MARCH 6 2011 D1 COLLEGE
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TOP 25 MARCH 1 USA Softball Poll
1. Alabama def Virginia 4-0
2. Georgia def Chattanooga 4-3
3. Florida def North Dakota State 9-0 (5-0)
4. Arizona def UC Riverside 8-0 (5)
5. Michigan def South Florida 7-2
6. Washington def New Mexico 12-3 (6)
7. Arizona State def Creighton 11-1 (5)
8. Tennessee def Georgia Southern 10-2 (5)
11. Oklahoma 9, Illinois Chicago 1 (5)
12. Texas loses to LSU 2-1
13. Oregon def Illinois State 6-0
14. Stanford def CS Northridge 8-2
15. Oklahoma State def Auburn 3-2
17. Missouri def Missouri State 11-0/ perfect game
18. ULL def Long Island 4-0
19. Texas Tech def Howard 7-1; def Dayton 10-0 (5)
f21. LSU def Texas 2-1
22. Texas A&M def Memphis 1-0, (9)
24. Kentucky def Purdue 3-0
25. Auburn lost to Oklahoma State 3-2
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Notre Dame 6, Fordham 0. Third consecutive win for the Irish who scored 3 in the 1st. Fleury singled, Johnson reached on a fielder’s choice, Miller rbi single, Buntin rbi sac fly. Miller had a solo in the 3rd, and Wright hit a 2-run double in the 4th.
Missouri 11, Missouri State 0 (6). Chelsea Thomas, whose promising start last season was curtaileds by injury, was in perfect form today – no hits, no walks, 15 strikeouts. Marston and Schweisberger contributed home runs, Schweisberger 4-4, 6 rbi including a grand slam in the 6th.
Fordham 1, North Carolina 0. Tightly pitched, tightly played. Fordham scored bottom 1st; Bright singled, scored with two out on Leuty single. All goose-eggs after that inning.
Oregon 6, Illinois State 0. Bottom 1st: Burger singled, scored on Fulava double. Bottom 2nd: Moore singled, Nieto doubled, Ceo singled, rbi, but Nieto out at home. Burger drove in Ceo, Ducks pqdded lead to 4-0 in 3rd, Fulava scoring on Chambers sac fly. Chambers and Fulava scored in 5th on throwing error at 3rd. Oregon improves to 18-4.
Baylor 4, Fresno State 1. Bears improve to 18-2, Fresno State is 8-3. Each team had 6 hits. Turk singled with two out, scored in Baylor 1st on Canion rbi. Bulldogs tied in the bottom when Gilleland scored on Moore sac fly. Top 5th: Shelton scored on Turk double. Hosack’s 2-run homer in 6th closed the scoring.
Kentucky 3, Purdue 0. Scoreless game until top 5th when Kentucky’s Riley doubled to left center. Pinch runner Rowlands scored on Jolly rbi. Jolly and Dill (rbi) scored the last two runs.
LSU 2, Texas 1. Two of the best young pitchers in D1. LSU scored bottom 1st; Shaw singled, scored with 2 out on Wray rbi. Longhorns tied top 3rd; Hoagland walked, scored on Bennett double; Horns stranded two. Tigers reclaimed lead in bottom half; Heyward walked, scored on Young single. Texas got two walks in 4th, couldn’t score, and two more left in 6th. Horns down in order in 7th. The win snapped a 5-game Tiger losing streak to Top 25 teams, datimg to last season. The Horns stranded 10, five in scoring position, but each time Fico met the challenge.
Oklahoma 9, Illinois Chicago 1 (6). Sooners completed sweep of Bedlam series on Saturday; added game today with UIC. After UIC stranded two, OU scored 4 bottom 1st; all on bases-loaded walks. Miller relieved Hewett. Heeley scored the UIC run, top 2nd, Macias rbi single. Bottom 2nd: Jones doubled, advanced wild pitch, scored on Williams sac fly. OU reached run-rule with 4 runs bottom 6th. Shults 2-run double; Nix 2-run double.
