SATURDAY MAY 7 D1 GAMES
NCAA individual & team stats 5-1-2011 have been posted www.spysoftball.org
NCAA RPI stats 5-1-2011 have been posted www.spysoftball.org
Conference standings 5-1-2011 have been posted www.spysoftball.org
ESPN/USA Softball Poll 5-3-2011
1. Arizona State def Washington 6-4
2. Michigan def Minnesota 4-2
3. Tennessee lost to Florida 2-0
4. Texas def Missouri 2-0
5. Alabama def Mississippi 18-1 (5)
6. Florida def Tennessee 2-0
7. California def Oregon State 1-0
8. Missouri lost to Texas 2-0
9. Georgia def Mississippi State 4-3
10. Stanford lost to Oregon 2-0
11. Washington lost to Arizona State 6-4
12. Oregon def Stanford 2-0
13. Arizona def UCLA 7-1
14. UCLA lost to Arizona 7-1
15. Oklahoma def Iowa State 13-0 (5)
16. Kentucky def Auburn 10-2 (6)
17. Georgia Tech 11, Florida State 3 (5)/7-2
18. Oklahoma State lost to Texas A&M 4-2
19. Baylor def Nebraska 2-1
20. Nebraska lost to Baylor 2-1
21. Notre Dame swept Connecticut 8-4, 9-0 (5)
22. Texas A&M def Oklahoma State 4-2
23. LSU def South Carolina 6-1
24. Indiana def Northwestern 1-0
25. ULL swept Louisiana-Monroe 3-0, 12-3
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Florida 2, Tennessee 0. After Paculba’s one-out single, Bruder’s home run to center on a 3-2 pitch propelled the Gators into a 20-7/20-7 tie with Tennessee atop SEC standings. From that point, the two powerhouse hitting teams just nibbled. Tennessee left 4 runners on base in 7 innings. Florida had better chances to score, loading the bases with 2 out in the 2nd, on a single and 2 walks. The Vols halted a Gator effort in the 3rd with a 6-4-3 double play. Top 4th, after Grieve’s one-out single, relieved Brombacher. Gibson reached on a fielder’s choice, forcing Grieve; Spigner doubled down the right field line, but Gibson was out at home 9-4-2. Bottom 5th: Paculba singled with one out, but was forced at 2nd by Bruder; Schutte walked; The runners advanced to 2nd and 3rd on a wild pitch, but Bush lined out. Both teams stranded runners in the 6th. Vols 7th: 2 out, Burchell doubled, but Davin struck out (2-3). The winner of Sunday’s 3pm game will be the champion of the SEC Eastern Division.
Georgia Tech 11, Florida State 3 (5). Kelsi Weseman’s game: 5 rbi on 2 home runs. The Seminoles had 2 on, 1 out, top 2nd, n o score. The Yellow Jackets took control with 7 in the bottom. Bases loaded, Sinclair rbi single; Weaver rbi walk; one out, Thomas 2-run single; Weseman jacked a 3-run home run. FSU answered with 3 runs on 3 hits; Gomez hbp with bases loaded, rbi; McConn 2-run double — but FSU would not score again. Weseman 2-run homer. Priebe rbi double. Tech loaded bases again in 5th; Rudnik scored on Jones’ single. Georgia Tech 43-8. Florida State 28-25.
Kentucky 10, Auburn 2 (6). Auburn scored both runs on homers — a solo by White to leead the 2nd, a solo by Colton to lead the 3rd. Wildcats led from the 1st; Yocke singled, Dill tripled, Aull singled. 2-0. Up 2-1 bottom 3rd, Yocke doubled, scored on Aull single; Riley singled; DeMartine rbi single. 4-2. Aull jacked a 3-run, 2-out homer in the 3rd. Mavromat relieved Schmalz. Wildcats reached run-rule in the 6th; two on, Riley rbi double, DeMartine doubled in the last 2 runs. Kentucky 35-12/13-8. Auburn 37-16/14-13.
California 1, Oregon State 0. Baserunners were hard to come by, for either team. Cal scored top 2nd; Ziegenhirt singled, Echevarria was hbp; both advanced on Decker’s sac; Henderson hbp, loading the bases. Ziegenhirt scored when Jones reached on a fielder’s choice. The Bears would not make a significant threat again until top 6th — Vonk and Williams singled, Williams stole 2nd but Vonk was out at home 2-6-2-6. Ziegenhirt walked but the next 2 batters made outs. The Beavers didn’t threaten until bottom 6th; with 2 out, Sanchez singled, stole 2nd; Guzy walked, but Hall looked at a third strike. Cal is 36-9. Oregon State is 18-24.
