5-12-2011 May 12 D1 Games

 MAY 12 2011 D1 GAMES  

NCAA individual and team statistics are posted on www.spysoftball.org 
Conference standings as of May 8 are posted on www.spysoftball.org 
NCAA RPI as of May 8 posted May 11 on www.spysoftball.org   

TOP 25
ESPN Poll May 10 2011
   

1.  Arizona State def Stanford  3-1 

2.  Michigan  

3.  Florida lost to Auburn  6-2/Florida eliminated

4.  Alabama def Mississippi State  5-1 Mississippi State eliminated

6.  California lost to Arizona 2-1 (10)  

6.  Missouri def Oklahoma State  5-1

7.  Texas  

8.  Tennessee def Kentucky 4-1  Kentucky eliminated

9.  Georgia def LSU  9-0  LSU eliminated

10.  Arizona def California 2-1 (10) 

11.  Oregon def UCLA 6-5 

12.  Stanford lost to Arizona State  3-1

13.  Oklahoma  

14.  Washington def Oregon State  6-1

15.  UCLA lost to  Oregon  6-5

16.  Georgia Tech  

17.  Baylor  

18.  Notre Dame def Providence 8-4 Providence eliminated 

19.  Texas A&M  

20.  Kentucky lost to Tennessee  4-1 Kentucky eliminated

21.  LSU lost to  Georgia  9-0 LSU eliminated 

22.  Oklahoma State lost to  Missouri  5-1

23.  Nebraska def Iowa State  10-1 

24.  Auburn def Florida  6-2  Florida eliminated

25.  ULL  def Troy 7-3 

GAME NOTES 
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 #3 Tennessee 4,  #6  Kentucky 1.  After Jolly and Dill singled, top 3rd, and were stranded, Vols broke scoring ice with 2 runs in bottom.  One out, Chavanne singled, stole 2nd; Grieve singled, rbi.  Gibson hbp; Spigner walked, bases loaded; Dotson singled, rbi.  Bottom 4t: Riley relieved Bell.  Two out, Shipman singled, Andrews reached on an error; Chavanne singled in 2 runs.  O’Brien and Cumbess walked to lead the Wildcats 5th; Dill singled, rbi.After Riley and DeMartine singled top 6th, Ivy Renfroe relieved and stopped the rally.  After a leadoff walk to Yocke top 7th, 2 Ks and a groundout ended the game.   After their two 2-run scoring bursts, the Vols bats were also quiet.  Kentucky eliminated
Auburn def Florida  6-2. The #3 team in national polls lost decisively to the #24 team. The Gators helped create their downfall with 3 errors.  The Tigers scored 3 runs, top 1st; one out, Cartwright was hbp; White reached on an error; Guzman singled, rbi; Smiley singled up the middle, 2 rbi.  Moultrie led the Gators 1st with a single, 2 outs later, Schutte singled, both were stranded.  Top 2nd: Eisterhold singled; Hannah Rogers relieved Brombacher.  Bottom 4th: Schutte walked; Bunner relieved Jamie Lorre.  Coyle singled with one out; DeFelice singled, rbi.  Horton grounded into a double play.  Auburn 5th: Cartwright reached on an error by Rogers.  White doubled to center; Guzman singled, 2 rbi.  Smiley singled, rbi. 6-1.  Bottom 7th:  Florida, a Top 10 ranked team all season, down to 3 outs.  Coyle walked, advanced to 2nd on an illegal pitch; two groundouts later, Fagan singled, rbi.  Fagan was forced at 2nd by Moultrie.  Florida 47-9.  Auburn is 39-16.  Florida eliminated.  (But, the Gators couild receive an at-large bid, given their record)
 Missouri 5,  Oklahoma State 1.  The Tigers, who could still win the Big 12, yielded a run to the Cowgirls, bottom 1st.  Gearhart singled, Morrison reached on an error; Hamilton reached on a fielder’s choice, forcing Morrison, Gearhart scored the only OSU run.  Two out, top 2nd, Ruggeberg singled, Simmons homered, 2-1 Tigers.  Missouri added 2 in the 3rd; Vock walked, Taylor reached on an error (The Cowgirls made 3); Marston forced Vock at 3rd; a double steal put runners at 2nd and 3rd; Hudson doubled, rbi; Fleming sac fly; 4-1.  Top 4th: Espinosa relieved Freeman.  Simmons singled, one out later, scored the final run on Poet’s sac fly.  Missouri 44-7/13-3.  Oklahoma State 37-15/8-8.

