FRIDAY APRIL 8 D1 GAMES
D1 TOP 25
USA Softball Poll April 5 2011
1. Alabama upset by LSU 2-1 on HR in 14th
2. Georgia def Kentucky 6-1
3. Arizona State def Oregon 2-0
5. Arizona upset by Oregon State 3-1
6. Washington run-ruled by California 10-0 (5)
8. Tennessee def Mississippi 7-1
9. California run-ruled Washington 10-0 (5)
10. UCLA def Stanford 6-5 (14)
11. Florida def Arkansas 4-0
14. Stanford edged by UCLA 6-5 (14)
16. Oregon lost to Arizona State 2-0
18. Kentucky lost to Georgia 6-1
20. Texas A&M
21. Oklahoma State
22. Auburn upset by Mississippi State 4-3
23. Georgia Tech
24. Texas Tech
25. Fresno State run-ruled New Mexico State 9-1 (5)
By Spy, using Gametracker, UCS, college web sites, NFCA
Florida 4, Arkansas 0. The Gators had 9 hits, the Lady Backs 5, but the Floridians bunched theirs into runs. Bottom 2nd, DeFelice doubled, Coyle walked; with 2 out, Moultrie bunted, loading the bases; Paculba hit a 3-run double. Arkansas had 2 on in the 3rd; no score. Bottom 6th: Schutte homered for the final run. Florida is 31-7/8-6. Arkansas is 10-30/1-16.
Tennessee 7, Mississippi 1. Vols led 2-1 after six, then scored 5 top 7th. Vols scored twice, top 3rd; Grieve singled; Chavanne bunt single, failed pickoff attempt sent Grieve to 3rd; Grieve scored on Dotson groundout; Spigner walked; pinch runner Lewis scored. Ole Miss scored botom 6th; with 2 out, Hutcheson reached on error by Renfroe, and scored on Jayjohn single. Top 7th: Dotson singled; Spigner’s fly ball was dropped in right field; Gibson singled, loading the bases; Burchell singled, 2 rbi; Davin reached on fielding error, Gibson scored; Barnhill relieved Bruning; Burchell scored on wild pitch; Brown walked; Griecve hbp; Chavanne reached on error, rbi; Dotson hit into double play. Ole Miss made 4 errors, 3 in that inning. UT 32-6/10-4. Ole Miss 13-27/3-12.
Oregon State 3, Arizona 1. Andreana and the Beaver defense held off the Wildcats until Del Ponte belted a home run to lead off the 7th. Beaver 3rd: Sanchez walked. Cavestany singled. Doremus reached safely on fielder’s choice, loading the bases. Guzy and Hall struck out. Beltran singled in 2 runs. Arizona left bases loaded in 4th and 2 more in 6th. Bottom 4th: Brenner walked, Lippincott in to run; Chandler singled; Sanchez struck out and Lippincott was out trying to steal 3rd. Cavestany walked; both runners advanced on an illegal pitch; Doremus walked, loading the bases. Guzy singled, rbi. Chandler scored but Cavestany was out 8-2-6. Arizona 32-7. Oregon State 17-11.
Georgia 6, Kentucky 1. Arevalo held the Wildcats to 2 hits, one run, an rbi single top 1st by Cervantes. The Bulldogs took the lead with 2 runs in the bottom; Schlopy walked, Goler homered. Goler homered again leading off the Dawg’s 3rd; Sandberg hit an rbi double. Georgia, which had 11 hits, scored 2 final runs in the 4th; Schlopy hit a 2-out double; Goler walked; Hesson doubled in the 2 runs. Georgia 33-6/9-5. Kentucky 27-7/11-3.
