TOP 25 (ESPN USA Softball poll)
- Washington def Portland State, 5-0, def Seattle 5-1
- Arizona def St John’s 16-1, def Creighton 6-0
- Missouri vs San Diego State, Illinois/cancelled
- Georgia lost to Alabama 8-5; def Bama 3-0
- Michigan def Louisville 9-5, def Hofstra 4-3 (8)
- Alabama def Georgia 8-5, Game 2: Georgia wins 3-0
- Georgia Tech vs Mercer, loses to Fordham 2-1 (8)
- Oklahoma def Northern Iowa 4-1, def Utah 9-5
- Arizona State def BYU 11-6, def Nebraska 1-0
- Florida def Mississippi 12-2 (5); Game 2: lost to Ole Miss 6-4
- California def CS Fullerton 8-0 (5)
- LSU def South Carolina 5-0; Game 2: won 9-0
- Florida State lost to North Carolina 5-0; def North Carolina 2-1
- Ohio State
- North Carolina def Florida State 5-0; Game 2: lost to FSU 2-1
- Oklahoma State def Rutgers 8-3; def Prairie View A&M 10-0
- Louisville lost to Hofstra 2-1, lost to Michigan 9-5
- Texas A&M def North Dakota State 4-0, Utah State 8-0
- BYU lost to Pacific 4-2, lost to Arizona State 11-6
- Tennessee def Tennessee Tech 11-2 (5), def Campbell 9-0 (5)
- Illinois 5, Bradley 1
TOURNAMENTS AND CONFERENCE GAMES
SPY adapts the framework used by Ultimate College Scoreboard, adding data from Gametracker, UCS, NFCA, college web sites, and emails. Numerals in red are UCS independent rankings
UMBC Dawg Pound Classic–Baltimore, Md.
Cancelled Due to Rain
Bucknell vs Drexel 8:30 AM
Seton Hall vs Drexel 10:30 AM
Seton Hall vs UMBC 12:20 PM
Saint Francis vs Bucknell 2:15 PM
Saint Francis vs Morgan State 4:10 PM
Mason Cherry Blossom Classic–Fairfax, Va./cancelled-resume Sunday
Mount St. Mary’s vs Niagara 9:00 AM
Albany vs Mount St. Mary’s 11:30 AM
Niagara vs George Mason 2:00 PM
Albany vs Cornell 4:30 PM
Cornell vs George Mason 7:00 PM
Spartan Classic–Norfolk, Va./cancelled rain
St. Bonaventure vs Howard 9:00 AM
Norfolk State vs Howard 11:00 AM
St. Bonaventure vs Binghamton 1:00 PM
Norfolk State vs Binghamton 3:00 PM
Hampton Tournament–Hampton, Va.
Pace 9, Hampton 6
Coppin State vs Pace
Central Connecticut def Barton
Central Connecticut vs Arcadia
Brown vs Barton/cancelled
Coppin State 6, Arcadia 2
Brown 12, Hampton 2
Winthrop/adidas Invitational—Rock Hill, S.C.
Towson 9, Providence 5
Providence 5, Gardner-Webb 1
North Florida vs Delaware State 10:00 AM
Longwood vs UNC-Wilmington 12:00 PM
USC-Upstate 2, Hartford 0 Childers 2H, 16K
USC-Upstate 8, Winston-Salem State 0 (5)
Towson 9, Eastern Kentucky 2
North Carolina State 4, Delaware State 3 (8)
North Carolina State 5, North Carolina A&T 4
Winthrop vs North Florida 4:00
Winthrop vs UNC Wilmimgton
North Carolina AT&T vs Hartford
Eastern Kentucky 8, Winston-Salem State 0 Perry 2-hitter 10K
Longwood vs Gardner-Webb 6:00 PM
FAU Tournament–Boca Raton, Fla.
Western Kentucky 2, Iowa 1
Western Kentucky 2, Virginia Tech 0 (8)
Iowa 6, Virginia Tech 5
Syracuse 5, Charleston Southern 2
Syracuse 7 Jacks0nville 4
Florida Atlantic 8 Charleston Southern 0
Florida Atlantic vs Syracuse 8:00 PM
Golden Panther Invite–Miami, Fla.
