5-21-10 NCAA Regionals Friday


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Region 1Tuscaloosa, Ala.     Chance of Isolated Thunderstorms, 84

Game 1–3:30 PM

#3 Lipscomb 4, #2 UAB 1
WP- Whitney Kiihni 11 K, 3 hitter. 
LP- Alisha Smith 7 IP 11 H 3 ER 3 K’s 2 BB’s
Top 1st: Tucker doubled with one out, scored with two out on Billington double, Lipscomb 1-0.  Bison added two runs on rbi singles by Dortwegt and Tucker.  Top 5th: Campbell singled, Mitchell walked, Keese singled, Bases loaded, Campbell scored on Kiihni groundout.  UAB scored bottom 7th when Orr homered; next three batters struck out.

 Game 2–6:00 PM
Alabama 9, Alcorn State 0 (5)
WP- Sewll 4 IP 2 H 4 K’s 2 BB’s  LP- Jennie Hatch 4 IP 9 H 9 ER 2 K’s 3 BB’s


Region 16Stanford, Calif.     Tournament Central     Mostly Sunny, 67

Game 1–3:00 PM

#1 Hawai’i 10 #4 UC Davis 2
WP- Stephanie Ricketts 5 IP 5 H 2 ER 2 K’s 4 BB’s   LP- Alex Holmes 2 IP 6
Amanda Tauali’i homered; Jennifer Rodriguez and Alexandra Aguire had 3 rbi each.

Game 2–6:00 PM

#2 Stanford5, #3 Texas Tech 4
WP Ashley Chinn.  LP Ashly Jacobs.
Cardinal led 2-0 bottom 2nd on Haber 2-run homer.  After Hansen singled in 4th, Tech put Brokeshoulder in circle.  Neill singled, rbi.  Tech narrowed the score to 3-1 with a run, top 5th; with runners on 2nd and 3rd, Hamada scored on Legler’s groundout.  Koutz walked, Becerra homered, to give Stanford a 5-1 lead after five.  But, Tech came back with 3 runs top 6th.  Hall singled, scored on an error.  Hamada singled, rbi.  With bases loaded, Legler drew an rbi walk.  But, the Techsters left the bases loaded and did not threaten in the 7th.


Region 8Atlanta, Ga.     Tournament Central     Chance of Scattered Thunderstorms, 79

Game 1–5:30 Pm

#2 Oregon 1  #3 Auburn 0
WP-Jessica Moore  (15-11) LP-Anna Thompson  (17-10)  3-Hitter  0 ER  8 K’s
The Ducks, who prevented a Tiger run when outfielder Pappas nailed a throw home off a line drive to double an Auburn runner.  Oregon scored bottom 6th; Burger singled, advanced on an error, scored on a bunt base hit by Chambers.

Game 2–8:00 PM

#1 Georgia Tech 5,  #4 Jacksonville State 3
WP Jessica Coan (in relief).  LP Ashley Eliasson.
Yellow Jackets scored twice in 1st.  Leading off, Yee (surprise/surprise) was walked on four pitches; Kuzma walked, with one out, Priebe singled, rbi; Rush struck out but went to 1st. Kuzma scoring. Adkins, the starting pitcher, opened the Tech 2nd with a home run.  JSU took one back in the 3rd on Prier’s rbi single, and in the 4th when Downs led off with a home run. Coan relieved for Tech.  Bear homered for Tech in the 4th.  In the JSU 6th, Downs belted her second home run of the game; with two out, Ledbetter singled, advanced on an error.  Rush relieved.  With two out in the 6th, JSU decided to pitch to Yee, who homered.   



Region 9Columbia, Mo.     Tournament Central     Chance of Isolated Thunderstorms, 73

Game 1–5:00 P

#2 Illinois 4 #3 DePaul 2
WP- Monica Perry, 7 IP 6 H 1 ER 2 K’s
LP- Becca Heteniak 4 IP 2 H 3 ER 6 K’s 3 BB’s
DePaul scored two runs in the 3rd on Morocco’s single.  Heteniak carred a 1-hitter into the 4th, but Conrad slugged a 2-run triple, and scored on a throwing error to take the lead.  In the 5th, Bree Brown relieved Heteniak, and hit Zymkowitz, who scored on a sac fly by Pinchback.

Game 2–7:30 PM

#1 Missouri 3  #4 Creighton 2
WP-Kirstin Nottelman  (20-7)  LP-Tara Oltman  (32-13)
Missouri’s Catherine Lee hit a game-ending 2-run double.

