APRIL 27 2010 D1 COLLEGE GAMES
TOP 25 (ESPN USA Softball Poll 4-20-10)
NOTE: NCAA individual and team statistics thru 4-25 are published on www.spysoftball.org
Note: this game day report will be updated from 3pm to midnight
Note: NCAA RPI rankings are posted on www.spysoftball.org
- GEORGIA TECH
- ARIZONA STATE
- OKLAHOMA STATE
- STANFORD def San Jose State 4-1
- TEXAS A&M**
- FLORIDA STATE
- U MASS def Rhode Island 9-2, 3-1
- OHIO STATE
- NOTRE DAME
- LSU and Texas are tied for 12th
** Hawaii and Texas A&M are tied for 20th
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/black below are UCS rankings.
#21 Massachusetts 9, Rhode Island 2
WP Sara Plourde 2-hitter, 9K. LP Alison Hartzell
Minutewomen scored 6 bottom 3rd. Normand led with double, scored on Magill single, Reeves singled, Bettencourt singled, bases loaded; Carta rbi walk; Serio rbi walk; Libby rbi single, Rogers rbi groundout, Williams rbi sac fly. Rhode Island loaded bases top 4th (hbp, 2 walks) and scored two runs. U Mass matched that output in the bottom half on Bettencourt’s 2-run homer. In the 6th, Reeves tripled, scored on Bettencourt single. U Mass 12 hits to 2. U Mass 30-7-1. Rhode Island 17-27.
#21 Massachusetts 3, Rhode Island 1
WP Sara Plourde 2-hitter, 7K. LP Jayshree Narendran.
U Mass remains unbeaten in A-10. Libby slugged 2-run HR bottom 2nd. Double steal in 4th plated final UM run. Rhode Island scored top 7th; Wilson singled, advanced on error at 2nd, scored with two out on error at short.
Temple vs Saint Joseph’s 3:00 PM Philadelphia, Pa./rescheduled for Wednesday
Temple vs Saint Joseph’s 5:00 PM Philadelphia, Pa.
#28 Lipscomb vs Belmont 1:00 PM Nashville, Tenn./rescheduled for Wednesday
#28 Lipscomb vs Belmont 3:00 PM Nashville, Tenn.
Gardner-Webb 2, Winthrop 1
Wright State 5, Valparaiso 4
Wright State 6, Valparaiso 2
Cornell 4, Columbia 1
Cornell 18, Columbia 5
Creighton 6, Drake 3
Middle Tennessee vs Western Kentucky 5:00 PM Bowling Green, Ky./moved to Thursday
Stanford 4, San Jose State 1
WP Ashley Chinn 5H, 5K. LP Amanda Pridmore
Bottom 2nd: after pinch-runner Albers was caught stealing, Burns singled, scored when Koutz reached on error at short. Cardinal notched 3 runs in 4th: Burns singled, Hassman singled with two out; Haber doubled down left field line, 2 rbi; Hansen singled to center, rbi. SJS scored top 6th; McConnell led with double, Shanks in to run; two outs later, Hawkins reached on error at 3rd (SJS made 3 errors, Stanford 2), Shanks scored.
Saint Peter’s vs Quinnipiac 12:00 PM Hamden, Conn./cancelled
Saint Peter’s vs Quinnipiac 2:00 PM Hamden, Conn.
North Carolina A&T swept Savannah State 7-0, 2-0
UAB 3, Troy 2
WP Lauren Webster (15-5). LP Ashlyn Williams (19-10)
Monmouth 7, Manhattan 5
Manhattan 6, Monmouth 5 (8)
Albany vs Siena 3:00 PM Loudonville, N.Y./rescheduled for Wednesday
Albany vs Siena 5:00 PM Loudonville, N.Y.
#24 Fordham 6, Iona 0
WP Jen Mineau (27-5) SV Chelsea Plimpton LP Eileen McCann
Lehigh vs La Salle 3:00 PM Philadelphia, Pa./cancelled
Syracuse 6, Penn State 1
WP Jenna Caira 1-hitter. LP Lisa Akamine 15K
Caira won her second game of day. Top 1st; Watts walked, scored on Grant double; Grant scored on wild pitch, Syracuse 2-0. That lead held until the 5th when the Orange tacked on four runs. Gibbs and Kuwik each hit a 2-run homer. Akamine walked one but struck out 3 top 7th. The Lady Lions scored bottom 7th; Long singled, advanced on error, scored on wild pitch. Syracuse 27-20. Penn State 28-18.
Syracuse 2, Penn State 0
WP Jenna Caira 1-hitter. LP Jackie Hill
Syracuse had 7 hits but couldn’t mark the board until top 7th when Gibbs crushed one-out home run.
Drexel vs Villanova 3:00 PM Villanova, Pa.
Drexel vs Villanova 5:00 PM Villanova, Pa.
Niagara 9, Akron 2
Akron 6, Niagara 4
Kent State vs Cleveland State 3:00 PM Cleveland, Ohio/cancelled
Wisconsin-Green Bay 9, North Dakota 1
North Dakota 8, Wisconsin-Green Bay 1
Charlotte 9, UNC Greensboro 2
Kentucky vs Eastern Kentucky 4:00 PM Richmond, Ky./rained out
Utah State swept Weber State 9-3, 11-1 (5)
Loyola-Chicago 5, Northern Illinois 2
Loyola-Chicago 6, Northern Illinois 0
South Dakota 1, North Dakota State 0
North Dakota State 3, South Dakota 0
Grambling State vs Louisiana-Lafayette 4:00 PM Lafayette, La.
Grambling State vs Louisiana-Lafayette 6:00 PM Lafayette, La./cancelled
Texas College vs Texas Southern 4:00 PM Houston, Texas/cancelled
Texas College vs Texas Southern 6:00 PM Houston, Texas
#27 BYU 6, Idaho State 2
WP Christie Zinanti LP Kandis Clesson
BYU 11, Idaho State 5
WP Paige Affleck (23-8) LP Nora Maschua
Tennessee-Martin swept Evansville 7-2, 8-7
Illinois State def #29 DePaul 5-1
WP Megan Warner 4H. LP Bree Brown.
Illinois State racked three home runs off Brown, snapping Blue Demons 8-game winning streak. Kay homered to open ILS 2nd. Bottom 3rd: Nelson singled, with two out, Kay jacked her second homer in as many at-bats, 3-0. DePaul scored in 4th: consecutive singles by Plese. Voss and Yniguez to start the inning; but Plese was out at home on Heteniak fielder’s choice; Voss scored on Dodd sac fly. In bottom half, Current homered. In 5th, Nelson hbp, Olson rbi double. DePaul 29-15. Illinois State 28-14.
LSU-Alexandria vs Centenary 5:00 PM Shreveport, La./cancelled
LSU-Alexandria vs Centenary 7:00 PM Shreveport, La.
Northern Iowa 5, Nebraska 3
UTEP 12, New Mexico 2
UTEP 7, New Mexico 3
Auburn 8, Jacksonville State 5
WP Anna Thompson 1H. SV Jenee Loree. LP Hilary Phillips
JSU tied game at 4-all top 5th, but Auburn came back with 4 in bottom half. JSU had single run top 7th. Auburn’s Krista Clyde had 4 rbi, 3 on a bases-clearing double in the 5th. Harrison had solo homer for Auburn. O’Neal, Johnson and Ledbetter had rbi’s fpr KSU, Johnson and Ledbetter homered.
Auburn 26-23. Jacksonville State 23-17.