Oklahoma 13, Iowa State 0 (5). Ricketts pitched 3 innings of no-hit ball; Gasoigne relieved 1+ innings, no-hits; Kirsten Allen relieved and gave up a hit in the 5th. The game was essentially decided when the Sooners — who had left bases loaded in the 1st — racked 8 runs on 8 hits bottom 2nd. Dobbs led with a homer; Norris reached on the first of 4 errors by the Cyclones; one out, Martinez rbi single; Jones slugged a 2-run homer. Kennewell relieved Zabriskie. two out, Shults doubled, Ricketts singled, rbi, Williams belted a 2-run homer, the third dinger of the at-bat. Dobbs doubled, scored on Hughes double. The Sooners stranded 2 more in the 3rd, then racked 5 more in the 4th. Williams and Dobbs singled; Noris reached on a fielder’s choice, but the runners advanced and McGregor scored on an error at short. Dobbs scored when Martinez reached on an error. Jones singled, loading the bases. Nix singled, rbi; Shults reached on a fielder’s choice, but a catcher error allowed Martinez to score. Jones scored when Vandever reached on a fielder’s choice. 5 runs, 4 hits, 3 errors, 2 left. Top 5th, Cple singled off Allen with two out. Oklahoma 37-16/9-8. Iowa State 21-23/3-10.
Texas 2, Missouri 0. Clash of the Big 12 leaders. Luna pitched her 15th complete game shutout, best in NCAA. Thomas struck out the side top 2nd. Hoagland homered with 2 out, top 3rd. The Horns stranded 2 in the 5th. Craig led the Texas 7th with a homer; Thomas struck out the last two batters. Hudson doubled in the Tigers 4th, their only real threat to score. Hudson also had the other Missouri hit, a single to open the 7th. Texas 45-6, Mizzou 42-7.
Baylor 2, Nebraska 1. Game decided in 7th. Nebraska scored one in top; one out, Haget singled, Tay Edwards reached on a fielder’s choice, Brechtel doubled in Haget, but Edwards out at home 8-4-2. Brechtel moved to 3rd but was stranded when Tat Edwards struck out. In the bottom, Redfearn walked, Shelton singled, one out, Redfearn scored tying run on Leal single; Shelton scored on error in left field. Baylor 38-12. Nebraska 35-11. The Big 12 does not have a conference tournament this year; both of these teams have better season records than Oklahoma, which outranks them in the polls.
Michigan 4, Minnesota 2. Minnesota held a brief 2-0 lead with single runs top 3rd and 4th. Yop 3rd: One, out, Davis, Blanchette and Barnes (rbi) hit consecutive singles. Top 4th: Dorie doubled, with 2 out, scored on an error. Bottom 4th: Michigan tallied a run Sappingfield, Shaw and Chidester (rbi) singled. UM moved ahead on 3 runs in the 5th: Doyle doubled, advanced with one out on wild pitch; Sappingfield reached on fielder’s choice, Doyle scored; Shaw doubled, rbi; Shaw scored on error. Michigan 48-4/15-2. Minnesota 30-22/8-9.
Arizona State 6, Washington 4. Very low scoring, considering that the Sun Devils racked 8 hits — scoring once in the 1st and again in the 7th. Top 1st, one out, Rogers, Castillo singled; 2 out, Lockwood reached on an error, Rogers scored. Williams singled, the first of three hits off Escobedo. ASU 3rd: two out, Donnenwirth doubled, Castillo advanced to 3rd; Lockwood given a pass, loading the bases; Parlich struck out. Top 5th: 2 out, Donnenwirth, Lockwood singled, and were stranded. Jones singled for the Huskies, one out; no score. Top 7th: Boyd walked, Rogers sacrificed, Castillo walked; Donnenwirth singled, rbi. Huskies 7th: Wright singled, with 2 out, no advance. Sun Devils pointing toward third consecutive Pac 10 sweep. ASU 47-5. Washington 32-12.
Indiana 1, Northwestern 0. Bates walked in the Wildcat 2nd but Melloh struck out the side. Hoosiers scored with 2 out in 3rd; Saucedo singled, scored on Warrum triple. Olson given a pass, but Indiana stranded two. With 2 out, Wildcats loaded bases in 3rd but Bates struck out. Indiana stranded another pair in the 5th; in the bottom, Melloh struck out the side. Indiana left runners on 2nd and 3rd in the 6th, and loaded the bases in the 7th, no score. Quinn doubled bottom 7th but was out stretching a triple; Melloh struck out the other 2 batters. Indiana is 35-15/15-2. Northwestern is 22-18/4-11. Michigan is also 15-2 Big 10.