Michigan State 6, George Washington 2
Michigan State 8 George Washington 0
Rebel Spring Games—Kissimmee, Fla.
Wagner vs South Dakota 9:00 AM
Sacred Heart 7, Columbia 0
Wisconsin-Green Bay vs La Salle 9:00 AM|
Butler vs South Dakota 11:00 AM
Florida A&M vs Columbia 11:00 AM|
Wisconsin-Green Bay vs Manhattan 11:00 AM
Marist vs Butler 1:00 PM
Colgate 5 Wagner 1
La Salle vs Sacred Heart 1:00 PM
Florida A&M vs Marist 3:00 PM
Colgate vs Manhattan 3:00 PM
USF Under Armour Showcase–Clearwater, Fla.
Cleveland State 8, Indiana 2
Middle Tennessee 6, Boston College 4
Boston vs Jacksonville State 10:30 AM|
Maine vs Fairfield 10:30 AM
Fairfield 4, Toledo 3
New Mexico State 7, Florida Gulf Coast 5 (8)
Radford 5, Middle Tennesse State 2
Toledo 6, Kennesaw State 2
Boston 4, Temple 1 Cassidy Hardy 3-hitter, 11K
Central Michigan vs Pittsburgh 10:30 AM
Cleveland State 8, Indiana 2
James Madison 3, Long Island 2
Jacksonville State 6, Indiana 3
New Mexico State 5, Long Island 4
Drake 4, Boston College 0
Radford vs Temple 12:30 PM
Penn State vs Middle Tennessee 12:30 PM
Jacksonville State vs Saint Joseph’s 12:30 PM
Pittsburgh vs Boston College 12:30 PM
Boston vs Cleveland State 1:30 PM
New Mexico State vs James Madison 1:30 PM
Ball State vs Maine 1:30 PM
Southern Illinois vs Toledo 3:00 PM
Drake vs Kennesaw State 3:00 PM
Florida Gulf Coast vs Central Michigan 3:00 PM
Boston College vs Quinnipiac 4:00 PM
South Florida vs Fairfield 4:00 PM
Ball State vs Temple 4:00 PM
Southern Illinois vs Penn State 5:00 PM
Kennesaw State vs Stony Brook 5:00 PM
Florida Gulf Coast vs Long Island 5:00 PM
Drake vs Quinnipiac 6:00 PM
South Florida vs New Mexico State 6:00 PM
Stony Brook vs Toledo 7:00 PM
Stetson Classic–DeLand, Fla.
Bethune-Coolman 2, Yale 1
Connecticut 6, Bethune-Cookman 5
Stetson vs Yale 4:00 PM
Connecticut vs Stetson 6:30 PM
Second Tennessee Tournament–Knoxville, Tenn.
Liberty 4, Tennessee Tech 1
#20 Tennessee 11, Tennessee Tech 2 (5)
WP Cat Hosfield. 1-hitter. LP Holly Thomas
Christian opened game with single, scored on Schmidt single. Vols took lead in bottom on Huff 2-run double. Vols pulled away with 7-run 2nd, including Spigner 2-run single; Webb rbi double; Kajitani 2-run single. UT aded 2 in 3rd. Tech final run in 5th: Schmidt solo.
Campbell vs Liberty 3:00 PM
#20 Tennessee 9 Campbell 0 (5)
WP Cat Hosfield 2-hitter. LP Brittany Arn.
Spigner singled in 2 bottom 1st. After a run in 3rd, Grieve jacked a 3-run shot in the 4th. Vols reached run rule on Gibson’s 3-run HR in 5th.
SpringHill Suites Buckhead Classic–Atlanta, Ga.
Georgia State 3, Mercer 2
Fordham 5, Georgia State 1
#5 Georgia Tech vs Mercer 2:00 PM
Fordham 2, #5 Georgia Tech 1 (8)
WP Jen Mineau 2-hitter 13K. LP Hope Rush
Mineau struck out 3 of 4 in the 1st. In the bottom, Bright singled, advanced on an error, scored on Fisher single. Tech tied on Yee’s leadoff homer in the 4th. Tech stranded 2 in 6th. Top 8th: Mineau struck out 3, after walking two to load the bases (K-BB-K-BB-K). With LaBovick on 2nd (ITB), Fisher hit a walkoff single.
