FRIDAY MAY 4 D1 SCOREBOARD
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ESPN USA SOFTBALL TOP 25
May 1 poll
1. California run-ruled Oregon State 9-1 (5)
2. Arizona State run-ruled Utah 13-1 (5)
3. Oklahoma def Texas 5-2 (8)
4. Alabama upset by Florida 4-1
7. Florida def Alabama 4-1
9. Missouri def Oregon 5-4
10. Texas beaten by Oklahoma 5-2 (8)
12. Oregon def by Missouri 5-4
13. Arizona def by UCLA 10-4
15. Washington def by Stanford 4-0
16. Texas A&M def Kansas 3-0
17. UCLA def Arizona 10-4
18. South Florida
19. Florida State
20. North Carolina
21. Stanford def Washington4-0
22. Oregon State run-ruled by California 9-1 (5)
23. Texas Tech
24. LSU upset by Kentucky 4-3 (8)
U Mass 2, Fordham 1 (17). WP Sara Plourde 18K, 1 HR. LP Jen Mineau 19 K, 1 HR. Magill led the U Mass 2nd with home run. Fordham tied, bottom 7th. Luety led with a home run. Top 17th: Magill opened with a double, advanced on Plourde’s sac bunt; after Mayne was hbp, Magill scored on Rogers sac bunt to 3rd. Fordham went down in order.
California 9, Oregon State 1. (5). WP Jolene Henderson 2-hitter. LP Tina Andreana. Bears were leading 3-0 after three, then racked 6 runs in 4th. In a 3-run 2nd, Echevarria singled in 2 runs, J Reid one. In the 4th, the big hit was a 3-run homer by Danielle Henderson. Cal is 46-2/17-2. Oregon State is 33-17/8-10.
Florida 4, Alabama 1. WP Hannah Rogers. Jackie Traina. This weekend series will decide the regular season SEC crown. Top 1st, one out, S Fagan singled; Haeger reached on an error at short; Coyle looked at a third strike but when Haeger went to 2nd on another error at short, Fagan stole home. The pitchers settled in and there was no more scoring until top 7th when the Gators scored three. Florida loaded the bases, no outs; Gammel reached on a fielder’s choice, the out at home; Moultrie reached on a fielder’s choice/bunt, forcing another out at home. Damico scored; Haeger singled up the middle, 2 rbi. Down 4-0, Traina led off the Bama 7th with a home run. But the next three batters went down. Florida 43-8/20-5. Alabama 45-5/21-4.
Oklahoma 5, Texas 2 (8). WP Keilani Ricketts 3H, 13 K. LP Blaire Luna 8H, 10K, 3HRs. Tightly contested between the Big 12 leaders. The Horns scored top 4th; Hoagland singled; with 2 out, advanced on a passed ball and scored on a wild pitch. Texas added a run in the 6th. With pinch runner Thom on 3rd (after advancing on a wild pitch then stealing 3rd), Washington struck out swinging but reached 1st on a wild pitch, and Thom scored. Washington stole 2nd and advanced to 3rd on a throwing error by Ricketts — OU made 2 errors and Ricketts was erratic. But, Ricketts atoned, leading off the bottom of the 6th with a homer. Luna struck out two, but Sampson tied the score with a home run. Another OU error in the 7th had two Horns on base but Smith was thrown out by Shults trying to steal 3rd. OU also stranded a runner in the 7th. The Horns went down in order in the 8th. Chamberlain led off for the Sooners with a single. Ricketts was given a pass, Vandever in to run. Shults popped to short. Casey jacked a 3-run homer to left center.
Kentucky 4, LSU 3 (8). WP Chanda Bell 4H, 10K, 1 HR. LP Rachele Fico 4 H, 8K, 1 HR. Eerily reminescent of LSU’s loss to Florida a week ago, when the Tigers had a 1-run lead with 2 out in the 7th but Fico gave up a dinger to Gammel, tonight Fico gave up a tying home run to Cervantes with 2 out in the 7th. Bottom 8th: Riley walked; Gustafson in to run. One out, Carroll walked. O’Brien reached on an error in left, Gustafson scoring the winning run. LSU took a 1-0 lead, top 3rd, when Falcon led off with a homer. Top 4th; Santo s doubled, Applegate singled with one out; Santos scored on the error in right. Top 5th; Andrews tripled with a runner on 2nd, but Pizer was thrown out at home. Andres scored on Trosclair’s sac fly. Kentucky got on the board in the bottom on Cervantes’ 2 run double. Cervantes would tie the game with a homer in the 7th. Kentucky 27-27/13-13. LSU 34-19/15-11.