Region 5Los Angeles, Calif.     Tournament Central      Mostly Sunny, 70

Game 1–3:00 PM

#2 San Diego State 3,  #3 Fresno State
WP-Samantha Beasley  (29-9)  LP-Michelle Moses  (11-2)
HR’s:  SDSU-Eva Sahatdjian  (2-Run) FSU-Michelle Moses  (2-Run)

Game 2–5:30 PM

#1 UCLA 11,  #4 Saint Mary’s 4
WP Donna Kerr.  LP Britany Linton.
The Bruins led with home runs by DiSalvatore, Yudin who had two, Camuso and Shull.  Saint Mary’s Smith went yard. Saint Mary’s scored all four runs in the 5th.


Region 12Baton Rouge, La.     Tournament Central     Slight Chance of Isolated Thunderstorms, 90

Game 1–3:30 PM

#3 Louisiana-Lafayette 5  #2 Texas A&M 0
WP-Brittany Cuevas  (21-7)  8 K’s  LP-Melissa Dumezich  (17-3)
HR:  ULL-Gabriele Bridges  (2-Run)

Game 2–6:00 PM

#1 LSU 6  #4 McNeese State 0
WP-Rachele Fico  (20-5)  5 IP  8 K’s  LP-Meagan Bond  (22-11)
HR:  LSU-Kirsten Shortridge  (2-Run)


Region 13Amherst, Mass.     Sunny, 85

Game 1–5:00 PM

#1 Arizona State 6  #4 Boston 1
WP-Hillary Bach  (24-7)  LP-Cassidi Hardy  (20-9)
HR:  BU-Whitney Tuthill  (Solo)

Game 2–7:30 PM

#3 Long Island 3  #2 Massachusetts 1
WP-Blaire Porter  (28-7)  3-Hitter  LP-Sara Plourde  (40-7)  5.1 IP  9 K’s



Region 4Gainesville, Fla.     Tournament Central     Slight Chance of Isolated Thunderstorms, 91

Game 1–3:30 PM
#3 Central Florida 7  #2 Florida International 1
WP-Ashleigh Cole  (24-13)  LP-Kasey Barrett  (18-12)
HR:  UCF-Hilary Barrow  (Grand Slam)

Game 2–6:00 PM

#1 Florida 6,  #4 Bethune-Cookman 0
WP Stephanie Brombacher 3H, 11K.  LP Allison Garcia.
Florida advances to play the Lady Knights at 1pm Saturday.  Bruder belted 2-out solo bottom 2nd.  Schutte, Bush singled in 4th, Schutte scored on DeFelice groundout.  Gators racked four, bottom 6th, on 2-run single by DeFelice, and 2-run double by Horton.

Region 3Seattle, Wash.     Tournament Central      Good Chance of Rain, 55

Game 1–2:30 PM

#2 North Carolina 1 #3 Nebraska 0
WP- Danielle Spaulding 7 IP 0 ER 11 K’s (NO HITTER)  LP- Ashley Hagemann 6 IP 2 H 0 ER 5 K’s 2 BB’s
North Carolina scores 1 in the bottom of the 4th; Roberts reached on an error by the pitcher, advanced on an error in right field, and scored.

Game 2 – 5pm

#1 Washington 3,  #4 North Dakota State 0
WP Danielle Lawrie.  4H, 13K.  LP Whitney Johnson,
Lawrie took care of business at both ends.  Bottom 1st, after Salling drew a one-out walk, Lawrie jacked a 2-run homer.  Bottom 3rd: Fleischman singled, stole 2nd; scored when Salling grounded out.  Huskies left bases loaded.


Region 14College Park, Md.     Tournament Central     Partly Sunny, 84

Game 1–5:00 PM

#1 Oklahoma 10, #4 Syracuse 0 (5)
WP Kelani Ricketts.  LP Jenna Caira
Ricketts set the Orange down in order with 2 Ks to sdtasrt the game.The Sooners, aided by four illegal pitches called on Caira, scored twice.  Flores walked with one out, Shults singled, Flores scored on Vandever’s sac fly; Shults scored on an illegal pitch.  Ricketts again struck out two of three in the 2nd. In the bottom, now facing Kuwik, Ricketts was hbp; Anderson doubled to center; Norris singled in two runs.  Dobbs drew a walk.  With Long in to run, the Sooners scored a third run on a double steal.  For the third Syracuse at-bat,  Ricketts struck out two.  In the bottom, Vandever reachred on an error, scored on Anderson’s single.  The Sooners scored four runs in the 4th.  Nix jacked a 2-run homer; pinch hitter Jones doubled in two runs.