California 10, Washington 0 (5). The Bears outhit the Huskies 11-3, climaxing in an 8-run 4th inning, complementing the strong game by Henderson. Cal scored top 1st on Vonk’s 1-out homer. The Huskies loaded the bases in the 3rd; a 2-out double by Pohlman, walks to Salling and Williams, the threat ending in a groundout. Top 4th: Wallace and Jones hit consecutive doubles; Wallace scoring; Jones advanced on a wild pitch; scored on Decker’s single. On eout, E Reid walked, J Reid singled, Vonk 2-run double. Echevarria 2-run single; Wallace 3-run homer. Zegenhirt closed out the scoring with a home run top 5th. UW is 27-4. California is 24-6.
LSU 2, Alabama 1 (14). An epic pitching battle ended in the bottom 14th inning on a home run by Young. Alabama had 8 hits, LSU 7. The Tigers had scored bottom 6th after the Tide left the bases loaded in the top. Santos walked, advanced on Langoni’s sac, and scored with one out on Young’s double. Bama tied top 7th and was poised to score more runs with bases loaded. no outs. Braud and Fenton singled; Larsen walked, filling the bases. Boccia flied out to left, rbi. Traina reached on a fielder’s choice, but Fenton was out at 3rd, 5-2-5. Locke flied out. Bama had 2 runners on base in the next 6 innings. After Traina relieved starter Dunne to pitch the 8th, LSU had 4 runners reach base safely. The Tide loaded the bases top 14th with one out. Boccia hit into a fielder’s choice, Branham out at home. Traina grounded to 3rd. Young led off for the Tigers, and jacked a 2-2 pitch over the right field fence for the game winner. Only the second loss in SEC for Alabama, now 37-3/12-2. LSU 23-12/6-6.
Mississippi State 4, Auburn 3. Head coach Jay Miller won his 1,000th career victory. Heide Shape hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the 6th. Miller is 1,000/855 in 29 seasons. and becomes the 13th Division 1 coach to reach the milestone. MSU had just one hit until the 6th; Smith singled, Lenahan walked, bringing Shape to bat. Auburn had the tying run on base in the 7th but the rally was snuffed by a double play. Auburn 30-9/9-6. MSU 20-19/8-6.
Fresno State 9, New Mexico State 1 (5). Winning pitcher Moses ripped a 2-run home run, was 3-3 with 3 rbi, and scored three times. Gilleland also scored 3 times, while Ortiz had an rbi double. The Bulldogs remain perfect in WAC play: 23-9/7-0. NMSU is 27-12/6-1.
Arizona State 2, Oregon 0. The Ducks blanked the Sun Devils high-powered offense for six innings, Jessica Moore allowing just 2 hits across that span, but after Zambara was hbp in the 7th, a 2-run home run by Katelyn Boyd decided the contest. ASU 36-3/3-1. Oregon 29-7/1-3.
UCLA 6, Stanford 5 (14). After Teagan Gerhart had pitched 13 innings (12 Ks), score knotted 5-5, and Gerhart had flied out top 14th with the winning run on 3rd, Stanford sent Ashley Chinn to face Andrea Harrison — who jacked a 1-1 pitch over the fence in center field, walkoff home run. (A very late night home run; Spy fell asleep at the computer at 2amET) Both teams had multiple chances to win, particularly UCLA which Gerhart frustrated. The Cardinal took the first lead top 4th on a 3-run triple by Hanewich. The Bruins scored 2 in the bottom on Harrison’s first home run. After Macon relieved starter Donna Kerr, Becerra scored in the Stanford 6th on Hansen’s sac fly. With one out, bottom 7th, Tiumalu belted a 2-run, tying home run. Stanford stranded single runners in the 10th, 11th, and 12th. But UCLA loaded the bases in the 9th with 2 out on Fox’s single and 2 walks, but pinch hitter Hall struck out. With 2 out in the 10th, DiSalvatore and Harrison singled but Fox flied out. The Bruins had 2 on again in the 11th, with 2 out, but Schroeder looked at a third strike. Bruin 12thm: one, ut, Disalvatore singled, Harrison walked, but Fox and Yudin made outs. Cardinal 13th: Van Zandt singled, Gerhart in to run and stole 2nd. With one out, Hanewich doubled, Teagan scored 5-4. Bruins 13th: one out, Camuso and Snow singled; Schroeder streuck out, but Bates singled in the tying run. Cardinal 14th: one out, Prong walked; Pura struck out; Becerra doubled, sending Prong to 3rd; Gerhart flied out. Chinn relieved Gerhart and yielded the walkoff home r to Harrison. UCLA had 14 hits, Stanford 11. Each team made 2 errors. Heck of a game!
