3-12-2013 Tuesday March 12 D1 Softball

D1 Softball March 12, 2013

 

WEEK 5 NATIONAL Rankings
ESPN USA Softball Poll March 12 2013

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

TOP 25 GAMES
#7 Tennessee def Winthrop 8-0 (5)
WP Ivy Renfroe 3H.  LP Sutton Watson.. The newly-named National Player of the Week had this game under control  early.  The Vols tagged 3 runs bottom 1st, two on Gibson’s homer, the third on Shipman’s followup homer.  Shipman put two more on the board in the 2md with her second homer.  Shipman also doubled in 2 runs in the Vols 3-run 4th.
#11 Louisville def Western Kentucky 7-2
WP Caralisa Connel 3H.  LP Emily Rousseau.  Cardinals scored two in 1st; Keller led off with a homer; Kiyohara an rbi single.  The lead doubled in the 3rd on rbi by Kiyohara (double) and Esteban.  Keller and Trimble hit consecutive triples for a run in the 4th.  Ruckenbrod’s 2-run homer in the 6th closed the scoring.
#12 UCLA def North Dakota State  7-1
WP Ally Carda 4H,7K.    LP Whitney Johnson.  Carda drove in a run bottom 1st; after North Dakota left bases loaded, Bennett singled in a second run.  A force at bat as well in the circle, Carda homered with 2 out in the 3rd.  North Dakota stranded 2 more in the 5th; the Bruins racked 4.  Sfter LaRosa drove in a run in the bottom, Carda jacked a 3-run homer, 5 of the 7 Bruin runs.  Jessica Hall pitched the last 2 innings for UCLA.
#17 Kentucky def #24 North Carolina 18-0
WP Katie Henderson.  LP Lori Spingola.  Seldom is there such a margin in a Top 25 game, but it was all downhill for the Wildcats who chased Tar Heel ace Spingola in the 2nd. Stokes jacked a grand slam off reliever Bone.   Joiner had 2 homers, 6 rbi.  Sageman and Carroll had 2 rbi each.  Spingola was charged with 7 runs, Buchholz 4, Orr 3.
#23 Hawaii vs East Carolina

 

 

OTHER GAMES
Boston vs Chattanooga
Boston vs Fordham
Maine vs Quinnipiac
Maine vs South Florida
Butler vs North Dakota
Maryland 14, Hampton 6/DH
Florida State vs FIU 11-2/DH 7-4
Syracuse vs East Carolina
Southern Utah vs Fairfield
Northern Kentucky vs USC Upstate DH
North Dakota vs Utah Valley
 Sam Houston State 5, Purdue 2/3-2
Nebraska vs Nebraska-Omaha
Northern Illinois vs CS Northridge DH
Memphis 5,Missouri State 3/ DH Missouri State 16-5
Youngstown State vs Creighton
Youngstown State vs Utah Valley
Seattle vs Yale DH
Bryant vs Fairfield
Iona lost to San Diego 10-4
Iona vs San Diego State
St Peter’s vs Robert Morris
St Peter’s vs Eastern Illinois
Alabama A&M vs Savannah State DH
Loyola Marymount vs Bethune Cookman 7-1/ 5-4 DH
Tennessee Tech vs Florida A&M
Missouri State vs Memphis DH
Creighton vs FDU
FDU vs Eastern Illinois
Robert Morris vs Lehigh
Western Illinois vs Morehead State DH
Auburn vs Tennessee State
Ole Miss vs Belmont
Mississippi State vs Jacksonville State
Lamar vs Bucknell DH
Colgate vs Florida Atlantic DH
Florida Atlantic 5, Colgate 2/DH 4-2
Arkansas vs SF Austin
Samford vs Alabama State

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