Softball Completes Winsberg Tournament with Triumph over Titans
Feb. 6, 2005
LAKEWOOD, CA - UCLA softball (7-1) completed its Stacy Winsberg Memorial Tournament schedule on Sunday afternoon at Mayfair Park/Lisa Fendandez Field in Lakewood, Calif., with a 6-0 win over Cal State Fullerton. UCLA won the Tournament with a weekend record of 4-1, while Fullerton was 2-2 and No. 10 Georgia was 1-4.
The Bruins opened the scoring in the bottom of the first inning as Caitlin Benyi led off the game with a long triple to right field followed by an Andrea Duran home run, her first of the season, to give UCLA a 2-0 lead. UCLA added a run in the second inning as Krista Colburn led off with a single up the middle and went to third on a mis-handled ball on a fielders choice hit by Ashley Herrera, giving the Bruins runners on the corners with no outs. After Herrera stole second, Tara Henry connected on an infield single to score a run and leave UCLA with runners on first and third.
After Tara Henry stole second and Andrea Duran walked toload the bases, Lisa Dodd hit into a fielders choice with the out at the plate, but the ball was mis-handled on the thorw to first, allowing Tara Henry to score. Jodie Legaspi then connected on an RBI single thorugh the left side to score the fifth run of the game for the Bruins, scoring Duran.
A sixth run came across for UCLA in the fourth inning as Benyi led off with a double to left. She would advance to third after walks to Legaspi and Emily Zaplatosch before Kristen Dedmon connected on a single to complete the scoring in the game.
Defensively, the Bruins were error-free, and took advantage of the fourth consectuvie double-figure strikeout start from freshman pitcher Anjelica Selden. Selden is now 4-0 on her UCLA career, having struck out 10 without issuing a walk in the game in a seven-hit shutout.
UCLA returns to action on Friday morning in Tempe, Ariz., with a 9:30 am first pitch against Cal State Northridge at the Kajikawa Tournament hosted by Arizona State. The Bruins will also face Nevada, Sacramento State, Syracuse and UMass in tournament play.