5-20-2011 Friday May 20 2011 Regionals

FRIDAY MAY 20 REGIONALS

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP

The championship bracket was published on www.spysoftball.org.

Conference final standings (May 15) were published on www.spysoftball.org.

 NCAA RPI May 17 was published on www.spysoftball.org

NCAA individual and team statistics thru May 17 were published on www.spysoftball.org

NFCA All-Region Teams are on www.spysoftball.org

TOP 25 TEAMS
ESPN/USA  Softball poll May 17 2011

1.  Arizona State def North Dakota State 10-0 (5)

2.  Michigan def Western Michigan 5-0

3.  Alabama def Jackson State 8-0 (5) No Hitter

4.  Missouri//delay

5T. California def Jacksonville State 6-3

5T. Florida def Bethune-Cookman 8-0 (5)

7.  Tennessee def Liberty 8-0 No Hitter

8.  Georgia def Georgia State 8-0 (5)

9.  Texas def Texas State 2-0

10.  Arizona def Harvard 10-0 (6)

11.  Oregon def Albany 3-1

12T Oklahoma def Iona 7-1

12T Stanford def Pacific 3-0

14.  Washington def BYU 4-1

15.  Baylor def Lehigh 4-0

16.  UCLA def Jacksonville 2-0

17.  Texas A&M def Sacred Heart 10-2 (6)

18.  Georgia Tech lost to Oklahoma State 2-1

19.  Notre Dame lost to Kentucky 8-0 (5)

20.  Nebraska lost to Fresno State 1-0 (10)

21.  Kentucky def Notre Dame 8-0 (5)

22. LSU lost to Syracuse 3-0 (11)

23.  Auburn def Portland State 2-1/lost to BYU 4-3

24.  ULL lost to Houston 7-2

25.  Oklahoma State def Georgia Tech 2-1

GAME NOTES
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UCLA 2,  Jacksonville 0.  Kerr squelched a JU rally top 6th with strikeouts.  Bottom: Schroeder walked and broke scoring deadlock when Harrison tripled.  Fox reached on error at 3rd.  Harrison scored on Tiumalu foul ball into left field.  Camuso fanned.  Top 7th: Eppley singled, but Kerr pitched out of danger.  Jacksonville will play the loser of the Florida vs Bethune-Cookman game.
Oklahoma State 2,  Georgia Tech 1.  Cowgirls broke 1-1 tie bottom 7th.  With 2 out, 2 on, 3-2 count, Ward singled, Anchors scored.
Houston 7, Louisiana-Lafayette 2.  Houston out-hit the Cajuns 10-1.   Top 3rd: Houston scored 5 runs: Sherman 2-run triple, Anderson rbi double; Gaber singled; Gregson rbi single; Klinkert rbi single.  Top 4th: Brazil walked, advanced on illegal pitch, Jones singled, Sherman walked, Brazil scored on Anderson fielder’s choice.  Bottom 5th: Cajuns loaded bases; Myers hbp, rbi; Outon relieved Crabtree; Orgeron reached on error at short, Fernandez scored.  Houston added final run Anderson doubled, Gregson singled, Klinkert walked, Anderson scored infal run on error.
Syracuse 3, LSU 0 (11).  Lacey Kohl connected for a three-run home run with one out in the 11th inning to spoil a masterful pitching performance from Rachele Fico as Syracuse handed the No. 20 LSU softball team a 3-0 setback.  Fico racked up a career-high 18 strikeouts against two walks, but dropped to 14-10 with the tough-luck loss. The 18 Ks was the second-highest single-game effort in program history only behind former three-time All-American Britni Sneed’s 19-strikeout performance against Oklahoma at the 2001 NCAA Women’s College World Series.
#8 Arizona 10,  Harvard 0 (6).  Wildcats pounded out 10 hits, including 4 hits bottom 1st when they took a 4-0 lead; rbi’s by Cambers, Arriola (2), Buchanan. Arizona 3rd: DelPonte singled, scored on Koria double.  Chambers homered in 5th.  Koria jacked a grand slam in the 6th for the run-rule.
Oklahoma 7, Iona 1.  Keilani Ricketts set a University of Oklahoma single game record with 19 strikeouts as the ninth-seeded Sooners (39-16) defeated Iona 7-1 Friday. After Ricketts fanned 2 top 1st, OU loaded the bases; Martinez scored on Ricketts singe; Turang scored on Williams single.  Bottom 2nd: Martinez and Turang singled, Nix rbi single.   Rickettes gave up 2 walks and a single inthe 3rd, but struck out the side.  Bottom: Williams singled, scored on Norris single.  Ricketts struck out the side in the 6th.  Bottom: the Sooners, who racked 15 hits, scored 3 more: Martinez, Turang and Nix (rb) singled; Ricketts doubled in 2 runs.
