APRIL 11 2010 D1 COLLEGE
NOTE: NCAA individual and team statistics are published on www.spysoftball.org
Note: this game day report will be updated from 3pm to midnight
Note: Another error-filled day for Gametracker; incorrect results; missing lines of data, etc.
TOP 25 (ESPN USA SOFTBALL POLL (4/6/10)
1.Washington def Arizona 9-3
2. Arizona lost to Washington 9-3
3. Michigan def Minnesota 11-0
4. UCLA lost to Arizona State 2-1
5. Florida def Arkansas 6-1
6. Georgia Tech def Virginia 8-0 (5)
7. Alabama def Northwestern 11-1 (5)
8. Missouri lost to Texas 10-2 (5)
9. Stanford lost to Oregon State 10-8
10. Arizona State def UCLA 2-1
11. Oklahoma State def Iowa State 4-0
12. Georgia def Mississippi 6-5
13. Oklahoma def Texas A&M 9-4
14. LSU def Mississippi State 6-1
15. California lost to Oregon 8-6 (9)
16. Florida State lost to North Carolina State 3-1
17. Texas def Missouri 10-2 (5)
18. Tennessee def Auburn 5-3
19. Illinois lost to Ohio State 10-2
20. Texas A&M lost to Oklahoma 9-4
21. Oregon def California 8-6 (9)
22. Ohio State def Illinois 10-2
23. Baylor upset by Kansas 2-1
24. North Carolina def Boston College 4-1
CONFERENCE AND OTHER GAMES
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.
UMKC Tournament–Kansas City, Mo.
South Dakota 3, North Dakota 2 (8)
UMKC 10, North Dakota 4
UMKC 2, South Dakota 0
North Carolina 4, Boston College 1
WP Danielle Spaulding 3H, 10K. LP Nicole D’Argento
True to form, BC scored first, as it did in all three games, but the run bottom 1st was it for the game. D”Argento walked, advanced on passed ball, and scored with two out on Ramos single. Top 4th: Tar Heels took lead with two runs; Murad singled, Mahon reached on error with two out; Knauer 2-run single. Top 7th: Spaulding led with double; McKinney singled, Spaulding scored when Murad reached on fielder’s choice, forcing McKinney; Murad scored on fielding error. North Carolina 32-13, 8-7. Boston College 10-22, 0-9.
Maryland 7, Virginia Tech 3
WP Kerry Hickey. 7K. LP Kenzie Roark
Game not as close as score indicates; Tech scored 3 top 7th. After Tech stranded two, top 1st, Terps racked 4 runs. Galindo walked, Acosta reached on error, runners advanced on wild pitch, McLaughlin singled in two runs; Schultz singled, rbi; Harrell relieved Roark; Hickey walked, runners advanced on wild pitch; Schultz scored on Branson sac fly.In 3rd, Schultz doubled, scored on Branson’s sac fly. Terps added last two runs in 4th on rbi’s by Acosta and Schultz. Hokies three runs in 7th : Hall led with home run; with two out Graham reached on error; Cruz doubled, rbi; Kuiawa singled, rbi. Maryland is 25-16, 2-8. Virginia Tech 16-26, 3-9.
North Carolina State 3, Florida State 1
WP Lindsay Campana 3-hitter. LP Sarah Hamilton 2-hitter, 7K
Warren homered with two out, top 3rd, for Wolfpack. In bottom, Wynn tripled, scored on Jackson groundout. Ball handling hurt the Seminoles in the 5th; Cail struck out but reached on passed ball; Hawkins to run; Bechtholdt singled, Melton to run; pinch hitter Andrews forced Hawkins at 3rd; Dent pinch hit for Peters; Warren reached on error at 3rd, Melton scored, Wolfpack left bases loaded, 2-1. Warren, who figured into all the scoring, singled with one out in the 7th; with two out, both on strikes, Desbois tripled, Warren scoring the final run. NC State 24-17. Florida State 36-8. (Note: Gametracker initially reported this game as a 5-0 Florida State win.)
Georgia Tech 8, Virginia 0 (5)
WP Jessica Coan 2H, 6K. LP Melanie Mitchell.
