College Update: 2/27/10

TOP 25  (ESPN/USA Softball Poll)

  1. 1. Washington def Fresno State 10-2, def Oklahoma State 9-4
  2. 2. Arizona def Hawaii 8-3
  3. 3. UCLA loses to Baylor 7-5, def Northwestern 10-5 (8)
  4. 4. Michigan def Southern Illinois  10- 2 (6 ), lost to Bama 10-6
  5. 5. Missouri def ULL 11 -6, def U Mass 2-1
  6. 6. Georgia def Iowa State 11-3 (6), def St John’s 6-2
  7. 7. Alabama def  Michigan 10-6, def Nebraska 11-3
  8. 8. Georgia Tech def Arkansas 11 -2  (5 ), def ULL 7-1
  9. 9. Oklahoma vs Hawaii/cancelled rain
  10. 10. Arizona State Saturday vs South Florida cancelled
  11. 11. Florida def Northwestern State 15-0, 5-0
  12. 12. Stanford cancelled
  13. 13. Texas def Syracuse 5-4, def UC Davis 14=5 (5)
  14. 14. California def San Diego State 5-4, lost to Oklahoma State 3-2
  15. 15. LSU def Houston 2-0, def Jacksonville State 4-1
  16. 16. Ohio State loses 3-0 to Tennessee, def Oregon State 8-7 (8)
  17. 17. Louisville def St Louis 5-3
  18. 18. Florida State def Mississippi Valley State  8- 3, def Hofstra 8-0
  19. 19. Texas A&M
  20. 20. ULL leading Missouri  4-2  in 3rd
  21. 21. Fresno State lost to Washington 10-2
  22. 22. Northwestern loses to Cal Poly 4-0
  23. 23. North Carolina def Pittsburgh 8-0 no hitter
  24. 24. U Mass lost to Missouri 2-1, def Illinois State 1-0
  25. 25. BYU
  • Michigan and Missouri tied for 4th in poll

TOURNAMENTS

SPY uses the basic schedule/framework posted by Ultimate College Softball, SPY adding scores/game data from Gametracker, UCS, NFCA, college web sites and media emails to SPY. Numbers in red are rankings in UCS independent poll.

George Mason Patriot ClassicFairfax, Va.//cancelled

IPFW vs Monmouth 10:00 AM

Army vs Monmouth 12:30 PM

IPFW vs George Mason 3:00 PM

Army vs George Mason 5:30 PM

Spartan InvitationalNorfolk, Va.

Iona 4, Fairleigh Dickinson 2

Quinnipiac 10, Iona 2 (5)

Fairleigh Dickinson 1,k Norfolk State 0 (8)

Rider 7,  Norfolk State 2

Quinnipiac 12, Rider 5

Virginia InvitationalNewport News, Va.

Notre Dame 12, George Washington 0 (5)

WP Brittany O’Donnell 1-hitter. LP Kara Clauss

Irish banged out 12 hits, and took advantage of 4 GW errors.  Fleury, Johnson rbi’s in 1st.  Maldonado opened 2nd with triple; scorted on Pitzenberger rbi/error; Johnson rbi groundout; Lux rbi double.  5-0.  Irish 3rd: Clay, Miller singled; Wright rbi double; Maldonado 2-run double; Penna relieved Clauss.  Lux 2-run home run .Notre Dame added two runs in 4th.O’Donnell, who struck out 3 in 1st, struck out side in 5th. Lauren Wlson had the only hit in the 3r d and was erased by a double play; O’Donnell fanned the other two batters.

Notre Dame 9, Virginia 0

Virginia 6, George Washington 0

Lancer Spring ClassicFarmville, Va.

Lehigh 8, Longwood 5

Ohio 10, Lehigh 1

Longwood 11, Ohio 7

Pirate ClassicGreenville, N.C.

Penn State 10, Towson 1 (5)

WP Lisa Akamine 2H.  LP Shannon Johnston

Seven of nine Nittany Lions shared 12 hits.  Giordano, Akamine 2 rbi each.  Bell, Griffith, Collet, and Ostman had an rbi apiece.

