MARCH 13 2011 D1 COLLEGE
Note: Spy has completely updated Saturday’s report, including Nebraska’s dramatic win over Florida
TOP 25 USA Softball Poll March 8 2011
1. Florida def South Florida 10-2
2. Alabama def Florida State 9-2
3. Georgia def LSU 12-0 (5)
4. Arizona upset by Baylor 3-2
5. Michigan upset by Western Kentucky 3-2; def Louisville 2-0
6. Washington vs Portland State//cancelled
7. Arizona State
8. Tennessee upset by Kentucky 5-4 (10)
9. Oklahoma def Missouri State 1-0; amd 9-1 (6)
10. UCLA def Saint Mary’s 12-1 (5)
11. California def Drake 3-0; def Fresno State 6-2
T14. Missouri def Illinois State 10-0 (5); def Illinois 8-0 (6)
16. Louisiana-Lafayette lost to North Texas 8-5
17. Hawaii def South Dakota State 3-1′ vs Miami
18. Oklahoma State lost to Minnesota 1-0
19. Texas Tech def Alcorn State 18-0 (5); def Evansville 8-0
20. Nebraska def Central Connecticut 8-3
21. LSU lost to Georgia 12-0
22. Baylor upset Arizona 3-2
23. Kentucky def Tennessee 5-4
24. Texas A&M def Louisiana Tech 11-0
25. Houston lost to 2-1 (8) UAB
By Spy from Gametracker, college web sites, UCS, NFCA
Kentucky 3, Tennessee 2 (10). The Vols charged out pf the gate, scoring 2 runs top 1st on Dotson’s single, who scored on Gibson’s single. Ellen Renfroe kept UK off the boards until bottom 6th; when Jplly led off with a home run. Yocke singled, Dill reached on a fielder’s choice. but Ivey Renfroe relieved and stopped the rally. The Vols widened the margin in the 7th, on Grieve’s 2-out homer. Kentucky tied in the bottom on Yocke’s 3 run, 2-out homer, an out after Carroll had been nailed at the plate. The Vols had a chance in the 10th; Chavanne singled; with two out, Shipman walked, but Burchell fouled out. Kentucky 10th: Riley singled with one out; DeMartine singled; Jolly struck out; Yocke was given a pass, loading the bases; Dill singled, rbi. Tennessee drops to 204, 1-2, while Kentucky improves to 16-4, 2-1.
Oklahoma 1, Missouri State 0. Game had 49 batters, 21 struck out. Rose yielded ust 3 hits, but one was a home run by Shults. Missouri State had stranded 3 runners through 6 innings, but loaded the bases in the 7th on singles by Duckworth, Krehans, and Replogle, no outs. Responding to the challenge, Ricketts struck out the next three batters. Oklahoma now 21-5.
Western Kentucky 3, Michigan 2. Taylor gave up just 4 hits, striking out 12, but WKU would not be denied the upset of undefeated Michigan. After UM left 2 on top 3rd, WKU, which lost 7-1 to Michigan on Saturday, loaded the bases. Garcia drew an rbi walk; Smith a sac fly. Bottom 6, after Michigan stranded 2 more, WKU scored what proved to be the clincher, with 2 out, Williams was hbp, and scored on Walden’s double down the right field line. Wolverines rallied with 2 out in the 7th; Chidester walked; Lane homered, but Blanchard grounded out.
Baylor 3, Arizona 2. The Bears come-back win gave them the rubber match in this 3-game series. The Wildcats loaded the bases bottom 3rd, on a single, an hbp, and a walk; Del Ponte singled in the 2 runs. Until the 7th, Baylor had a single and a walk in six innings, while Arizona managed just 2 more base-runners after the 3rd. Turk singled to lead off the Bears 7th; Lane jacked a 1-0 pitch for a homer, tying the score. Freeland singled, bunt. Hosack walked. Freeland scored on Redfearns sac fly. Arizona went down in order. Arizona fell to 21-4, while Baylor improved to 22-3. This game will affect the standings in the national polls which come out Tuesday.
Oklahoma 9, Missouri State 1 (6). Sooners won their own memorial tournament. MSU scored its only run to 1st on Pierce’s one-out homer. OU loaded bases in 3rd; tied when Vandever scored on a fielder’s choice by Nix. Shults led the 4th with a solo HR. Pinch runner Turang scored on dropped fly in right field. Wiggins relieved Rose. Hughes single, rbi. Martinez single, rbi, 5-1. Oklahoma loaded bases bottom 6th; reached run rule on Nix’s grand slam. OU now 22-5. Shults tagged her 15th home run, going yard in both games.
