TUESDAY APRIL 23 D1 SOFTBALL
NCAA April 22 RPI RANKINGS are posted on: www.spysoftball.org
NCAA Individual and Team Statistics thru April 22 are on www.spysoftball.org
Conference Standings are posted on www.spysoftball.org
ESPN USA SOFTBALL POLL APRIL 23
5. Arizona State
18. Texas A&M
21. South Alabama
22. Florida State
24. South Florida
TV this week:
Thursday: #19 Kentucky vs Ole Miss
Friday: #5 Arizona State vs #10 California
Saturday: #3 Florida vs #23 Georgia
TOP 25 GAMES
#1 Oklahoma def North Texas 12-1
WP Keilani Ricketts. LP Brittany Simmons. Top 1st: Chamberlain reached on error, Casey walked, Pendley singled, rbi; Ricketts rbi groundout, Shults 2-run homer. OU 2nd: Parsons singled, Turang reached on error, one out, Casey singled, rbi; Pendley jacked a 3-run homer. OU scored a run in the 5th on Parsons sac fly. OU 6th: Chamberlain reached on an error, Casey walked, Pendley singled, rbi; Ricketts rbi groundout, Shults belted a 2-run homer. North Texas scored on Terry’s homer in the 2nd. Michelle Gascoigne relieved the last two innings for OU.
#9 Michigan def Central Michigan 11-0 (5)
WP Haylie Wagner 2-hitter . LP Kara Dornbos. Wagner strucl out the side in the 1st. UM 1st: Doyle walked, Sappingfield singled, both advanced on a wild pitch; one out, Blanchard walked; bases loaded, Lane jacked a grand slam. A double play ended the frame. UM 2nd: Romero slugged a 3-run homer. UM 4th: After Sappingfield singled with one out, Kuhlman relieved Dorbos. Romero bhelted a 2-run homer. Lane also had a second homer, a 2-run job. Michigan 40-7. Central Michigan 25-14.
#14 Baylor def Houston 4-1/DH Houston 5-3
Game One: WP Whitney Canion LP Bailey Watts S Courtney Repka. Baylor posted 4 runs bottom 1st; rbi’s by Thumann, Smith, Hays, and Hosack — first and final scores. Houston scored top6th on Outon double.
Game Two: WP Diedre Outon LP Courtney Repka. Houston left bases loaded, top 1st. Baylor racked three: Strickland rbi double; Smith scored on error; Chalmers rbi single — which ended Baylor scoring. Houston scored 4 runs in the 5th, added a run in the 6th. Baylor 35-12. Houston 32-16.
Alabama State 3, UAB 2
Ball State 5, Indiana 2
College of Charleston 9, Coastal Carolina 0/Charleston 2-1
Fordham 8, Iona 2
Illinois 8, Iowa 5
Notre Dame 6, Connecticut 0 Deanna Gumpf’s 500th win
Oakland 5, Toledo 4 (8)/akland 3-2
Southern Illinois 4, Evansville
Temple 4, Villanova 2/Villanova 3-0
Texas State 5, Lamar 4
Virginia Tech 8, Radford 1