Mercer vs Mississippi Valley State 7:00 PM
Louisville Invitational—Louisville, Ky.
Hofstra 2, Louisville 1
#6 Michigan 9, #26 Louisville 5
WP Jordan Taylor 11K. LP Kristen Wadwell
#6 Michigan 4, #24 Hofstra 3 (8)
WP Nikki Nemitz. SV Jordan Taylor. LP Erin Wade
Close call for Wolverines. Hofstra had two on/two out, bottom 7th.Top 8th, Evans (ITB) and Viefhaus (walk) scored unearned runs on error at short on St Clair grounder. Hofstra pinch runner Thom went to 3rd on a wild pitch, scored on Valentino’s single. Taylor relieved, struck out two, left tying run on 2nd.
Murray State Tournament—Murray, Ky/rained out.
Belmont vs Murray State 12:00 PM
Murray State vs Alcorn State 2:30 PM
Belmont vs Alcorn State 3:30 PM
Missouri Tournament–Columbia, Mo.
#17 Illinois 5, Bradley 1
WP Pepper Gay. LP Katie Dennis
remainder of program rained out
#3 Missouri vs San Diego State 12:00 PM
#3 Missouri vs #17 Illinois 2:00 PM
Bradley vs New Mexico 4:00 PM
Illinois State vs San Diego State 6:00 PM
Illinois State vs New Mexico 8:00 PM
Arkansas Invitational–Fayetteville, Ark.
So. Illinois-Edwardsville 7, Louisiana Tech 5
Southeast Missouri 7, So. Illinois-Edwardsville 6
Arkansas vs Louisiana Tech 4:00 PM
Arkansas vs Southeast Missouri 6:30 PM
Mizuno Classic–Stillwater, Okla.
Wisconsin 13, Prairie View A&M 1 (5)
#19 Oklahoma State 8, Rutgers 3
WP Anna Whiddon. LP Nicole Lindley
Wisconsin vs Rutgers
Oklahoma State 10, Prairie View A&M 0
Oklahoma Spring Festival–Norman, Okla.
Northern Iowa 5, Utah 3
#10 Oklahoma 4, Northern Iowa 1
WP Keilani Ricketts 13K
Sooners took 3-0 lead in 1st: Nid leadoff HR; Shults 2-run double; Shults rbi single in 4th. Alison Galvin HR in 5th put NIU on board.
#10 Oklahoma 9, Utah 5
WP Michelle Gascoigne. SV Keilani Ricketts. LP Brittany Parker
Foster doubled, scored for a 1-0 Utah lead. OU tied bottom 2nd; Norris rbi single. Utes back on top in 3rd, Olson scored on Jensen single. Sooners racked 5 in 5th; Flores, Shults walked; Vandever rbi double; Norris drew rbi walk; Dobbs cleared bases with 3-run double. Utah came back with 3 top 6th, and Sooners responded with 3 in bottom.
Kansas Invitational–Lawrence, Kan.
Valparaiso 4, Missouri State 3
Valaparaiso 6, Kansas 5
Kansas vs Missouri State/cancelled
Aggie Invitational–College Station, Texas
Wright State 2, Utah State 0
North Dakota State 7, Wright State 3
#23 Texas A&M 4, North Dakota State 0
WP Rebecca Arbino 4-hitter. LP Whitney Johnson
#23 Texas A&M 8, Utah State 0 12 scoreles innings for Aggie pitchers
Texas Tech Tournament–Lubbock, Texas
Jackson State 7, North Carolina Central 0
#32 Texas Tech 14, North Carolina Central 0
#32 Texas Tech 8, Jackson State 0
Wildcat Invitational–Tucson, Ariz.
Northern Colorado 9, Minnesota 1
Illinois-Chicago 3, Northern Colorado 0
St John’s 6, Minnesota 5 (8)
#2 Arizona 16, St. John’s 1
WP Sarah Akamine. LP Jordan Tingley.
Lastrapes, DelPonte and Arriola went yard. DelPonte 4 rbi, Lastrapes 3 rbi.