Oklahoma, winner of the Big 12 tournament (and surprisingly ranked 14th by NCAA while ranked 8th in national polls) comes into the Regional with a record of 43-10.  Syracuse, unranked in national polls, surprised many people by winning the Big East tournament, has a 32-24 record.

Game 2–7:00 PM

#2 Fordham 2,  #4 Maryland 1
WP Jen Mineau.  LP Kendra Knight
Fordham, making its first-ever appearance in the NCAA, trailed 1-0 for four innings, after Kerry Hickry’s rbi single.  Dearborn opened theRams 4th with a home run.  Fordham left the bases full, after losing one runner at home.  Knight, who had relieved Hickey, struck out Pollak with the bases loaded.  Fordham 6th: LaBovick singled, Pellechio doubled, rbi.  Two of three Terrapins struck out in top 7th.  Mineau, one of the nation’s strike out leaders, fanned 12.

Fordham will face Oklahoma at noon Saturday.


Region 11Columbus, Ohio     Tournament Central     Slight Chance of Showers, 74

Game 1–5:00 PM

#1 California 10,  #4 Bucknell 0 (5
WP- Jolene Henderson 5 IP 0 ER 10 K’s  LP- Alex MacLean 2.2 IP 8 H 8 ER
HR’s,  CAL –  Valerie Arioto, Vernae Sevilla

Game 2–7:30 PM

#2 Ohio State vs #3 Kentucky/Kentucky leading 3-0, top 4th; suspended until Saturday


Region 6Athens, Ga.     Tournament Central     Chance of Thunderstorms, 80

Game 1–2:30 PM

#2 Florida State 10,  #3 Radford 1 (5)
WP  WP Sarah Hamilton 2-hitter. 7K.  LP Chelsea Kelley
Radford scored 1st when Shifflett led off the game with a solo HR.  The Seminoles quickly countered with five runs.  Wynn, Brown singled, Jackson 2-run triple, Ahrberg 2 run homer.   Snooks relieved Kelley.  The fifth run in the 1st was on Bullock’s single.  Lapicki led the FSU 3rd with a solo shot.  Seminoles loaded the bases with one out; Brown rbi single, Jackson 2-run single. Jenkins relieved Snooks.  Stager rbi single.   The Seminoles left the bases loaded.   Florida State began 43-16, Radford 36-15. 

Game 2–5:00 PM

#1 Georgia 10,  #4 Elon 4
WP Sarah McCloud.  LP Erin O’Shea.
Alissa Goler smashed a 2-run shot, and Taylor Schlopy hit a solo homer.  Watson homered for Elon.

Region 7Austin, Texas     Tournament Central      Sunny, 93

Game 3–2:30 PM

W1 #2 BYU 9 W2 #1 Texas 8
WP- Hannah Howell,  1.1 IP 1 H 0 ER 1 K 2 BB   LP- Blaire Luna 5.2 IP, 9 H 7 ER 7 K’s 6 BB’s
HR’s  BYU – Angeline Quiocho,  Jess Purcell-Fitu, TX – Amy Hooks
Hard fought game with multiple lead changes.  BYU scored first, a Purcell-Fitu solo bottom 2nd.  The Horns took a 2-1 lead, top 5th: after starter Affleck alloed two runners on a single and hbp, Zinanti relieved and was quickly charged with an illegal pitch, advancing both runners.  BYU snatched a 5-2 lead bottom 5th when Quiocho jacked a grand slam.  Tresselt relieved Luna.  Texas charged in a 6-run 6th.  Bennett led with a single; Hooks homered. 5-4.  Affleck returned to the BYU circle.  Taylor reached on an error, with one out, Johnson singled, Chalk rbi single.  Savony walked, loading the bases.  Hoagland singled in 2 runs; Bennett rbi single.  Howell relieved Affleck.  The Horns loaded the bases, but yielded on a fielder’s choice, leading 8-5.  BYU narrowed the margin to 8-6; Dugas singled, Delahoussaye doubled, Luna returned for Texas.  Clayton singled, bases loaded, Quiocho rbi walk.  8-6.  Texas left two on the bases, top 7th.  BYU 7th: Willard reached on an error; Messerchmid walked; Dugas walked, filling the sacks.  Delhoussay doubled in 2 runs, tying the score.  Clayton lofted a sac fly to left, Dugas scored the winning run.

