Notes from Game Seven of the 2007 Women's College World Series

June 2, 2007

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NCAA WOMEN'S COLLEGE WORLD SERIES

May 31- June 6, 2007

ASA Hall of Fame Stadium

Oklahoma City, Okla.

 

 

POSTGAME NOTES


Game 7: DePaul 3, ArizonaState 1

 

·         DePaul improved to 47-12 on the year (3-7 all-time in the WCWS) while ASU dropped to 54-17 (5-12 in the WCWS).

 

·         The win marked the first for DePaul in the WCWS since 1999 when they defeated Arizona 1-0.  The Blue Demons had lost four straight WCWS contests. 

 

·         The victory was the first for the Blue Demons over ASU. DePaul entered the contest with a 0-4 record against the Sun Devils. 

 

·         DePaul moved to 39-3 in games when it scores first and 21-3 when hitting at least one home run.

 

·         With her fifth-inning homer, Sandy Vojik moved into a tie four fourth all-time on the DePaul single-season home run list. It was the sophomore's third long ball of the postseason.  Vojik entered the WCWS with a .875 slugging percentage in 2007 postseason play.

 

·         Vojik's three RBIs were the most of any player in this year's WCWS. It was Vojik's 14th multi-hit game of the year which tied a season high for the Blue Demons.

 

·         Striking out Sandy Vojik to start the game, ASU's Katie Burkhart became the all-time Pac-10 single-season strikeout leader at 517.  Just a junior, the San Luis Obispo, Calif., native moved into fourth place on the Pac-10 career strikeouts list at 1157.

 

·         With her nine punchouts today, Burkhart moved into the eighth spot on the NCAA's single-season strikeouts list. Burkhart entered the game tied for ninth with Arizona's Alicia Hollowell who struck out 508 in 2004.

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