. Stanford def UC Santa Barbara 11-0 (5) Perfect Game
11. Oregon def San Diego State 5-4
12. Georgia defCampbell 10-1/ lost to North Carolina State 3-2
14. Washington def Texas State 12-3
15. Texas A&M lost to Northwestern 6-3 (8)
T16. Michigan def Penn State 12-1 (5)
T16. Oklahoma State def Texas A&M CC 4-0
19. Texas def Colorado State 8-0
T20. LSU def Louisiana Tech 8-0 (5)
T20. Nebraska lost to Georgia Tech 6-5
22. Houston vs North Texas/def Sam Houston State 6-4
23. Georgia Tech def Nebraska 6-5
24. Louisiana-Lafayette vs Mississippi Valley State (no report on any web site)
25. Notre Dame
GAME NOTES TOP 25 + OTHERS
Tennessee 9, Western Michigan 6. The Vols came from behind, powered by Melissa Davin’s 2 homers and 6 rbi. Davin jacked a pair of 3-run dingers in the 3rd and 6th. Gibson and Shipman also had rbi. Ellen Renfroe improved to 5-0, striking out 12. Vols finished the Kajikawa 5-1.
Northwestern 6, Texas A&M 3 (8). Amy Latourneau pitched a complete game, and aided her cause with a 3-run homer to break the game open top 8th. She had a 1-hitter into the 7th..
Oklahoma 11, Kent State 1. One-hitter by Keilani Ricketts; LP Emma Johnson. Sooner bats late in connecting. Bottom 1st: Kirkpatrick walked, stole 2nd, and, after Marcantonio singled, scored on a sac fly. Kent State held off OU unril the 4th when Allen drove in the tying run. Oklahoma finally took a lead when Allen doubled in 2 runs top 6th. The Sooners scored 8 runs on 6 hits, top 7th, including a 2-run double by Martinez and a 2-run HR by Chamberlain. The Sooners were undefeated on the weekend.
Michigan 12, Penn State 1 (5). WP Haylie Wagner, 3-hitter; LP Marissa Diescher. Wolverines, 10 hits, scored in 3 of 5 innings. Kirkpatrick singled in 2 runs in a 3-run 1st. Doyle and Sappingfield had rbi singles in the 2nd. The 4-run 4th included a 3-run shot by Chidester, and a solo by Lane. UM added 3 in the 5th. Presto scored the PSU run on a double by Bell, bottom 5th.
Washington 12, Texas State 3 (6). WP Kaitlin Ingelsby; LP Chandler Hall. Huskies,5-0 at Tempe, reached run-rule with 6 runs in the 6th. Souza’s 2-run triple gave UW the lead, top 3rd, but Texas State took a 3-2 lead in the bottom, on a 3-run homer by Camline off Bryanna Walker. Kahners capped a 4-run 5th with a 2-run shot. In the 6th, Gano had a solo; Inglesby a 2-run dinger; Smith a 2-run single. Washington was 5-0 at the Kajikawa.
Oklahoma State 4, Texas A&M CC 0. WP Simone Freeman (9K); LP Vianca Pesina. OSU scored all 4 runs, top 1st. Garcia and DeLaCruz had rbi singles.
Georgia 10, Campbell 1 (6). WP Tess Sito (2H, 7K); LP Christina Melton. Georgia scored 4, bottom 3rd; Sito rbi double; Wilson rbi single; Hubbard rbi single. Georgia scored 2 runs in the 4th, 5th, and 6th, Sandberg capping the day with a 2-run homer.
Arizona State 8, Cal Poly 0 (5). WP Hillary Bach (2H);LP Chloe Wurst. Sun Devils loaded bases bottom 2nd on 3 walks; Patton relieved Wurst. Steele, Wigness and Boyd rbi. ASU loaded bases again in 3rd on consecutive singles; 2 runs scored on fielsder’s choice and sac; Wigness rbi single; Haro closed out scoring with a 2-run single. Sun Devils finished 5-2.
Texas 8, Colorado State 0. Horns won championship of Texas Classic, outscoring five opponents by 60-0 m. Luna, who had 10 Ks, took a no-hitter into the 5th before Lyssa Roberts singled with two out. Molly Randle took the loss. Hoadland homered in the 1st, Thom in the 2nd.