Michigan 2, Louisville 0. Wolverines earned split at Louisville Classic in closely-contest second game, in which UM had 5 hits, Loukisville 6. Louisville threatened in 3rd whenKeller walked, Bemis doubled, both were stranded. Louisville had runners on 2nd and 3rd in 4th – Paysen reached on an error, Fowler doubled — no score. Michigan scored top 5th, Blanchard singled, pinch runner Crummey scored on Doyle’s 2-out single. Singles by Wolny and Wheey put runners at the corner in the Cardinals 6th, but Taylor relieved to stop the rally. Lane tripled to start the UM 7th, scored on Blanchard sac fly. Keller doubled with 2 out for Louisville in 7th. Michigan 25-1. Louisville 13-8.
UCLA 12, Saint Mary’s 1 (5). Bruins smacked 12 hits, scoring in each of four innings. Hall walked 2 batters in 1st, but struck out two. Bottom: Schroeder singled, stole 2nd, Bates and DiSalvatore walked, loading the bases. Harrison and Fox rbi’s. Hall struck out the side in the 2nd. Bottom: Schroeder doubled, DiSalvatore tripled. Harrison doubled, 4-0. Top 3rd: Gonzales singled, scored on Mounts sac fly. Bottom: Bruins tallied six. Tiumalu singled, scored on Snow double. Schroeder waked on four pitches, Bates reached on fielder’s choice; Reed out at home. DiSalvatore doubled, 2 rbi. Lemmon relieved Linton. She was greeted by Harrison’s 3-run homer. Fox and Yudin singled, but were left. 10-1. After Solari relieved Lemmon, Bruins scored in 5th on Bates 2-run dinger.
Georgia Tech 12, Belmont 2. Two wins Sunday extend Tech’s winning streak to 10 games; also marked 200 career wins for coach Sharon Perkins. Tech, which improved to 16-4, had 13 hits against Belmont — including 2 two-run homers by Rush (4 rbi) and a solo by Weseman (3-3/4 rbi).
Missouri 8, Illinois 0 (6). Tigers led from outset; Tayloe led off with single, stole 2nd, scored on Marston double. Fleming and Hudson walked, loading the bases; Lee singled up the middle, 2 rbi. $th: Scweisberge singled with two out; Marston walked; Fleming rbi single; Hudson rbi single. 5th: Schweisberge rbi single; Tigers loaded bases, Fleming rbi walk. Missouri hit the run-rule marker when Lee doubled; Corwin in to run; four batters later, Duplechain singled, rbi. Earlier, Missouri run-ruled Illinois State 10-0. Missouri scored 18 runs on 23 hits, and is now 16-3, having won 13 straight.
California 6, Fresno State 2. Cal won the finale of the Bayer Crop Science tournament. Gilleland scored for Bulldogs bottom 1st. Cal responded top 3rd; Decker and Vonk singled; Williams doubled in both runners, 2-1. Top 4th: Wallace and Decker waked; with 2 out, Jaime Reid singled rbi; Vonk walked, loading the bases; Williams singled in 2 runs (4 rbi). Gilleland scored again 6th, on Moses’ sac fly. Calclosed out the scoring with a run in the 7th; Williams scoring on Ziegenhirt’s groundout. Cal is 16-2; Fresno State 13-5.
Notre Dame 4, Cal Poly 1. Two wins on Sunday boost the Irish record to 13-2. But, they were slow putting this one into the books. After ND stranded two in the opening frame, Cal Poly took a 1-0 lead; bases full, Westlund scored on Patton rbi walk. Irish 6th: Johnson and Miller homered for a 2-1 lead. Notre Dame scored twice top 7th.
Georgia 12, LSU 0 (5). Georgia improved to 20-1, 3-0 SEC, with the triple win over the Tigers. Morgan Montemayor limited LSU to 2 hits, while striking out ten. The Bulldogs racked Rachele Fico for five runs in her only inning. After that 5-run 1st, the Bulldogs scored 7 in the 3rd, aided by two Tiger errors and a passed ball. LSU, now 15-10, has lost all 5 SEC contests.
Houston has lost 4 in a row, three to UAB, which is now 16-7.
Syracuse has improved to 18-5, with wins Sunday over Virginia 13-8 and Princeton 9-1.
DePaul is now 15-2, with wins Sunday over Illinois-Chicago 3-2, and Southern Illinoia 5-2.
Louisiana-Lafayette had beaten North Texas twice on Saturday but lost today 8-5, and is now 20-3.
Ultimate College Softball, NFCA, Gametracker, college web sites
CSU/UMBC Dawg Pound Invitational–Baltimore, Md.