One of the nation’s leading hitters, Yee led bottom 1st, walking on four pitches. A steal and sac, Yee on 3rd, Weseman doubled rbi. Priebe jacked a 2-run homer. Tech matched that score with three more in the 2nd. Adkins singled; with two out, Yee was given another pass; now Kuzma homered. 6-0. Coates relieved Mitchell. Tech lost a run at home in the 3rd but Sinclair scored on Jordan’s single. Tech reached into the run-rule window in the 5th; Adkins doubled, with two out Yee walked for the third time on four pitches, Kuzma singled, pinch runner Eppinger scored. Tech 34-6. UVA 23-17.
Maine 3, Binghamton 2
Stony Brook 6, Hartford 0
Albany 4, Boston 3
Charlotte 14, Rhode Island 7
Not a pitchers’ duel. Charlotte led 9-4, end of 6th; 8 runs in 7th
Charlotte 5, Rhode Island 0
LaSalle 8, Saint Louis 2
Saint Louis 1, La Salle 0
Temple 6, Dayton 2
Dayton 10, Temple 2
Stetson swept Florida Gulf Coast 4-0, 4-2
Michigan State 5, Indiana 2
Penn State 3, Wisconsin 0
Michigan 11, Minnesota 0
WP Nikki Nemitz 3-hitter. LP Alissa Koch
Purdue 2, Iowa 0
Ohio State 10, Illinois 2
WP Megan Miller. LP Pepper Gay
Nebraska 2, Texas Tech 0
WP Robin Mackin. SV Ashley Hagemann. LP Ashley Brokeshouder
Oklahoma State 4, Iowa State 0
WP Kat Espinosa. LP Rachel Zabriskie
Cowgirls remain perfect in Big 12. Bottom 1st: Gearhart hbp, advanced on Bright’s sac bunt and wild pitch, Ward walked, Brown rbi single; Castle singled in two more runs, and Cowgirls led 3-0. Cyclones stranded runners 2nd and 3rd in 2nd and 5th. Castle singled, scored on error with two out in 6th. Oklahoma State 36-7, 7-0. Iowa State 22-19, 1-5. Oklahoma State has won 7 consecutive Big 12 contests.
Kansas 2, Baylor 1
WP Allie Clark. 3H. LP Courtney Repka
Both teams scored in 2nd. Kansas: Jobe walked, Clark doubled, Ramirez walked, with two out, Hull rbi single. Baylor: Hanafin doubled, went to 3rd on fielding error on Walker grounder; Hanafin out at home on Turk’s fielder’s choice; Walker stole home, 1-1. Kansas broke tie with two out in 5th; Jones doubled, scored on throwing error on Hull grounder. Baylor 22-14. Kansas 17-22.
Oklahoma 9, Texas A&M 4
WP Keilani Ricketts (1H, 3IP, 7K). LP Melissa Dumezich
Oklahoma led 4-0, then 4-2 after five, before racking 5 runs in 6th, and stopping Aggies after 2-run rally in 7th. Top 1st: Jones walked; Shults hbp with two out; Vandever walked; Nix singled rbi; (Gametracker does not show how second run scored. OU racked two more runs top 2nd on Flores two-out dinger. Dumezich singled, scored bottom 3rd on Schwirtlich single. TAMU scored again next inning, May and Kliesing walked; Ricketts relieved Gascoigne; Reynolds walked, bases loaded; with one out, pinch runner Tovar scored on Morrow groundout. After three quiet innings, OU scored 5 runs in 6th with two out. Trott singled, Long and Huey walked; bases loaded, Norris hbp, rbi; Flores singled in two runs; Shults rbi single; Kliesing relieved Shannon, Vandever singled, rbi. 9-2. After the Sooners left two on, top 7th, Allee Allen relieved Ricketts. Schwirtlich and Shannon walked; Allen fanned May and Kliesing; Reynolds singled, two runs scored on error at 2nd. Reynolds was stranded at 3rd when Spittler flied out. Oklahoma 31-9, 5-2. Texas A&M is 32-11, 4-4.
