5-14-2011 Saturday May 14 D1 Games

MAY 14 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 were posted May 11 on
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TOP 25
ESPN Poll May 10 2011
  

1.  Arizona State def Stanford  4-1

2.  Michigan def Michigan State   8-0

3.  Florida  

4.  Alabama    

6.  California def Arizona   6-3

6.  Missouri swept Iowa State  8-2, 8-1

7.  Texas  

8.  Tennessee def Georgia 6-5 (8)    

9.  Georgia lost to Tennessee  6-5 (8)

10.  Arizona lost to  California 6-3   

11.  Oregon def UCLA  5-0 

12.  Stanford  def by Arizona State  4-1

13.  Oklahoma vs Big East Challenge//cancelled/see note  

14.  Washington def Oregon State  5-4

15.  UCLA  def by Oregon  5-0

16.  Georgia Tech   

17.  Baylor  

18.  Notre Dame    

19.  Texas A&M def Texas Tech  5-2

20.  Kentucky  

21.  LSU  

22.  Oklahoma State vs Nebraska  

23.  Nebraska vs Oklahoma State  

24.  Auburn    

25.  ULL def Florida Atlantic  8-0 (5)

GAME NOTES
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St Joseph’s 6, Massachusetts 2 (9).  Game was tied 2-2 in 7th.  Started as a long ball contest, despite the 10K from Plourde, one of the nation’s strikeout leaders.  Aguilar blasted a 2-run homer top 1st.  U Mass responded with a homer by Webster in the 3rd, and a tying homer by Boutin in the 4th.  Tied in the 7th, rain forced postponement until this morning.  Top 8th,  Loguidice doubled, Moran singled, both were stranded, as was Matthew who doubled for U Mass.  In the 9th, Loguidice singled, Moran singled, Cardone sacrificed, Bieneck rbi single, Ficca scoring.  Christman rbi single; Korpita singled in 2 runs.  Minutewomen Della Vecchia singled, Matthew on an error, but the rally fizzled.  The Hawks, who were in the 2009 final, will play Fordham.  The Hawks lost earlier in the tournament to U Mass, 3-1, and must defeat Fordham twice.  Massachusetts eliminated.
Fordham 4, St Joseph’s 0.  Mineau, one of the better D1 pitchers, struck out the side in the 1st, and 2 batters in the 2nd.  Bottom 2nd: Labovick walked, Wiggins reached on an error, one out, Leuty walked, loading the bases; Crowley reached on a fielder’s choice, two runs scoring.  St Joseph’s got its lone hit top3rd, a one-out single by Loguidice.  Fordham 3rd: Callahan singled; Pellochio tripled, rbi; one out, Wiggins walked, Palumbo singled, Pellochio scored.   Ashway, who had beaten U Mass earlier, relieved Gallagher.  Mineau strck out the side in the 5th.  St Joseph’s eliminated.
Missouri won the Big 12 championsahip, and automatic NCAA berth, sweeping Iowa State 8-1, 8-2.
Washington 5, Oregon State 4.  After trailing 4-1 for 2 innings, the Huskies salvaged a win with 4 runs top 7th. (Gametracker failed)
Oregon 5, UCLA 0.  The Bruins managed just 3 hits. The Ducks scored a quartet of runs in the 4th.  Chambers led with a homer.  With 2 out, Vitek walked, Peterson was hbp; Pappas jacked a 3-run homer.  Hall relieved Kerr.  In the 5th, Ceo singled, scored the final run 2 batters later on single by Fulava.  Oregon is 39-14/11-10.  UCLA 33-17/9-12.
California 6, Arizona 3.  The win assures California of second place,Pac 10, behind Arizona State.  Top 1st, Vonk and Williams walked; both advanced on a wild pitch; 2 out, Decker reached on an error at 1st, Vonk scored.  After a double play stopped the Bears in the 2nd, Arizona tied the score in the bottom, Koria, Buchanan and Brawley (rbi) singled.  Jamia Reid and Vonk opened the Cal 3rd with singles, Williams singled, rbi.  After Cal stranded 2 top 4th, the Wildcats took a 3-2 lead.  Arriola doubled; Buchanan reached on an error at short, one out, Arriola scored on Kemp’s groundout; Lastrapes singled, rbi.  Top 6th:  Cal notched 4 runs.  E Reid walk;ed, J Reid singled, Vonk singled, loading the bases; 2 runs scored on Williams single; 2 more runs crossed on Ziegenhirt’s double.  Henderson relieved Erceg; the Wildcats went down in order in the 6th.  Del Ponte walked in the 7th; Henderson fanned two.  California 49-10/15-6.  Arizona 40-16/11-10.
Louisiana-Lafayette 8, Florida Atlantic 0 (5).  Vintage performance by Brignac.  Top 1st, Bridges walked with 2 out, scored on error at short.  Tjhe Ragin Cajuns found some traction in the 2nd, scoring four.  ULL scored 2 more in 4th on Orgeron’s 2-run homer.  Cormier closed scoring with leadoff homer in 5th.  Louisiana-Lafayette wins Sun Belt and automatic NCAA berth.
Arizona State  4, Stanford 1.  The Sun Devils saw their winning streak broken and knew this series finale could be close.  Each team had just 4 hits.  Stanford scored its run top 3rd; Gerhart walked, Hansen and Pura walked, with 2 out, Prong walked, rbi.  Escobedo gave up 5 walks.  ASU 5th:  Parlich singled, advanced to 2nd on a wild pitch; Boyd doubled, rbi, tying the score; one out, Castillo was given a pass; Lockwood jacked a 3-run homer.  ASU 50-6/17-4.  Stanford is 38-15/10-11.
Texas A&M 5, Texas Tech 2.  The Aggies earned the distinctionof finishing the season unbeaten at home.  After four innings, the score was knotted 2-2.  Bottom 5th: one out, May doubled, two out, Garza doubled, May scored.   After Tech stranded 2 top 6th, TAMU closed out the scoring with 2 runs.  Dumezich led with a homer.  Talley relieved Dennis.  Two out, Villareal doubled, Walker singled, rbi.  TAMU 41-13.  Tech 40-14.
Tennessee 6, Georgia 5 (8).  The Dawgs came out top 1st swinging heavy lumber.  Schlopy homered with one out.  Goler walked; Hesson hbp.  Razey struck out.  Sandberg jacked a 3-run homer.  4-0.  Vols had 2 on, 1 out, in bottom; no score.  Each team stranded a runner in the 2nd .  Vols 4th: one out, Burchell reached on an error at short; Spigner slammed the first pitch over the fence in left center, 4-2.  Bottom 5th: Andrews singled, but was forced at 2nd by Chavanne, who stole 2nd.  Dotson fanned. but Chavanne took 3rd on a wild pitch.  Chavanne scored on a passed ball.  With one out in the Georgia 6th, Sandberg doubled.  Branch in to run.  Hubbard grounded out, Branch to 3rd.  Trout  singled to 2nd, Branch scored.  Vols 6th: Burchell singled.  Hammon in to run.  Spigner launched an 0-1 pitch over the center field fence, 2 rbi, tie game.  Shipman singled; finally, Georgia relieved Montemayor, who had started with a 4-0 lead; Alison Owen into pitch.  The Bulldogs and Vols went down in order in the 7th.  Top 8th, Razey singled with one out, Sandberg popped, Hubbard struck out.  Vols 8th: Shelby Burchell settled all issues with a first pitch walk-off home run. 