Brown 4, Niagara 1
Canisius 9, Morgan State 1
Drexel 1, Niagara 5
Morgan State 4, Coppin State 3 (8)
Canisius 3, UMBC 2
UMBC 5, Drexel 3
Brown 9, Coppin State 3
Mason Invitational–Fairfax, Va.
Bucknell 4 Cornell 1
WP-Bridget Gates LP-Marx
Binghamton 2 Cornell 1 (8 inn)
Bucknell 3, George Mason 1
George Mason 5, Binghamton 4
Spartan Classic–Norfolk, Va.
Marist 4, Maryland Eastern Shore 2
Delaware 1, Norfolk State 0
Marist 10, Norfolk State 0
Delaware 13, Maryland-Eastern Shore 2 (6)
Norfolk State 4, Maryland-Eastern Shore 1
UVa Invitational–Charlottesville, Va.
Syracuse 13, Virginia 8
Fordham 8, Virginia 4
Syracuse 9, Princeton 1
Fordham 5, Princeton 1
Wolfpack Challenge–Raleigh, N.C.
Maine 7, Fairfield 6
James Madison 11, Maine 4
North Carolina State 8, James Madison 4
Winthrop/adidas Invitational–Rock Hill, S.C.
Cleveland State 6, Towson 11
Providence 1, Wright State 2
Winthrop 7, George Washington 1
Gardner-Webb 0, UNC-Wilmington 5
Gardner Webb 4, George Washington 0
UNF Tournament–Jacksonville, Fla.
Delaware State 11, Mount St. Mary’s 1 (5)
Kansas 2, North Florida 1
North Florida 6, Alabama State 4
Florida Atlantic Invitational–Boca Raton, Fla.
Hofstra 6, Buffalo 0
Michigan State 4, Rutgers 2
Florida Atlantic 1, Michigan State 7
Florida Atlantic 3, Buffalo 4
Stetson Classic–DeLand, Fla.
Consolation 10:00 AM
Stetson 6, Jackson State 5
Iowa 4, Liberty 3
Rebel Spring Games–Kissimmee, Fla.
Eastern Illinois 5, Columbia 0
Siena 3, Colgate 2
Siena 4, Lafayette 0
Butler 3, Colgate 1
Eastern Illinois 2, Fairleigh Dickinson 1
Lafayette 1, Columbia 6
Youngstown State 9, South Dakota 11
Yale 7, Hartford 6
Fairleigh Dickinson vs Saint Peter’s 3:00 PM
Butler 3, Manhattan 2 (8)
Hartford 9, Rider 10 (11)
South Dakota 5, Saint Peter’s 2
Youngstown State 4, Manhattan 3 (8)
Yale 7, Rider 2
Under Armour Showcase–Clearwater, Fla.
Radford 4, Robert Morris 3
Nebraska 8, Central Connecticut 3
WP Haley Workman. LP Julie Marks
Wisconsin-Green Bay vs Toledo 9:30 AM
Massachusetts 4, St. John’s 8
Connecticut 4, La Salle 0
Florida 10, South Florida 2 (6)
WP Hannah Rogers. LP Lindsey Richardson
Long Island 1, Colorado State 3
Boston 1, Central Michigan 2
Ball State 3, Saint Joseph’s 7
Maryland 4, Quinnipiac 1
ETSU Invitational–Johnson City, Tenn.
St. Bonaventure 9, South Carolina State 1
Pittsburgh 12, East Tennessee State 0
East Tennessee State 16, North Carolina A&T 2
Springhill Suites Buckhead Classic–Atlanta, Ga.
Penn State 4, Belmont 0
Georgia Tech 12, Belmont 2
WP Kristen Adkins. LP Mia Vierra
Georgia Tech 1, Georgia State 0
WP Hope Rush. LP McCall Langford. S Kristen Adkins
Louisville Tournament–Louisville, Ky
Western Kentucky 3, Michigan 2
WP Mallorie Sulaski. LP Jordan Taylor 4H, 12K
Michigan 2, Louisville 0
WP Stephanie Speierman. LP Tori Collins. S Jordan Taylor
Louisville 6, Western Kentucky 2
Easton SEC/ACC Challenge–Tuscaloosa, Ala.
North Carolina 8, Mississippi State 2
WP Lori Spingola. LP Misty Flesher
Alabama 9, Florida State 2
WP Jackie Traina. LP Morgan Bullock
Saluki Invitational–Carbondale, Ill.
DePaul 3, Illinois-Chicago 2
Southern Illinois 5, Illinois-Chicago 0
DePaul 5, Southern Illinois 4
DeMarini Invitational–Columbia, Mo.
Missouri 10, Illinois State 0 (5)
WP Kristen Nottlemann 1-hitter
Missouri 8, Illinois 0 (6)
WP Chelsea Thomas 2-hitter, 8K. LP Pepper Gay.
