D1 COLLEGE MARCH 10 2011
TOP 25 USA Softball Poll March 8 2011
3. Georgia def Penn State 8-0 (5)
7. Arizona State def Campbell 13-4 (5); def Florida Gulf Coast 11-1 (5)
13. Texas def Houston 4-1
18. Oklahoma State
19. Texas Tech
24. Texas A&M
25. Houston vs Texas
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Georgia 8, Penn State 0 (5). Bulldogs maximized their 5 hits, while limiting the Lady Lions to 2. Bottom 1st, Schlopy walked and stole 2nd (a familiar script for this speedster); Wiggins singled, stole 2nd; Schlopy scored on wild pitch; Goler walked, stole 3nd; Wigggins scored Hesson sac fly. 2-0. Akamine got one of 2 hits in top 2nd, but was stranded. Bottom 2nd: Echols singled, trout reached on fielding error; runners advanced on Pauly sac bunt; Schlopy tripled in 2 runs; Schlopy scored on Wiggins sac fly. 5-0. Rossi opened Penn State 3rd with a single, their other hit. Bulldogs reached run-rule margin with 3 runs, bottom 4th. Pauly doubled, Schlopy walked on 4 pitches, Wiggins homered. Dawgs left bases loaded.
Arizona State 13, Campbell 4 (5). Sun Devils took the mystery out of this game, bottom 1st, with 3 runs. Boyd, another dangerous leadoff hitter, doubled, advanced on a passed ball and scored on Rogers single. Parlich singled, runners advanced on passed ball; Donnenwirth rbi single; Lockwood rbi fielder’s choice. Camels took one back on NcGee’s two out solo in 2nd. ASU put 5 scores up in 3rd; with 2 out, Boyd jacked a 3-run homer. Lockwood had a 2-run single. Five more Sun Devils scored bottom 4th. after Stephan jacked a 2-run homer of Bach, 8-3. In bottom Boyd rbi on error at short; ASU loaded bases, lost Haro at home, but Donnenwirth walked, rbi, and 2 runs scored on wild pitch. Lockwood singled in 2 rbi. Elks walked top 5th, scored for Camels on groundout.
Louisville 12, Morehead State 1 (5). The Cardinals gave ample support to Connell’s 3-hitter. Bemis and Ruckenbrod had 4 rbi’s each. Esteban scored on Ruckenbrod single in 1st. Morehead State left bases loaded top 2nd. In bottom, Esteban and Bemis had rbi doubles; Reuckenbroad slammed a 3-run homer. State eked out a run top 3rd; Louisville answered with 3 more. After McMurray relieved Imperial to pitch the 3rd, , Bemis hit a 2-out, 2-run triple; Wolny singled, rbi. Collins relieved Connel to pitch the 4th and struck out the side. Louisville loaded the bases; Roesel fielder’s choice rbi; Keller walked, rbi; and Bemis closed out the scoring with a fielder’s choice rbi.
Texas 4, Houston 1. Houston scored, top 1st, when Anderson led off the game with a solo homer. The Longhorns were held in check until bottom 4th. Hoagland opened with a double, scored on a throwing error. Schmidt drove in 2 runs with a double to right center; Hooks, whom had walked, advanced on the double, scored the final run on a fielding error on Feight’s bunt.
Arizona State 11, Florida Gulf Coast 1. FGCU threatened the Sun Devils potential run-rule margin, by loading bases top 5th, off Escobedo, pitching in relief, with 2 out. Garabedian worked the count to 3-2 before striking out, Escobedo’s third K of the inning. Sun Devils scored 4 in the 1st, three on a bases-loaded double by Donnenwirth, who then scored on Lockwood’s sac fly. Popescue struck out 3 of 4 in the 2nd. ASU unloaded 7 runs in the bottom half. Boyd slugged a 2-run homer; with 2 out, Castillo and Johnson rbi singles; Spiel singled, 2 rbi. Platt homered for the FGCU score, top 3rd.
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Rebel Spring Games–Kissimmee, Fla.//rained out
Indiana State vs Wagner 9:00 AM
Indiana State vs Penn 11:00 AM
Wagner vs Penn 1:00 PM
Loyola vs Florida A&M 1:00 PM
Detroit vs Holy Cross 1:00 PM
Lehigh vs Yale 3:00 PM
Florida A&M vs South Dakota 3:00 PM
Bryant vs Holy Cross 3:00 PM
Detroit vs Yale 5:00 PM
Lehigh vs South Dakota 5:00 PM
Loyola vs Bryant 5:00 PM
Diamond Devil Invitational–Tempe, Ariz.
Weber State 7, Campbell 2
Florida Gulf Coast 8, Creighton 2
Arizona State 13, Campbell 4 (5)
WP Hillary Bach. LP Lauren Stephan
Arizona State 11, Florida Gulf Coast 1 (5)
WP Mackenzie Popescue. LP Kelci Breaux
Bayer CropScience Classic–Fresno, Calif.
Troy vs Idaho State 4:30 PM
Fresno State vs Idaho State 7:00 PM
Memphis vs North Carolina State 12:00 PM Raleigh, N.C.//rained out
Youngstown State swept South Carolina State 9-0 (6), 5-4
Western Kentucky vs Tennessee Tech 12:00 PM Cookeville, Tenn.//rained out
North Carolina Central vs Barton College//DH rained out
Mount St. Mary’s 4, Georgia Southern 2
Georgia Southern 10, Mount St. Mary’s 1
Houston Baptist swept Prairie View A&M 5-0, 7-0
Delaware State vs Jacksonville 4:00 PM Jacksonville, Fla.
Delaware State vs Jacksonville 6:00 PM Jacksonville, Fla.
Mercer swept Samford 9-0 (5), 8-6
Austin Peay vs Lipscomb//DH rained out
East Carolina 2, Maine 0
Jacksonville State 5, Kennesaw State 4
South Alabama 1, Jackson State 0
Jackson State vs South Alabama 6:00 PM Mobile, Ala.
Miami vs South Dakota State//rained out
Texas 4, Houston 1
WP Blaire Luna 3H, 10K. LP Amanda Crabtree 3H, 7K
Louisville 12, Morehead State 1 (5)
Caralisa Connell 3H. LP A. Imperial
Georgia 8, Penn State 0 (5)
WP Sarah McCloud 2-hitter. LP Jackie Hill