Category Archives: Ultimate College Softball

5-11-2016 Wednesday DI Games

MAY 11 DI GAMES

NCAA RPI thru May 8 is posted this site

The ESPN tournament schedule was posted on Spy May 10

USA SOFTBALL WEEKLY RANKINGS

1. Florida

  1. Michigan
  2. Oregon

4T Alabama vs Mississippi State/Bama leads 6-4 B3

4T Oklahoma

6 Florida State

  1. James Madison def Delaware 2-0
  2. Auburn
  3. Tennessee
  4. Louisiana Lafayette
  5. Kentucky
  6. UCLA
  7. LSU def Texas A&M 5-4/Tigers 4 hits B7 for comeback; WP Hoover
  8. Washington
  9. Missouri upset by South Carolina 7-4 (8)/HRs by Snaer, T Williams tie and win
  10. Baylor
  11. Fresno State
  12. Georgia def by Mississippi 4-2/WP Osias; Cox 2 rbi; Lampton. von Schalk rbis
  13. Minnesota
  14. Texas A&M def by LSU 5-4;Tigers come back B7
  15. Arizona
  16. Florida Atlantic
  17. Notre Dame
  18. South Florida
  19. Texas

OTHER TEAMS RECEIVING VOTES IN NATIONAL POLLS

Ohio State
Louisville
UCF
Utah
Ole Miss def Georgia 4-2
CS Fullerton
California
North Dakota State

OTHER MAY 11 GAMES
Winthrop 9, GARDNER Webb 5/DH Winthrop 13-5
Winthrop vs Longwood
UNC Greensboro 3, East Tennessee StaTE 2
Northern Illinois 3, Western Michigan 1
Louisiana Monroe 2, Georgia Southern 1
Louisiana Monroe 2, Georgia State 10
Stony Brook 3, UMBC 1
UMBC 4, Hartford 0
Quinnipiac 2, Canisius 1
Eastern Kentucky 3, Tennessee Tech 0
Lamar 6, Sam Houston State 2
Lamar vs Nicholls State
Towson 7, Charleston 3
Campbell 11, Radford 2
Cleveland State 5, Green Bay 2
Kent State 1, Central Michigan 0
Marshall 1, UTSA
Louisiana Tech 6, Marshall 3
Albany 7, Hartford 1
Fairfield 2, Monmouth 1
Troy 3, Texas Arlington 2
Stephen F Austin 4, Central Arkansas 3
Eastern Illinois 7, Morehead State 0
Jacksonville 2, Stetson 1
Chattanooga def Western Carolina 11-3
Valparaiso 10,  Youngtown State 6
Toledo def by Miami 5-2
FIU def by UTEP 5-4
Mississippi Valley State def by Southern Miss  5-4
Prairie View A&M vs Alcorn State
Tennessee Martin def by SIU Edwardsville 6-5
South Dakota 6, South Dakota State 4
Elon vs Charlottesville
Charleston Southern def by Coastal Carolina 14-10
Lipscomb def by Kennesaw State 3-0
Akron def by Ohio 3-1
Alabama A&M vs Texas Southern
Arkansas Pine Bluff def by Alabama State 9-0
IUPUI vs Western Illinois
Presbyterian vs Liberty
George Washington vs U Mass ppd
Mercer 5, Furman 2
Campbell 11, Radford 2

 

 

OTHER GAMES MAY 10

Oklahoma State def Tulsa 1-0

Oklahoma State def Connecticut 8-0

Delaware def Elon 8-2

SCORES FROM MAY 8

North Texas def UAB 3-2

Arizona def Oregon State 10-1 (5)

Florida def Arkansas 8-0 (5)

Notre Dame def NC State 4-0

 

 

 

 

4-26-2016 TUESDAY DI GAMES

TUESDAY APRIL26 DI GAMES USA Softball Rankings

 

1. Florida

2. Michigan

3. Auburn

4. Alabama

5. Oregon

6. Florida State def UCF 7-1

7. James Madison

8. Oklahoma

9. Louisiana Lafayette

10. Washington

11. Kentucky

12. Tennessee

13. UCLA

14. LSU def McNeese State 5-2

15. Georgia

16. Missouri

17. Arizona

18T. South Florida

18T Notre Dame

20. Baylor

21. Fresno State

22. Texas A&M

23. Minnesota

24. Florida Atlantic

25. Ohio State

 