Washington 12, New Mexico 3 (6). The Huskies flexed muscles early. Salling jacked a one-out solo shot in the 1st. Wiliams doubled, Wright singled, Stuart belted a 3-run homer. Down 4-0 in the bottom, Chels scored on Castro’s double. After UW left bases-loaded top 2nd, New Mexico scored again, Anaya ona fielding error. With 2 out in the UW 3rd, Inglesby homered. Hayward and Smith singled and scored, Hayward stealing home. 7-2. Bottom 4th: Clifton relieved UW starter Harris. In a 3-run 5th, Pohlman doubled in 2 runs; the Huskies capped their 17-hit onslaught with 2 runs top 6th.
Texas A&M 1, Memphis 0 (9). For 8 innings, Carly Hummel’s 19 Ks kept the Aggies off the boards; Lindsey Sisk had fewer Ks but also threw shutout ball. Neither team could take advantage of the numerous walks in an error-free game. Memphis left bases-loaded top 8th. Finally, bottom 9th, pinch runner Albus on 2nd, May singled to left, rbi.
Georgia 4, Chattanooga 3. The Bulldogs are ranked 1st in some polls but that didn’t impress Chattanooga which held a 3-1 lead after 3. Morimoto and Harrison scored top 2nd on an error, and Baker racked a solo HR intop 3rd. Owen relieved Montemayor. Wiggins, who had doubled, scored on an illegal pitch in the bottom. Echols narrowed the marginto 3-2 with a solo in the 4th. Chattanooga held that 4-3 margin into the bottom 7th. Echols walked; was sacrificed to 2nd; pinch runner Couey scored thme tying run on Schlopy’s double; Wright doubled in the winning run. Georgia improves to 17-1.
Arizona 8, UC Riverside 0 (5). Lastrapes scored on Chambers’ sac fly in the 1st. UofA opened their 2nd with a double by Arriola, a single by Buchanan. Arriola scored on an error; Buchanan scored on Kirker’s rbi double. Lavine walked. Lastrapes doubled; Lavine and Clifton scored. DelPonte singled, rbi. 6-0. The Wildcats hit the run-rule mark with 2 runs in the 4th on DelPonte’s 2-run homer. Riverside left bases loaded top 5th.
Tennessee 10, Georgia Southern 2 (5). Fogle opened the game with a solo shot on a 1-2 count; Tarashuk doubled, pinch runner Benton advan ced on a wild pitch, Georgia Southern led 2-0. Bottom 1st: Chavanne singled, scored on an error. Grieve led the UT 3rd with a single, stole 2nd, advanced on an error, scored on Burchell’s single. With 2 out, Spigner walked; Spigner and Burchell scored on another error (Southern made 3). After Dotson jacked a 3-run homer in the 4th, Smith relieved Miles. The Vols scored 3 runs again in the 5th. With 2 out, Dotson drew an rbi walk; Burchell and Gibson hit rbi singles for the run-rule.
Florida 9, North Dakota State o (5). The Gators set the tone for their 19th streaight victory with 4 runs bottom 1st. Meade walked; Paculba homered. Bruder walked, Schutte homered. Parks relieved Johnson. Holle reached on an error, scored in the 3rd. Florida put an emphatic run-rule stamp on the game in the 4th. Paculba and Bruder opened with consecutive homers. Schutte walked; Bush homered.
Arizona State 11, Creighton 1 (5). Setlik homered off Escobedo top 2nd, their last hurrah. The Sun Devils took charge in the bottom. Castillo and Johnson singled; they advanced on Urfer’s sac bunt. Haro had an rbi groundout to tie; Boyd was given a pass, loading the bases for Rogers who swatted a grand slam. After Telecky relieved for Creighton, ASU racked 5 more runs, Lockwood, Castillo and Johnson walked, Urfer rbi walk; Hovings relieved Telecky, Haro rbi single; Boyd doubled in 2 runs. Up 9-1, Lockwood led the ASU 4th with a solo. Boyd singled, rbi.
