2-22-2013 Friday Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic


ESPN USA Softball Poll Week 2

  1.  Oklahoma
  2. Alabama
  3. Arizona State
  4. Tennessee
  5. Florida
  6. Texas
  7. Missouri
  8. California
  9. Texas A&M
  10. LSU
  11. Oregon
  12. Louisiana-Lafayette
  13. UCLA
  14. South Florida
  15. Michigan
  16. Georgia
  17. Stanford
  18. Louisville
  19. Arizona
  20. Kentucky
  21. Hawaii
  22. Washington
  23. Florida State
  24. Tulsa
  25. Baylor


Six teams ranked in the ESPN USA Softball poll were defeated Friday.  Fourth ranked Tennessee lost twice; 5th ranked Florida lost to 6th ranked Missouri, and 16th ranked Georgia fell twice.  Florida State (#23) lost to #22 Washington, and 19th ranked Arizona also lost.  Top ranked Oklahoma survived two close encounters. Last game of the night, #17 Stanford was upset by Oklahoma State.

Florida 5, Syracuse 1
WP Bache.  LP Kuwik.  Gators scored one in 1st aided by an error, the added 2 in 4thon Stewart’s triple.  Two walks led to two runs in 5th.  Syracuse scored on a sac fly in the 7th.

Florida State 15, LIU 1 (5)
WP Perry. 2H, 8K.  LP Vondrak.  Seminoles scored 7 in 3rd, 1 in 4th, 7 more in 5th. bFourteen hits included 5 rbi by Hensley on 3 hits inc homer, Senas 3 rbi inc homer.

Cal Poly 1, Georgia 0
WP Wurst.  LP Glasco.  In 5th, Cal Poly loaded bases on single, walk, single; with 2 out, Gerhart drew the rbi walk.

Northwestern 3, Georgia Tech 2
WP Lamberth.  LP Rush.  All runs scored in 7th.  Top: Rudnik and Rush had rbi’s.  Bottom: Scharkey knocked in a run, Bast drove in the tying and winning runs.

Northwestern 3, Georgia Tech 2
WP Lamberth.  LP Rush.  All runs scored in 7th.  Top: Rudnik and Rush had rbi’s.  Bottom: Scharkey knocked in a run, Bast drove in the tying and winning runs.

Missouri 4, Florida 3 (12)
WP Thomas  LP Rogers.  Both teams scored single runs in the 11th.  In the 12th, bases loaded, 2 out, Hudson drove in the winning run for #7 to defeat #5.  Moore had a solo HR for the Tigers; Hudson drove in 2 runs; Crane one run.  Gator rbi’s included Gammel with 2.

Oregon State (6) Nevada 5 (11)
WP Demore.  LP Jones.  The Beavers scored 3 runs bottom 4th; Nevada scored 4 in top 4th for a lead, until OSU tied with a run bottom 6th.  The teams traded runs in the 8th.  Oregon State scored the winner  with two out, bottom 11th.  Jones and Butera homered for Nevada; Cavestany was 2-3 with 2rbiand HR.Kutz had 3 rbi for OSU.

Utah 7, Colorado State 3
WP Amu.  LP McCarthy.  Leading 3-2 after 6, Utes scored 4 runs in 7th.For Utah, Hoopiaaina had 2 rbi; Dickman 2, Mendenhall 1 (solo), Pacheco 1, Ramirez 1.  Wikre had a solo shot; Rodriguez had 2 rbi.

Northwestern 3, Tennessee 2
“WP Letourneau.  LP Tarango.Wildcats broke 2-2 tie with run bottom 6th.  Letourneau held the #4 Vols to 4 hits.  Edwards led the victory drive in the 6th with a double.  DiPrima singled, and runners moved on an error.  Blast drove in the first NU runs with a 2-run homer.  Gibson homered for Tennessee.

Washington 2, Florida State 0
WP Walker.  LP Waldrop.  The Huskies scored both runs bottom 2nd; Fagaly and Souza scoring.

Stanford 6, Georgia 0
WP Stevens.  LP Montemayor,  Stevens limited  the #16 Bulldogs to 4 hits in sending them down to their second defeat of the day.  The #17 Cardinal scored a single run in the 2nd, then 5 runs in the 5th.  Hassman hit a 3-run HR for Stanford; Winter also had an rbi.


