2-19-2012 February 19 2012 D1 College

February 19 2012 D1 College

Report will be updated as scores become available; as readers have surmised, Spy receives schedules from several sources, which are not always in agreement.

TOP 25
ESPN/USA Softball rankings 2-14-2012

1.  California  def LSU 14-3
2.  Alabama def Oklahoma State 3-1
3.  Florida def Michigan State 15-4 (5)
4.  Oklahoma
5.  Missouri def East Tennessee State 9-3/vs Nicholls State
6.  Arizona State def Illinois State  14-3 (5)
7.  Tennessee lost to  Texas 3-2 (9)
8.  UCLA def San Diego State 1-0/def Santa Barbara 8-0
9.  Washington def UC Davis  11-3
10. Baylor def Texas A&M CC 6-1, 3-0
11. Michigan def Wright State 4-0
12. Stanford def Bradley 3-0
13. Texas def Tennessee 3-2 (9) /vs Illinois/cancelled
14. Georgia vs Winthrop
15. Texas A&M def Tulsa. def UTSA
16. Arizona def Southern Utah 8-0 (5) 
17. Houston def ULM 13-0/lost to McNeese State 5-4
18. Oklahoma State lost to Alabama 3-1
19. Oregon
20. Georgia Tech lost to Auburn 12-5
21. Louisiana-Lafayette def Northwestern State 9-0, def Louisiana Tech 10-0
22. Nebraska defNew Mexico State 10-2
23.  Louisville vs Fordham//cancelled
24. Kentucky lost to Maryland 2-1 (9)
25. North Carolina defNorthwestern 5-0