Penn State 9, Delaware 1 (6) Akamine’s second win today

East Carolina 2, Towson 0

East Carolina 6, Morehead State 3

UNC Tarheel ClassicChapel Hill, N.C.

Fairfield 5 , Pittsburgh 4 (1 1)

James Madison 8, Fairfield 0 (6)

#26 North Carolina 8, Pittsburgh 0

WP Amber Johnson no hitter LP Alyssa O’Connell

Robinson and Blake 2 rbi each, Morrison one. Johnson had 10K

Lady Eagle ClassicCary, N.C.

Barton 5 , North Carolina Central 3

Delaware State 9, Western Carolina 5

Western Carolina 11, North Carolina Central 4

Green and White TournamentCharlotte, N.C.

Marshall 9, Seton Hall 0 (5)

Boston 2, #43 Charlotte 0

Charlottte 3, Boston 2

Marshall 10, Seton Hall 1 (6)

North Carolina A&T InvitationalGreensboro, N.C.

Appalachian State 14, Maryland-Eastern Shore 6

North Carolina A&T 6, Coppin State 0

North Carolina A&T 5, Hampton 1

Appalachian State 10,  Coppin State 0 (5)

UNCG Spartan ClassicGreensboro, N.C.

Sacred Heart 8 , Niagara 0 (5)

Cleveland State 13, UNC Greensboro 6

Cleveland State 7 Niagara 6

Sacred Heart 8 UNC Greensboro 0

Seahawk ClassicWilmington, N.C.

Gardner-Webb 5 , Mount St. Mary’s 3

St. Bonaventure 3, UNC-Wilmington 2 (8)

Mount St Mary’s 3, St Bonaventure 2

Gardner-Webb 6, UNC Wilmington 1

Kickin’ Chicken ClassicConway, S.C.

#33 DePaul 8 Canisius 0 (5)

WP Lindsey Dean 3H.  LP Caroline Maine.  Canisius yielded 3 HRs

DePaul racked 6  runs, bottom 5th, for run rule.  Voss 2-run HR bottom 2nd. Brown relieved Dean to pitch top 5th; yielded triple to Freiberger but struck out three.  Bottom: Ashkar 2-run HR.  Matthews solo.  Blue Demons loaded bases with 2 out; Heteniak singled, 2 rbi, three runs in.

Canisius 10, Coastal Carolina  1 (5)

#33 DePaul 4, #41 Jacksonville 2:30 PM

Jacksonville 1, Eastern Kentucky 0

Coastal Carolina 13, Eastern Kentucky 1 (5)

Winthrop InvitationalRock Hill, S.C.

Winthrop 14, Morgan State 0 (5)

Siena 5, Morgan State 1

IPFW 9, Sienna 0 (5)

IPFW 1, Winthrop 0

4th Annual Strike Out Cancer TournamentBoca Raton, Fla.

South Carolina 1 Providence 0

WP  Aubrey Broyles 1-hitter.  LP Alicia Grosso 2-hitter.  Only run in bottom 6th.

Close match settled when Lackey reached on error, scored on Mendes 2-out single.

South Carolina 15, Loyola 1

Florida Atlantic vs Loyola 1:00 PM//postponed until Sunday

Florida Gulf Coast Spring Break InvitationalFort Myers, Fla.

Georgia Southern 9,Connecticut  2

Minnesota 4,  Eastern Michigan 0 (5)

Georgia Southern 3, Villanova 2

Saint Francis 3, Eastern Michigan 1

Hatter ClassicDeLand, Fla.// postponed to Sunday

Albany vs Bethune-Cookman 11:00 AM

Boston College vs Bethune-Cookman 1:30 PM

Albany vs Stetson 4:00 PM

Stetson vs Boston College 6:30 PM

NFCA Leadoff ClassicColumbus, Ga.