Kentucky 8  Notre Dame 0 (5).  While Bell was limiting the Irish to 2 hits, Cervantes and Yocke led the Wildcats hit parade, each jacking a 2-run homer.  DeMartine drove in 2 runs, while Rowlands had one.
#15 Stanford 3,  Pacific 0.  The Cardinal scored 3 runs  with 2 out bottom 3rd.  Gerhart reached on an error, went to 2nd on a wild pitch; Hassman singled, Gerhart scored on a throwing error; Hansen singled; Rich doubled n 2 runs.
#13 Oregon 3, Albany 1.  Albany scored top 2nd; Bergin doubled, scored with one out on Herndon sac fly.  Ducks scored 2 in bottom; One out, Vitek singled; two out, Pappas walked; Nieto singled, rbi; Burger singled, rbi.  After Moore struck out the side, top 6th, Oregon scored final run.  Vitek tripled; Peterson singled.
#1 Arizona State 10,  North Dakota State 0 (5).  Four of the Sun Devils 8 hits were home runs: 2 by Lockwood, accounting for 4 runs, and solos by Castillo and Parlich.
#4 Florida 8,  Bethune-Cookman 0 (5).  The Gators 9-hit attack began in the 1st; Schutte drove in 2 runs with a double, Coyle drove in 2 runs with a single.   Hinds hit a 2-out double, top 3rd; Moultrie doubled in 2 runs in bottom.  B-C stranded 2 runners, top 5th; Gators reached run-rule with 2 in bottom; Coyle led with a homer; Gammel scored on a sac fly by Paculba.
Long Beach State 6 San Diego State 2.  Down 2-0, after a solo shot by Marquez, LBSU scored 5 runs in 4th.  Rosen led with a homer; DeGaetano singled, scored 2 errors later; Carrasco rbi single; Javier 2 run double.  Stephan doubled and scored in the 6th. 
Fresno State 1, Nebraska 0 (10).  The Huskers outhit the Bulldogs 7-2, but couldn’t muster a score.  Top 10th: Moore was hbp, Runge pinch runner.  With 2 out, Walker singled, Runge scored on a throwing error by the shortstop.
 #16 Texas A&M 10,  Sacred Heart  2. (6)  The Aggies jumped out to a 4-0 lead, bottom 1st, on a grand slam by Garza, who drew an rbi walk in the 2nd.  Top 3rd: Dreher singled in 2 runs for Sacred Heart.  TAMU scored 2 in the 3rd and 2 in the 4th.  Kleising homered in the 6th for the run-rule.
East Carolina 5, Maryland 1.  Tough outing for Terps senior Hickey; ECU scored 5 runs top 1st, including 3-run homer by Lewis, 2-run homer by Robbins.  Hickey doubled in the Maryland run bottom 1st.
#10 Michigan 5,  Western Michigan 0.  Chidester led a 9-hit attack with a solo in the 4th, which was followed by Powers rbi single, and an error at 3rd which allowed Powers to score.  UM added 2 runs in the 6th, an rbi single by Powers, an rbi double by Doyle.
#3 Texas 2,  Texas State 0.  Luna pitched her 16th complete game shut-out.  Hooks ed the Horns 2nd with a solo; 6th: Thom tripled, scored on Craig sac fly.
L3 BYU 4,  W4 Auburn 3.  Trying to stave off elimination, Auburn scored 3 top 5th to tie; but Graham singled and scored on error bottom 6th to give BYU final lead.
Louisville 5,  Illinois-Chicago 2 (9).  Chelsea Bemis slugged 2 home runs, the last a 3-run walkoff shot in the 9th.  

MAY 20 SCOREBOARDS
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 Regional #1–Tempe, Ariz.     Tournament Central
Game 1 – 2:30 PM     ESPNU
Long Beach State 6 San Diego State 2
WP Erin Jones-Wesley.  LP Bailey Micetich

Game 2 – 5:00 PM     ESPNU
#1 Arizona State 10,  North Dakota State 0 (5)
WP Dallas Escobedo 3H.  LP Whitney Johnson. 
 
 
Regional #16–College Station, Texas     Tournament Central
Game 1 – 2:30 PM
Syracuse 3 LSU 0 (11 inn)
WP Jenna Caira  LP Rachele Fico

Game 2 – 5:00 PM
#16 Texas A&M 10,  Sacred Heart  2
WP Melissa Dumezich 3H, 7k.  LP Jen  Russell

Regional #8–Tucson, Ariz.
Game 1 – 3:00 pm 
New Mexico State 9, Texas Tech ) (5)
WP Alex Newman No Hitter  LP Brittany Talley  

Game 2 – 5:30 PM
#8 Arizona 10,  Harvard 0
WP Kenzie Fowler 3H.  LP Rachel Brown
 
 
 
Regional #9–Norman, Okla.
Game 1 – 3:00 PM
Tulsa 9,  Missouri State 7
WP Lacey Middlebrooks  LP Savannah Wiggins

 
Game 2 – 6:00 PM
#9 Oklahoma 7,  Iona 1
WP Keilani Ricketts 3H, 19K.  LP Sarah Jackson

Regional #4–Gainesville, Fla.     Tournament Central
Game 1 – 3:30 PM
UCLA 2,  Jacksonville 0
WP Donna Kerr 4H,7K.  LP Sarah Sigrest 2H

Game 2 – 6:00 PM
#4 Florida 8,  Bethune-Cookman 0
WP Stephanie Brombacher 3H.  LP Allison Garcia.
 