#2 Arizona 6, Creighton 0
WP Kenzi Fowler 1-hitter 17K. LP Tara Oltman
Fowler struck out the side in the 3rd, 5th and 7th, yielding a single to Ruf in the 3rd. Lastrapes 3 rbi, Chambers 1 rbi.
Creighton vs Illinois-Chicago 7:00 PM
Diamond Devil Invitational–Tempe, Ariz.
Pacific 4, #22 BYU 2
Nebraska 11, Pacific 2
Nebraska 5, Ohio 1
#9 Arizona State 11, BYU 6
WP Megan Elliott. SV Hillary Bach. LP Hannah Howell
Down 1-0 after Delahoussaye’s HR bottom 1st, Sun Devils took lead with 4 runs top 2nd on Carlson’s grand slam (second in two days). BYU tied in the bottom, on 3 hits. ASU went up 7-4 in 3rd; consecutive rbi doubles by Castillo and Donnenwirth and Parlich sac fly. BYU narrowed to 7-6 in 5th on rbi by Quicho and Ramirez; Bach relieved Elliott. Sun Devils scored four in 6th on one hit.
#9 Arizona State 1, Nebraska 0
WP Hillary Bach. LP Robin Mackin
Mackin held the Sun Devils to 3 hits, but in the 5th, Parlich singled and scored on Carlson’s two-out double. NU had 7 hits.
South Bay Super Series—San Jose, Calif.
Princeton vs Santa Clara 9:00 AM
Princeton vs Santa Clara 11:00 AM
San Jose State vs Saint Mary’s 1:00 PM
Saint Mary’s vs San Jose State 3:00 PM
Bayer CropScience Classic–Fresno, Calif.
Colorado State 4, East Tennessee State 3
Mississippi State 7, Georgetown 6
Mississippi State 9, East Tennessee State 0
#34 Fresno State 10, CS Northridge 1
#34 Fresno State 3, Georgetown 0
California Tournament–Berkeley, Calif.
CS Fullerton 2, East Carolina 0. Paisley 1-hitter, 12K
East Carolina vs UC Davis 12:30 PM
#12 California 8, CS Fullerton 0 (5)
Cal Poly Tournament–San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Cal Poly 3, Sacramento State 0
Iowa State 6, Cal Poly 2
Iowa State vs Sacramento State 5:00 PM
Amy S. Harrison Classic–Riverside, Calif.
Idaho State 9, Harvard 4
Northern Illinois 1, Idaho State 0
Harvard vs Northern Illinois 2:00 PM
Long Beach State Tournament–Long Beach, Calif.
Purdue 6, San Diego 5
Purdue 9, Buffalo 2
UNLV 4, San Diego 3
#33 Notre Dame 3, UNLV 0
#33 Notre Dame 4, UNLV 1 Valdivia 3-hitter 10K
Long Beach State vs Buffalo 8:00 PM
Husky Classic–Seattle, Wash.
Portland State 6, Miami 3
Miami 2, Seattle 0
#1 Washington 5, Portland State 0
WP Danielle Lawrie 2-hitter, 13K. LP Tori Rogers
Huskies broke scoreless tie with 3-run 3rd; Lawrie rbi, Wright 2-run HR. Huskies added 2 in 5th.
#1 Washington 5, Seattle 1
WP Baily Harris. LP Kelsey Reynolds
Trailing 1-0 after Amador’s rbi double in 1st, Huskies scored 3 in 3rd. Stenson rbi single, Salling 2-run triple. Salling and Williams drove in final two runs in 5th. Huskies are now 21-1.
Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament–Honolulu, Hawai’i
Troy 10, Loyola Marymount 2 (6). Williams 13K
DePaul vs Hawaii 2:00 PM
Seed 2 vs Seed 3 4:00 PM
Seed 1 vs Seed 4 6:00 PM
Virginia vs Maryland /rained out; DH Sunday
#18 North Carolina 5, #15 Florida State 0 (8)
WP Danielle Spaulding 5H,9K. LP Sarah Hamilton. Tar Heels scored 5 runs in top 8th; McKinney 2-run HR; Spaulding 2-run single; Roberts rbi single
#15 Florida State 2, #18 North Carolina 1
WP Terese Gober. LP Amber Johnson. Seminoles scored two runs bottom 7th.
Memphis 1, Central Florida 0.