Texas A&M 4, Oklahoma State 2. Late-breaking game. Aggies scored 2, bottom 4th; Villareal singled, May homered. OSU 6th: Hamilton one-out single; Garcia 2-out, 3-run homer. Cowgirls stranded 2 top 7th; in bottom, May walked, Garza jacked 2-run walkoff home run. TAMU 38-13. OSU 37-13.
Oregon 2, Stanford 0. Cardinal had 2 on, top 1st, one out, but Moore struck out Prong and Van Zandt. One out, bottom 1st, Chambers homered. Oregon left runners on 2nd and 3rd in the 2nd, but scored its second runin the 3rd. Howard led the Ducks 3rd with a double; Vitek and Peterson singled with 2 out; Howard scored on the Vitek hit. Oregon 36-13/8-9. Stanford 37-12/9-8.
Arizona 7, UCLA 1. Wildcats talied a run top 2nd; two out, Buchanan, Koria, and Brawley (rbi) singled. Koria was picked off 2nd. Arizona scored 6 runs top 2nd, after loading bases on 2 walks and a single; Chambers walked, rbi. Donna Kerr relieved Hall. Arriola doubled in 2 runs. Buchanan rbi. Bruins scored bottom 4th; Camuso led with a double, Yudin singled, rbi. Arizona 39-13/10-7, UCLA 31-15/7-10.
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Ivy League Championship Series–Cambridge, Mass.
Game 1 – 1:00 PM
N1 Harvard 5, S1 Cornell 0
WP Brown LP Darymole
Game 2 – 3:00 PM
N1 Harvard vs S1 Cornell//postponed to Sunday
SWAC Tournament–Irondale, Ala.
Game 9 – 1:00 PM
L7 Southern 9, W5 Alabama State 4 (eliminated)
Game 10 – 1:00 PM
L8 Jackson State 6, W6 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 5 (eliminated
Game 11 – 3:30 PM
W7 Mississippi Valley State vs W9
Game 12 – 3:30 PM
W8 Alcorn State vs W10
North Carolina 2, Maryland 0
WP Lori Spingola LP Kerry Hickey
Tar Heels loaded bases top 1st; McKinney 2-run single
North Carolina 6, Maryland 5
WP Sara Buchholz LP Ashley Czechner S Lori Spingola
Georgia Tech 11, Florida State 3 (5)
WP Kristen Adams LP Sarah Hamilton
Georgia Tech 7, Florida State 2
WP Lindsey Anderson LPJessi Nori
Maine 6, Hartford 5
Hartford 8, Maine 6
Boston 3, Binghamton 2
Boston vs Binghamton 2:00 PM Vestal, N.Y.//ppd
Albany 5, Stony Brook 2
Albany 7, Stony Brook 0
Massachusetts 6, Rhode Island 1 (9)
WP Sara Plourde LP Narendran
Scoreless after right, U Mass scored 6 top 9th; RI one in bottom
Massachusetts 11, Rhode Island 1 (5)
George Washington 1, La Salle 0
LaSalle 5, George Washington 4
Wisconsin 4, Purdue 1
Indiana 1, Northwestern 0
WP Morgan Melloh 2-hitter, 13K. LP Jessica Smith
Michigan 4, Minnesota 2
WP Jordan Taylor LP Sara Moulton
Iowa 1, Penn State 0
Texas A&M 4, Oklahoma State 2
WP Melissa Dumezich LP S Odom
Texas 2, Missouri 0
WP Blaire Luna 2-hitter, 6K. LP Chelsea Thomas 4H, 7K, 2 HR
Oklahoma 13, Iowa State 0 (5)
WP Keilani Ricketts. LP Rachel Zabriskie
Baylor 2, Nebraska 1
WP Whitney Canion. LP Ashley Hagemann
Syracuse swept Louisville 3-0, 9-5
Pittsburgh swept Villanova 5-1, 5-2
South Florida 4, DePaul 2
DePaul 13, South Florida 5 (6)
Notre Dame swept Connecticut 8-4, 9-0 (5)
Laura Winter won 8-4 game; Brittany O’Donnel 9-0 game w/2 hitter
A Notre Dame win on Sunday gives Irish Big East championship
Coastal Carolina 2, Liberty 1
Liberty vs Coastal Carolina 3:00 PM Conway, S.C.