Auburn  2, Virginia Tech 0

#8 Michigan 10. Southern Illinois 2 ( 6 )

WP Jordan Taylor.  LP Danielle Glosson

North Carolina State 4 , Mississippi State  3

#16 Florida State  8, Mississippi Valley State 3

WP Terese Gober.  LP Kimberly Spivey

#11 Georgia Tech 11 , Arkansas 2

WP Kristen Adkins.  LP Hope McLemore.  Georgia Tech racked 5 home runs

#6 Missouri 11, ULL 6 23  hits in game

WP Chelsea Thomas.  LP Brittany Cuevas

#30 Hofstra  1,  Kent State  0

Alabama 10, Michigan 6

WP Lauren Sewell.  LP Nikki Nemitz

Mississippi State 5, Maryland  4

#24 Illinois 10 , Radford  0 (  5)

Arkansas 3 , Iowa  2

#6 Missouri 2, #27 Massachusetts 1

WP Jana Hainey.  LP Sara Plourde

Southern Illinois 1, Auburn 0

#10 Alabama 11, Nebraska 3 (6)

WP Amanda Locke.  LP Ashley Hagemann

Bama scored in each of six innings, pounding out 3 HRs (Morgan, Locke, Fenton).  Morgan had 4 rbi, Lunceford and Fenton two each.

Maryland 3, Central Florida 2

Illinois State 7, Radford 6

Iowa 3, North Carolina State 1

Mississippi Valley State 8, Kent State 2

#16 Florida State 8 #30 Hofstra 0

Central Florida 5, Nebraska 4 (8)

Georgia Tech 7, #19 Louisiana-Lafayette 1

U Mass 1, Illinois State 0

Illinois 10, Virginia Tech 5

Seventh-Annual Georgia ClassicAthens, Ga.

South Alabama  8, Charleston Southern   3

St John’s 6 , Iowa State  1

#4 Georgia 11, Iowa State 3 (6)

WP Erin Arevalo.  LP Rachel Zabriskie

#4 Georgia 6, St. John’s 2 Erin Arevalo won both games

Frost ClassicChattanooga, Tenn.

Wright State  6, Tennessee Tech  1

Tennessee-Martin  5, East Tennessee State  2

Ball State  8, Austin Peay 1

Georgetown 4, Evansville  3

Kansas 4, Tennessee Tech 3

Miami 2, Oakland 1

Lipscomb 3, Kentucky 0

Ball State 12, Central Connecticut 3

Wright State 11, Evansville 3 (6)

Tennessee-Martin 7, Oakland 0

#22 Kentucky 3, #42 Chattanooga 1

East Tennessee State 5, Rutgers 0

Miami 7, Central Connecticut 1

Rutgers 6 Austin Peay 1

#42 Chattanooga 8 Georgetown 0

#39 Lipscomb 7 Kansas 3

Cardinal ClassicLouisville, Ky.

Purdue 9, Northern Illinois 1

#17 Louisville vs Purdue 1:00 PM// cancelled

#17 Louisville 5, Saint Louis 3

WP Tori Collins.  LP Kelcie Matesa

Northern Illinois 12 Saint Louis 6

Samford TournamentBirmingham, Ala.

#39 Troy 3, Nicholls State  2

UAB 11, Alabama State 3 (5)

Samford 5, Alabama State 2

UAB 8, Samford 2

Tiger ClassicNashville, Tenn.

Tennessee State 3 Alabama A&M 1

Indiana State vs Tennessee State 11:45 AM

Valparaiso 4, Tennessee State 3

Indiana State 6 Valparaiso 3

Southern Mississippi TournamentHattiesburg, Miss.

Jackson State 9, Belmont 8  (8)

Belmont 3, Central Arkansas 1

Indiana 8, Jackson State 0 (5)

#32 Southern Mississippi 11 Central Arkansas 3 (6)

#32 Southern Mississippi 5, Indiana 4

Red and Blue ClassicOxford, Miss.

So. Illinois-Edwardsville 5, Mississippi 4

Centenary 11, Murray State 3 (5)

Southern Illinois Edwardsville 2, Murray State 0

Mississippi 8 Centenary 2

Tiger InvitationalBaton Rouge, La.