 #2 Massachusetts 3,  W2 #3 Saint Joseph’s 1.  U Mass scored bottom 1st on Magill leadoff homer.  Aguilar led top 2nd with a solo shot.  Minutewomen scored twice in 4th on rbi by Storro and Matthew.  Pourde. striking out 2 an inning, struck out the side in the 6th.  U Mass 29-17.  St Joseph’s 29-15. 
#1 New Mexico State 5,  W1 #4  Hawai’i  4.  Stephanie Ricketts started for Hawaii, and left the game with the score tied 1-1.  Hawaii broke that tie in the 5th, scoring 3 runs; Iwata singled in 2 runs, Gonzalez one.  Down 4-1, NMS scored 2 bottom 6th on Randall’s double.  Bottom 7th: Jennings walked; Nohara, at the top of many NCAA hitting tables, jacked a 2-run walkoff homer.  New Mexico State 41-15.  Hawaii 37-17.
Georgia 9, LSU 0.  The Tigers late-season winning streak came to a crushing halt.  Notwithstanding their #4/#5 rankings in SEC, which reflected that streak, the Bulldogs had been #1 in the country earlier.  Montemayor held the Tigers to 2 hits.  Georgia scored 2 top 1st; Wiggins singled, Schlopy walked on four pitches; Goler singled, rbi; Schlopy scored on Razey’s groundout.  The Bulldogs rolled a natural in the 4th; Sandberg and Hubbard singled; Trout walked, loading the bases; Pauly singled, 2 rbi.  Rachele Fico relieved Mack, down 4-0 with 2 on.  Wiggins tripled in 2 runs.  Schlopy scored on an error,  Couey on a groundout. 9-0.  7 runs on 5 hits.  Georgia 46-11.  LSU 38-16.  Unless the Tigers receive an at-large bid, which their record supports, this game marked the end of Coach Yvette Girouard’s 25-year career at LSU. Good luck, old friend.
Notre Dame 6, Providence 4.  Notre Dame overcame a late deficit with timely hitting to deal eighth-seeded Providence a 6-4defeat. The 18th-ranked Irish trailed, 4-2, heading into the bottom of the sixth before using five hits to post four runs.  Notre Dame (45-8) will play in the tournament’s 5:00 p.m. (ET) semifinal game on Friday again Louisville. Alexa Maldonado scored an unearned run in the top of the first and Sadie Pitzenberger dropped a double just inside the leftfield line to drive in Notre Dame’s second run of the frame. Pitzenberger would go on to collect one more of Notre Dame’s eight hits on the day, and Heather Johnson also had two hits to share team-high honors.The Friars retired 12 straight Irish batters before Lauren Stuhr singled to third base in the fifth. Providence’s first hit came in the top of the fourth, a one-out single through the right side by Michelle Huber.  