 

Regional #13–University Park, Pa.     Tournament Central
Game 1 – 2:30 PM
#13 Oregon 3, Albany 1
WP Jessica Moore 9K.  LP Brittany MacFawn
 

Game 2 – 5:00 PM
Fordham 2  Penn State 0
WP-Jen Mineau  (24-7)  2-Hitter  13 K’s
LP-Jackie Hill  (18-13)

 Regional #5–Columbia, Mo.     Tournament Central
Game 1 – 2:30 PM
Indiana vs DePaul//Saturday

Game 2 – 5:00 PM
#5 Missouri vs Illinois State/Saturday

 
Regional #12–Seattle, Wash.     Tournament Central
Game 3 – 3:00 PM
W2 #12 Washington 4 W1 BYU 1
WP- Inglesby (24-8), LP- Affleck
HR – Atagi (BYU)

Game 4 – 5:30 PM
L1 Auburn 2,  L2 Portland State 1
WP Lauren Schmaltz.  LP Nichole Latham
Portland State eliminated

Game 5 – 8:00 PM
L3 BYU 4,  W4 Auburn 3
WP Paige Affleck.  LP Jenee Loree
Auburn eliminated

Regional #3–Austin, Texas
Game 1 – 5:00 PM
Houston 7, Louisiana-Lafayette 2
WP Amanda Crabtree 1-hitter.  LP Ashley Brignac

Game 2 – 7:30 PM
Texas 2, Texas State 0
WP Blaire Luna 1-hitter, 7K.  LP Anne Marie Taylor
 
 
Regional #14–Knoxville, Tenn.
Game 1 – 1:00 PM
Oklahoma State 2,  Georgia Tech 1
WP Kat Espinosa  LP Lindsey Anderson
 
 Game 2 – 6:30 PM     ESPN3
#14 Tennessee 8  Liberty 0   (5 inn)
WP-Ivy Renfroe  (19-4)  No-Hitter
LP-Katrina Johnson  (15-15)

Regional #6–Athens, Ga.
Game 1 – 5:00 PM
UAB 2, Florida State 0
WP Leigh Streetman.  LP Sarah Hamilton

Game 2 – 7:30 PM
#6 Georgia 8  Georgia State 0   (5 inn)
WP-Morgan Montemayor  (24-3)  4-Hitter  LP-Alana Thomas  (9-10)
 
 
Regional #11–College Park, Md.
Game 1 – 5:00 PM
11 Baylor 4  Lehigh 0
WP-Whitney Canion  (25-9)  2-Hitter  15 K’s  LP-Rebecca Bliss  (16-7)

Game 2 – 7:30 PM
East Carolina 5, Maryland 1
WP Toni Paisley.  LP Kerry Hickey

Regional #2–Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Game 1 – 2:30 PM
Memphis 4  Chattanooga 1
WP-Carly Hummel  (21-6)  1-Hitter
LP-Nikki Waters  (13-4)

Game 2 – 5:00 PM
#2 Alabama 8  Jackson State 0   (5 inn)
WP-Jackie Traina  (18-5)  No-Hitter  9 K’s
LP-Tynetta Sims  (0-2) 
 
 
Regional #15–Stanford, Calif.     Tournament Central
Game 1 – 3:00 PM
Fresno State 1, Nebraska 0 (10)
WP Michelle Moses 10K.  LP Ashley Hagemann
 
 
Game 2 – 6:00 PM
#15 Stanford 3,  Pacific 0
WP Teagan Gerhart 3H.  LP Nikki Armagost

Regional #7–Louisville, Ky.     Tournament Central
Game 1 – 5:00 PM
#7 California 6  Jacksonville State 3
WP-Jolene Henderson  (35-7)  LP-Kristin Graham  (3-3)
 
Game 2 – 7:30 PM
Louisville 5,  Illinois-Chicago 2 (9)
WP Caralisa Connell.  LP Devin Miller

Regional #10–Ann Arbor, Mich.     Tournament Central
Game 1 – 5:30 PM — ESPN2
Kentucky 8  Notre Dame 0   (5 inn)
WP-Chanda Bell  (14-6)  2-Hitter
LP-Laura Winter  (24-4)

Game 2 – 8:00 PM — ESPN
#10 Michigan 5,  Western Michigan 0
WP Jordan Taylor 3H,13K.  LP Meredith Whitney

 

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