Stanford 8, CSUN 2. A 5-run 2nd inning propelled the Cardinal to victory. After Gerhart struck out the side in the top, the Cardinal loaded the bases. Burns rbi walk; Hassman rbi single; Hansen 2-run double; Frajo relieved Wade; Hassman scored the fifth run on an error. The Cardinal added 2 in the 4th; Van Zandt 2-run single. Northridge scored both runs on back-to-back homers off Gerhart in the 5th: Thielges and Randazzo. In the bottom, Gerhart, who had 14Ks, homered.
Alabama 4, Virginia 0. Jackie Traina day at the Citrus Classic. The freshman won a 2-hitter in which she drove in all four Bama runs – a 2-run double in the 1st, a 2-run home run in the 3rd.
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Citrus Classic–Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Tournament Central
Notre Dame 6, Fordham 0
WP Laura Winter. LP Chelsea Plimpton
Oregon 6, Illinois State 0 (6)
WP Jessica Moore. LP Taylor Baxter
Alabama 4, Virginia 0
WP Jackie Traina 2H, 7K. LP Melanie Mitchell
Maryland 1, Temple 0
Fordham 1, North Carolina 0
WP Jen Mineau 3H, 8K. LP Lori Spingola 7K
Louisiana-Lafayette 4, Long Island 0
WP Christina Hamilton. LP Sarah Reynolds
Illinois State 6, Longwood 2 (9)
WP Jordan Birch. LP Briana Wells
Oregon 2, Illinois 1
WP Sam Skillingstad. LP Pepper Gay
Stevens Industries Tournament–Fort Myers, Fla.
St John’s 9, Tennessee-Martin 7
Dartmouth 7, Colgate 5
Florida Gulf Coast vs St. John’s 1:30 PM
UMBC Retriever Classic–Baltimore, Md.//rained out
Siena vs Mount St. Mary’s 9:30 AM
Liberty vs Iona 11:30 AM
UMBC vs Princeton 1:30 PM
UMBC vs Iona 3:30 PM
Princeton vs Iona
Patriot Classic–Fairfax, Va.//rained out
Cornell vs Rider 9:00 AM
Cornell vs George Mason 11:15 AM
George Mason vs Rider 1:30 PM
Lady Pirate Classic–Hampton, Va.//rained out
Fairleigh Dickinson vs Brown 9:00 AM
Fairleigh Dickinson vs Hampton 11:00 AM
Marist vs Maryland-Eastern Shore 1:00 PM
Fairleigh Dickinson vs Maryland-Eastern Shore 3:00 PM
Rutgers vs Hampton
Kickin’ Chicken Classic–Conway, S.C.//rained out
Towson vs Western Carolina 10:00 AM
Coastal Carolina vs Delaware 12:00 PM
FAU Get-Together–Boca Raton, Fla.
South Carolina 8, Stony Brook 0
Harvard 4, Providence 3
Michigan State 8, South Carolina 7
Michigan State 15, Seton Hall 5
Florida Atlantic 11, Seton Hall 3
Courtyard by Marriott Invitational III–Orlando, Fla.
Monmouth 6, Florida A&M 4
South Alabama 6, Virginia Tech 4
Rebel Spring Games–Kissimee, Fla.
Loyola 6, Lehigh 0
Eastern Kentucky 6, Loyola 5
Lehigh vs South Dakota TBA
Indiana State vs Holy Cross TBA
South Dakota vs Holy Cross TBA
Bryant vs Detroit TBA
Eastern Kentucky vs Penn 3:00 PM
Bryant vs Penn 5:00 PM
Marshall Invitational–Huntingdon, W.Va.
Marshall 17, Kent State 16
note: Kent State scored 6 top9th; Marshall scored 7 in bottom
Lipton Invitational–Gainesville, Fla.
Syracuse 6, Valparaiso 0
WP Jenna Caira. LP Alex LaGesse
Florida 9, North Dakota State 0
WP Step[hanie Brombacher 1-hitter. LP Johnson
Under Armour Invitational–Clearwater, Fla.