Oklahoma 5, UCSB  2
WP Gasoigne.  LP Wisdom.  Keilani Ricketts relieved for 2+ innings after Gascoigne, who had 11 Ks to that point, had loaded the bases.  Chamberlain led off the game with her 37th career homer.  Williams was 3-3 with 2 rbi. Martinez and Turang also had rbi’s.  Wisdom drove in both UCSB runs.


LSU 7, Ohio State 0 (Fico no-hitter)
WP Rachele Fico no-hitter.  LP O’Reilly.  Fico walked two and hit one batter, three short of a perfect game.  LSU took charge witha 4-run 2nd.  In the game, Kloss had a solo HR; Bell had 2 rbi on 2 hits; Simmons and Andrews had rbi.

WP Howell.  LP DePippo.  UNLV scored three runs off Almond.  UNLV held a 3-1 lead thru four innings but BYU tallied 3 top 6th and a final run in the 7th.  Bravo, Shamo-Hudson and Arnold had rbi hits for BYUAleman, Harrison and Monreal drove in the UNLV runs.


UCL A 2,Tennessee 0
WP Carda. 2H,6K. LP Ellen Renfroe.  Stung earlier by Northwestern, the #4 Vols never got their offense untracked, racking just two hits off Carda.  One  would-be homer was snagged at the center field fence by Bennett.  UCLA scored both runs bottom 1st; Goulder walked and was doubled in by LaRosa, who then scored on an error.  As might be expected in a very close game, tensions ran high, and UT co-head coach Ralph Weekly was ejected. Rookie Paige MDuffie pitched the last 2 innings for the Bruins and gave up no hits.  Today was Olympian assistant coach Lisa Hernandez’ birthday.  Happy!



Washington 15,  Illinois 0 (5)
WP Inglesby.  LP Gay.  The Huskies put this game away with 9 runs bottom 1st.  They added 3 in the 3rd, 3 in the 4th.  Lahners had 5 rbi, including a homer; Inglesby had 4 rbi on 2 hits; Wright had 2 rbi; Hayward, Braun, Souza, and Jones one each.

Oklahoma 2, Nebraska 0
WP Ricketts  LP Edwards.  Unranked Nebraska’s Edwards held the vaunted Sooner machine hitless until the top 7th.  OU had loaded the bases without a hit in the 5th but, on a 3-2 count, Pendley looked at a third strike.  Meanwhile, Ricketts had limited Nebraska t 3 hits, surviving the Huskers biggest threat with a double play.  Top 7th, Turang broke up the no-hit bid with a single.  Chamberlain and Casey walked, loading the bases.  Shults slashed a double past first base, driving in two runs.  Ricketts hit a fielder’s choice, putting Casey out.  Pendley hit into a 1-2-5-2-4 double play.  Nowit was up to Ricketts to preserve the Sooners unbeaten streak, and she set the Huskers down in order.

WP Czechner, 4H, 8K.  LP Foti.  The Tigers had a 2-1 lead, going into the 6th, when LSU scored 4 runs.  Blades had 2 rbi on 3 for 4 hitting; Alcaraz had 2 rbi on 3 for 3 hitting; Falcon also had an rbi.

Cal 8, Georgia Tech 0 (6)
WP Jolene Henderson one-hitter.  LP Clifton.  Henderson faced the minimum 18 batters.Jones drove in 3 runs; Kostreba, Ziegenhirt, Danielle and Jolene Henderson 1 rbi each; Wallace one rbi.

Arizona 0, Ohio State 6
WP DiDomenico  LP Pinon.  The unranked Buckeyes scored twice top 1st, added a run in the 4th, and 3 in the 5th.  Watkins hit a solo for OSU.  Pranti drove in 2 runs; Coletta and Pickett one each.

Oregon State 5, Illinois 1
Unranked Beavers 10th consecutive win.

Oregon 13,  Virginia 0 (5)

SDSU 3, Syracuse 0

Nebraska 8,  Maryland 1

Arizona 5, Loyola Marymount 0

Oklahoma State 4, Stanford 1




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