3-10-2011 March 10 2011 D1 Games


TOP 25 USA Softball Poll March 8 2011
1.  Florida

2.  Alabama

3.  Georgia def Penn State 8-0 (5)

4.  Arizona

5.  Michigan

6.  Washington

7.  Arizona State def Campbell 13-4 (5); def Florida Gulf Coast 11-1 (5)

8.  Tennessee

9.  Oklahoma

10.  UCLA

11.  California

12.  Stanford

13.  Texas def Houston 4-1

T14. Missouri

T14. Oregon

16.  Louisiana-Lafayette

17.  Hawaii

18.  Oklahoma State

19.  Texas Tech

20.  Nebraska

21.  LSU

22.  Baylor

23.  Kentucky

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

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