4-21-10 April 21 2010 D1 College


NOTE: NCAA individual and team statistics thru 4-18-10 are published on www.spysoftball.org
: this game day report will be updated from 3pm to midnight
Note: The latest NCAA RPI is posted on www.spysoftball.org

 TOP 25 (ESPN USA Softball Poll 4-20-10)

  2. MICHIGAN def Penn State 8-0 (5),  8-0 (5)
  6. GEORGIA TECH lost to Georgia 6-3
  7. UCLA
  10. GEORGIA def Georgia Tech 6-3
  11. STANFORD vs San Jose State/rained out
  12. LSU upset by McNeese State 3-0
  13. OKLAHOMA def Baylor 6-1, 3-1
  14. TEXAS def Texas A&M 4-1
  15. MISSOURI def Missouri S&T 8-0 (5); def Evansville 8-0 (5)
  16. OREGON
  17. CALIFORNIA vs St Mary’s/postponed weather
  19. ILLINOIS def Southern Illinois 9-1
  20. FLORIDA STATE def South Alabama 2-0
  21. TEXAS A&M lost to Texas 4-1
  22. U MASS
  23. OHIO STATE* def Indiana 8-0 (6),  11-3 (5)
  24. HAWAII*
  25. NOTRE DAME def Valparaiso 7-6
  • Hawaii and Ohio State are tied for 23rd

Other Ranked Teams
Hofstra 10,  St John’s 2

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.

Big 10

Northwestern 15,  Michigan State 0
WP Jessica Smith 2 hitter.  LP Kelly Confer
Biggest Wildcat victory margin since 2006.  Monk 3 rbi, Dyer 3, Scharkey 2, Batts 2.  Allard, Pauly, Haug, Thompson one each.  Batts HR. 
Northwestern 9,  Michigan State 0 (5)
WP Lauren Delaney 2-hitter.  LP Lauren Kramer
Wildcats belt 3 homers, 2 by Nicole Pauly.  Northwestern 20-18, 6-5.  MSU 18-23, 4-8.

Ohio State 8, Indiana 0 (6)
WP Melanie Nichols 1-hitter.  LP Sara Olson
Buckeyes, who racked 10 hits, scored 4 bottom 1st, including Marder 3-run homer.  OSU scored 2 in 3rd, 2 in 6th for run-rule.
Ohio State 11,  Indiana 3 (5)
WP Melanie Nichols.  LP Sara Olson
OSU scored 11 runs on 13 hits, notching 6 runs bottom 1st.  Hillman single, Cooper sac, Herron rbi single; Marder walked, Prune single loading bases, Ledford 2-run double, Colleta rbi single, Ledford scored on attempt to nail Colleta stealing 2nd; Goodchild rbi single.  Hoosiers bounced back, top 2nd, on Wagner 2-run homer. Cooper homered for OSU.  Top 3rd: Indiana scored on Cogreve single, again OSU match with Schultz homer.  Buckeyes scored twice in 4th on Herron 2-run homer, and reach run-rule in 5th when Goodchild scored on Herron single. OSU 28-11, 7-1. Indiana 11-29, 3-7.

Michigan 8, Penn State 0 (5)
WP Nikki Nemitz 1-hitter.  LP Jackie Hill
Wolverines 8 runs, 5 hits.  Took lead with 5 runs, bottom 1st, Chidester 2-run single, Nemitz 3-run homer.  Bausher opened 2nd with double, scored on Findlay sac fly.  Final two UM runs in 3rd on Baushers 2-run, bases-loaded double.  UM 35-5, 11-0.  Penn State 25-16, 5-7.

Michigan 8, Penn State 0 (5) Game 1
WP Jordan Taylor Perfect Game 9K.  LP Lisa Akamine
Findlay and Viefhaus  had 3-run home runs.  St Clair (HR) and Larsen had the other rbi.

Big 12

#13 Oklahoma 6,  Baylor 1
WP Keilani Ricketts 2-hitter.  3 hbp.  LP Courtney Repka
Sooners led 1-0 top 1st, Turang scored on Shults rbi groundout, and added a run in 3rd when Jones doubled, Flores singled and stole 2nd, Jones scoring on catcher error.  Bears scored in bottom, Hanafin hbp; Walker singled, but was forced at 2nd by Wesley, Hanfin scored on Nieten groundout.  OU bumped score up with 4 runs top 5th.  Shults 3-run homer followed immediately by Vandever solo.  Oklahoma 33-10.  Baylor 24-18.