Its second hit was recorded one batter laterin the form of a two-run homer by Justine Stratton. Stratton duplicated the feat in the sixth with another two-run dinger to put the Friars ahead, 4-2. Notre Dame loaded the bases in the bottom half of the penultimate stanza for Pitzenberger, who sent the first pitch she saw to left to bring home a run. Katie Fleury drove in the tying run with another single, the fifth straight in the inning. Erin Marrone sent a sacrifice fly to center for a fifth score and Pitzenberger crossed one batter later on one of two Providence errors. Brittany O’Donnell slammed the door with a flawless seventh that included a pair of strikeouts for her first save of the season to ensure a 14th straight win for the Irish. Providence cranked out four hits and four earned runs on Laura Winter (24-3) in 6.0 innings, but Winter struck out seven without issuing a walk.   Corinne Clauss (11-14) went the distance for Providence and gave up all six runs on eight hits. She struck out one Irish batter. 
#1 Alabama 5,  #8 Mississippi State 1.  After scoring the first run of the game in the 3rd, the Bulldogs held a 1-0 lead.Two on, Smith scored on Lenahan’s single.  Bama tied the score, bottom 4th.  Laresn doubled, Traina walked with one out, both advanced on a wild pitch, Larsen scored on Lunceford’s sac fly.  With 2 out in the 5th, Bama found the range.  Braud and Fenton singled; Larsen jacked a 3-run homer.  Bama 6th: Lunceford tripled, scored on Hunt’s sac fly.  Bama is 46-7.  Mississippi State 24-32.  Alabama faces Georgia on Friday.  Mississippi State eliminated.
Washington 6, Oregon State 1. The Huskies snapped a 4-game losing streak, drawing on a 2-hitter by Ingelsby and 10 hits to 2.  Both teams made 2 errors.  An odd sequence in the 4th yielded 4 UW runs.  Stuart singled; Clifton struck out; Wagner singled, Jones struck out; Pohlman reached on an error, Stuart scored.  Salling singled, loading the bases.  Williams reached on an error, Wagner scored. Pohlman and Salling scored. Jones scored on a wild pitch in the 5th.  Creger-Zier scored on Wright’s single in the 6th.Batayola scored an unearned run for the Beavers in the bottom.  UW 32-13.  Oregon State 18-27.
Oregon 6, UCLA 5.  The scoring was over by the 5th.  Oregon scored 2 bottom 1st.  Ceo singled, stole 2nd.  Chambers reached on an error at 3rd, Ceo scored.  Howard bunt single.  Fulava reached on fielder’s choice, Chambers out at home.  Vitek reached on another error by DiSalvatore at 3rd, Howard scored.  The Ducks racked 4 in the 2nd.  Peterson and Cuico singled; one out, Ceo singled, loading the bases; two out, Howard slugged a grand slam.  Now it was the Bruins turn.  Top 3rd, Bates one out single, Fox walked, Harrison singled, rbi.  Top 4th, Yudin hbp, Schroeder in to run; one out, Hall singled; two out, Schroeder scored on a wild pitch.  DiSalvatore walked,  Hall, Bates and DiSalvatore scored, 6-5.  Bruins 5th, Harrison singled, Tiumalu walked, Moore struck out the side.  Lindvall singled in the 6th, Schroeder sinkgled in the 7th, but UCLA could not close.  Oregon38-13/10-9.  UCLA 32-16/8-11.
 