Top 25 Game Notes
Michigan def Wright State 4-0.  WP Stephanie Speierman. LP Krystian DeWitt.  UM, which had 7 hits to WS 5, scored all of its runs bottom 5th.  After Speierman had struck out the side, Evans and Doyle singled with 2 out; Chidester reached on an error at short, Evans scored.  Wagner doubled, rbi.  Sweet singled, rbi.  Michigan had 4 of 7 hits in this inning.
Alabama def Oklahoma State 3-1.WP Jackie Traina.  LP Simone Freeman. Bama had 12 hits to one for OSU — a game tying homer by Kelsey Anschors in bottom 4th.  The Tide, which scored in the 1st on Boccia’s 2-out homer, scored 2 top 5th.  Dawson opened with a tie-breaking homer.  Braud singled.  Espinosa relieved Freeman.  Lunceford singled, loading the bases.  One out, a run scored on Hunt’s groundout.  Bama stranded eight runners, including bases-loaded in the 7th.
North Carolina def Northwestern 5-0. WP Lori Spingola (11K).  LP Amy Letourneau.  Tar Heels scored 3, top 1st, on back to back homers.  Blake hit a 2-run shot; Foulks followed with a solo.  Two out, top 4th, UNC scored twice.  Nece tripled. Wheeler homered.  Bates doubled, Foulks walked, both were left.
Kentucky lost to Maryland 2-1 (9). 
Good defensive game; solod pitching (4 hits each); no errors.  Kendra Knight (11K) prevailed over Chanda Bell.   Both team scored in 5th; both had chances to win in ITB 7th and 8th.  Top 9th: Riley on 2nd, sacrificed to 3rd; no advance.  Bottom 9th:  Acosta on 2nd; Galindo sacrificed to 3rd.  Acosta scored winning run on Hanafin’s sac fly to left.
Texas def Tennessee 3-2 (9) .  Vols had 2-1 lead in the bottom of the 9th.  Horns were down to their last strike.  Brejae Washington struck a 2-out, inside the park home run for the 3-2 win. WP Blaire Luna.  LP Ivy Renfroe in relief of Ellen Renfroe.  Gibson’s double in the 5th gave the Vols a 1-0 lead.  Horns deadlocked the game at 1-all bottom 6th, Thom driving in Bennett. Horns loaded the bases in the 8th to no avail.  Top 9th: Burchell at 2nd, Andrews singled through the draw-in infield, putting the Vols up 2-1.  Vols left the bases loaded; 13 for the game.  Bottom 9th: Washington  shot a liner into the gap in right; the ITB runner tied the game, an errant relay to third allowed Washington to complete the home run. 
Missouri def East Tennessee State 9-3.  WP Kristin Nottelman.  LP Shelby Morris. Mizzou outhit ETS 10-6; each team had 2 errors.  Hudson homered with one out in Tiger 1st.  Top 2nd: genovese walked; Muller reached on fielder’s choice; Genovese took 3rd on error; Krebs forced Muller; Marston singled rbi; Krebs scored on an error.  ETS answered in bottom on Wolff 2-run homer.  Tigers expanded lead in 4th; one out, Muller homered.  Jones singled, and scored with 2 out on Marston single.  Marston scored on Hudson single.  Horner led off ETS 4th with a home run.  6-3. Tigers loaded bases in 6th; Randazzo drew rbi walk. Sykes sac fly.  In 7th, Muller hit her second home run.
Stanford def Bradley 3-0.  Teagan Gerhart 2-hitter.  LP Made Lynch-Crumrine.  Scoreless game after 4 innings.  Bottom 5th: Pura, Hanewich singled; White reached on an error at 3rd, loading the bases.  Pura was out at home on Hansen’s fielder’s choice.  Rich (3-3) singled in a run.  White oudt at home on Winters fielders choice.  Becerra walked, rbi.  Two out in the Cardinal 6th, Hanewich singled, advanced on an errror and wld pitch; scored pm White single.  Stanford now 8-3.
Arizona def Southern Utah 8-0 (5)  Jessica Spigner 3-hitter.  LP Danielle Axe.  Wildcats improved to 8-3.  Bottom 2nd: Koria, Arioto walked, Pendley rbi single.  Bottom 3rd: Spigner jacked 2-run homer.  Del Ponte sealed the deal with a grand slam homer in the 4th. Davis scored final run on Airoto groundout.
Florida def Michigan State 15-4 (5).  WP Lauren Haeger; LP Cassee Layne.  The Gators, who scored 15 runs on 10 hits, kicked off the assault with 3 runs bottom 1st.  One out, Moultrie singled;  Haeger and Schutte walked, loading the bases; Moulrie scored on Coyle’s sac fly.  Horton and Gammel walked, rbi.  Little walked, rbi.  Two more Gators scored in the 2nd on Horton’s 2-run single.  Top 3rd, Bowling doubled in 2 Spartan runs. Florida responded with 7 runs; Fagan, Moultrie rbi singles;Schutte singled in 2 runs.  MSU added 2 runs in bases-loaded 4th on rbi by Padilla and Hopkins. Coyle capped the night with a 3-run Gator homer.  Florida is now 9-0.
 UCLA def San Diego State 1-0.  WP Jessica Hall 3H; LP Rebecca Arbino.  Bruins broke scoreless tie in top 5th.  Udin hbp; Duran in to run; with 2 out, Duran scored on illegal pitch. 
Bruins also defeated Santa Barbara 8-0 (6).  WP Ally Carda 2-hitter.  LP Shelby Wisdom.  Bruins, who had 10 hits, started with 2 runs, bottom1st; Schroeder singled, one out, Harrison doubled; 2 outs, Bates singled in both runs.  In 2nd, Schroeder singled, rbi; Fox doubled, rbi; Harrison doubled, rbi, all with 2 out.  UCLA reached run rule with 3 runs in the 6th.  Carda sac fly, rbi; Scroeder singled, rbi; Fox reached on an error; Harrison walked, bases full, Schroeder scored on LaRosa sac fly..
Georgia Tech lost to Auburn 12-5
California  def LSU 14-3 (see below)
Arizona State def Illinois State  14-3 (5).  WP Dallas Escobedo 4H,7K,2HR.  LP Jordan Birch.  Sun Devils scored, bottom 1st, on Lockwood’s 2-out homer.  ISU took 2-1 lead top 2nd; leading off, Kay homered; Canopy singled, Kopp walked; Bradley rbi single.  The lead evaporated in the bottom half as ASU scored 11 runs.  Johnson walked; Parlich reached on an error;  Freeman singled, rbi; one out, Zambano sac fly, rbi; Wigness rbi single; Boyd singled; Lockwood walked, loading the bases; Caporuscio singled, 2 rbi; Perez relieved Birch; Johnson singled, 2 rbi; Parlich walked; Freeman 2-run double; Steele sluged a 2-run homer.Kemp doubled in 2 runs bottom4th.  Escobedo struck out 3 batters in the 5th but also gave up a homer to Kellar.
Washington defUC Davis  11-3 (5).  WP Stanchek.  LP Jessica Thweatt.  Huskies scored 3, top 1st, including rbi single by Inglesby.  Pohlman scored top 2nd on Suguro triple.  Davis notched a run in bottom half; Harman walked, scored on error.  Huskies added 4 runs on 3 hits in 4th.  In the botom, Wagner doubled in 2 runs.  Huskies capped scoring with 3 runs in 5th.

