4-18-2013 Thursday April 18 D1 Softball

APRIL 18 THURSDAY D1 SOFTBALL

 

NCAA RPI RANKINGS are posted on: www.spysoftball.org

NCAA Individual and Team Statistics thru April 15 are on www.spysoftball.org

Conference Standings are posted on www.spysoftball.org

ESPN USA SOFTBALL Poll April 16, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY— Due to the threat of severe weather in the Oklahoma City area, the opening game of the Bedlam series, which features No. 1 Oklahoma and Oklahoma State has been rescheduled the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced today. Originally scheduled to be held at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium tonight at 7 p.m., the game has been rescheduled for May 10 at 6 p.m.

1.  Oklahoma
2.  Tennessee
3.  Arizona State
4.  Florida
5.  Oregon
6.  Alabama
7..Texas
8.  Louisville
9.  Michigan
10.  California
11.  Missouri
12.  LSU
13.  Texas A&M
14.  Washington
15. Stanford
16.  Baylor
17.  Kentucky
18. Nebraska
19. UCLA
20. Hawaii
21. South Alabama
22. Tulsa
23. Florida State
24. South Florida
25T North Carolina
25T Arizona

 

TOP 25 GAMES
#19 UCLA vs #25 Arizona (10pm)

ARIZONA 7, UCLA 6 (10)

WP Shelby Babcock.  LP Ally Carda.  Unusual for this historic 27-year old rivalry which dominated Pac 10 and World Series contests for years, both teams are in the bottom half of Pac 12 standings; equally unusual, Hillenbrand Stadium was sparsely populated tonight, even on cold nights of the past, the stadium was usually standing room. Top 1st, LaRosa doubled in the UCLA but Babcock struck out two.   UofA went down in order but, after a double play thwarted the Bruins in the 2nd, the Wildcats unloaded on McDuffie.  Goodacre singled, Del Ponte was hbp; Young singled, rbi.  Perez sac fly, rbi.  Rodriguez fanned, Wilson doubled, rbi.  Down 3-0, Ally Carda relieved starter Paige McDuffie.  Suitos greeted Carda with a 2-run single, 5-0. Lindvall walked to open the Bruins 2nd; Babcock struck out Bennett and Bates; LaRosa got her second hit, a single.  Carda became the third K of the inning.  Back to work in the bottom: Goodacre was hbp; with two out (Del Ponte looking, Young fly), Perez singled. Rodriguez struck out.  UCLA made the game a new contest in top 4th.  Two out, Goulder beat out an infield hit. Moeai reached on an error by Suitos  at 2nd, Lindvall singled rbi; Bates, who had 13 homers in her first 21 games, and none the last 21; jacked her third grand slam of the season, a 2-0 count on the outside corner.  5-5.  Bottom 4th: Carda retired the Wildcats in order, two on strikes. Top 5th, UCLA down in order.  B5th: Rodriguez fanned, Goodacre singled, legged it to 2nd on error by Bennett in center; Del Ponte popped to 2nd; Young struck out, Carda’s sixth.  Top 6: UCLA three up, three groundouts. B6th:  Perez reached on throwing error by Sataraka at 3rd; Rodriguez force at 2nd; Lavine struck out; Wilson was issued a pass; Suitos looked at a third strike, Carda’s eighth.  Babcock also has 8 Ks. Top 7th: Bennett walked, but was out leaving early. Bates  hit to Babcock.  LaRosa grounded to 3rd. B7: Rodriguez popped to short. Goodacre grounded to short.  Del Ponte popped to catcher – and the Bruins were now playing their fourth consecutive extra inning game. Carda lined to Babcock. Hall grounded to Babcock. Sataraka walked. Goulder fanned, nine for Babcock. B8: Carda (9) struck out Young. Perez singled to center.  C Rodriguez looked at a third strike. Lavine flied to center.  Top 9th: Moeai doubled to center. Mueller in to run.  Lindvall sacrificed.  Bennett grounded to 3rd.  Bates drew an intentional walk. Larosa popped to 2nd.  B9. Wilson worked a 3-2 count grounded to Hall at 1st. Suitos singled over short. K Rodriguez sacrificed.  Goodacre walked.  Del Ponte flied to Bates in right.  Top 10th: Carda, who has reached base in 33 consecutive games, jacked a 2-1 pitch for a 6-5 lead.  Hall walked. Duran in to run.  Young popped to 3rd. Goulder struck out.oaei lined to short.  B10: Young grounded to 3rd. Perez  singled, her fourth hit of the night. C, Rodriguez  grounded to 3rd but Sataraka overthrew 2nd and UCLA failed to get the lead runner.  Two on, one out.  Lavine struck out, Carda’s 11th.  That error became costly when Wilson jacked a 2-run walkoff home run.  Arizona 7-6.


Other games (posted as scored are received)
Boston 7, Boston College 2
Cleveland State 10, Detroit 2
Colgate 3, Marist 1/Marist 7-2
College of Charleston swept Savannah State 8-0 (6), 8-2
Georgia State swept Samford 3-1, 6-4
Georgia Tech swept Southern Miss 4-0, 7-1
Harvard swept Quinnipiac 9-4, 11-6 (5)
Ohio swept Wright State 5-1, 13-1 (5)
Rutgers 9, Iona 5
UConn 5, Bryant 2
UMass 8, Hartford 0 (5)
Wagner swept Lafayette 2-0, 5-0

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