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES USA

Utah
Cal State Fullerton
Nebraska
Texas
USC Upstate
Louisville
Florida International

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES NFCA
Arizona State
Oregon State

OTHER GAMES NCAA SCOREBOARD
Oklahoma State 4, Arkansas 1
Green Bay 0, Wisconsin 8/DH
Drake 12, Iowa State 15
Uc Davis 0, California 4/DH Cal 5-4
Furman 1, South Carolina 4
Georgia Tech 4, Kennesaw State 6
Mississippi State 1, South Alabama 2

 

 
 

 

4-13-2016 Player of Year Finalists

4-13-2016 Player of Year Finalists

PLAYER OF YEAR FINALISTS

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced today the Top 25 Finalists for the 2016 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, which will be announced at the opening of the 2016 NCAA Women’s College World Series (WCWS) in Oklahoma City. The USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, which is considered the most prestigious honor in Division I women’s collegiate softball, recognizes the outstanding athletic achievement by female players across the country.

Now in its 15th year, previous recipients of the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award are UCLA catcher Stacey Nuveman (2002), Texas pitcher Cat Osterman (2003, 2005 and 2006), Florida State pitcher Jessica Van der Linden (2004), Tennessee pitcher Monica Abbott (2007), Virginia Tech pitcher Angela Tincher (2008), Washington pitcher Danielle Lawrie (2009 and 2010), Stanford shortstop Ashley Hansen (2011), Oklahoma pitcher Keilani Ricketts (2012 and 2013), Florida State pitcher Lacey Waldrop (2014) and Florida pitcher Lauren Haeger (2015).

Click here for the complete list of the Top 25 Finalists for the 2016 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Award

This year’s Top 25 is comprised of nine seniors, 11 juniors and five sophomores. The student-athletes selected represent 20 NCAA Division I universities and nine athletic conferences. Alabama, Florida, Florida State, James Madison and Michigan each have two players represented and Auburn, Florida Atlantic, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe, Marshall, McNeese State, Minnesota, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, UCLA and Washington each have one member among the Top 25 Finalists.

Just prior to the start of post-season play, the list will be narrowed to the Top 10 Finalists on May 11. The Top 3 Finalists will be announced May 25, while the winner of the 2016 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award will be revealed on May 31 prior to the start of the NCAA WCWS in Oklahoma City.

The USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award is voted on by coaching representatives of 10 Division I Conferences in the 15 ASA/USA Softball Regions, members of the media who consistently cover Division I Softball across the country as well as past winners of the award.

In addition to bestowing the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, ASA/USA Softball is now in its 13th season of presenting the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll and the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Week, which are announced Tuesdays during the regular season.  A complete history of the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Award, past Top 25 Polls and Player of the Week honorees are available at Teamusa.org/USA-Softball/College-Corner.aspx.

 

4-3-2016 SUNDAY DI GAMES

SUNDAY APRIL 3 DI GAMES

USA SOFTBALL RANKINGS

 

1. Florida def by Alabama 3-0

2. Michigan def Indiana 12-4

3. Auburn def Kentucky 3-1

4. Louisiana-Lafayette def Texas State 3-0

5. Oregon

6. James Madison def Towson 3-0

7. Alabama def Florida 3-0

8. Florida State vs Notre Dame/Seminoles lead 8-5 B6/WIN 14-5
— DH Notre Dame 5-4

9. Georgia vs LSU/Dawgs lead 2-1 B5/WIN 3-1

10. LSU FALLS TO  Georgia 3-1

11. Texas A&M def Arkansas 9-1

12. Kentucky lost to Auburn 3-1

13. Washington vs Arizona

14. Oklahoma def Kansas 4-0  Parker 12 k

15. Missouri def Tennessee 7-3

16. Tennessee def by Missouri 7-3

17. Arizona vs Washington 0-0 in 1st at 1020et

18. UCLA def Oregon 4-1

19. Baylor def Iowa State 17-0

20, Notre Dame DEF BY Florida State 14-5/DH Irish 5-4

21. Arizona State def California 9-1

22. Minnesota vs Northwestern/Gophers win 8-4
—  DH  Northwestern wins 10-2

23. South Florida def by Houston 5-2

24. Ohio State 10, Wisconsin 8/DH tie 9-9

25. Louisville lost to North Carolina 6-5/DH 8-6 UNC

 