Game 4–5:00 PM

L1 East Carolina 3,  L2 Iona 0  Iona eliminated
WP Faith Sutton 2-hitter. 5K.  LP Sarah Jackson.  5H, 6K
East Carolina improved to 43-17, while Iona ended its season at 28.26.
East Carolina scored all three runs, top 4th.  Merrida led with a single. advanced on a throwing error, and sac bunt; Merrida scored on Gusman-Brown’s fielder’s choice.  Jimenez than jacked a pitch over the wall for two runs.

Game 5–7:30 PM

W4 East Carolina 1, L3 #1 Texas 0  Texas eliminated
WP Toni Paisley 2-hitter, 10K.  LP Blaire Luna. 3H, 11K.   Mari-Gusman-Brown homered, leading off the bottom of the 6th  for East Carolina, which meets BYU Saturday for the Austin regional championship.  East Carolina is 44-17; Texas ends its season 43-15.


Region 10Tucson, Ariz.     Sunny, 99

Game 1–4:00 PM

#3 Hofstra 8, #2 Oklahoma State 6
WP Olivia Galati.  LP Anna Whiddon
Hofstra’s Trisha Dreslinski belted 3-run homer.  Cowgirls Julie Ward also jacked 3-run homer.

Game 2–6:00 PM

#1 Arizona 9,  #4 Cornell 0 (5)
WP Kenzi Fowler 5H, 7K.  LP Elizabeth Dalrymple
The major headline for this game: Kenzi’s back.  A week of waiting out medical tests on her shoulder ended on a happy note — a win — which had to liff UofA spirits.  After Fowler struck out 2 of 3 top 1st, her mates gave Fowler a 3-run cushion.  Lastrapes walked, Schutzler and Arredondo singled, loading the bases; Chambers drew an rbi walk; with one out, Koria also drew an rbi walk.Arriola rbi single.  The Wildcats put down a Cornell challenge top 2nd; bases loaded, Fowler fanned Keene for the third out.  In the bottom, Arredondo singled with two out, Chambers doubled, rbi, Del Ponte unloaded a 2-run homer.  Cornell left two on in the 4th, the third out a swinging strike.  Top 5th: Akamine, who had been a question mark after an injury to her knee, relieved Fowler; no damage.  Bottom 5th: UofA sealed the run-rule.  Kirker singled, Haack in to run; with one out, Lastrapes doubled, rbi; Schutzler homered.  Arizona will now play Hofstra on Saturday. 


Region 15Knoxville, Tenn.     Tournament Central     Chance of Scattered Thunderstorms, 76

Game 1–4:00 PM

#3 Virginia 1 #2 Louisville 0
WP- Melanie Mitchell 7 IP 4 H 0 ER 6 K’s 6 BB’s  LP- Tori Collins 6 IP 3 H 1 ER 5 K’s 1 BB
note: Virginia scores 1 in the top of the 5th when Pittman led with a triple, scored on Snyder’s fielder’s choice.

Game 2–6:30 PM

#1 Tennessee 5 #4 Ball State 0
WP- I. Renfroe 7 IP 4 H 7 K’s 1 BB  LP- Milian 6 IP 5 ER 8 H 3 K’s 4 BB’s
The big hit was a two-run homer by Lauren Gibson.



Region 2Ann Arbor, Mich.     Tournament Central     Slight Chance of Showers, 75

Game 1–4:30 PM

#2 Notre Dame 1,  #3 Illinois State 0 (8)
WP- Jody Valdivia 8 IP 9 H 0 ER 8 K’s 2 BB’s  LP- Megan Warner 7.2 IP 7 H 1 ER 4 K’s 2 BB’s
The Irish nailed coach Deanna Gumpf’s 378 win, a Notre Dame record.  The Irish won when Lux was sent home from 2nd on a fielder’s choice by Clay in the 89th.  Bases loaded, o eout, Clary’s grounder to 3rd was thrown home to retire pinch-runner Buntin for the second out.  When catcher Kay threw to 1st in an attempt to double off Clay, her throw pulled Henderson off the bag; Gumpf waved home a sprinting Lux for the score, Lux sliding around Kay’s tag at the plate.  Notre Dame will play at noon Saturday against  the winner of the Michigan-Wright State game.

Game 2–7:00 PM

#1 Michigan vs #4 Wright State/CBSSports.com advises game has been suspended in 4th, Michigan leading 8-2
Due to rain Friday (May 21), Saturday’s (May 22) games have been moved back one hour with game two resuming at 11 a.m.


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