 Arizona 2, California 1 (10).  The Wildcats won a squeaker; the Bears lost a heartbreaker.  Cal scored top 3rd; Jamia Reid and Vonk singled; Williams walked, loading the bases; Reid scored on Ziegenhirt’s sac fly.  Cal held that lead into the 7th, when Cal stranded two.  In the bottom, Arizona was down to its last out; with Koria on 2nd, two out, Kirker singled, rbi. Arizona left bases loaded.  Over the next three at-bats, Cal had a single.  Bottom 10th:  Chambers singled; advanced on Arriola’s sacrifice; two out, Koria was given a pass; Brawley singled, Chambers scored the winning run.  Arizona 40-14/11-8.  Cal 37-10/13-6. 

   

   

MAY 12 SCOREBOARDS
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America East ChampionshipsBoston, Mass.     Tournament Central  

Game 1 –   
#1 Boston 9,  #4 UMBC 1  

Game 2 –   
#2 Albany 2,  #3 Binghamton 1 (9)  

Atlantic 10 ChampionshipCharlotte, N.C.     Tournament Central  

Game 4 – 1:00 PM  
#1  Fordham 2,  W1 #5 Charlotte 0
WP Jen Mineau 3H, 11K.  LP Katy Hackett  

Game 5 – 3:30 PM  
#2 Massachusetts 3,  W2 #3 Saint Joseph’s 1
WP Sara Plourde 3H, 13K, HR.  LP Gallagher  

Game 6 – 6:00 PM  
Charlotte 3, W3 #4 Temple 1  Temple eliminated
WP Katy Hackett.  LP Kristen Marris

Atlantic Sun ChampionshipsSpartanburg, S.C.     Tournament Central  

Game 3 – 10:00 AM  
L1 #4 Campbell 7,  L2 #6 Kennesaw State 1  Kennesaw State eliminated
WP Brittany Amn  LP Jessica Cross  

Game 4 – 12:30 PM  
#1 Jacksonville 4,  W1 #5 Mercer 1  

Game 5 – 3:00 PM  
#2 Lipscomb 1,  W2 #3 USC-Upstate 0
WQP Whitney Kiihni 2H, 8K.  LP Morgan Childers 4H, 11K.  

Game 6 – 5:30 PM  
L4 Mercer 3,  L5  USC Upstate 2  USC Upstate eliminated
WP Jenni Holtz  LP Morgan Childers

Big East Tournament–Louisville, Ky.
     Tournament Central  

Game 1 – 10:00 AM  
#3 Syracuse 2,  #6 Pittsburgh 1  Pittsburgh eliminated
WP Jenna Caira 3-hitter.  LP Alyssa O’Connell  

Game 2 – 12:30 PM  
#2  DePaul 5, #7 Rutgers  2  Rutgers eliminated
WP Lindsey Dean  LP Abbey Houston

Game 3 – 4:00 PM  
#1 Notre Dame 6,  #8 Providence  4  Providence eliminated
WP Laura Winter  LP Connie Clauss

Game 4 – 6:30 PM  
#5 Louisville 2,   #4 South Florida 0  South Florida eliminated
WP Tori Collins 2-hitter  LP Sara Nevins 

Big South Tournament–Rock Hill, S.C.     Tournament Central  

Game 1 – 10:00 AM  
#6 Gardner-Webb 3,   #3 Presbyterian 2

Game 2 – 12:30 PM  
#7 Winthrop 5,   #2 Liberty 1

Game 3 – 3:00 PM  
#5 Coastal Carolina  8, #4 Charleston Southern 0

Game 4 – 5:30 PM  
W1 Gardner Webb 2,  W2 Winthrop  1

Game 5 – 8:00PM  

W3  Coastal Carolina 2, #1 Radford 1

Game 6 – 8:00 PM  

Charleston Southern  2, Presbyterian 1

Colonial ChampionshipsHempstead, N.Y.     Tournament Central  

Game 3 – 12:00 PM  
W1 31 Hofstra 1,  W2 #2 Georgia State 0
WP Olivia Galati 3H, 10K.  LP Alana Thomas  

Game 4 – 2:30 PM  
L2 #3 Towson 5,  L1 #4 Delaware 0  Delaware eliminated
Katie Lingmai 1-hitter 8K.  LP Kathmleen Conway  

Game 5 – 5:00 PM  
L3 Georgia State 3,   W4  Towson 0  Towson eliminated

Conference USA ChampionshipsGreenville, N.C.     Tournament Central  

Game 1 – 11:00 AM  
#2 Tulsa 10, #7 Marshall 0 (5) Marshall eliminated  

Game 2 – 1:30 PM  
#6 Central Florida 2,   #3 UAB 1  UAB eliminated

Game 3 – 4:30 PM  
#5 East Carolina  5, #4  Memphis 1  Memphis eliminated
WP Toni Paisley 3H.  LP Carly Hummel 

Game 4 – 7:00 PM  
#1 Houston 4,  #8 Southern Mississippi 2  Southern Mississippi eliminated

Horizon League Tournament–Chicago, Ill.  