Houston 11, Southern 5

#18 LSU 4 Jacksonville State 1

WP Rachel Fico 1-hitter 10K.  LP Ashley Eliasson

#18 LSU 2, Houston 0

WP Brittany Mack.  LP Amanda Crabtree

Jacksonville State 18, Southern 4 (5)

McNeese State TounamentLake Charles, La.

McNeese State 11, Louisiana Tech 3

Louisiana Tech  5, Buffalo 2

McNeese State 9 Buffalo 3

Buffalo 10, Louisiana Tech 7

Embassy Suites InvitationalTulsa, Okla.

Creighton  9,  UMKC    4

South Dakota State 3, Creighton 0

Eastern Illinois  6,  South Dakota State 1

Tulsa 5, Texas State 4

Eastern Illinois 4, Texas State 1

UTA TournamentArlington, Texas

Wichita State  11, Prairie View A&M  0 (  5)

Wichita State 1, Texas-Arlington  0

#28 Texas Tech 18 Texas Southern 0 (5)

Holiday Inn Emerald Beach ClassicCorpus Christi, Texas

Houston Baptist  5, North Dakota  4

Louisiana-Monroe 8, Houston Baptist 0 (5)

Texas A&M CC 9,  North Dakota 3

UTSA TournamentSan Antonio, Texas

Texas-San Antonio   6, UC Riverside  0

North Texas 5, Texas-San Antonio 4

UC Riverside 8, North Texas 5

UTEP InvitationalEl Paso, Texas

New Mexico 8, Weber State 1

New  Mexico 2, San Jose State  0

UTEP 11 Northern Colorado 0 (5)

UTEP 13 Weber State 0 (5)

San Jose State 16 Northern Colorado 1 (5)

Wolf Pack ClassicReno, Nev.// cancelled; will play Sunday

Southern Utah vs Saint Mary’s 10:00 AM

Nevada vs Saint Mary’s 12:00 PM

Nevada vs Southern Utah 2:00 PM

Cathedral City ClassicPalm Springs, Calif.

#13 Stanford vs #15 Texas A&M cancelled

#3 Arizona vs #39 Cal Poly rescheduled to Sunday:

#20 BYU vs Long Island 10  cancelled

Pacific vs #39 Oregon cancelled

#7 Oklahoma vs #36 Hawaii 10:30 AM/ / cancelled

CS Fullerton 8, #37 Baylor 4

WP Ari Cervantes.  LP Courtney Repka

The Bears loaded the bases top 1st and staked a 3-0 lead.  Hanafin’s HR top 4th, 4-0.  The Titans took three back in the bottom, scoring on a wild pitch and DeLeese’s 2-run single.  CSF took a 5-4 lead in th 4th on Anderson’s two-out, two run double.  In the 5th, Aragon reached on an error, scored on Tsuchiyama’s triple.  The Titans put the game away in the 6th with Anderson’s 2-run home run to left center.

Cal Poly 4, #29 Northwestern 0

WP Helen Pena.  LP Jessica Smith

Cal Poly built 3-0 lead top 1st on Correua rbi double, Cahn 2-run single. Correia doubled and scored in 5th on Cary single.

Long Beach State 5, Long Island 1

#25 Tennessee 3, #23 Ohio State 0

WP Ivy Renfro.  SV Cat Hosfield  LP Lindsay Bodeker

The Buckeyes outhit the Vols 6-4, but the tenor of the game may have been set in top 1st when OSU stranded two runners.  The Vols racked 3 runs in the bottom; After one-out walks to Grieve and Dotson, Spigner homered, 3-0.  OSU would strand five more.