Northern Iowa 6, Northern Colorado 3
Minnesota 1, Oklahoma State 0
Sooners Spring Festival–Norman, Okla.
Indiana 18, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0
Oklahoma 1, Missouri State 0
WP Keilani Ricketts 5H, 12K. LP Natalie Rose 3H, 7K.
Oklahoma 9, Missouri State 1
WP Michelle Gascoigne 3H. LP Natalie Rose
Texas A&M Invitational–College Station, Texas
San Diego State 11, Mississippi Valley State 3
Texas A&M 11, Louisiana Tech 0
WP Lindse Sisk. LP Michelle Jones
Masked Rider Invitational–Lubbock, Texas
Texas Tech 18, Alcorn State 0 (5)
WP Kemetria Ward. No Hitter. LP Melissa Rubio
Texas Tech 8, Evansville 0 (5)
Kelsey Dennis 1-hitter. LP Kendall Kautz
Diamond Devil Invitational–Tempe, Ariz.
Virginia Tech 5, Howard 1
Nevada Classic–Reno, Nev.
New Mexico 6, Boston College 5
Nevada 12, New Mexico 5
UCR Tournament–Riverside, Calif.
St Louis 5, Harvard 3
UC Riverside 3, North Dakota 1
Long Beach State Tournament–Long Beach, Calif.
Sacramento State 1, Utah State 0
Long Beach State 2, Utah State 0
WP Erin Wesley-Jones No Hitter 11K. LP Dani Chaplin
Long Beach State 9, Saint Mary’s 0 (5)
UCLA 12, Saint Mary’s 1
WP Jessica Hall 3-hitter. LP Britany Linton
Gaucho Classic II–Santa Barbara, Calif.
Wisconsin 4, UNLV vs Wisconsin 3
UNLV 9, UC Santa Barbara 3
San Diego 5, UC Santa Barbara 2
Bayer CropScience Classic–Fresno, Calif.
Bradley 5, Idaho State 4
California 3, Drake 0
WP Jolene Henderson 3-hitter. LP Jenna DeLog
California 6, Fresno State 2
WP Jolene Henderson 3-hitter. LP Michelle Moses
Santa Clara Bronco Classic–Hayward, Calif.
San Jose State 3, UC-Davis 4 (9)
Boise State 6, Albany 3
Boise State 8, Albany 1
Husky Classic–Seattle, Wash.//rained out
South Carolina-Upstate vs Seattle 10:30 AM
Washington vs Portland State 1:00 PM
Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament–Honolulu, Hawai’i
#3 Miami 1, #2 Longwood 0
#1 Hawaii 3, South Dakota State 1
WP Stephanie Ricketts 1-hitter LP Kori Seidlitz
Longwood 3, South Dakota State 0
Hawaii vs MiamiConference USA
Memphis 1, East Carolina 0
Central Florida 6, UTEP 0
Tulsa 8, Marshall 1
UAB 2, Houston 1
WP Lannah Campbell. LP Amanda Crabtree. S Alisha Smith
Ohio Valley Conference
Austin Peay 2, Morehead State 3
Jacksonville State 4, Eastern Kentucky 2
Murray State 6, Tennessee-Martin 14 (5)
Tennessee State 4, Tennessee Tech 1
SIU-Edwardsville 11, Southeast Missouri 1 (5)
South Carolina 7, Mississippi 1
Kentucky 3, Tennessee 2
WP Chanda Bell. LP Ellen Renfroe
Auburn 2, Arkansas 0
Georgia 12, LSU 0 (5)
WP Morgan Montemayor. LP Rachele Fico
UNC-Greensboro 4, Chattanooga 10
Elon 5, College of Charleston 2
Western Carolina 0, Furman 5
Appalachian State 5, Georgia Southern 2
Texas-Arlington 3, Southeastern Louisiana 0
Texas A&M-CC 10, Central Arkansas 1
Texas-San Antonio 4, Stephen F. Austin 2
Nicholls State 2, McNeese State 7
Texas State 1, Sam Houston State 7
UMKC 8, North Dakota State 1
North Texas 8, Louisiana-Lafayette 5
WP Brittany Simmons. LP Shelbee Rodgers
South Alabama 3, Louisiana-Monroe 11 (5)
Iowa State 7, Wichita State 2
Baylor 3, Arizona 2
WP Whitney Canion 4H, 6K. LP Shelby Babcock 4H, 6K
Notre Dame 2, Cal Poly 0
WP Laura Winter. LP Trista Thomas.
Notre Dame 4, Cal Poly 1
WP Jody Valdivia. LP Rebecca Patton.