FRIDAY APRIL 5 D1 SOFTBALL
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ESPN USA SOFTBALL POLL APRIL 2 2013
- Arizona State
10. Texas A&M
24. South Alabama
25. North Carolina
TOP 25 GAMES
#1 Oklahoma def #17 Baylor 8-3
WP Keilani Ricketts. LP Whitney Canion. Bottom 2nd: Shults doubled, Ricketts singled, Shults out at home. Williams walked, Martinez singled, Vest rbi walk; Chamberlain rbi walk. Bears tied top 3rd on Smith’s 2-run bases-loaded double. Bottom 5th: Shults and Ticketts singled; One out, Sampson reached on an error; run scored; Vest rbi single; two out, Chamberlain jacked a 3-un shot, her 17th. The teams traded single runs in the 6th. Ricketts is 17-1. Gascoigne relieved with bases loaded, two out, top 6th and got a fly out to end the threat. Oklahoma is 32-2/1-0. Baylor 29-8/3-3.
#3 Florida def Mississippi State 9-1
WP Hannah Rogers. LP Stephanie Becker. Gators broke scoreless tie with 7 runs bottom 4th. Two out, Schwarz and Merritt singled; Vry relieved Becker. Horton jacked a 3-run shot. After Fuller and Damico walked, Punches relieved Vry. Stewart walked; Tofft belted a grand slam. Bulldogs scored top 5th. Gators added single runs 5th and 6th. Florida 37-3/11-2. Miss State 23-13/2-8.
#5 Tennessee def Georgia 10-3
WP Ivy Renfroe. Morgan Montemayor. Vols racked 4 runs, top 1st, 3 in 2nd on Shipman’s 3-run homer, to lead 7-0 before the Dawgs scored, bottom 2nd, Reed on a fielder’s choice. Swafford led Georgia 3rd with a home run but a double play snuffed the rally. Pualloa led Georgia 4th with a homer but that was the curtain call for Georgia’s offense. Gibson went yard for the Vols top 5th, and Akamine added a 2-run shot in 6th. Tennessee 32-6. Georgia 27-11.
#6 Missouri def by #7 Alabama 4-1
WP Jackie Traina. LP Chelsea Thomas. Bama had 7 hits, Mizzou 5, but Bama bunched their opportun ities. Two out bottom 2nd, Conley doubled in two Tide runs. Bottom 3rd, Traina reacjhed on fielder’s choice, Braud scored. Hunt scored on Fichtner single. Kingsley scored for Missouri top 7th. Alabama 34-5/9-4. Missouri 22-3/7-2.
#10 Texas A&M 10, Colorado State 0 (5)
#12 Michigan def Ohio State 5-1
WP Haylie Wagner. LP Alex DiDomenico. Romero slugged 2-run homer, bottom 1st. UM loaded bases w/two out, bottom 2nd; Romero rbi single, Blanchard rbi walk, Lane rbi single. Coletta scored on wild pitch in Buckeye 5th. Michigan 29-7/7-0. Ohio State 21-12/3-4.
#13 LSU 8, Arkansas 2
WP Rachele Fico (19-5). LP Chelsea Cohen (12-7). LSU pounded out 11 hits, including multiple hiyts by Bell and Dimmons, Andrews was 3-5; Alcaraz, Falcon and Supak also had rbi’s. The Tigers afre in sole possession of first place in the SEC Western division.
#19 Nebraska upset by Iowa 6-2.
WP Kayla Massey. LP Tatum Edwards. Hawkeyes earned sixth victory over a Top 25 opponent. Blank slugged a 2-run homer for Iowa bottom 1st. Blank singled up the middle in the 2nd, driving in 2 more runs. Zoeller singled in the last Iowa run in the 4th. The Lady Huskers, who had 6 hits to Iowa’s 7, scored 2 runs top 7th but a double play ended the rally. Iowa 22-13/2-5. Nebraska 26-8/4-2.
#20 Kentucky def South Carolina 3-1
WP Kelsey Nunley. LP Audrey Broyles . Wildcats took 2-0 lead in 1st on homers by Stokes and O’Brien. Sagermann hit a solo in the KU 4th. Trailing 3-1, the Gamecocks, who stranded 10 runners, loaded the bases in the 7th, no outs, but a strikeout, popup and grounder erased the threat. KU 25-10/6-4. South Carolina 19-15/1-9.
OTHER GAMES (posted as scores are received)
Northwestern 8, Illinois 0 (5). WP Amy Letourneau No Hitter. LP Shelese Arnold. Second no-no for Letourneau in two weeks. Wildcats scored 3 bottom 1st, then 5 in 5th for run-rule inc Duehr 3-run double. Northwestern is 17-14/3-3 Big Ten. Illinois 11-19/1-6.
Alabama State 1, Alabama A&M 0
Auburn 9, Ole Miss 0
Ball State swept Northern Illinois 6-3, 9-2
Bowling Green swept Akron 3-0, 2-0
Butler 1, George Washington 0
BYU 2, Utah Valley 1
Utah Valley 6, BYU 4
Campbell 5, Presbyterian 4
Central Michigan swept Buffalo 7-1, 6-1
Columbia 12, Brown 1
Brown 5, Columbia 1
Idaho State swept Weber State 9-6, 7-2
Indiana 4, Penn State 3
Iowa State 11, Oklahoma State 8
IUPUI 6, Oakland 1
Oakland 5, IUPUI 1
Kansas 4, Texas Tech 3
Kent State swept Eastern Michigan 4-3, 11-2
LaSalle 7, Rhode Island 2
Louisiana Tech 7, Texas State 6
Texas State 7, Louisiana Tech 3
Oakland 6, IUPUI 1
Massachusetts 9, Fordham 5
Michigan State 3, Purdue 2
New Mexico 7, Boise State 6
New Mexico State 5, UT Arlington 1
North Dakota State swept Western Illinois 9-5, 7-4
Penn swept Yale 7-0, 9-0
Portland State swept Northern Colorado 5-0, 9-1 (6)
Prairie View A&M 11, Southern 2 (5)
Princeton 4, Harvard 1
Harvard 11, Princeton 3 (5)
Sacramento State 8, Southern Utah 0
Southern Utah 3, Sac state 1
San Diego State 6, Nevada 3
Seattle 2, San Jose State 1
South Dakota 7, South Dakota State 6
SD leading 16-15 bottom 7th)
Toledo 4, Ohio 3
Ohio 6, Toledo 0
UNLV 4, Fresno State 1
Utah State 2, UTSA 0
Western Michigan 15, Miami OH 2 (5)
Miami 5, Western Michigan 1