#13 Oklahoma 3,  Baylor 1
WP Michelle Gascoigne 3H, 7K.  LP Courtney Repka
Top 4th: Flores walked, Shults singled, Sallis in to run; Vandever rbi single; Dobbs walked, Sallis scored on wild pitch, 2-0.  Sooners added run top 6th; Shults singled, Vandever hbp, Dobbs reached on error, bases loaded.  Anderson singled, rbi.  Baylor got on the board bottom 7th; Nicole Wesley walked, with two out Vannatta walked, Shelton rbi double, 3-1.

Texas 4, #26 Texas A&M 1
WP Blaire Luna 4H, 14K.  LP Rebecca Arbino
Each  team had four hits.  Aggies scored top 4th, May singled, Tovar in to run, scored on Spittler triple.  Horns took lead with 2 runs in bottom.  Bennett singled, Taylor one-out homer.  Arbino, who struck out side in 3rd,  struck out three top 6th; in bottom, Texas added 2 runs, Bennett 2-run homer.

Big East

Pittsburgh 1,  South Florida 0 (10)
South Florida 5, Pittsburgh 1

#32 Louisville 6, Syracuse 2
WP Tori Collins.  LP Jenna Caira.
Cardinal score 5 runs bottom 5th; Bemis 2-run HR; Austin 2-run double.  Syracuse 2-run 6th; Caira rbi; Wadwell relieves; Helman rbi single. 

Louisville 7, Syracuse 4  Sandy Pearsall’s 400th win at Louisville
WP Kristen Wadwell 11K.  LP Stacy Kuwik.
Cardinals broke 1-1 tie in bottom 4th.  Austin singled, James reached on fielder’s choice, Austin going to 3rd on pitcher error; Roth hit into fielder’s choice, Austin out at home 5-2-6, Esteban reached on fielder’s choice, James scored and runners advanced on wild pitch; Roth scored on wild pitch; Bemis slugged 2-run homer.  Gardner relieved Kuwik.  Syracuse added run top 6th, Louisville two in bottom on rbi singles by York and Roth.  Sacco singled in two runs for Syracuse, top 7th.  Louisville 29-15.  Syracuse 23-19. 

Providence 6, Connecticut 0
Providence 3, Connecticut 1


Butler 5, Wright State 1

Illinois-Chicago 2, Wisconsin-Green Bay 1 (11)
Wisconsin-Green Bay vs Illinois-Chicago 5:00 PM Chicago, Ill.

Cleveland State vs Youngstown State 6:00 PM Youngstown, Ohio 

Missouri Valley

#34 Illinois State 3, Indiana State 2

Creighton 8,  Drake 0
WP Tara Oltman 2-hitter, 9K.  LP Brynne Dordel
Creighton vs Drake 5:00 PM Des Moines, Iowa


Mississippi State 3,  Auburn 2
WP Misty Flesher.  LP Anna Thompson
Each team had 7 hits.  Bulldogs scored top 2nd, pinch runner Heon scoring on Bramlett single.  Auburn tied in bottom, Eisterhold scoring on Smiley single.  Top 4th: Erin Nesbitt doubled, scored on Spain’s double.  Auburn tied again in bottom 5th after double play snuffed MSU bid; Colton walked, scored on Guzman single.  Bulldogs notched winning run top 7th on Erin Nesbitt’s solo.  Mississippi State 25-24, 6-15.  Auburn 23-21, 6-15. 

Mississippi State 2, Auburn 1
WP Lindsey Dunlap.  LP Angel Bunner
Two out, top 1st, Smith singled, scored on Bell double.  After Bulldogs stranded two top 3rd, Tigers tied game on White home run.  Erin Nesbitt jacked her second home run of the day in the 5th.

Sun Belt

Louisiana-Lafayette 1, Florida Atlantic 0

Other Games

#12 Illinois 9, Southern Illinois 1 (6)
WP Pepper Gay 2-hitter.  LP Danielle Glosson
Illini, which had 11 hits, scored in five of six innings.  Pinchback had 4 rbi on 2-3 hitting; Conrad solo HR; Vaji 2 rbi.