Tennessee wins the SEC tournament and earns the NCAA bid. 

  
MAY 14 SCOREBOARDS
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ACC ChampionshipsAtlanta, Ga.     Tournament Central  

Game 5 – 1:00 PM  
W2 #2 North Carolina 7,  W1 #3 Maryland  3  Maryland eliminated
WP Lori Spingola 8K  LP Kerry Hickey

Game 6 – 3:30 PM  

W4 #4 Florida State 12,   W3 #8 Virginia 5  Virginia eliminated
WP Sarah Hamilton  LP Melanie Mitchell

America East ChampionshipsBoston, Mass.     Tournament Central  

Game 6 – 12:00 PM  
W3 #2 Albany 3,  W5 #1 Boston 1 
WP Brittany MacFawn 2-hitter 8K.  LP Holli Floetker
Albany earns automatic NCAA bid 

Atlantic 10 ChampionshipCharlotte, N.C.     Tournament Central  

Game 9 – 9:00 AM   —  Friday Suspended Game – 2-2 Top 7th  

W8 #3 Saint Joseph’s 6, L7 #2 Massachusetts 2 (9) U Mass eliminated
WP Taryn Ashway 11K.  LP Sara Plourde 12K
  

Championship – 3:30 PM   CBSSN  

W7 #1  Fordham 4, W9 St Joseph’s 0
WP Jen Mineau 1-hitter,10K.  LP Gallagher
Fordham earns automatic NCAA bid
 

