3-15-2013 Friday March 15 D1 Softball


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


#1 Oklahoma def NC State 3-0
WP Michelle Gascoigne,  LP   . Gascoigne hurled 15 Ks, to improve to 10-1.  Casey drove in the first OU run inthe 1st on a groundout.  In the 4th, Sampson scored on an error; Martinez singled in the final run.   The Sooners have won four consecutive games without giving up a run.
#1 Oklahoma def Pacific 9-0 (5)
WP Keilani Ricketts 1-hitter 10K.  LP Dani Bonnet.  Sooners racked 4 runs bottom 1st.  Chamberlain walked; one out, Pendley homered.  Two out, Shults walked, Williams homered.  Bottopm 2nd:  Martinez, Turang singled; both advanced on wild pitch; Chamberlain walked, loading bases.  Martinez scored on Pendley rbi groundout; Ricketts singled, 2 rbi. 7-0.  Sooners clinched run-rule margin with 2 runs, bottom 4th; Martinez rbi single, second run scored on error.
#2 Arizona State def #21 Virginia Tech 11-0

WP Mackenzie Popescue 2H.  LP Jasmin Harrell.  Sun Devils scored 5 in the 4th.  Steele solo HR; Aubrecht 3 rbi; Coyle 2 rbi.
#2 Arizona State upset by #14 Michigan 5-4
WP Sara Driesenga.  LP Dallas Escobedo.  S Haylie Wagner.  Wolverines win despite being outhit 14-5.  ASU scored bottom 2nd on Kemp’s one-out homer but left 2 on.  Top 4th: UM took lead on Lane’s 2-run homer. Bottom 4th: ASU loaded bases, Freeman 2-run single.  Steele rbi single, 4-2.  Michigan narrowed gap on Sappingfield rbi single in 5th.  Top 6th: Lane walked with one out; Lawrence reached on throwing error by Escobedo; Knapp singled up the middle, 2 rbi.  Bottom: Steele doubled; stranded. Bottom 7th: Parlich singled, stranded.
#3 Florida def #7 Tennessee 6-5 (8)

