4-1-30 APRIL 1 2010 D1 COLLEGE
Note: March 28 NCAA individual and team stats are on www.spysoftball.org
Note: This game day report will be updated from 5pm to midnight
TOP 25 (ESPN USA SOFTBALL POLL 3-28)
1.Washington lost to UCLA 1-0
2. Arizona def Arizona State 12-6
5. UCLA def Washington 1-0
7. Georgia Tech
10. Arizona State lost to Arizona 12-6
11. Stanford def California 1-0 (12)
14. California lost to Stanford 1-0 (12)
15. Oklahoma State
16. Florida State
18. Texas A&M
21. Oregon def Oregon State 8-3
22. North Carolina
23. Ohio State
TOURNAMENTS AND CONFERENCE GAMES 3-29-2010
SPY adapts the basic schedule compiled by Unlimited College Softball, adding data from Gametracker, UCS, NFCA, college web sites and emails to SPY. Numerals in red are UCS rankings.
#26 Fordham 8 Rhode Island 1
WP-Chelsea Plimpton (5-2) LP-Amanda Sbei (2-5)
#26 Fordham 3 Rhode Island 0
WP-Jamie LaBovick (2-1) LP-Jayshree Narendran (1-6) S-Jen Mineau (2) 2 IP 5 K’s
Temple 8 St. Bonaventure 0 (5 inn)
WP-Kristen Marris (7-7) 2-Hitter LP-Sherri Thompson (4-5)
#29 Massachusetts 8 La Salle 1
WP Sarah Plourde 14K. LP Gina Massaro
#29 Massachusetts 10, La Salle 0 (5)
WP Sarah Plourde. No-hitter for four innings. LP Beth McCreesh.
Jacksonville 4, Belmont 3
Belmont 3, Jacksonville 1
#34 Louisville 9 Providence 2
WP-Kristen Wadwell (12-7) LP-Alicia Grosso (4-3)
#34 Louisville 10 Providence 1 (5 inn)
WP-Tori Collins (7-3) LP-Danielle Bertolette (2-5)
Louisville is 28-12, 3-2. Providence 8-15, 2-2.
Pittsburgh 5, Villanova 3
WP Cory Berliner. LP Caitlin Delahaba. Pittsburgh 16-13. Villanova 10-14.
Notre Dame 8, Rutgers 0 (6)
WP Jody Valdivia 2-hitter. LP Nicole Lindley
Fifth straight shut-out win at home for Irish. Jorgensborg, Maldonado opened bottom 3rd with singles. Fleury walked, bases full. Johnson singled, 2 rbi. Top 6th: Knights two hits; singles by Madden, Meinheit. Bottom 6th: Lux led with a double, but was out at 3rd. Miller, Clay singled, Wright doubled, rbi. Sisco relieved Lindley. Jorgensborg doubled, 2 rbi. Maldonado reached on error, Jorgensborg scored. Maldonado out for leaving early. Pitzenberger signled, Fleury walked, Johnson doubled both home. 6 runs on 7 hits in the inning. Pitzenberger maintained hitting streak 26 games. Notre Dame is 25-6, 4-0. Rutgers 12-16, 0-1.
#22 Oregon 8, Oregon State 3
WP: Jessica Moore 5H, 10K. LP Paige Hall
The Ducks’ 19 hit attack culminated in a 4-run 7th. Oregon scored twice, top 1st, Burger fanned but reached on a throwing error by the catcher, and scored on Chambers double. Pappas singled in Chambers, 2-0. The Beavers took one back in the bottom; Cavestany led off, hbp; with two out, Roderfeld doubled, Cavestany scored on wild pitcj. Kivett scored on Pappas single in 3rd, 3-1. Chandler scored a Beaver run in the 4th on an error at short. Williamson singled, scored a Ducks run in the 6th, passed ball. The Ducks scored 4 runs on 6 hits, top 7th. Moore rbi double; Vitek walked, Burger singled; Chambers 2-run single; Fulava rbi single. Howard singled, loading the bases, but Bryant grounded out. OSU scored in the bottom, Black and Chisholm singled, Cavestany reached on fielder’s choice, Black scored final run. Ducks are 28-5, 1-0. OSU 19-15, 0-1. This was the Ducks’ 19th win in their last 20 games, the 19 hits set a new school record (16).