Charleston Southern swept Radford 3-0, 3-0
Pacific 9, UC Santa Barbara 2
Cal Poly 5, UC Davis 2
UC Davis 9, Cal Poly 1 (6)
CS Northridge swept UC Riverside 10-5, 7-1
Long Beach State 7, CS-Fullerton 6
WP Erin Jones Wedley. LP Katey Laban S Taylor Petty
Titans led 5-0; 49ers took lead on St Germain 3-run homer
CS Fullerton 6, Long Beach State 5
WP Ari Cervantes LP Brooke Turner
Hofstra 4, Georgia State 1
Delaware 4, Towson 3
George Mason 5, UNC-Wilmington 2
James Madison 4, Drexel 2
UAB swept Marshall 4-2, 3-0
Leigh Streetman won both games
Memphis 4, Southern Mississippi 1
Memphis vs Southern Mississippi 3:00 PM Hattiesburg, Miss.
Houston 2, Central Florida 0
WP Donna Bourgeois LP Diana Rojas
Houston 4, Central Florida 0
WP Amanda Crabtree LP Lacey Dinney
Tulsa swept UTEP 2-0, 9-0 (5)
Cleveland State 5, Detroit 1 (Gametracker score??)
Wisconsin-Green Bay 13, Youngstown State 3
Wisconsin-Green Bay vs Youngstown State 3:00 PM Youngstown, Ohio
Wright State 2, Illinois-Chicago 1
Illinois-Chicago 1, Wright State 0
Loyola 10, Detroit 0
Loyola 4, Detroit 2
Cleveland State vs Valparaiso 1:00 PM Valparaiso, Ind.
Cleveland State vs Valparaiso 3:00 PM Valparaiso, Ind.
Kent State vs Eastern Michigan 2:00 PM Ypsilanti, Mich.
Ohio vs Toledo 2:00 PM Toledo, Ohio
Akron vs Bowling Green 2:00 PM Bowling Green, Ohio
Buffalo vs Central Michigan 2:00 PM Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Northern Illinois vs Ball State 2:00 PM Muncie, Ind.
Western Michigan 5, Miami 2
Saint Peter’s vs Manhattan 12:00 PM Riverdale, N.Y.
Saint Peter’s vs Manhattan 2:00 PM Riverdale, N.Y.
Canisius vs Rider 12:00 PM Lawrenceville, N.J.
Canisius vs Rider 2:00 PM Lawrenceville, N.J.
Niagara vs Fairfield 1:00 PM Fairfield, Conn.
Niagara vs Fairfield 3:00 PM Fairfield, Conn.
Iona vs Siena 1:00 PM Loudonville, N.Y.
Iona vs Siena 3:00 PM Loudonville, N.Y.
Delaware State vs Morgan State 12:00 PM Baltimore, Md.
Delaware State vs Morgan State 2:00 PM Baltimore, Md.
Maryland-Eastern Shore vs Howard 1:00 PM Washington, D.C.
Maryland-Eastern Shore vs Howard 3:00 PM Washington, D.C.
Bethune-Cookman vs North Carolina A&T 1:00 PM Greensboro, N.C.
Bethune-Cookman vs North Carolina A&T 3:00 PM Greensboro, N.C.
South Carolina State vs Florida A&M 1:00 PM Tallahassee, Fla.
South Carolina State vs Florida A&M 3:00 PM Tallahassee, Fla.
Hampton vs Coppin State 4:30 PM Baltimore, Md.
Drake vs Southern Illinois 12:00 PM Carbondadle, Ill.
Drake vs Southern Illinois 2:00 PM Carbondadle, Ill.
Wichita State vs Bradley 12:00 PM Peoria, Ill.
Wichita State vs Bradley 2:00 PM Peoria, Ill.
UNI 8, Indiana State 0
Indiana State vs Northern Iowa 2:00 PM Cedar Falls, Iowa
Evansville vs Missouri State 12:00 PM Springfield, Mo.
Evansville vs Missouri State 2:00 PM Springfield, Mo.
Illinois State vs Creighton 12:00 PM Omaha, Neb.
Illinois State vs Creighton 2:00 PM Omaha, Neb.
Utah 6, Colorado State 3
New Mexico 3, BYU 2
UNLV 11, San Diego State 10 (8)
Murray State vs Jacksonville State 1:00 PM Jacksonville, Ala.
Murray State vs Jacksonville State 3:00 PM Jacksonville, Ala.