Atlantic Sun ChampionshipsSpartanburg, S.C.     Tournament Central  

Championship – 12:00 PM  

W7 #1  Jacksonville 7,  W9 #2 Lipscomb 1
WP Sarah Sigrest 3-hitter  LP Whitney Kiihni
Jacksonville earns automatic NCAA bid 

Big East TournamentLouisville, Ky.     Tournament Central  

Game 7 – 5:00 PM   ESPN2  
W5 #3  Syracuse 1,  W6 #5 Louisville  0
WP Jenna Caira  LP Tori Collins
Syracuse earns automatic NCAA bid

Big South TournamentRock Hill, S.C.     Tournament Central  

Championship – 12:00 PM   ESPN3  
W11 #2 Liberty  3, W12 #1 Radford 1
WP Tiffani Smith  LP Chelsea Kelley
Liberty earns automatic NCAA bid

Conference USA ChampionshipsGreenville, N.C.     Tournament Central  

Championship – 1:00 PM   CBS Sports  
W6 #5 East Carolina  4, W5 #2  Tulsa 1
WP Toni Paisley 3H, 9K.  LP Jordan Kinard
East Carolina earns automatic NCAA bid

Horizon League TournamentChicago, Ill.  

Game 10 – 12:00 PM  
W9 #3 Butler 1,   W8 #5 Illinois-Chicago 0
WP Jenna Esparza 1-hitter.  LP Devin Miller 1-hitter

Game 11 (IF Necessary) – 2:00 PM  

W10 Butler vs L10  Illinois-Chicago

Mid-American TournamentAkron, Ohio     Tournament Central  

Game 11 – 12:00 PM  
W7 #2 Ohio 8,  W6 #1 Western Michigan 3  

Game 12 – 11:30 PM  

W9 #6 Central Michigan vs W10 #7 Miami  

Game 13 – 2:00 PM  

W12 vs L11  

Game 14 – 4:30 PM  

W11 vs W13  

Game 15 (IF Necessary) – 7:00 PM  

W14 vs L14  

Metro Atlantic ChampionshipsPoughkeepsie, N.Y.     Tournament Central  

Game 6 – 12:00 PM  
W5 #4 Iona  4, W3 #1 Fairfield 0

Game 7 
Iona 4, Fairfield 2
WP Sara Jackson 8K.  LP Sarah Minice
Iona earns automatic NCAA bid  

MEAC ChampionshipsOrmond Beach, Fla.  

Game 14 – 1:00 PM  
W13 S1 Bethune-Cookman  7, W11 N1 Delaware State 1

Game 15 Suspended until Sunday
Bethune Cookman vs Delaware State  

W14 vs L14  

Missouri Valley TournamentSpringfield, Mo.     Tournament Central  

Championship – 12:00 PM   FoxSports Midwest  

 W5 #5 Missouri State 7,   W6 #2 Drake 
WP Natalie Rose  LP Jenna DeLong
Missouri State earns automatic NCAA bid

Northeast Conference Tournament–Moon Township, Pa.  

Game 4 – 1:00 pm  

W2 #2 Sacred Heart  7, W1 #1 Robert Morris 3

Game 5 – 12:00 PM  

W3 #3 Quinnipiac 4,   L4 Robert Morris 3  Robert Morris eliminated

Game 6 – 2:30 PM  

W4 Sacred Heart vs W5  Quinnipiac

Game 7 (IF Necessary) – 5:00 PM  

W6 vs L6  

Ohio Valley TournamentCharleston, Ill.  

Game 9 – 10:00 AM  

L7 #5 Southeast Missouri 9,  W8 #1 Eastern Illinois  1
Eastern Illinois eliminated

Championship – 12:30 PM  

W7 #2 Jacksonville State vs W9 Southeast Missouri//rain delay 

IF Necessary – 3:00 PM  

W10 vs L10  

Pacific Coast ChampionshipPortland, Ore.  

Game 2 – 12:00 PM  
M1 Portland State 8,  C1 Loyola Marymount 1
WP Anna Bertrand  LP Dana Waldusky
Portland State earns automatic NCAA bid  

Patriot League TournamentHamilton, N.Y.     Tournament Central  

Game 6 – 12:00 PM  
W3 #2 Lehigh 14,  W5 #1 Colgate 0 (5)
WP Rebecca Bliss  LP Rachel LeCoq
Lehigh earns automatic NCAA bid  

SEC TournamentOxford, Miss.     Tournament Central  

Championship – 7:00 PM    ESPN  

W5 #3 Tennessee 6,  W6 #5  Georgia 5 (8)
WP Ellen Renfroe.  LP Alison Owen in relief.
Tennessee wins SEC tournament and earns automatic NCAA bid. 