Game 4 – 11:00 AM  
#5 Illinois-Chicago  6,  #1 Loyola 2 (8)

Game 5 – 1:30 PM  
#3 Butler 3, #2 Valparaiso 1  

Game 6 – 4:00 PM  
L5 Valparaiso  4, L4 Loyola 1   Loyola eliminated

Mid-American Tournament–Akron, Ohio     Tournament Central  

Game 5 – 11:00 AM  
L2 #8 Kent State  5, L1 #5 Eastern Michigan 2 Eastern Michigan eliminated

Game 6 – 1:30 PM  
W2 #1 Western Michigan 8,  W1 #4 Ball State 4  

Game 7 – 5:00 PM  

W3 #2 Ohio 4,  W4 #6 Central Michigan 0  

Game 8 – 7:30 PM  

L4 #3 Northern Illinois vs L3 #7 Miami  

Metro Atlantic Championships–Poughkeepsie, N.Y.     Tournament Central  

Game 1 – 12:00 PM  
#3 Marist 4, #2 Manhattan 3  

Game 2 – 2:00 PM  
#1 Fairfield 2,  #4 Iona  1 

MEAC Championships–Ormond Beach, Fla.  

Game 1 – 10:00 AM  

S1 Bethune-Cookman 8,  N4 Howard  0 (5) 

Game 2 – 10;00 AM  

N1 Delaware State 10,  S4 South Carolina State  4 

Game 3 – 1:30 PM  

S3 Norfolk State  5, N2 Morgan State 3

Game 4 – 1:30 PM  

S2 Florida A&M 3,  N3 Coppin State  1

Game 5 – 4:30 PM  

L1 Howard 12,  L2  South Carolina State 4 (5)  South Carolina State eliminated

Game 6 – 4:30 PM  

L4  Coppin State 6, L3 Morgan State 0  Morgan State eliminated

Game 7 – 7:00 PM  

W1Bethune Cookman  vs W3  Norfolk State

Game 8 – 7:00 PM  

W2 Delaware State vs W4 Florida A&M  

Missouri Valley Tournament–Springfield, Mo.     Tournament Central  

Game 1 – 11:00 AM  

#5 Missouri State 3, #8 Bradley 0 Bradley eliminated 

Game 2 – 1:30 PM  

#6 Creighton 8,  #7 Wichita State 1  Wichita State eliminated  

Game 3 – 4:00 PM  

W1  Missouri State 7,  #4 Northern Iowa 0  Northern Iowa eliminated

Game 4 – 6:30 PM  

#3 Southern Illinois vs W2  Creighton

Ohio Valley Tournament–Charleston, Ill.  

Game 1 – 10:00 AM  

#6 Murray State  3, #3 Tennessee-Martin 2

Game 2 – 12:30 PM  

#5 Southeast Missouri  4, #4 Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 3

Game 3 – 3:00 PM  

#2 Jacksonville State 8,  W1  Murray State 1

Game 4 – 5:30 PM  

Southeast Missouri 4, #1 Eastern Illinois 0  

Patriot League Tournament–Hamilton, N.Y.     Tournament Central  

Game 1 – 2:00 PM  
#2 Lehigh 6,  #3 Holy Cross 4  

Game 2 – 4:30 PM  
#1 Colgate 3,  #4 Army 2  

SEC Tournament–Oxford, Miss.     Tournament Central  

Game 1 – 11:00 AM  ESPNU  
#3 Tennessee 4,  #6  Kentucky 1  Kentucky eliminated
WP Ellen Renfroe.  LP Chanda Bell  S Ivy Renfroe  

Game 2 – 1:30 PM  ESPNU  
#7 Auburn 6, #2 Florida 2  Florida eliminated
WP Angel Bunner  LP Stephanie Brombacher

