5-7-10 May 7 2010 D1 College


TOP 25 (ESPN USA Softball Poll 5-4-10)

NOTE: NCAA individual and team statistics are published on www.spysoftball.org
: this game day report will be updated from 3pm to midnight
Note: NCAA RPI rankings are posted on www.spysoftball.org

Note:  The days are dwindling down to a precious few.  Mark your calendars.
May 14: conference tournaments begin (see List in April 20 Spy)
May 16: NCAA announces regional selections
May 21: NCAA regional tournaments begin
May 28: NCAA super-regional tournaments begin
June 3: Women’s College World Series begins

  1. WASHINGTON def Stanford 8-0 (5) no hitter
  4. ARIZONA def Oregon 8-3
  6. UCLA def California 4-2
  8. ARIZONA STATE def Oregon State 4-3
  11. LSU
  12. TEXAS
  15. CALIFORNIA def by UCLA 4-2
  16. STANFORD def by Washington 8-0 (5) no hitter
  19. OREGON def by Arizona
  20. TEXAS A&M
  21. HAWAII
  24. U MASS def Temple 9-0 (5)


SPY adapts the basic schedule compiled by Ultimate College Softball, adding data from Gametracker, UCS, NFCA, college web sites and emails to SPY.  Numerals in red/black below are UCS rankings.

Atlantic 10

Massachusetts 9, Temple 1 (5)
WP Sara Plourde 2-hitter, 6K.  LP Kristen Marris
The Minutewomen scored 5 runs in the 1st and four in the 3rd.  Plourde gave up a game-opening single to Marris, then struck out the side.  In the bottom, Normandin singled, Libby homered; Reeves doubled, Bettnecourt singled, Carta homered, 2 rbi.  5-0.  U Mass 3rd: Serio hbp, Magill walked, both advanced on a wild pitch, Rogers hit a 2-run double; with one out, Normandin reached on an error and stole 2nd, with two out Reeves walked, and Bettencourt hit a 2-run single.  9-0.  Plourde is now 34-5.

Saint Joseph’s 6,  Rhode Island 1
St Joseph’s 9, Rhode Island 3
Erin Gallagher pitched both victories

St. Bonaventure 3,  La Salle 2

Atlantic Sun

Mercer 4, North Florida 0
Mercer 2, North Florida 1
Jenni Holtz pitched both victories

Big South

Liberty 2, Coastal Carolina 0
Liberty 3, Coastal Carolina 2 (8) Katrina Johnson pitched both victories


George Mason 5,  Delaware 0 WP Becky Anderson
George Mason 5,  Delaware 4 WP Amanda Buffington

Hofstra 12, Drexel 2 (5) WP Olivia Galati 22-6
Hofstra 2, Drexel 1 WP Erin Wade 16-4

Georgia State 3, Towson 1
Georgia State 11, Towson 5

James Madison 5, UNC-Wilmington 3 WP Cara Stecher
James Madison 9, UNC-Wilmington 1 WP Olivia McPherson


Bowling Green 5,  Buffalo 3
Buffalo 4, Bowling Green 3 (9)

Kent State 2, Toledo 1
Kent State 8, Toledo 3

Miami 4, Ohio 0
Miami 7, Ohio 2

Western Michigan 7,  Eastern Michigan 5
Western Michigan 7, Eastern Michigan 7
(halted in 8th, rain/lightning)

Northern Illinois vs Central Michigan 1:00 PM Mount Pleasant, Mich./cancelled
Northern Illinois vs Central Michigan 3:00 PM Mount Pleasant, Mich.

Ball State 7, Akron 0 WP Elizabeth Milian 27-5
Ball State 3, Akron 0


Coppin State 4,  Hampton 1
Coppin State 4,  Hampton 2

Missouri Valley

Southern Illinois 6,  Drake 1 WP Danielle Glosson 22-12
Drake 2, Southern Illinois 0

Mountain West

UNLV 8, BYU 7 (8)
WP Kylie Wagner  LP Christie Zinanti
BYU outhit UNLV 15-9 but the Rebels scored the tie-breaking run bottom 8th to win.  Tied 7-7 after seven, BYU loaded the bases top 8th.  Vance-Kellum and Dugas singled, no outs; advanced on Delahoussaye sac bunt; Clayton struck out; Quiocho intentionally walked, loading the bases.  Ramirez grounded out.  Quiocho was walked because she had belted three home runs, driving in 6 of BYU’s seven runs. UNLV 8th: Holland led with a double; Emerson walked on four pitches; Holland scored when a fly ball hit by Hull was dropped in left field.  UNLV 30-19, 7-4.  BYU 39-11, 10-3.