Southern Conference TournamentStatesboro, Ga.     Tournament Central  

Game 14 – 11:00 AM  
W13 #4 College of Charleston  2, L12 #6 UNC-Greensboro 0  UNC Greensboro eliminated

Game 15 – 1:30 PM  
W12 #1 Chattanooga 11, w14  College of Charleston 2 (5)
WP Jordan Trujillo  LP Meagan Bond
Chattanooga earns automatic NCAA bid

Southland TournamentHuntsville, Texas  

Game 9 – 10:30 AM  
W8 #1 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi  8, L7 #4 McNeese State 6
McNeese State eliminated

Game 10 – 2:00 PM  
W7 #3 Texas State 8,  W9  Texas A&M CC 5
WP Chandler Hall.  LP Greta Cecchetti
Texas State earns NCAA automatic bid

Summit TournamentMacomb, Ill.     Tournament Central  

Game 6 – 12:00 PM  

W4 #2 North Dakota State 5,  W5 #1 UMKC  0
WP Whitney Johnson 1-hitter 9K.  LP Deanna Friese
North Dakota State earns automatic NCAA bid

Sun Belt TournamentLafayette, La.     Tournament Central  

Game 13 – 3:00 PM  
W12 #1 Louisiana-Lafayette 8,  W11 #2 Florida Atlantic  0 (5)
WP Ashley Brignac 2-hitter  LP Rose Gressley
Louisiana-Lafayette earns NCAA automatic bid 

WAC ChampionshipsFresno, Calif.     Tournament Central  

Game 10 – 2:00 PM  

W7 #1 New Mexico State 5,  W9 #3 Fresno State  0
WP Alex Newman 4-hitter.  LP Mackenzie Oakes
New Mexico State earns NCAA automatic bid

Big 10  

Penn State 3, Northwestern 2
WP Jackie Hill  LP Sammy Albanese  

Michigan 8,  Michigan State 0 (5)
WP Jordan Taylor No Hitter   LP Cassee Layne
Michigan earns automatic NCAA bid 

Indiana 4, Purdue 0
WP Morgan Melloh 4H  LP Suzie Rzegocki  

Wisconsin 8, Ohio State 0 (6)
WP Meghan McIntosh  LP Brittany Goodchild

Minnesota 3, Illinois 2
WP Sara Moulton 10K  LP Pepper Gay  

Big 12  

Texas A&M 5, Texas Tech 2
WP Melissa Dumezich 9K  LP Kelsey Dennis  

Oklahoma State vs Nebraska 1:00 PM Lincoln, Neb.  

Missouri 8, Iowa State 2
WP Chelsea Thomas 9K.  LP Rachel Zabriskie

Missouri 8, Iowa State 1
WP Kristin Nottelmann 3-hitter.  LP Breanna Holiday
Missouri earns automatic NCAA bid  

   

 Big West  

UC Santa Barbara 2,   UC Davis 0

CS-Northridge 4,  CS-Fullerton 3  

UC Riverside 3,   Long Beach State 0

Cal Poly 6,    Pacific 5 (8)

 Mountain West   

BYU 3, Utah 0
WP Paige Affleck  LP Generra Nielson
BYU earns automatic NCAA berth  

Utah vs BYU 4:00 PM Provo, Utah  

UNLV 11, Colorado State 7 

San Diego State 2,   New Mexico 1

Pac-10   

California 6,  Arizona 3
WP Arianna Erceg.  LP Kenzie Fowler 

 Arizona State 4,   Stanford 1
WP Dallas Escobedo  LP Tegan Gerhart

Washington 5,  Oregon State 4
WP Kaitlin Ingelsby  LP Tinas Andreanna  

Oregon 5, UCLA 0
WP Brittany Rumfelt  LP Donna Kerr S Jessica Moore  

Oklahoma/Big East Challenge//Correction

The University of Oklahoma softball team will not play its scheduled games this weekend in the state of Kentucky. The team will however hold a joint practice session with the University of Kentucky on Saturday in Lexington and the University of Louisville on Sunday in Louisville. Per NCAA rules, the sessions will count towards each team’s 56-game competition limit but the teams have chosen not to count the sessions as official games.

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