 

 

Others receiving votes:

Fresno State vs San Diego State

Tulsa 11, East Carolina 3

Utah

Oregon State def Stanford 3-2 (10)

USC Upstate vs Stetson

Cal State Fullerton

Nebraska 26, Maryland 4

Texas

Florida Atlantic def Louisiana Tech 2-1

Illinois def by Rutgers 3-1

Mississippi State edged Mississippi 1-0

Oklahoma State edged by Texas Tech 8-7

Binghamton 3, UMBC 2

San Diego State

UCF vs U Conn ccd

UT-Arlington upset by Appalachian St 4-3

 

OTHER GAMES
Virginia vs Boston College ccd
Purdue 3, Iowa 10
Virginia Tech swept Hampton 9-1/DH 11-3
FAU 2, Louisiana Tech 1
Pittsburgh 3, North Carolina State 0
Georgia Tech vs Syracuse ccd
South Carolina 10, Troy 7
Bethune Cookman 12, NC A&T 12
Nicholls State 3, Central Arkansas 2
Coastal Carolina 5, Radford 4
Coll Charleston 2, Elon 1
Delaware 13, Coppin State 2
Eastern Ky 5, Morehead State 2
LA Monroe 4, GA Southern 3
South Alabama 5, GA State 0
FIU 12, North Texas 3
Butler 9, Providence 1
Florida A&M 16, So Carolina State 4
DePaul 11, Georgetown 2
Long Beach 2, CSUN 0
UAB 8, Marshall 1
New Mexico 3, Nevada 2
St Louis 17, LaSalle 7

5-29-2014 WCWS Thursday

MAY 29 WORLD SERIES DAY ONE

FLORIDA 11, 0 BAYLOR 0 (5)

Florida won the Super Regional vs Washington.  Baylor won the Super Regional vs Georgia.  The Gators are 50-12.  The Bears 47-14.The expectation is that Florida will start Hannah Rogers (26-8) and Baylor will start Whitney Canion (31-10).  Both top at 65.  The winner of this game will play the winner of Oregon vs Florida State.

Top 1st:  Baylor.  Thumann, Hawkins, Holl down in order, infield outs.
Bottom 1st: Florida. Stewart lined to 2nd; Merritt singled to left’Haeger fielder’s choice, attempted out at 2nd error;Tofft sac fly to center, Merritt scored; Little walked; Castro 2-run double;,Schwarz popped to the catcher.  Gators 3-0.
Top 2nd:m Hosack flied out deep to left; Hays grounded to 2nd; Smith grounded to short;
Bottom 2nd:  Munro fouled out; Medina popped to 2nd; Stewart grounded to 2nd.
Top 3rd: Strickland singled to center, first hit.  Landrith flied to left;  Cargill struck out attempting to bunt.  Thumann fanned.  LOB 1.
Bottom 3rd: Merritt jacked a solo homer, 4-0 Gators. Haeger walked. Tofft sacrificed 1-3. Little looked at a third strike. Castro whiffed.
Top 4th: Hawkins safe on bunt. Holl fanned. Hosack flied deept to left center. Hays reached on an infield hit. Smith grounded to 3rd, put out on runner.
Bottom 4th: Schwarz, who had 5 rbi against LSU, flied to center. Munro doubled to left center. Stearns now pitching for Lady Bears. Medina fouled out to 3rd.  Stewart singled through the hole, Munro scored.  Merritt flied to right center.  Florida 5-0.
Top 5th: Strickland popped to 2nd.  Landrith flied to center. Cargill hit to short, 6-3.
Bottom 5th: Haeger singled to left. Tofft doubled down right field line. Runners 2nd and 3rd, no out. Little bunted, bases loaded.  McLean hitting for Castro hit to 2nd, fielder’s choice, throw home was late, rbi, 6-0. Schwarz hbp, rbi, 7-0.Herndon pinch-hittng freshman jacked a grand slam, Florida wins 11-0.  * Freshman Jaclyn Lunceford hit a pinch hit grand slam for Alabama in 2009.

