Auburn Wins First Game In Pepsi Arizona Softball Classic
Feb. 15, 2002
TUCSON--The Auburn Tigers remained unbeaten at 9-0 with a 10-hit victoryover South Florida (3-7-1) in the first game of the Pepsi Arizona SoftballClassic.
Auburn scored an unearned run in the first to take a 1-0 lead. ShannonAnderson reached on an error by USF second baseman Rachel Williams, stolesecond and scored on Ashley Moore's single to center.
The Tigers extended the lead in the fourth with three successive singles,a ground-ball RBI by Jodie Van Ooyen and a two-run double by LindseyChitwood to make it 4-0.
South Florida scored in the fifth on singles by Carmela Liwag and RachelWilliams, a sac bunt by Stephanie Roberts and a wild pitch by Auburn'sKristin Keyes. The Bulls added another run in the seventh when Williamswalked and later scored on a bad throw following Shelly Riker's single.
But the Tigers answered quickly. Kasey Angulo's two-run home run pushedthe score to 6-1 in the bottom of the inning, then a triple by Deni Zieglerand a single by Martha Phillips made it 7-1.