Ultimate College Softball, Gametracker, softballscoresnow, NFCA, college webs
St. Bonaventure 5, Rhode Island 0
Fordham 3, George Washington 0
Charlotte vs Saint Joseph’s 3:00 PM Philadelphia, Pa.
Belmont 1, North Florida 0
North Florida 3, Belmont 2
Lipscomb 4, Jacksonville 0
Lipscomb 4, Jacksonville 0
Charleston Southern 6, Liberty 2
Liberty 9, Charleston Southern 1
Harvard 7, Princeton 0
Princeton 3, Harvard 2
Brown 1, Columbia 0
Columbia 16, Brown 1
Yale 2, Penn 1
Yale 10, Penn 6
Cornell 9, Dartmouth 5
Dartmouth 9, Cornell 6
Northern Illinois 10, Buffalo 9
Northern Illinois 7, Buffalo 0
Kent State 5, Western Michigan 4
Western Michigan 8, Kent State 6
Eastern Michigan 4, Bowling Green 1
Eastern Michigan 1, Bowling Green 0
Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Central Michigan 9, Toledo 1 (5 inn)
WP-Kara Dornbos (7-4) 1-Hitter LP-Jen Solanics (2-13)
Central Michigan 8, Toledo 0
Fort Collins, Colo.
UNLV 9, Colorado State 8
Salt Lake City, Utah
BYU vs Utah 4:00 PM//postponed
San Diego State vs New Mexico 6:00 PM
Oregon State 3, Arizona 1
WP Tina Andreana. LP Kenzie Fowler
California 10, Washington 0 (5)
WP Jolene Henderson 3-hitter, 7K. LP Bryanna Walker
Arizona State 7, Oregon 0
WP Dallas Escobedo (18-2) LP Jessica Moore (14-4)
UCLA 6, Stanford 5 (14)
WP Aleah Macon LP Ashley Chinn 1HR
Lafayette vs Lehigh 2:30 PM Bethlehem, Pa.
Lafayette vs Lehigh 4:30 PM Bethlehem, Pa.
Florida 4, Arkansas 0
WP Hannah Rogers. LP Hope McLemore
Mississippi State 4, Auburn 3
WP Kylie Vry. LP Jeanee Loree
Georgia 6, Kentucky 1
WP Erin Arevalo 2-hitter, 4BB. LP Chanda Bell, 8H, 2HR
LSU 2, Alabama 1 (14)
WP Brittany Mack 8H,14K,8BB. LP Jackie Traina 6K, 1HR.
Tennessee 7, Mississippi 1
WP Ellen Renfroe LP Kendall Bruning
Grambling State vs Southern 2:00 PM Baton Rouge, La.
Prairie View A&M vs Texas Southern 3:00 PM Houston, Texas
Mississippi Valley State vs Alcorn State 4:00 PM Alcorn, Miss.
Alabama State vs Jackson State 6:00 PM Jackson, Miss.
Western Illinois vs IPFW 3:00 PM Fort Wayne, Ind.//DH postponed
Southern Utah 11, South Dakota State 3
South Dakota State 2, Southern Utah 1
North Dakota State 10, Oakland 2 (5)
North Dakota State 12, Oakland 5
UMKC vs Centenary 4:00 PM Shreveport, La.
UMKC vs Centenary 6:00 PM Shreveport, La.
Boise State 6, Louisiana Tech 2
Utah State 9, San Jose State 6
Fresno State 9, New Mexico State 1
WP Michelle Moses. LP Alex Newman
Nevada vs Hawai’i 6:00 PM Honolulu, Hawai’i