Texas A&M 3, Kansas 0. WP Mel Dumezich 3H. LP Alicia Pille. 2H, 2HR. Hits were scarce but all counted in still another late-scoring game. Bottom 5th: Two Aggies out, May walked on four pitches, Tysarczyk belted a 2-run homer. Dumezich led off the TAMU 6th with a solo shot. Martinez relieved Pille. Texas A&M 34-16/14-8. Kansas 31-18/6-15.
Arizona State 13, Utah 1. WP Dallas Escobedo 2H, 1HR. LP Naomi Amu. The Sun Devils scored 4 runs each in the first two innings, then 5 runs in the 4th. Lockwood had a HR and 3 rbi; Steele a HR and 2 rbi; Caporuscio also had 2 rbi. Utah scored top 5th when Sweet led off with a home run. ASU 43-5/16-2. Utah 26-24/1-18.
Stanford 4, Washington 0. WP Teagan Gerhart. LP Kaitlyn Inglesby. The Huskies had 6 hits to the Cardinal 8 but couldn’t convert to scores. UW left bases loaded in the 1st, then left 2 runners aboard in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Stanford scored 3 in the 4th. Hansen singled; Rich hbp; Hasen scored on Roulund single. Rich scored on Becerra’s rbi groundout. Roulund scored on Hanewich single. Stanford loaded the bases, bottom 6th; Becerra scored when Winter reached on a fielder’s choice. Stanford 34-16/7-12. Washington 36-15/7-14.
UCLA 10, Arizona 4. WP Jessica Hall. LP Kenzie Fowler. Each pitcher gave up 2 home runs. The Wildcats had narrowed the Bruins lead from5-2 to 5-4 in top 6th, but UCLA unloaded 5 runs bottom 6th. UCLA loaded the bases in the 3rd; Snow scored on Harrison’s single but Schroeder was out at home. The Wildcats took a brief lead with 2 runs on Koria’s homer, top 4th. UCLA responded with 4 runs: a solo shot by Tiamalu, and a 3-run shot by LaRosa. Top 6th, Pendley closed the gap to 5-4 with a 2-run homer. In the bottom, 2 walks and an error loaded the bases; Harrison drew an rbi walk; Duran scored on Bates’ sac fly; Yudin walked, reloading the bases; Camuso singled up the middle, 2 rbi; Tiumalu singled, rbi. The teams were tied 9-9 in Pac 12 standings. Arizona 32-15/9-10. UCLA 34-15/10-9.
Spy draws on various sources to compile a comprehensive list of daily games, including Ultimate College Softball, ESPN/NCAA, softballscoresnow, Gametracker and reports by teams. Spy has used the UCS format for years, and finds it the most reliable, but has been compiling its own schedule from multiple sources the last few weeks. Spy adds games and especially scores from other sources.
Rhode Island 3, LaSalle 6
St Bonaventure 0, St Joseph’s 10
UMass 2, Fordham 1 (17)
East Tennessee State 2, Belmont 5/DH
USC Upstate 9, Lipscomb 1/DH Lipsomb 2-1
Iowa State 0, Baylor 7
Kansas 0, Texas A&M 3
Texas 2, Oklahoma 5 (8)
Missouri 5, Oregon 4
Presbyterian 4, Campbell 3
UC Davis 6, Pacific 4/DH Pacific 1-0
Drexel 2, Delaware 0/DH Delaware 2-1
Georgia State 2, George Mason 3/DH Georgia State 6-0
UNC Wilmington swept by Hofstra 7-0, 1-0 (9)
Towson swept by James Madison 1-0, 7-2
Buffalo 0, Ohio U 8/DH Ohio 11-3
Kent State 0, Akron 5/DH Akron 5-4
Toledo 8, Ball State 15/DH Ball State 5-2
Bowling Green 2, Miami OH 3/DH Bowling Green 3-1
Valparaiso 7, Cleveland State 0
Bethune-Cookman 3, Florida A&M 6
UNLV 8, New Mexico 4
Boise State 6, San Diego State 1
California 9, Oregon State 1 (5)
Arizona 4, UCLA 10
Utah 1, Arizona State 13 (5)
Washington 0, Stanford 4
LSU 3, Kentucky 4 (8)
Mississippi State 3, Auburn 1
South Carolina 0, Ole Miss 1
Florida def Alabama 4-1
Texas A&M CC 0, Nicholls State 1
UTSA 1, SF Austin 0
Central Arkansas 0, McNeese State 4
Texas State 5, Sam Houston State 1
UT Arlington 3, SE Louisiana 4 (12)
Southern Utah 4, North Dakota State 5/DH South Dakota State 5-1
IUPUI vs South Dakota State DH//ppd
South Dakota swept by IPFW 5-1, 2-1
Florida International 6, Florida Atlantic 3
BYU 8, Nevada 0
New Mexico State 1, San Jose State 0
Louisiana Tech 0, Fresno State 4