San Diego State 6, Utah 1 WP Samantha Beasley 25-8


Arizona State 4,  Oregon State 3
WP Hillary Bach .  LP Marina Demore 
Sun Devils rallied to score 2 runs top 7th for win. Beavers took 3-0 lead, bottom 2nd.  Hall, Sanchez singled, both advanced on Doremus sac bunt; Demore jacked 3-run home run.  ASU narrowed lead by scoring 2 top 3rd.  Rogers led with a single, but was forced at 2nd by Boyd.  Castillo singled, Boyd scored on Donnenwirth single, Castillo scored on Urfer single.  3-2.  With two out top 7th, Donnenwirth walked; pinch runner Nulliner scored tying game on Lockwood double; Urfer doubled, rbi, Lockwood scored, 4-3.  Beavers down in order.  Arizona State 40-11, 9-7.  Oregon State 22-28, 2-14.

Arizona 8, Oregon 3/SPY went to bed at 2am; report from Oregon arrived 215am.
WP Kenzi Fowler 1H, 11K, 5BB.  LP Mikayla Endicott
Teams were deadlocked 1-1 — Arizona a run in the 2nd, Oregon a run in the 4th — when the Wildcats sent 12 batters to the plate in the 6th, and scored six unearned runs.  Arizona 41-8, 11-5.  Oregon 32-15, 7-9.

Washington 8, Stanford 0 (5)
WP Danielle Lawrie 11K No Hitter.  LP Jenna Rich
Lawrie was a walk and hit-batsman from a perfect game.  The Huskies, who banged out 9 hits, scored 3 bottom 1st; bases loaded, Wright smacked a 3-run double.  Lawrie struck out the side in the Stanford 2nd.  Bottom 3rd: Huskies added 2 runs, Wiliams singled, Wright jacked a 2-run homer (5 rbi).  In the UW 4th, Pohlman singled, Salling and Williams walked; bases loaded, Koplitz relieved Rich.  Wright hit into 5-2-3 double play, but Lawrie singled in two runs.  Fagaly walked; Lawrie scored on Stuart’s single.  Lawrie closed the door on the Cardinal in the 5th, striking out the side.  Washington is now 41-5, Stanford 33-15.

UCLA 4, California 2
WP Megan Langenfeld (in relief).  LP Valerie Arioto
Bruins scored 2 runs bottom 6th, breaking tie.  Bottom 2nd: Yudin led off for UCLA with a homer to right center.  With two out, Shull homered.  Cal 4th: Arioto, Ziegenhirt singled; Williams walked, loading the bases.  Echavarria hit into fielder’s choice, Arioto out at home.  Kelly reached on a fielder’s choice, Ziegenhirt scored.  Cal 6th: the Bears briefly tied the game.  Ziegenhirt and Williams hit back-to-back doubles for one run.  In the bottom, Bates singled with one out, DiSalvatore jacked a home run 2-run to center.  With two out, top 7th, Thomas doubled and Arioto walked but both were stranded.  UCLA 37-9, 11-5.  California 37-16, 6-10.

Pacific Coast

Idaho State 8,  Weber State 0
Idaho State 5, Weber State 1
Kandis Clesson won both games


Army 7,  Colgate 3 WP Shawna Bley 14-4
Army 5,  Colgate 1


Western Illinois 11, Southern Utah 3 (5) WP Kamren Ferguson 19-10
Western Illinois 5, Southern Utah 4

UMKC 7, Oakland 2
UMKC 9. Oakland 0 (5)

IUPUI 8,  Centenary 6
Centenary 11, IUPUI 7

Sun Belt

Florida Atlantic 4, Florida International 3 (8)


Nevada 9, Boise State 8 (9)
Boise State 8,  Nevada 1

San Jose State 3, New Mexico State 2

Fresno State 2, Louisiana Tech 1
WP Morgan Melloh  16K.  LP Meghan Krieg
Tech, which had an 8-5 hitting advantage over the Bulldogs, scored top 4th.  Jessi scored on Goza’s single, but Tech left bases loaded.  After Tech stranded two more top 5th, Fresno State scored its two runs.  Moore singled, Pollard in to run.  Stiglich reached on fielder’s choice, Pollard advanced on error at 3rd.  With two out, Angene singled, rbi.  Stiglich scored on an illegal pitch. 


Charleston Southern 5, Howard 4
Charleston Southern 8, Howard 7

Radford 7, Appalachian State 3
Appalachian State 8, Radford 7

Niagara 10, Siena College 7
Niagara 6, Siena College 1`


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