LSU 8, Louisiana Tech 0 (5). One-hit shutout by Rachele Fico, who had a no-hitter into the 4th. Santos 2-run single; MaCasland rbi single; Falcon rbi single; Alcaraz.
North Carolina State 3, Georgia 2. Emily Weiman tossed a 4-hitter and State scored 2 runs in 7th to upset nationally-ranked Georgia. Morgan Montemayor had a 2-0 lead into top 6th ; hit Willifprd. and gave up an rbi single to Wells. Top 7th, Grant singled, Mansilla fanned but reached 1st on a wild pitch; Albertson doubled in 2 runs. In the bottom, Goulder led with a single; Weiman fanned the next 2 batters; Griffin walked to put the winning run on base; Pauly grounded out.
Florida 3, South Florida 2 (8). Tied 1-all end of regulation, the Bulls scored off reliever Hannah Rogers in the top, but the Gators won the game on Orton’s 2-run homer.
Stanford 11, UC Santa Barbara 0 (5). Teagan Gerhart and Nyree White combined for a perfect game. The Cardinal were 4-1 in the Kajikawa classic. Gerhart started; White relieved with 2 out in the 3rd. Aided by errors, the Cardinal scored 3 in the 1st. Hansen jacked a 2-run homer in the 2nd. After loading the bases in the 3rd, Winter singled in 2 runs. Stanford added 3 in the 5th; Rich rbi single, Schmidt 2-run single.
California 6, Syracuse 3. Trailng after four, the Bears scored three in the 5th to tie and three in the 7th to win. Anna Erceg got the win, with relief from Jolene Henderson. Each gave up a homer to the Orange’s Jasmin Watson (2nd and 7th). In the 5th, Vonk drove in 2 runs, then scored on a passed ball. In the 7th, the Bears drew to bases-loaded walks; Arioto’s sac fly ended Cal scoring. Watson’s blast in the 7th was a 2-run shot.
Alabama 3, Jacksonville State 0. 1-hitter by Jackie Traina 15 Ks. Bama managed just 4 hits off Hillary Phillips, and scored all 3 runs in bottom 5th; Davis and Richard hit consecutive homers; Fenton walked and later scored on a double steal.
Arizona 8, CS Northridge 0 (5). The Wildcats finished the Kajikawa 3-3 — victories over McNeese State and Syracuse; one-run losses to Georgia Tech, Nebraska and Texas A&M, all nationally ranked. Shelby Babcock pitched a 3-hitter. Arriola had 3 rbi, including the game winner.
Georgia Tech 6, Nebraska 5. The Huskers (3-3) led throughout the game. In the 7th, the Yellow Jackets had runners at 1st and 2nd with 2 outs; Hayley Downs hit a grounder to Gabby Banda at short; her throw was wild and both runs scored. The Huskers, who committed five errors against Georgia Tech, had committed four errors against Oregon State. Georgia Tech is 4-1.
Oregon 5, San Diego State 4. The Ducks (3-2) trailed much of the game until the 7th. Howard and Peterson singled, both advanced on a wild pitch. Pinch-hitter Melick ripped the first pitch into left field, a 3-run double to win.
SCORES OF OTHER GAMES
Virginia Tech 12, UNCG 3. Tech, 5-0 on the weekend, was led by Courtney Liddle (.706 with 10 rbi.)
Southern Miss 12, Rhode Island 0
Liberty 7, Georgetown 2
Chattanooga 7, Florida Atlantic 1
Sacramento State 1, North Dakota State 0
Coastal 7, Marshall 3
Florida State 8, Mississippi 0
Southern Illinois 8, Austin Peay 0
Arkansas 8, Wichita State 0
Mississippi State 9, Memphis 6
Western Kentucky 8, Tennessee State 0
Iowa 8, Belmost 0
Ohio State 7, Florida A&M 1
Kansas 1, Northern Colorado 0
Central Arkansas 10, Rhode Island 2
UTSA 5, CS Fullerton 3
West Florida 6, Lynn 1
Tennessee Tech 3, Stephen F Austin 2
South Carolina 7, Cleveland State 4
Long Beach State 4, Fresno State 1