Texas 10, Missouri 2 (5)
WP Blaire Luna 3H, 9K. LP Kristin Nottelman 3H (1 inning)
Taylor singled, scored on Marston single, top 1st. The Horns knocked Nottelman out with 5 runs bottom 1st. With two out, Bennett walked; Hooks singled; Taylor walked; Johnson 2-run single; Thrasher 3-run homer. Marston singled, scored for MU in 3rd on Fleming sac fly, but Texas came back with a run in bottom on Thrasher’s two-out homer, her second. The Horns shut the corral bottom 5th with 4 runs. Hooks homered. Taylor hbp; Thrasher jacked her third dinger, 2 rbi. Schmidt singled; after Muller relieved Simmons, Chalk walked; Schmidt went to 3rd on a wild pitch, and scored on catcher error. Texas 34-9, 7-1. Missouri 27-8, 3-5. Missouri had been ranked as high as 3rd on ESPN poll but will probably slip below its current eighth slot after losing twice to Texas.
Providence vs Syracuse 12:00 PM Syracuse, N.Y.
St John’s 4, Seton Hall 0
Rutgers 3, Connecticut 2
Georgetown 2, Pittsburgh 1 (11)
WP Mackensey Carter. LP Alyssa O’Connell
A lot of Hail Mary’s were said on the Hilltop this afternoon as this nerve-wracker went into the 11th scoreless. The Hoyas outhit Pittsburgh 10-5 but neither team could seize a run. Both stranded 4 runners in 7 innings; Hoyas had runners 1st and 3rd in 8th, Pitt could not take advantage of the four errors by Georgetown. Top 11th; Livesey and Amistade hit back to back singles for Pitt; Livesey stole 3rd and scored on catcher error, but the next three batters went down. Bottom: Carter singled, Boas Hayes in to run; Preuss singled; Cipriano doubled in the tying run. Berliner relieved O’Connell. Preuss scored the winner on a wild pitch. Georgetown 15-20, 5-4. Pittsburgh 20-16, 4-4.
Notre Dame 2, South Florida 0
WP Jody Valdivia 1-hitter. LP Kristen Gordon 3-hitter
Yeoman effort by both pitchers in stifling the other team’s batters. Irish scored one run in 4th; bases loaded, Fleury scored on Miller’s sac fly. After Savarese singled top 5th, the Bulls only hit, Notre Dame scored in the bottom half, JPitzenmbergerorgenson doubled, Maldonado singled, both advanced on a wild pitch; Pitzenberger given a pass, loading the bases with one out; Jorgensborg scored on Fleury’s sac fly. Notre Dame 29-6, 8-0. South Florida is 18-19, 3-3.
DePaul 11, Villanova 2
Radford 6, Presbyterian 3
Gardner-Webb 6, Coastal Carolina 0
Cal Poly 5, UC Santa Barbara 0
UC Riverside 2, CS Fullerton 1
CS Northridge 10, Long Beach State 9 (8)
UC Davis vs Pacific 12:00 PM Stockton, Calif./rained out
Drexel 2, UNC-Wilmington 1
Delaware 7, Georgia State 6
Hofstra 7, James Madison 0
WP Olivia Galati 2-hitter. LP Cara Stecher
George Mason 1, Towson 0 (11)
East Carolina 2, UAB 0
Central Florida 1, Marshall 0
Houston 7, Memphis 4
Southern Mississippi 3, Tulsa 0
Wisconsin-Green Bay 13, Detroit 2
Cleveland State 3, Wright State 2 (12). Toman game-ending home run
Butler 3, Illinois-Chicago 2
Youngstown State 9, Loyola-Chicago 7
Harvard 3 Columbia 0
WP-Rachel Brown (9-4) No-Hitter 12 K’s LP-Maureen O’Kane (3-10)
Harvard 2 Columbia 1
Penn 3 Dartmouth 2
Dartmouth 10 Penn 1 (5 inn)
Cornell 8 Brown 0 (6 inn)
Cornell 15 Brown 4 (5 inn)
Yale 11 Princeton 2 (5 inn)
Yale 8 Princeton 6
Buffalo 2 Kent State 1
Akron 4 Western Michigan 2
Ohio 6 Northern Illinois 5
Miami 8 Central Michigan 4