No. 25 LSU Pounds Utah State, Falls to No. 3 California.  After falling 14-3 to No. 3 California, the No. 25 LSU softball team rolled to a 13-0 five-inning victory over Utah State Sunday on the final day of the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic at Stephanie Lynn Craig Park in Las Vegas.  The 13 runs for LSU (4-4) were the most runs scored by the Tigers since a 15-2 victory over Nicholls State on April 14, 2010, while the 12 hits were a season-high. Ashley Langoni went 2-for-3 and drove in three RBIs highlighted by a two-run home run. She also scored four runs to tie a program single-game record. The last LSU player to score four runs in a game was Simone Heyward versus Louisiana Tech on Feb. 11, 2011. Lauren Houston, Dylan Supak and Tammy Wray also picked up two RBIs apiece. For Supak, she turned in a 2-for-3 effort to claim her first career hits and RBIs.  Rachele Fico fired her second one-hitter of the season and improved to 3-1. She fanned six batters against zero walks. The Tigers raced out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning and made the most of four walks. Heyward and Houston drew free passes with the bases loaded to plate the runs. LSU filled the bases again during the second inning, and Wray delivered a two-out, two-run single to centerfield to double the Tiger advantage to 4-0.  The Tigers exploded for a season’s best seven runs in the third inning. LSU sent 12 batters to the plate. Allison Falcon along with Houston Langoni, Santos and Supak provided the RBIs. Supak’s two-run single down the left line capped the frame and vaulted the Tigers ahead by an 11-0 margin. Langoni put the finishing touches on the 13-0 triumph with a two-run long ball over the left centerfield fence during the fourth inning. She became the ninth player in program history to collect25 career home runs. 
Game 1 – No. 3 California 14, No. 25 LSU 3 (5 Innings).  Cal came out firing on all cylinders and crossed the plate six times in the first inning. Williams opened the scoring with a two-run double, Kostreba smacked a RBI single and Jolene Henderson capped the frame with a two-run homer to left centerfield.  Down 6-0 in the third inning, LSU mounted a rally ignited by a Simone Heyward leadoff walk. Her aggressive baserunning on an Ashley Applegate single through the left side gave the Tigers a pair of base runners in scoring position. Allison Falcon belted a RBI single to left field to plate Heyward and put the Tigers on the board. Three batters later, Ashleigh Kuhn lifted a sacrifice fly to straight-away centerfield to make it 6-2. With runners on the corners, Kailey McCasland laced a RBI single to left field to pull LSU back to 6-3. Tammy Wray drew a walk to load the bases and allow the Tigers to send the go-ahead run to the plate. On the first pitch, Morgan Russell grounded out to the pitcher to end the rally. California (8-0) responded with a two-out, two-run double from Breana Kostreba during the fourth inning to regain an 8-3 advantage.  In the fifth inning, the Golden Bears used a trio of home runs en route to six runs for the final margin of 14-3. Frani Echavarria connected for a two-run blast, Jace Williams cranked a three-run dinger and Kostreba added a solo shot. Williams and Kostreba combined to account for nine of Cal’s 13 RBIs.  Henderson earned her fifth win of the season for the Golden Bears, while LSU’s Brittany Mack dropped to 1-3 on the season. 

Other Games
Coastal Carolina 4, North Dakota State 2
 LSU 13, Utah State 0
Wisconsin 8, Drake 0
St Louis 4, Delaware 3
Providence 9, UIC 8
Ball State 4, Troy 2
East Tennesse State 10, Nicholls 5
Creighton 4, Northern Illinois 1
Georgia State 7, Eastern Illinois 0
Bucknell 7, James Madison 5
Illinois 1, Pittsburgh 0
Arkansas 5, Wisconsin 1
Tennessee Tech 9, Connecticut 7
Western Kentucky 6, UAB 0
Minnesota 12, Iowa State 0 (6)
Iowa 4, Central Michigan 2
Boise State 3, Notre Dame 1
McNeese State 2, Louisiana Monroe 0
Auburn 1, Virginia Tech 0. 
Angel Bunner no-hitter 7K.  Harrell allowed 4 H with 6K.  Tigers lone run in 4th; Guzman singled; moved on a wild pitch; to 3rd o a groundout, and scored on Eisterhold’s dying grounder to 3rd.
Boise State 3, Notre Dame 1.  Aubray Zell had no-hitter  into the 4th when Maldonado jacked a homer for the 1-4 Irish.
Indiana 8, Memphis 5
Ohio State 6, Idaho State 2
Texas Tech 2, DePaul 1
Texas Tech 11, Utah State 2

Oregon State 2, Central Florida 1
Coastal Carolina  4, North Dakota State 2
Mercer 13, Western Carolina 2
Florida State 3, Mercer 0
Jacksonville 7, South Carolina 6
South Carolina 15, Villanova 3 
Gamecock Evan Childs homered in both SC games.
LIU 7, Florida Atlantic 2
Mississippi State 3, Mississippi Valley State 2
Mississippi State 5, SIU Edwardsville 0
Nevada 7, Pacific 5
CS Fullerton 9, Santa Clara 1
Fresno State 8, CS Fullerton 0 (6).  No hitter for Mackenzie Oakes. 
Bulldogs supported Oakes with 10 hits, scoring 2 runs in 3rd, 4t 5th, and 6th.  Moore had a 2-run shot.Brazil also had 2 rbi.
Fresno State 8, Santa Clara 0.  Bulldogs had an impressive weekend, shutting out four opponents.






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