OREGON 3, FLORIDA STATE 0
Oregon Cheridan Hawkins (33-4) vs Florida State  Lacey Waldrop (38-5).
Florida State 55-7 Oregon 54-7.  Waldrop was named Collegiate Player of the Year.  Oregon was ranked #1 for several weeks. Oklahoma is highest scoring team here at 7 runs pergame, Oregon is second at 6.98.  Oregon ranks 3rd in team batting.  Factor in post-season, OU has highest batting average.

Top 1st: O’Brien singled to left.  Brown out. Senas walked. Hamilton fanned; Hensley out. 2 LOB.
Bottom 1st: Ceo out on bunt. Gillespie singled to left. Takeda singled. Lindvall, the clean-up power hitter, grounded to 2nd. Gillespie scored. Costa flied to left. Oregon 1-0.
Top 2nd:  Schinella flied out. East and Gomez out.
Bottom 2nd: Peterson singled to right.  Cuico fanned; Shaver sac bunt. Peterson scored on Udria single to center. Ceo safe on firlder’s choice bunt, throw went to 3rd, Udria safe.  Gillespie ground out.
Top 3rd:  Kosoff grounded to 1st. O’Brien fouled out to 1st. Brown flied to center.
Bottom 3rd: Takeda singled to center. Lindvall and Costa out.  Peterson  grounded to 3rd.
Top 4th:  Senas fanned.  Hamilton out 6-3.  Hensley fanned.
Bottom 4th: Cuica singled. Shaver out 1-3. Udria out.  Ceo, the leading hitter in Division 1, walked. Gillespie grounded to2nd.
Top 5th: Schinella struck out.  East grounded out. Gomez flied to left.
Bottom 5th: Takeda out. Lindvall grounded to 3rd.  Costa lined a double down left field line. Peterson doubled to left, rbi. 3-0.   Cuico struck out.
Top 6th:  Kosoff out.  O’Brien popped to short.  Brown reached on an error. Senas flied to right.
Bottom 6th: Puentts singled. Udria reached on a very short bunt.  Ceo popped to short. Gillespie out.
Top 7th: Hamilton  walked.  Hensley flied deep to left. Powers pinch hitting looked at a third strike. East flied to center. Cheridan walks away with a one-hitter.

Oregon now faces Florida at 6pm Friday.

 

KENTUCKY 4, LOUISIANA LAFAYETTE 1
Hamilton (65/47) vs Nunley (67/53).  Ragin Cajuns home team.  Cajuns 49-8-1. Wildcats 48-14.

Top 1st: Stokes ground out to 2nd.. Samuel fanned.  Sagermann reached on an error at short. Joiner walked. Cumbess singled, rbi, Sagermann scored.  Gaines out.  Kentucky 1-0.
Bottom 1st: Fernandez out 5-3. Hayden fly ball to center. Elkins jacked a mighty homer, tying the score.  Walsh walked. Landry struck out swinging.  Game tied 1-1.
Top 2nd: Smith  doubled to left.  Jolly sac bunt. Carroll sac fly, Smith scored, 2-1.  Stokes popped 1st.
Kentucky up 2-1.
Bottom 2nd: Redfearn  struck out.  Vincent walked. Corbello fanned. Voince out 6-3. UK up 2-1.
Top 3rd: Samuel flied to short.  Sagermann fly to right. Joiner grounded to 3rd.
Bottom 3rd: Fernandez worked 3-2 count, hit back to Nunley.  Hayden on 3-2 grounds to Stokes at short. Elkins, 22 homers this season, out 4-3.
Top 4th:  Cumbess homered, 3-1. Gaines out 1-3. Smith grounded to short. Jolly popped to 3rd.
Bottom 4th: Nada
Top 5th: Carroll grounded to 3rd, overthrow to 1st allowed Carroll to advance to 2nw. Stokes out on bunt. Samuel fielder’s choice, pinch runner Richardson out at home. Sagermann at bat, Samuel stole 2nd. Sagermann flied to 2nd.
Bottom 5th:  Vincent walked.  Corbello popped to catcher Joiner. Pinch hitter Felps 4-3. Fernandez , the leading Cajun hitter (433) lined to Stokes at short.
Top 6th:  Joiner beat out a grounder to 2nd.  Cumbess hit a short grounder, overthrow allowed Joiner to score. 4-1. Gaines fouled out deep to left in the corner. Smith flied deep to center.  UK 4-1.
Bottom 6th: The Cajuns have just one hit: Elkins homer. Hayden fly ball to center. Elkins walked. Walsh with Elkins on 2nd (passed ball) popped to center. Landry out 4-3.
Top 7th: Jolly popped to 1st.  Carroll  walked.  Stokes walked. Samuel sacrificed.  Sagermann pop to center.
Bottom 7th:  Redfearn worked a 3-2 count walked.  Vincent  looked at a third strike, the 6th for Nunley.  Corbello flies to right.  Voinche struck out.  Skillfully mixing her fast ball with offspeed changeups, Nunley had fashioned a 1-hitter.