Bowling Green 9 Toledo 1 (5 inn)
Ball State 4 Eastern Michigan 3
Rider swept Iona 1-0, 11-1 (5)
Hampton 9, Morgan State 7
Florida A&M 12, Norfolk State 0 (5)
North Carolina A&T 5, Winston-Salem State 0
Bethune-Cookman 11, South Carolina State 2 (6)
Delaware State 9, Maryland-Eastern Shore 1 (5)
Howard 4, Coppin State 3
Illinois State 4, Evansville 3
Southern Illinois 4, Indiana State 3 Glosson 3-hitter
Northern Iowa 1, Drake 0 (10)
Missouri State 2, Bradley 1
Creighton 12, Wichita State 0 Oltman 2-hitter
UNLV 12, New Mexico 11
San Diego State 6, Colorado State 1
Quinnipiac swept Saint Francis 5-4, 2-0
Robert Morris 1, Sacred Heart 0 (9)
WP Alexa Bryson 5H, 13K. LP Jen Russell 4H, 8K
Hearts were fluttering in Faifield as the goose eggs rolled across the scoreboard for eight innings. Top 9th, RM had stranded nine runners in eight innings, including bases loaded in the 7th (Russell had 3Ks). Now, Picinic doubled to left with one out, and scored on Crooks’ single and error in center. Sacred Heart, which had base runners in only the 6th, 7th, and 8th, was still alive despite 5 errors, had a chance when Fitzgerald tripled with two out. Tsipouras walked. Bradley singled to the catcher, loading the bases. Lee grounded to 2nd. Robert Morris 16-13, 6-2. Sacred Heart 14-16, 3-4.
Robert Morris 10, Sacred Heart 3
Monmouth 4, Wagner 3
Wagner 1, Monmouth 0
Long Island swept Mount St. Mary’s 13-1 (5), 6-
Fairleigh Dickinson 5, Bryant 3
Bryant 7, Fairleigh Dickinson 5
Jacksonville State 4, Morehead State 0
Tennessee Tech 6, Tennessee-Martin 0
Austin Peay 4, Murray State 3
Eastern Illinois 2, Eastern Kentucky 1 (9)
Oregon State 10, Stanford 8
WP Paige Hall. LP Teagan Gerhart
Beavers lashed out with 13 hits to Cardinal’s 8. Stanford led 6-2 after 3. Cardinal scored 3 runs, on 3 hits in 1st, and 3 runs top 3rd. Burns rbi followed by Neill’s 2-run homer. Beavers responded with two in bottom; Doremus walked; with two out, advanced to 3rd on wild pitch; Cavestany homered. Hassman singled, scored on Hansen’s sac fly top 4th. Beavers tacked on two more runs; Kutz singled, with one out, Doremus walked; with two out, Chisholm walked; bases loaded, Cavestany singled in two runs. 7-4. Stanford added run top 5th, 8-4, but Beavers took lead with 6 runs in bottom. Roderfeld homered; Kutz doubled; Rich relieved Gerhart; Doremus doubled, Demore singled, Chisholm tripled, 8-6; Gerhart returned to the circle; Cavestany 2-run homer. 10-8. Stanford 30-6, 4-2. Oregon State 21-18, 2-4.
Arizona State 2, UCLA 1
WP Hillary Bach. LP Whitney Baker.
Sun Devils swept three weekend games; first time sweep of Bruins. ASU 35-6, 4-2; UCLA 27-9, 1-5. ASU took initial lead when Castillo singled and scored on Crabb rbi single. Camuso singled in the 3rd, scored on Bates single. Lockwood broke tie in 4th with her 11th home run.
Oregon 8, California 6 (9)
WP Jessica Moore. LP
Ducks swept three weekend games. Fuiava belted her fourth homer, a 2-run shot with two outs in 9th to keep Oregon in tie for first place in Pac 10. The Ducks got a solo from Bryan in the 1st; a 3-run bomb by Pappas in the 3rd, and a 2-run homer by Chambers in the 6th. Endicott and Skillingstad also pitched for Oregon, while Valerie Arioto started for Cal and was relieved by Jolene Henderson.