SIU-Edwardsville vs Austin Peay 1:00 PM Clarksville, Tenn.
SIU-Edwardsville vs Austin Peay 3:00 PM Clarksville, Tenn.
Tennessee Tech vs Tennessee-Martin 1:00 PM Martin, Tenn.
Tennessee Tech vs Tennessee-Martin 3:00 PM Martin, Tenn.
Morehead State vs Eastern Illinois 1:00 PM Charleston, Ill.
Morehead State vs Eastern Illinois 3:00 PM Charleston, Ill.
Eastern Kentucky vs Southeast Missouri 1:00 PM Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Eastern Kentucky vs Southeast Missouri 3:00 PM Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Oregon 2, Stanford 0
WP Jessica Moore. LP Ashley Chinn
California 1, Oregon State 0
WP Jolene Henderson 4H,6K. LP Paige Hall
Arizona State 6, Washington 4
WP Dallas Escobedo LP Kaitlin Ingelsby
Arizona 7, UCLA 1
WP Shelby Babcock LP Jessica Hall
Seattle vs Northern Colorado 12:00 PM Greeley, Colo.
Seattle vs Northern Colorado 2:00 PM Greeley, Colo.
Utah Valley 12, Idaho State 7
Idaho State 4, Utah Valley 1
Saint Mary’s 5, Santa Clara 4
Santa Clara vs Saint Mary’s 2:00 PM Morega, Calif.
CS Bakersfield swept Sacramento State 6-5, 4-2
Weber State vs Portland State 1:00 PM Portland, Ore.
Weber State vs Portland State 3:00 PM Portland, Ore.
LMU 3, San Diego 1
San Diego vs Loyola Marymount 4:00 PM Los Angeles, Calif.
Kentucky 10, Auburn 2 (6)
WP Chanda Bell 4H,7K,2HR. LP Lauren Schmalz
Georgia 4, Mississippi State 3
WP Sarah McCloud LP KYlie Vry S Morgaan Montemayor
Alabama 18, Mississippi 1 (5)
WP Jackie Traina LP Britany Barnhill
Florida 2, Tennessee
WP Hannah Rogers LP Ivy Renfroe
LSU 6, South Carolina 1
WP Rachele Fico LP Ashley Chastain
Elon swept UNC-Greensboro 15-0 (5), 1-0
Chattanooga 12, Western Carolina 4
Chattanooga 13, Western Carolina 0 (5)
Central Arkansas 6, Sam Houston State 5
Sam Houston State 4, Central Arkansas 0
Stephen F Austin 1, Nicholls State 0 (8)
Nicholls State 5, Stephen F. Austin 0
Texas Arlington swept Texas A&M-CC 7-0, 3-1
Texas State 1, Northwestern Louisiana 0
Northwestern Louisiana 1, Texas State 0
McNeese State swept Southeastern Louisiana 5-2, 9-3
IPFW 6, IUPUI 0
IUPUI vs IPFW 2:00 PM Fort Wayne, Ind.//Sunday
North Dakota State 4, Centenary 0
South Dakota State 3, Oakland 2 (9)
UMKC swept Southern Utah 4-1, 5-1
Troy 2, South Alabama 1
South Alabama 4, Troy 3
Western Kentucky 5, Middle Tennessee 4
Western Kentucky 4, Middle Tennessee 1
Louisiana-Lafayette 3, Louisiana-Monroe 0
WP Ashley Brignac No Hitter. LP Tiffany Mills
Louisiana-Lafayette 12, Louisiana-Monroe 3 (6)
WP Christina Hamilton LP Stephanie Routzon
Florida International 1, Florida Atlantic 0
Louisiana Tech 13, Utah State 6
Hawai’i 11, San Jose State 1
Hawai’i vs San Jose State 2:00 PM San Jose, Calif.
New Mexico State 16, Boise State 3 (5)
Boise State vs New Mexico State 4:00 PM Las Cruces, N.M.
Nevada 8, Fresno State 4
WP Ariel Craig. LP Mackenzie Oakes
Fresno State 5, Nevada 0
WP Michelle Moses LP Mallry Darby
St John’s 7, Marist 6
Wagner vs St. John’s 2:00 PM Queens, N.Y.
East Carolina 10, Longwood 1
East Carolina 4, UMBC 0
Longwood 7, UMBC 4
Norfolk State swept North Carolina Central 8-3, 8-2
Illinois 3, Western Illinois 2
Illinois 2, Western Illinois 0
Pepper Gay won both games