Kentucky will play the winner of Oklahoma vs Alabama.


Attendance 8, 818

 

ALABAMA 6, OKLAHOMA 1

 

Traina vs Stevens.  OU 50-11.  Alabama 38-11.  OU is defending WCWS champion.  Alabama a former champion defeated Oklahoma in2012..

Top 1st: Martinez struck out. Chamberlain out 6-3. Pendley slammed a homer to left center. Williams fanned, Traina hitting 71mph.
Bottom 1st: McCleney out.  Stevens struck out Case and Spencer. Stevens 65mph.
Top 2: Casey  struck out. Miller at 3-2 drew a walk. Parson sac., Miller to 2nd.  Henson  fanned.
Bottom 2nd: Hunt walked. Fichtner singled to left. Runyon  at bat, OU tried to nail Hunt at 2nd, bad throw, Hunt to 3rd. Two on, no outs.  Runyon 3-2 singled to right, Hunt scored, 1-1.  Grantham popped to Stevens. One down. LaFaele fanned.  Hays struck out.  LOB 2.
Top 3: Ellis and Martinez out.  Chamberlain walked.  Pendley, who pitched a win over Texas S^M in Regional, at 3-2 struck out, LOB 1.
Bottom 3rd:  McCleney popped foul to Shelby.  Case hit back to Stevens. Spenver lined to center, great catch.
Top 4th: Williams flied high to short. Casey flied high to 2nd.  Miller walked. Parsons hit into fielder’s choice but the throw pulled the defender off 2nd.  Two on. Henson at bat, Sooners pulled double steal, errant throw allowed Miller to score. Henson struck out.  Sooners 2-1.
Bottom 4:  Hunt at 3-2 singled to center.  Fichtner singled to left. Runyon flied to center.  Grantham  a freshman batting seventh jacked a 3-run homer, Bana 4-2.  LaFaele  at 3-2 flied to left center.  Hays popped to 2nd.
Top 5th: Ellis out on bunt.  Martinez flied to left.   Chamberlain walked on four pitches.  Pendley, who has OU’s only hit, lined to center.
Bottom 5th: McCleney looked at a third strike.  Case singled to right.  Spencer slammed a 2-run homer.  Bama 6-2.  OU changed pitchers, Pendley.  Casey to 3rd, Vest to short.  Hunt  fanned. Fichtner fanned.
Top 6th:  Williams grounded to 2nd. Casey , a hitting star in 2013, but 0-2 tonight, walked. Miller sac. Two out, Parsons out 5-3.
Bottom 6th: Runyon  out 1-3.  Grantham walked. Pinch hitter Richard hit into fielder’s choice, 5-4. Pinch hitter Hawkins  ground out.
Top 7th: Trailing 6-2, the defending champions, were down to 3 outs, their only hit came in the 1st..  Miller fanned.  Ellis fanned. Martinez flied toleft.

 

Train a had pitched a 1-hitter with 9 K.

 

Alabama advances to play Kentucky Friday night.