Washington 9, Arizona 3
WP Danielle Lawrie 9H, 13 K. LP Kenzi Fowler 9H, 5K
Rare game when Lawrie is tagged for 9 hits. Lawrie struck out side in 2nd. UW 3rd: With one out, Salling doubled, Pohlman singled, Lawrie walked; bases loaded, Williams forced Lawrie at 2nd, Salling scored; Wright 2-run double; Stuart hbp; runners advanced on wild pitch; Fagaly rbi single, 4-0 Huskies. Wildcats had two singles thru four innings; in 5th, Koria homered with one out; Buchanan singled, Lastrapes rbi double, 4-2. In bottom, Pohlman singled, Wright two-out rbi double, 5-2. UofA 6th: Arriola reached on error, but Lawrie fanned three. UW 6th: Fagaly led with walk, McWherter in to run, advanced on sac bunt, pinch hitter Clifton singled, Salling 2-run single. Akamine relieved Fowler. Pohlman doubled; Williams hit 2-run single. 9-2. Arizona scored top 7th; Buchanan singled; with two out, Schutzler, Arredondo singled; Chambers rbi single. Del Ponte grounded out to Lawrie. Washington 33-3. Arizona 32-6. Washington swept three weekend games.
Santa Clara vs Sacramento State 12:00 PM Sacramento, Calif./rained out
Santa Clara vs Sacramento State 2:00 PM Sacramento, Calif.
Loyola Marymount 5, CS Bakersfield 4
Loyola Marymount 6, CS Bakersfield 1
San Diego vs Saint Mary’s 12:00 PM Moraga, Calif./rained out
San Diego vs Saint Mary’s 2:00 PM Moraga, Calif.
Portland State swept Northern Colorado 5-2, 5-2
Idaho State swept Seattle 8-7 (10), 5-4
Holy Cross swept Colgate 8-6, 10-9
Lafayette 5, Bucknell 4
Bucknell 3, Lafayette 1
Army 8, Lehigh 2
Lehigh 8, Army 0 (5) Rebecca Bliss No-hitter
Kentucky 8, South Carolina 0
Georgia 6, Mississippi 5
LSU 6, Mississippi State 1
LSU 32-9, 11-5. Mississippi State 22-21, 3-12
WP Rachele Fico 4H. Mitchell, Shortridge, Young rbi’s. LP Misty Flesher
Florida 6, Arkansas 1
WP Ensley Gammel. LP Hope McLemore
Gators swept three game series.
Tennessee 5, Auburn 3
WP Ivy Renfro 4H, 7K. LP Lauren Schmalz
Tigers had early lead, scoring twice bottom 2nd; Cartwright, Colton singled; Clyde doubled, rbi; Smiley sac fly rbi. Vols tied top 4th; Gibson singled with two out; Kajitani homered. After Andrewws walked to open Vols 5th, Schmalz relieved starter Thompson; Chavanne reached on error; Dotson singled, 2 rbi; Gibson reached on error, Dotson scored. 5-3. UT 33-8, 12-4. Auburn 22-17, 6-11.
College of Charleston 17, Western Carolina 3
Elon 1, Furman 0
UNC Greensboro 3, Appalachian State 1
Chattanooga 5, Georgia Southern 4
Sam Houston State 5, Texas A&M-CC 0
Northwestern State 6, Southeastern Louisiana 2
Texas-San Antonio 6, Central Arkansas 2
Texas-Arlington 4, Stephen F. Austin 0
Nicholls State 1, Texas State 0
Louisiana-Lafayette 9, Florida International 5
Troy vs Florida Atlantic 1:00 PM Boca Raton, Fla./cancelled
Middle Tennessee 4, North Texas 2
South Alabama 3, Louisiana-Monroe 1
Alabama 11, Northwestern 1 (5)
WP Kelsi Dunne 2-hitter, 8K. LP Lauren Delaney (1 inning)
Bama scored two runs, without a hit, bottom 1st. Braud walked, stole 2nd; Boccia walked; Morgan hbp, loading bases. Larsen rbi groundout; with two out, Boccia scored on wild pitch. Locke and Blewitt walked, but Tide left bases loaded. Pauly homered to open the Wildcat 2nd. Bottom: Fenton walked, the fifth pass issued by Delaney, who gave way to Lamberth. Braud singled; runners advanced on Boccia sac; Morgan given a deliberate walk; Larsen singled, rbi; Lunceford doubled, clearing the loaded bases; Locke rbi double; Smith relieved Lamberth and got the two outs to end the inning. Bama had scored 5 runs on 4 hits and an error. With two out in 4th, Gibson homered. Morgan crushed a 3-0 pitch bottom 5th, 3-run homer. 11-1. Bama improves to 31-9. Northwestern 16-16.