APRIL 5 2011 D1 SOFTBALL
D1 TOP 25
USA Softball Poll April 5 2011
3. Arizona State
20. Texas A&M
21. Oklahoma State def Missouri State 10-2 (6)
23. Georgia Tech
24. Texas Tech
25. Fresno State lost to Pacific 5-4 (11)DH
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Pacific 5, Fresno State 4. Pacific upsets Bulldogs on same day Fresno State returns to Top 25 status. Pacific led throughout, scoring a run bottom 2nd. Petty doubled, Rodriguez scored. Bottom 3rd: Moore singled in 2 runs. Moses relieved Oakes. Moore homered in the Bulldog 4th. In the 5th, Hall doubled, scored on Gilleland double. Fresno State lost a runner at home in the 7th, after Ortiz scored from 3rd on catcher error. Bulldogs Moses tied score on Stiglich single. Both left runners on in extra innings. Top 11th: Bulldogs down in order. Bottom: Rodriguez opened with a double; Petty sac bunt. Pierce grounded out but Horn reached on an error at short, Rodriguez scoring the winning run.
Notre Dame 9, Wisconsin 1 (6). Heather Johnson, Big East player of the week, tied the game at 1-1 with a single in the 3rd, extending her hitting streak to 12 games. She was 2-4; Maldonado was 3-3, scoring 3 runs. After thr Badgers scored an unearned run in the 5th, Fleury and Buntinhit consecutive triples; Miller smashed a 3-run homer. Marrone scored on Clay’s sac fly, 7-1. Two more runs in the final inning led to final score.
Oklahoma State 10. Missouri State 2 (6). Oklahoma State pounded out 13 hits, including 7hits inthe 6-run second inning. Garcia was 3-4, 4 rbi, on a home run and double; Morrisiob was 3-4; Brown also 3-4, double and 2 singles. Freshman Moergan Hawkins started for OWSU; relieved by Freeman in the 4th and 5th; Espinosa finished the game.
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Gardner-Webb 3, Presbyterian 2
Illinois State 3, Bradley 2
Cornell vs Albany TBA Albany, N.Y//DH cancelled.
Siena vs Hartford 2:00 PM Hartford, Conn.//DH rained out
Lafayette vs Rutgers 2:00 PM Piscataway, N.J.//cancelled
UMBC vs Georgetown 2:00 PM Washington, D.C.//cancelled
Detroit 9, Canisius 8
Canisius 9, Detroit 8
Iona vs Temple 2:30 PM Philadelphia, Pa.//DH cancelled
Bryant vs Holy Cross 3:00 PM Worcester, Mass.//Wednesday DH
Rhode Island vs Brown 3:00 PM Providednce, R.I//DH rescheduled April 13.
Columbia vs Fairfield 3:00 PM Fairfield, Conn.//DH rained out
Binghamton vs St. Bonaventure 3:00 PM//DH rained out
Army vs Saint Peter’s 3:00 PM Jersey City, N.J//DH rescheduled Thursday.
La Salle vs Monmouth 3:00 PM West Long Beach, N.J.//DH rained out
Villanova vs Penn 3:00 PM Philadelphia, Pa.//DH rescheduled Wednesday
College of Charleston vs Coastal Carolina 3:00 PM Conway, S.C.
College of Charleston vs Coastal Carolina 5:00 PM Conway, S.C.
Georgia Southern swept Kennesaw State 7-2, 4-2
Western Carolina swept North Carolina A&T 13-5 (5), 8-7
Akron sweeps Saint Francis 5-0, 7-6
Western Michigan 13, Oakland 0
Oakland 2, Western Michigan 1
Coppin State vs Bucknell 3:30 PM Lewisburg, Pa.//DH cancelled
Providence vs Harvard 4:00 PM Cambridge, Mass.//cancelled
Connecticut vs Massachusetts 4:00 PM Amherst, Mass.
Marist vs Hofstra 4:00 PM Hempstead, N.Y.//cancelled
Florida State vs Jacksonville 4:00 PM Jacksonville, Fla.//DH cancelled
Tennessee Tech vs East Tennessee State 4:00 PM Johnson City, Tenn.//DH rained out
UTSA swept Texas Southern 12=4 (5), 10-2 (6)
Pacific 5, Fresno State 4 (11)
WP Shepard. LP Moses in relief
Fresno State vs Pacific 3:00 PM Stockton, Calif. (?)
South Carolina 12, Charleston Southern 4
Samford 4, Western Kentucky 3
Western Kentucky 8, Samford 0
Murray State 3, Belmont 2
Murray State 5, Belmont 0
Northwestern 6, DePaul 5
Notre Dame 9, Wisconsin 1
WP Laura Winter. LP Amanda Najdek
Iowa State 11, Northern Iowa 3
Houston 6, Houston Baptist 0
Lipscomb vs Middle Tennessee 5:00 PM Murfreesboro, Tenn.//DH postponed
Oklahoma State 10, Missouri State 2 (6)
Utah 8, Utah Valley 3
Central Arkansas vs Mississippi 6:00 PM Oxford, Miss.//cancelled
San Diego State swept CS Northridge 4-1, 13-5 (6)
Game 2: Samantha Beasley 1-hitter