Liberty 8,  Hampton 4
Liberty 8,  Hampton 3

College of Charleston 5,  Charleston Southern 2
Charleston Southern 4, College of Charleston 1

East Tennessee State vs North Carolina Central 2:00 PM Cary, N.C./DH rained out; rescheduled April 23

Albany 9,  Dartmouth 2
Albany vs Dartmouth 5:00 PM Hanover, N.H.

Long Island 3,  Stony Brook 0
WP Blaire Porter No Hitter.  LP Colleen Matthes

Yale vs Wagner 3:00 PM Staten Island, N.Y./DH cancelled
Yale vs Wagner 5:00 PM Staten Island, N.Y.

Niagara 7,  Buffalo 3
Buffalo 6, Niagara 4

Canisius 6,  St. Bonaventure 4
Canisius 7,  St. Bonaventure 3

Fairleigh Dickinson 4, Manhattan 3
Manhattan 10,  Fairleigh Dickinson 8

Villanova 6,  Rider 5
Villanova vs Rider 5:00 PM Lawrenceville, N.J.

George Mason 5,  Mount St. Mary’s 1
Mount St Mary’s 11, George Mason 3

Howard vs George Washington 3:00 PM Washington, D.C./DH rained out

Drexel 7,  Penn 0
Drexel 8,  Penn 2

Delaware 9,  Lehigh 7
Lehigh 2, Delaware 1

Bucknell 3, La Salle 2
La Salle 0 Bucknell 0 (tie)

Virginia def Radford 5-2  Game delay in 5th for 1 hour, 41 minutes. Snapped Radford 13-game streak
WP Melanie Mitchell 10K.  Tacke 2-run homer in 1st; Snyder solo in 2nd.  Highlander homers: Beall and Shifflett.
Virginia def Radford 4-2  Cavaliers break tie with 2 runs in 6th on Cipolloni rbi triple, Kendall rbi single.

Purdue 6,  Ball State 4
Purdue 7,  Ball State 0

Notre Dame 7, Valparaiso 6
WP Jackie Bowe in relief.  LP Alex Lagesse in relief.
Irish eked out win over Crusaders on Dani Miller’s walk-off sac fly bottom 7th.  Valpo took lead top 1st on Phalen’s 2-run homer, which Irish bested with Miller 3 run homer in bottom.  Valpo regained lead with 2, top 2nd, DeBruzzi led with home run, Marinec tripled, scored on Brown double.  Irish tied in bottom,  after Lagesse relieved McGee, Fleury scored with two out on Johnson single.  Phalen scored on Marinec double to break tie in 5th, 5-4, but Irish came back with two bottom 6th on Jorgensborg and Maldonado singles.  Valpo upped the ante with a run top 7th; with two on, Bowe relieved Brittany O’Donnell.  Bridwell scored tying run on Strickland single.  Irish 7th: Fleury singled, advanced on Pitzenberger sac and wild pitch by Jansen in relief of Lagesse; Johnson and Lux given intentional passes; Fleury scored on sac fly.  More hitting than a rugby scrum: ND 11 hits, Valpo 12. 

Troy 4, Florida A&M 2
Troy 7, Florida A&M 1

Texas-San Antonio 3,  Houston Baptist 1
Texas-San Antonio 4,  Houston Baptist 1

Binghamton 8,  Colgate 5
Binghamton 8,  Colgate 1

Saint Joseph’s 4, Lafayette 1  WP Erin Gallagher 1-hitter

#25 Hofstra  10, St John’s 2 (6)
WP Erin Wade.  LP Kat Lawrence.

USC-Upstate 1, Winthrop 0
WP Morgan Childers 1-hitter.  LP Ashleigh Jackson.
Upstate had 7 hits but couldn’t crack scoreboard until bottom 7th; Brasil hbp, advanced on passed ball, scored with two out on Hall single.

