4-4-10 APRIL 4 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
TOP 25 (ESPN USA SOFTBALL POLL 3-30-10)
3. Michigan def Wisconsin 8-0 (5)
7. Georgia Tech
9. Florida def LSU 7-1
10. Arizona State
12. LSU lost to Florida 7-1
15. Oklahoma State
16. Florida State lost to Maryland 6-2
18. Texas A&M
20. Illinois def Northwestern 8-4
22. North Carolina
23. Ohio State
TOURNAMENTS AND CONFERENCE 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.
Maryland 6, #15 Florida State 2
WP Kendra Knight. LP Sarah Hamilton
McLaughlin singled, bottom 1st, scored on Schultz’ triple. In 2nd, Fowler walked, advanced on illegal pitch, Kane tripled and scored on error. 3-0. After Jackson scored for FSU on Stager’s sac fly, starter Kerry Hickey was called for an illegal pitch, advancing a runner, Knight relieved. Terese Gober relieved Hamilton to pitch the 4th; the Terps responded with 3 runs, loading the bases and scoring two runs when Maier and Galindo drew rbi walks. Lau scored on an error, but two potential Terps runs were eliminated by a double play. The Seminoles scored their final run in the 6th, when Borden drove in McConn. Maryland improved to 21-15, 1-7. Florida State is 33-7, 6-3.
Boston 5, Stony Brook 0
Hartford 6, Albany 3
Michigan State 7, Minnesota 6 Gopher 2-run rally in 7th falls short
Penn State 2, Purdue 1 (8) both scored single runs in 7th; Myers scored Rossi single in 8th #2 Michigan 8, Wisconsin 0 (5)
WP Nikki Nemitz. 1-hitter. LP Letty Olivarez
Wolverines score in each inning, starting with two bottom 1st. With one out, Findlay, Viefhaus walked; with two out, Shaw doubled in both runs. UM 3rd: Nemitz walked; pinch runner Crummey advanced on sac and groundout, scored on Evans rbi single. Findlay homered, 2 rbi. UM 3rd: After Nemitz struck out the last batters in the top, both on 3-2 counts, Nemitz doubled Shaw home. Michigan loaded bases in the 4th; with one out, Shaw drew an rbi walk. Badgers got their hit top 5th, single by Spence. UM reached run-rule in the bottom, Kirkpatrick walked, scored on Evans double. Michigan 26-5, 3-0. Wisconsin 8-20, 0-4.
#17 Illinois 8, Northwestern 4
WP Pepper Gay. SV Monica Perry. LP Lauren Delaney
Illini broke scoreless tie, top 4th; bases loaded, two out, Conrad singled in a run, second run scored on error. Lead went to 4-0, top 5th; Haddad, Pinchback (rbi) hit consecutive doubles; Pinchback scored on passed ball. Wildcats narrowed lead with 3 runs in bottom; Thompson, Allard singled with one out; with two out Monka rbi single; Perry relieved Gay; Batts rbi single; runners advanced on wild pitch; Haug hbp to load bases; Pauly drew rbi walk, 4-3. but Haug was forced at 3rd to end rally. Illinois tacked on four runs in 7th. Pinchback doubled; Hackett homered. Cuevas rbi double. (Gametracker, which has all the consistency of cotton candy this season, does not show how fourth run scored.) Monka, Batts led the NU 7th with singles; Haug hit into a fielder’s choice and Pauly fouled out; Dyer singled Monka home. Illinois 26-4, 2-1. Northwestern 16-13, 2-2.
Iowa 12, Indiana 1 (5)
Towson 8, UNC-Wilmington 0 (5)
Youngstown State 4, Butler 2
Ohio 6, Akron 2
Eastern Michigan 5, Bowling Green 2
Central Michigan 9, Toledo 1
Kent State 2, Western Michigan 1
Kent State 1, Western Michigan 0
Ball State 4, Miami 3
Buffalo 3, Northern Illinois 2
On Saturday in Morehead State University’s first victory of three against Eastern Illinois University, junior third baseman Rebecca Butler broke MSU’s career homerun record by blasting her 18th homerun. Becca played for Pendleton Heights High School (IN) and Southern Force.
Lehigh 5, Colgate 4
Colgate 2, Lehigh 1
Holy Cross 2, Bucknell 1
Holy Cross 5, Bucknell 4
Army sweeps Lafayette 6-2, 7-6
#6 Florida 7, LSU 1
WP Stephanie Brombacher. SV Ensley Gammel. LP Rachele Fico
Brombacher yielded one hit in 3 inningsx; Gammel 3 hits in 4 innings. Brooks scored for Gators on Paculba’s two-out single in bottom 2nd. After Tigers stranded two in 3rd, Gators padded lead on Schutte’s two-out HR. Gammel relieved to pitch 4th. Langoni, Mitchell singled in LSU 4th, but double play limited rally; Langoni scored on error. Florida 6th: Bush doubled, Brooks and Gammel (rbi) singled. Trahan relieved Fico. After a sac moved the runners, Brooks scored on Paculba single, Moultrie rbi single, Enea rbi double. Gators 10 hits to 4. Florida 27-4, 9-2. LSU 29-7, 8-3.
IPFW 2, North Dakota State 1 (8) Hopwood leadoff home run in 8th
Florida Atlantic 1, South Alabama 0 WP Gressley tripled, scored on Jones single in 5th
#27 Hawaii 13, New Mexico State 1 (5)
WP Stephanie Ricketts 2-hitter. LP C Theis
Hawaii racked five home runs: Tauali’i, Majam (2 rbi), Rodriguez, Iwata, Gonzalez (3 rbi). Hawaii scored 7 runs top 5th.
So. Illinois-Edwardsville 8, George Washington 0