WP Hannah Rogers.  LP Ivy Renfroe.  The teams traded blows from the outset.  The Vols struck top 1st on Tarango’s 2-run homer.  Two out in the bottom, Gators tied on rbi singles by Horton and Schwarz.  The teams traded single runs in the 4th.  The Gators moved ahead bottom 6th; Damico scored on a wild pitch, Stewart hit an rbi single.  Gibson knotted the score with a two out, 2-run homer, top 7th.But, the Vols left bases loaded.The Gators stranded two in the bottom.  Bottom 8th: Medina opened with a double; Fuller singled; Stewart was given a pass. Tofft walked, rbi.  Each team had 11 hits. Haeger gave up 2 runs.  They meet again Saturday.
#4 California vs Syracuse
#5 Texas A&M def Arkansas 2-1
#6 Alabama def South Carolina 6-4
Tide helped Gamecocks inaugurate new stadium. WP Leslie Jury.  LP Katie Marks.  The Gamecocks made a game of it, scoring 2 runs in the 3rd on an rbi single by Hathorn and Struett’s sac fly.  The Tide countered with three long balls in the 4th; Hunt led with a homer; Richard and Lafaele homered. Braud scored for the Tide in the 5th on Hunt’s single.  But, SC tied in the bottom. Yeske led with a solo shot; one out, Page doubled; two out, Struett doubled, rbi.  Top 7th: one out, Hawkins singled, Braud reached on an error at 3rd; McCleney tripled, 2 rbi.
#8 Missouri def Ole Miss 11-0 (5)
WP Nicole Hudson.  LP Madi Osias.  Hudson and Chelsea Thomas combined for a no-hitter.  Top 1st:  Crane  and Marston hbp; Hudson walked; Crane scored on a passed ball; Roth fanned; Osias was relieved.  Randazzo drew an rbi walk.  The Tigers doubled their lead with 4 runs in the 3rd. Randazzo rbi double; Hay reached on an error, rbi; Genovese doubled in 2 runs.  Mizzou doubled its score again with 4 runs in the 4th.  Hudson doubled, rbi; Randazzo smacked a 2-run triple.
#10 Texas def Penn State 8-4
WP Holly Kern  LP Christy von Pusch.  Wide open game at start.  Horns scored twice in bottom 1st; Hoagland walked, Thom doubled; Ogle 2 rbi single.  Presto 2-run homer tied top 2nd.  Horns came back with two on singles by Hoagland and Thom.Again, the Lady Lions clawed back with a 2-run shot by Bell.Kern relieved Bruins.  Texas regained lead in bottom with another 2-run burst, a Shireman rbi single and a score on a wild pitch.Texas added runs in the 5th and 6th.
#10 Texas vs #16 Washington — Horns leading 4-0 after two, at Midnight ET
#11 Louisville def #24 North Carolina 4-2
#11 Louisville 6, Eastern Michigan 1
#13 LSU def #17 Kentucky 7-1
WP Rachele Fico 1-hitter, 9K.  LP Kelsey Nunely. Fico became the 4th Tiger to register 700 Ks (Sneed, Schmidt and Turner) as she improved to 13-3.  LSU 21-5.  Kentucky 19-5. Heyward was 3-3; Andrews, Simmons and Wray had 2 rbi each.
#14 Michigan def #19 Arizona 9-1 (6)
WP Sara Driesenga.  LP Nancy Bowling.  Wildcats scored top 1st; Suitos singled, scored on Young’s groundout.  Wolverines unwound bottom 4th.  Doyle led with a triple, scored with one out on wild pitch; Romero homered. Driesenga walked; two out, Knapp tripled, rbi.  Blanchard doubled, rbi.  Babcock relieved Bowling. Romero drew an rbi walk in the 6th; Crummey scored final run on passed ball.
#15 Baylor vs #23 Hawaii
#19 Arizona def  Penn State 10-2
#21 Nebraska def New Mexico State 4-1
#23 Hawaii vs Syracuse
#24 North Carolina upset by Wisconsin 4-2

OTHER GAMES (as scores are received)
Fresno State 3, Kansas 2
Canisius 10, Pittsburgh 5
Dayton 6, Ohio 3
Dayton 7, Ohio 4
Fresno State 3, Kansas 2
George Washington 9, Akron 7
Georgia 9, Auburn 3
Holy Cross 5, Yale 1
Illinois 6, Western Michigan 3
Illinois 3, Loyola Chicago 2
Illinois Chicago 7, Toledo 6
Illinois Chicago 3, Central Michigan 2
Indiana 9, Toledo 1
Indiana 2, Central Michigan 1
Iowa State 9, Liberty 1
Kansas 3, St Mary’s College 1
Long Beach State 9, U Mass 1
Minnesota 3, Florida State 2
Nevada 10, UTSA 0
Notre Dame 3, Northern Illinois 2 (8)
Notre Dame 12, Iona 0
Ohio State 10, George Mason 0
Oklahoma State 1, Maryland 0
Oklahoma State 2, Rutgers 1
Pacific def NC State 6-3
Providence 11, Holy Cross 7
Rutgers 4, Boston 3
Saint Louis 8, Loyola Chicago 1
Saint Louis 4, Western Michigan 3
San Diego 6, Buffalo 0
San Jose State 8, U Mass 5
South Florida 5, Liberty 0
South Florida 6, Iowa State 0
Stony Brook 7, Yale 1
Stony Brook 4, Manhattan 2
Texas Tech 8, Fairfield 5
Texas Tech 7, Seton Hall 1
UNLV 2, UT Arlington 0
UNLV 1, Marist 0
Wisconsin 7, Eastern Michigan 2

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