#3 Arizona 8, #36 Hawaii 3

WP Kenzie Fowler.  LP Kaia Parnaby

Baylor 7, #2 UCLA 5 Bruins score 5 runs in 6th and 7th but rally fails

WP Whitney Canion  SV Courtney Repka  LP Aleah Macon

Baylor has had its struggles this season, falling out of the Top 25, but it put it all together against the nationally-ranked Bruins (#3).  TWesley opened the game with a triple, scored on sac fly.  Nieten drove in the Wesley sisters in a 3-run 3rd.  Donna Kerr relieved Macon to pitch the 4th.  Nieten homered in the 5th.  UCLA found its stroke in the 6th; DiSalvatore singled, Burney doubled, both scored on Dolan’s one-out homer.  Baylor padded its 5-3 lead with scores by Vannatta and Walker, top 7th.  Andrea Harrison and Langenfeld slugged back-to-back HRs but no more.

#14 California 5, #35 San Diego State 4

Utah 5, Long Beach State 1

#5 Texas 5, Syracuse 4

WP Blaire Luna 2-hitter 9K.  LP Brittany Gardner

Syracuse opened a 4-0 lead top 1st, Gibbs 2 rbi, but Texas shut them down the remainder.  Texas tied in bottom 3rd; Savony led with a HR; Thrasher singled, scored on Bennett’s rbi; Craig scored on an error, Bennett scored on Feight’s single.  The Longhorns scored the eventual game winner in the 5th; Schmidt singled, stole 2nd, and scored on a wild pitch.

#23 Ohio State 8 Oregon State 7 (8)

The Beavers led the entire game, 6-0 after three, and 7-2 going into the 7th when the Buckeyes scored 5 runs to tie, four on Herron’s two-out grand slam..  Ohio State ITB runner Spears scored on Ledford’s single.  The Beavers had Sanchez on 3rd with the tying run but made three straight outs.

#1 Washington 10 #21 Fresno State 2

WP Danielle Lawrie.  LP Morgan Melloh

#31 Oklahoma State 3, California 2

WP Anna Whiddon.  LP Jolene Henderson

CS Fullerton vs Colorado State 5:30 PM

#5 Texas 14 UC Davis 5 (5)

WP Blaire Luna.  LP Dana Waldusky

Oregon State 4 Syracuse 2

WP Kelly Dyer  LP Jenna Caira

#2 UCLA 10 #29 Northwestern 5 (8)

WP Megan Langenfeld.  LP Lauren Delaney

After UCLA took 5-2 lead, top 3rd, on 3-run HR by Dolan, Wildcats tied game with 3-run homer by Haug in 5th.  Bruins scored 5 runs with two out in 8th. DiSalvatore rbi, Langenfeld 2 rbi, Camuso rbi, The Wildcats could not advance the ITB runner.

Fordham 4, UNLV 0

Utah 2 UC Davis 1

#1 Washington 9 #31 Oklahoma State 4

Gaucho ClassicSanta Barbara, Calif./ /   post poned to Sunday

Memphis vs Drexel 8:30 AM

North Dakota State vs UC Santa Barbara 10:45 PM

North Dakota State vs Wisconsin 1:00 PM

Wisconsin vs UC Santa Barbara

Sun Belt

Florida International 7, Western Kentucky 1.

Florida International 8, Western Kentucky 2

Others

Florida 15, Northwestern State 0

Florida 5, Northwestern State 0 Brombacher WP both games

Scoreless after three, Moultrie jacked 3-run HR in fourth.

Eon 7, IUPUI vs Elon 6

IUPUI 5, Elon 2

North Florida 1, Florida A&M 2

North Florida 2 Florida A&M 1 (9)

Georgia State 0, Kennesaw State 2

Campbell 7. College of Charleston 8

Campbell 7, College of Charleston 5

Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0, Southwest Baptist 8 (5)

Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7, Southwest Baptist 10

College of Idaho vs Idaho State 1:00 PM Caldwell, Idaho postponed

College of Idaho vs Idaho State 3:00 PM Caldwell, Idaho postponed

Michigan State vs CS Northridge 12:00 PM Northridge, Calif.postponed

Michigan State vs CS Northridge 2:00 PM Northridge, Calif. postponed

Utah Valley 4, CS Bakersfield 1

Utah Valley 6, CS Bakersfield 11

South Florida vs #12 Arizona State DH cancelled; possible Sunday

Lynn 5, Flagler 2

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