Game 3 – 4:00 PM  ESPNU  
#5 Georgia 9, #4 LSU 0  LSU eliminated
WP Morgan Montemayor.  LP Brittany Mack  

Game 4 – 6:30 PM  ESPN2  
#1 Alabama 5,  #8 Mississippi State 1  Mississippi State eliminated
WP Kelsi Dunne LP Stephanie Becker  

Southern Conference Tournament–Statesboro, Ga.     Tournament Central  

Game 6 – 10:00 AM  

L2 #4 College of Charleston 4,  L3 #8 Furman  2 (8)  Furman eliminated

Game 7 – 12:00 PM  

L4 #2 Appalachian State 4,  L5 #6 UNC-Greensboro 2 (9)  UNC Greensboro eliminated  

Game 8 – 3:00 PM  

W3 #1  Chattanooga 7, W2 #5 Elon 1 

Game 9 – 5:00 PM  

W5 #3 Georgia Southern 4,  W4 #7 Samford 1 

Southland Tournament–Huntsville, Texas  

Game 1 – 11:00 AM  

#4 McNeese State 7,  #5 Texas-San Antonio 1  

Game 2 – 1:30 PM  

#3 Texas State 8,  #6 Northwestern State 0 (5) 

Game 3 – 4:00 PM  

McNeese State 1, #1 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 0  

Game 4 – 6:30 PM  

#2 Texas-Arlington vs W2  

Summit Tournament–Macomb, Ill.     Tournament Central  

Game 1 – 12:00 PM  
#4 Southern Utah  1, #1 UMKC 0

Game 2 – 2:30 PM  
#2 North Dakota State 5,  #3 IPFW 0  

Sun Belt Tournament–Lafayette, La.     Tournament Central  

Game 5 – 10:00 AM  

L2 #7 Western Kentucky  8, L1 #6 Louisiana-Monroe 6 (8)  Louisiana Monroe eliminated  

L3 #4 Florida International 11,  L4 #8 Middle Tennessee  5 (8).  Middle Tennessee eliminated 

Game 7 – 3:00 PM  

W2 #2 Florida Atlantic 3,  W1 #3 South Alabama 1  

Game 8 – 5:30 PM  

W4 #1 Louisiana-Lafayette 7,  W3 #5 Troy 3
WP Ashley Brignac 2-hitter  LP Ashlyn Williams 

WAC ChampionshipsFresno, Calif.     Tournament Central  

Game 3 – 11:30 AM  
#1 New Mexico State 5,  W1 #4  Hawai’i   4
WP Kelsey Schueler  LP Jenna Rodriguez

Game 4 – 2:00 PM  

#2 Boise State 3, W2 #6 Louisiana Tech 2 (13)  

Game 5 – 4:30 PM  

L2 #3 Fresno State  2, L3 Hawaii 1  Hawaii eliminated
WP Michelle Moses  LP Kaia Parnaby

Game 6 – 7:00 PM  

L4 Louisiana Tech vs L1 #5 Utah State  

Big 12   

Stillwater, Okla.  
 Missouri 5,  Oklahoma State 1
WP Chelsea Thomas 4H,8K.  LP Simone Freeman  

Lincoln, Neb.  
Nebraska 10, Iowa State 1
WP Ashley Hagemann 3H, 9K.  LP Breeanna Holliday  

Mountain West   

UNLV 2, New Mexico 1  

San Diego State 4, Colorado State 1  

Pac-10   

Washington 6,  Oregon State 1
WP Kaitlin Ingelsby  LP Paige Hall  

Oregon 6, UCLA 5
WP Jessica Moore  LP Donna Kerr  

Arizona 2, California 1 (10)
WP Kenzie Fowler  LP Jolene Henderson 

Arizona State 3, Stanford 1
WP Escobedo  LP Gerhart
HRs: Boyd and Hansen

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