Radford 3, Columbia 1
Quinnipiac 1, Maine 0
Jacksonville 7, Toledo 0
Central Michigan 11, Wagner 0
Arkansas 5, Loyola Marymount 2
Ball State 5, East Tennessee State 0
Saint Joseph’s 3, Florida International 2
College of Charleston 5, Western Michigan 3
Bethune-Cookman 8, Villanova 2
Michigan 7, South Florida 2
WP Stephanie Speierman. LP Sarah Nevins
Stetson Invitational–DeLand, Fla.
Consolation 10:00 AM
Elon 7, Tennessee State 2
Championship 12:30 PM
Stetson 4, Binghamton 2
Big Ten/Mountain West/ACC Tournament–Tallahassee, Fla.
Utah 3, Wisconsin 2
Utah 5, Florida State 4
WP Gennara Nielson. LP Sarah Hamilton
Florida State 7, Wisconsin 1
Ohio Tournament–Athens, Ohio. //rained out
Western Illinois vs Cleveland State 10:00 AM
Western Illinois vs Ohio 12:30 PM
Ohio vs Cleveland State 3:00 PM
Comfort Inn and Suites–Morehead, Ky.//rained out
Bowling Green vs Oakland 10:00 AM
Bowling Green vs IUPUI 12:00 PM
Morehead State vs Oakland 2:00 PM
Morehead State vs IUPUI 4:00 PM
Bulldog Invitational–Athens, Ga.
Indiana 5, James Madison 1
Chattanooga 9, Campbell 7
Georgia 4, Chattanooga 3
WP Alison Owen 1-hitter. LP Michelle Fuzzard
Buzz Classic–Woodstock, Ga.
Western Kentucky 8, Rhode Island 2
Georgia Tech 8, UAB 0
Penn State vs Rhode Island 9:00 AM
Boston vs Austin Peay 9:00 AM
Evansville vs Niagara 9:00 AM
Miami vs Alabama State 9:00 AM
Akron vs Drexel 9:00 AM
Georgia Tech vs Western Kentucky 11:00 AM
Boston vs Georgia State 11:00 AM
Kennesaw State vs Alabama State 11:00 AM
UAB vs UNC-Greensboro 11:00 AM
Connecticut vs Drexel 11:00 AM
Massachusetts vs Georgia Tech 1:00 PM
Jacksonville State vs Mercer 1:00 PM
Kennesaw State vs Winthrop 1:00 PM
Tennessee Classic–Knoxville, Tenn.
Tennessee 10, Georgia Southern 2
WP Ellen Renfroe. LP Allie Miles
Tennessee Tech Tournament–Cookeville, Tenn. //rained out
North Carolina State vs Belmont 10:00 AM
North Carolina State vs Samford 12:00 PM
Louisville vs Belmont 2:00 PM
Louisville vs Samford 4:00 PM
Lady Bison Classic–Nashville, Tenn.
Appalachian State 3, Eastern Illinois 0
Eastern Illinois 6, Butler 0
Lipscomb 3, Eastern Illinois 0
Bulldog Classic–Starkville, Miss.
Texas A&M 1, Memphis 0 (9)
WP Lindsey Sisk, 2H 7K, 3 BB. LP Carly Hummel 2H, 19K, 4BB
Mississippi State 7, Texas A&M 3
WP Kylie Vry. LP Melissa Dumezich
Memphis 5, Mississippi Valley State 1
Mississippi State vs Memphis 1:00 PM
Coach B Classic–Carbondale, Ill.
Kentucky 2, SIU Edwardsville 0
WP Lauren Cumbes. LP Erika Taylor
SIU-Edwardsville vs Wright State 11:00 AM
Kentucky 3, Purdue 0
WP Rachel Riley 3H, 8K. LP Suzie Rzegocki
Purdue 11, Southern Illinois 1
Southern Illinois vs Wright State
All-Missouri Breast Cancer Tournament–Saint Louis, Mo.
Missouri 11, Missouri State 0 (6)
WP Chelsea Thomas. No-Hitter /Perfect Game. LP Natalie Rose.
UMKC vs Saint Louis 3:00 PM
Purple & Gold Challenge–Baton Rouge, La.