#3 UCLA 1. #1 Washington 0
WP Donna Kerr 4H, 8K. LP Danielle Lawrie 5H, 11K
The Bruins won with a score in the 6th. The teams prodded and poked for five innings. UCLA got singles from Yudin and Dolan top 2nd, but Lawrie struck out three. The Huskies, who left a runner on 3rd in the 1st, had a chance in the 2nd when Wright doubled, but was left. Lindvall opened the Bruins 3rd with a double but was picked off. Kerr struck out two of three in the bottom. Lawrie struck out two of three in the 4th, but her team left another runner. Lindvall doubled again in the UCLA 5th, but Lawrie again nailed two of three. UW left another runner in the bottom half when Kerr struck out two batters. Camuso opened the UCLA 6th with a walk, Murray in to run. Sac bunt by DiSalvatore, and a Burney groundout put Murray on 3rd, when Yudin singled on a 2-2 pitch, driving in the only run. UW went down in order. UCLA had runners at 2nd and 3rd with one out, top 7th, but Camuso fanned and DiSalvatore ground out. Williams led the Husky 7th with a single, and advanced on catcher error. With one out, Fagaly walked. But, Clifton became Kerr’s second K of the inning; Fleischman singled, loading the bases. Pohlman reached on a fielder’s choice, but pinch-runner Stenson was out at 2nd on an interference call, ending the rally.
#4 Arizona 12, #8 Arizona State 6
WP Kenzie Fowler. LP Hillary Bach
The Wildcats racked 13 hits, notching 11 hits, 11 runs off Hillary Bach, 2 hits, 1 run off Megan Elliott. The fusillade began with Arizona scoring 6 runs top 1st, Arizona State scoring 4 runs in the bottom. Wildcats 1st: Lastrapes, Schutzler singled, Arredondo homered, 3-0; Chambers singled, Del Ponte homered, 5-0. Sun Devils 1st: they scored 4 runs on one hit; Rogers, Boyd and Donnenwirth led off with walks; Lockwood singled, rbi; Boyd was out at home on Castillo’s fielder’s choice; Parlich reached on an error at short, two runs scoring; Castillo scored on Urfer’s sac fly. The Wildcats loaded the bases in the 3rd, two runs scoring on Arriola’s double, a third run on Lastrapes’ single, 8-4. Lastrapes doubled in two runs in the 5th, 11-4, and Chambers jacked a solo shot in the 6th, for a 12-4 lead. In the bottom, Rogers reached on an error at 2nd, Boyd homered, 12-6. UofA went down in order in the 7th, but ASU rallied. Urfer walked with one out; Muenz singled; both advanced on Haro’s groundout; but Fowler struck out Rogers on a 3-2 pitch.
#12 Stanford 1, #10 California 0 (12)
WP Teagan Gerhart 3H, 10K. LP Valerie Arioto 5H, 10K
Scoreless through 11 innings as Gerhart and Alioto displayed their talents. Top 11th: Cal had a chance. Thomas hbp, Arioto singled, Cal’s third hit. Ziegenhirt struck out, Williams flied out, Echavarria forced Arioto at 2nd. Stanford also threatend in the 11th. Burns singled, one out; With two out, Koutz singled (Stanford’s fourth), but Burns was out at home, 6-2, trying to score from 2nd. The Bears were down in order top 12th. Gerhart singled to open the Stanford half. Hassman reached on an error at 3rd. Haber grounded out, both runners advancing. Harrison was given a pass, loading the bases, one out. Rich hit into a fielder’s choice, Gerhart scoring the winning run. (Game ended at 1:10am ET)
Centenary vs Southern Utah 1:00 PM Cedar City, Utah
Savannah State 3, Winston-Salem State 2
Savannah State 4. Winston-Salem State 1
Miami 8 Dayton 0 (6 inn)
WP-Jessica Simpson (9-7) 5-Hitter 10 K’s LP-Amanda Daly (3-7)
Miami 12 Dayton 0 (5 inn)
WP-Meredith Linch (4-6) LP-Eva Rappe (4-4)
Wagner vs Saint Peter’s 3:00 PM Jersey City, N.J./DH postponed
Lafayette 4, Iona 2
Iona vs Lafayette 5:00 PM Easton, Pa.
Butler 3, Purdue 0
Purdue 1, Butler 0
Nevada vs Weber State 1:00 PM Ogden, Utah
Nevada vs Weber State 3:00 PM Ogden, Utah
Longwood vs Campbell 4:00 PM Buies Creek, N.C.
Longwood vs Campbell 6:00 PM Buies Creek, N.C.
South Dakota vs Seattle 3:00 PM Seattle, Wash.
Connecticut 6, Sacred Heart 2
whimsical note: at this time of year, my thoughts are always drawn to Paris: Easter Mass at Notre Dame, brunch at Fouquet’s, stroll down the Champs Elysses to the Tuilleries, a casual dinner at Brasserie Lipp, coffee and profiterole late night at La Belle Epoque.. I miss the Paris years.