UCS-Upstate 3, Winthrop 1
WP Amber Hamilton. 3H. SV Morgan Childers.  LP Chelsey Schoenfeldt
Upstate scored run bottom 3rd on 2 singles, Chewning sac fly.  Childers relieved after 5.  Bottom 6th: Harris singled, Zauner doubled, both scored on Hall single.  Revell scored for Winthrop top 7th on homerun off Childers.  UCS-Upstate 33-12.  Winthrop 23-20.

Wisconsin 5, South Dakota 1
South Dakota vs Wisconsin 5:00 PM Madison, Wis.

#16 Missouri 8, Missouri S&T 0 (5)
WP Kristin Nottelmann 10K No Hitter.  LP Wallingford
Nottelman struck out two in 1st, struck out side in 2nd, struck out two in 3rd.  Tigers scored 5 bottom 3rd.  Taylor jacked 3-run homer, Schneider rbi single; Hudson rbi sac fly.  In 4th, White double, Christopher rbi single.  Tigers reached run-rule bottom 5th, rbi singles by White and Christopher.  Missouri 34-8, Missouri S&T 24-19.

Missouri 8, Evansville 0 (5)
WP Jana Hainey. 2-hitter.  LP Kendall Kautz

Southeastern Louisiana vs Grambling State 3:00 PM Grambling, La.

Utah State vs Weber State 2:00 PM Ogden, Utah/DH rained out

Rutgers vs Monmouth 4:30 PM West Long Beach, N.J./rained out

Towson vs Delaware State 5:00 PM Dover, Del./rescheduled for Thursday

James Madison vs Georgetown 5:00 PM Washington, D.C./cancelled weather

Longwood 10, Virginia Tech 7
Virginia Tech 4, Longwood 3

Central Florida 7, Bethune-Cookman 4

Kentucky 10, Austin Peay 1 (5)

Georgia 6, #6 Georgia Tech 3
WP Erin Arevalo 4H.  LP Hope Rush
Bulldogs racked a deuce, bottom 1st, on Schlopy leadoff homer and Goler rbi single.  Auger opened Georgia 2nd with a double, scored on Pauly sac fly.  Tech tied top 4th on Sinclair 3-run homer.  Dawgs added trey of their own in 5th.  Schlopy walked, Wiggins singled, Hesson tripled in two runs.  Razey added rbi.  Georgia Tech 41-7.  Georgia 37-8.

Morehead State 5,  Western Kentucky 0
Western Kentucky 9, Morehead State 3

#23 Florida State 2,  South Alabama 0
WP Terese Gober 2-hitter.  LP Morgan Druhan

Louisiana-Monroe 3, Stephen F. Austin 2
Stephen F. Austin vs Louisiana-Monroe 6:00 PM Monroe, La.

Towson vs Delaware State 6:00 PM Dover, Del./DH Thursday

Coastal Carolina 4,  South Carolina 3  Joyce Compton’s last home game; hoped she would win it.
WP Ashley Frederick.  LP Ashley Chastain. 3H
Tornatore and Williams scored for Coastal, top 2nd.  Gamecock 5th: Voigt doubled, scored on Mendes single.  Coastal scored twice top 7th.  Ballard walked, stole 2nd, scored on Pisone triple.  Gamecock 7th: Redondo singled with one out; Mendes homered. 4-3.  But, next two batters went down.

Middle Tennessee 3, Tennessee State 2
Tennessee State vs Middle Tennessee 7:00 PM Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Tulsa 4,  Missouri State 3

Saint Mary’s vs #17 California 3:00 PM Berkeley, Calif./postponed weather

UAB 7,  Samford 1

Nicholls State 9,  Southern Mississippi 6

McNeese State 3,  #15 LSU 0  Breaks Tigers’ 25-game home winning streak.
WP Meagan Bond 4H.  LP Brittany Mack.
McNeese State had lost 13 consecutive games in Baton Rouge.  In the 1st, Molly Guidry swatted a 2-run home run.  Corbello rbi single in 6th. 

Northwestern State 9,  Centenary 1 (5)

Houston 3,  Texas State 0

Arkansas 6,  Memphis 1

San Jose State vs #14 Stanford 6:00 PM Stanford, Calif./cancelled

Oregon State 2,  Portland State 1

Bucknell 3, LaSalle 2

Furman 13, South Carolina State 2
Furman 11, South Carolina State 5 
Alana Mackey 14K

end/SPY signed off 11:52pm

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