Consolation 10:00 AM
Pittsburgh 3, Hofstra 1
Championship 12:30 PM
LSU 2, Texas 1
WP Rachele Fico 4H, 7K. LP Blaire Luna 3H, 7K
Tulsa Tournament–Tulsa, Okla.
Tulsa 8, Ohio State 0 (6)
The Preview Featuring Bedlam–Norman & Stillwater, Okla.
Oklahoma State 3, Auburn 2
WP Kat Espinosa. LP Angel Bunner
Oklahoma 9, Illinois-Chicago 1
WP Kirsten Allen. LP Ashley Hewett. S Allee Allen
Courtyard Classic–Denton, Texas
Mississippi 6, UTEP 4
Wichita State vs Texas-Arlington 12:30 PM
North Texas vs Louisiana Tech 3:00 PM
North Texas vs Wichita State 3:00 PM
Red Raider Classic–Lubbock, Texas
Texas Tech 10, Dayton 0 (5)
WP Brokeshoulder. LP Sarah Wedel
Texas Tech 7, Howard 1
WP Brittany Talley LP Emily Johnson
CSU Tournament–Fort Collins, Colo.
Northern Illinois 13, Sacred Heart 5
Colorado State vs Santa Clara 12:15 PM
University of Arizona Tournament–Tucson, Ariz.
Minnesota 7, Idaho State 4
Portland State 5, Utah State 2
Arizona 8, UC-Riverside 0 (5)
WP Shelby Babcock. LP Jordyn McDonald
Wilson/DeMarini Invitational–Tempe, Ariz.
East Carolina 11, Northern Colorado 3 (5)
New Mexico State 4, Northern Iowa 2
Arizona State 11, Creighton 1 (5)
WP Dallas Escobedo 4H, 11K. LP Changstrom
Eller Media Stadium Classic–Las Vegas, Nevada
Troy 9, Bradley 1 (5)
Kansas 7, San Diego 0
UNLV vs San Jose State 2:30 PM
Boise State SpringHill Suites Invitational–Boise, Idaho
Southern Utah 8, Seattle 7 (8)
Boise State 8, Seattle 0 (6)
Campbell/Cartier Classic–San Diego, Calif.
Baylor 4, Fresno State 1
WP Whitney Canion. LP Michelle Moses
Baylor 10, Cal Poly 2 (5)
WP Liz Paul LP Anna Cahn
San Diego State vs Cal Poly 2:00 PM
DeMarini Invitational–Fullerton, Calif.
Murray State 7, Iowa 2 (8)
UC-Santa Barbara 14, Southern Mississippi 6
Northwestern 8, IPFW 1
CS Northridge 7, Southern Mississippi 3
CS Fullerton 3, Oregon State 2
Stanford 8, CS Northridge 2
WP Teagan Gerhart. LP Wade
Wolf Pack Classic–Reno, Nev.
DePaul vs Boston College 10:30 AM//cancelled
Nevada 9, Boston College 0 (5)
Hawai’i Invitational Tournament–Honolulu, Hawai’i
Weber State 6, South Dakota State 5 (10)
#2 vs #3 10:00 AM
#1 vs #4 12:00 PM
L1 vs L2 2:00 PM
W2 vs W1 4:00 PM
Nicholls State 7, Sam Houston State 4
Sam Houston State 5, Nicholls State 3
Central Arkansas 7, McNeese State 5
McNeese State 2, Central Arkansas 0
Texas A&M-CC 6, Southeastern Louisiana 1
Texas State 3, Stephen F. Austin 1
Texas-San Antonio 5, Northwestern State 4
Hartford vs Manhattan 12:00 PM Riverdale, N.Y.//DH postponed
Army vs George Washington 12:00 PM Washington, D.C./DH /rained out
Berry 11, Alabama A&M 8
Millsaps College 10, Alabama A&M 7
Charlotte vs Furman 1:00 PM Greenville, N.C.//DH cancelled
Oklahoma 9, Illinois-Chicago 1
Washington 12, New Mexico 3
WP Jenna Clifton 3H. LP Kaela DeBroeck
Utah Valley vs UC-Davis 12:00 PM Davis, Calif.//cancelled
Georgia Southern 5, Dutch National Team 2