UCF 2, Memphis 1
Tulsa 5, UAB 4
UAB 4, Tulsa 3
Houston 4, Southern Mississippi 3 (8)
Houston 10, Southern Mississippi 5
UTEP 2, Marshall 1
Marshall vs UTEP 5:00 PM El Paso, Texas
#16 LSU 5, South Carolina 0
WP Cody Trahan. LP Kelsey Goodwin. Young 3-run homer top 5th.
#16 LSU 9, South Carolina 0
WP Brittany Mack. Kirsten Shortridge, Rachel Mitchell 3-rbi each.
Florida 12, Mississippi 2 (5)
WP Stephanie Brombacher. LP Becky Nye.
Trailing 2-0, bottom 1st, the Gators racked four, Moultrie rbi double, Schutte rbi single, DeFelice 2-run HR. Four more were posted in the 3rd, two on Walaker’s triple. The final four were scored in the 4th: Bases loaded, Bruder rbi single; DeFelice rbi single; Walker 2-run double.
Mississippi 6, #8 Florida 4
WP Brittany Barnhill. LP Stephanie Brombacher. Ole Miss had 13 hits, Florida 10.
Ensley Gammel started for the Gators, givingup 2 runs, a bases-loaded walk in top 3rd, another run top 5th. Florida took the lead in the bottom with 3 runs; a 2-run HR by Enea, an rbi double by DeFelic. Ole Miss tied top 7th, on Barnhill’s lead off homer; Brombacher struck out the side. An rbi single and rbi double by Barnhill top 8th generated 3 runs. Florida rallied Enea singled and scored on a sac fly with two out.
#11 Alabama 8, #4 Georgia 5
WP Lauren Sewell. SV Kelsie Dunne. LP Katie Murphy
The top contenders for the SEC crown banged out 7 hits each. Tailing 1-0 bottom 1st, Georgia vaulted into the lead on Hesson’s 3-run HR, and padded the lead with Schlopy’s solo in the 2nd. Bama tied with 3 in he 3rd. The Tide went up one with Gibson’s leadoff HR in the 4th, only to see the game tied again on Wiggins’ rbi. Bama took charge on Larsen’s 3-run shot in the 6th.
#4 Georgia 3, #11 Alabama 0
WP Erin Arevalo 1-hitter. LP Kelsi Dunne
Auburn 3, #27 Kentucky 2
Georgia Southern 4, UNC Greensboro 1 (8)
UNC Greensboro 3, Georgia Southern 2
Elon 13, Western Carolina 1 (6)
Elon 15, Western Carolina 0 (5)
Chattanooga 7, Furman 5
Chattanooga 9, Furman 1
Appalachian State 5, Samford 2
Appalachian State vs Samford 3:00 PM Birmingham, Ala.
McNeese State 3, Texas State 1
Texas State 5, McNeese State 1
Northwestern State 0, Stephen F. Austin 4
Northwestern State 0, Stephen F. Austin 2
Texas-San Antonio 1, Sam Houston State 2
Texas-San Antonio 4, Sam Houston State 5
Nicholls State 0, Texas A&M-CC 3
Nicholls State 3, Texas A&M-CC 6
Central Arkansas 4, Texas-Arlington 7
Central Arkansas 3, Texas-Arlington 9
Western Illinois vs IUPUI 12:00 PM Indianapolis, Ind./rained out/play Monday
IPFW 14, UMKC 1 (5)
Centenary 5, Oakland 4
South Dakota State 8, Southern Utah 3
North Texas 7, Louisiana-Monroe 6
Louisiana-Monroe 8, North Texas 0 (6)
Morehead State vs Ohio 2:00 PM Athens, Ohio/rained out
Morehead State vs Ohio 4:00 PM Athens, Ohio
College of Idaho vs Utah Valley 12:00 PM Orem, Utah/rained out
College of Idaho vs Utah Valley 2:00 PM Orem, Utah
Nevada 8, Weber State 0 (5)
Nevada 12, Weber State (5)
Southeastern Louisiana 1, South Alabama 5
CS Bakersfield 4, UC Santa Barbara 3
CS Bakersfield 5, UC Santa Barbara 0
Oregon State 11, North Dakota 3