Softball Sweeps Seattle, Ties School Records

March 26, 2010

Box Score

Corvallis, Ore. – The Oregon State softball team (15-14) swept the Seattle Redhawks (2-21) on Friday afternoon at the OSU Softball Complex in a doubleheader.


On the day, senior Dani Chisholm (Boring, Ore.) and freshman Lea Cavestany (Pittsburg, Calif.) had four hits each to lead the team. Chisholm hit .667 with three runs and a RBI, while Cavestany had three runs, a double and two triples with one RBI.


Cavestany tied the school record for most triples in a single game with two, while the team tied the school record for the most triples in a single game with three.


In the circle, sophomore Paige Hall (Portland, Ore.) threw nine scoreless innings, racking up six strikeouts and scattering five hits.


Oregon State will host Idaho State on Saturday in a doubleheader beginning at 12:00 p.m. at the OSU Softball Complex. Follow these games live through GameTracker or on Twitter – OregonStateSB.


Seattle 0, Oregon State 6


The Oregon State softball team (14-14) tallied nine hits to shutout Seattle (2-20) in the first game of Friday’s doubleheader at the OSU Softball Complex.


Freshmen Lea Cavestany (Pittsburg, Calif.) and Ally Kutz (Mt. Vernon, Wash.) and senior Dani Chisholm (Boring, Ore.) all had two hits in the game, while junior McKenna Lowe (Tustin, Calif.) earned a pair of RBI.


Oregon State took the early 1-0 lead behind junior Audrey Roderfeld’s (Vista, Calif.) RBI single to center field, scoring Cavestany from third, who led off the inning with a single to center field, stole second.


After three scoreless innings, the Beavers tallied three more on a two-RBI single by Lowe, scoring Chisholm and Cavestany. A one-out sacrifice fly by sophomore Mary Claire Brenner (Portland, Ore.) scored Lowe before a two-out RBI single by Kutz, giving Oregon State the 5-0 lead after five full.


Chisholm added another run in the bottom of the sixth on a long ball down the right field line to boost the Beavers to a 6-0 lead, which would turn into the final.


Sophomore Paige Hall (Portland, Ore.) earned the complete game shutout, her second of the season to improve to 10-12. Hall scattered four hits, fanning five in the win. Seattle’s Jessica Ulrich was charged with the loss after throwing 4.0 innings, giving up four runs on seven hits with two walks.


Oregon State 6, Seattle 0 (Mar 26, 2010 at Corvallis, Ore.) (Game 1)


Seattle............. 000 000 0 -  0  4  0      (2-20)

Oregon State........ 100 041 X -  6 9  1      (14-14)


Pitchers: Seattle - Kelsey Reynolds; Jessica Ulrich (3) and Jessica Amador. Oregon State -

Hall, Paige and Black, Tarah.

Win-Hall, Paige (10-12)  Loss-Jessica Ulrich (0-8)  T-1:36  A-0

HR OSU - Chisholm, Dani (1).

Weather: Cloudy, 46 Degrees

Ulrich faced 3 batters in the 5th.


Seattle 3, Oregon State 5


The Oregon State softball team (15-14) tied the school record for the most triples in a single game with three, with freshman Lea Cavestany (Pittsburg, Calif.) tying the individual school record for a single game with two as the Beavers defeated Seattle (2-21), 5-3, on Friday afternoon in game two of the doubleheader at the OSU Softball Complex.


The Beavers quickly racked up the hits in the first inning, scoring two runs on four hits, including Cavestany’s leadoff triple to center field.


Cavestany hit her second triple of the game on a shot to right field to score senior Dani Chisholm (Boring, Ore.) from first and to give the Beavers a 3-0 advantage after two full.


Oregon State tacked on a couple more runs in the bottom of the third behind sophomore Paige Hall’s (Portland, Ore.) leadoff triple, followed by sophomore Mary Claire Brenner’s (Portland, Ore.) RBI double and senior Kelly Dyer’s (Eugene, Ore.) two-out RBI double to left field to lead 5-0 after three full.


Seattle threatened in the top of the sixth, loading the bases before scoring three runs, but a double play and a force out at second closed the inning with Oregon State still holding the 5-3 lead that would stand as the game closed.


Dyer earned the win after throwing 4.0 innings, scattering a pair of hits and striking out two. Freshman Marina Demore (Vancouver, Wash.) threw one inning, while Hall earned the save after throwing two innings, striking out one and only allowing one hit. Seattle’s Hannah Klein was charged with the loss after tossing three full, giving up all five earned runs.


Oregon State 5, Seattle 3 (Mar 26, 2010 at Corvallis, Ore.) (Game 2)


Seattle............. 000 003 0 -  3  7  1      (2-21)

Oregon State........ 212 000 X -  5 11  0      (15-14)


Pitchers: Seattle - Hannah Klein; Kelsey Reynolds(4) and Caitlin Melnychenko. Oregon State -

Dyer, Kelly; Demore, Marina (5); Hall, Paige (6) and Roderfeld, Audrey.

Win-Dyer, Kelly (5-2) Save-Hall, Paige (1)  Loss-Hannah Klein (1-6)  T-1:24  A-118

Weather: 55 Degrees, Cloudy

Demore faced 4 batters in the 6th.


Oregon State Notes – Freshman Lea Cavestany is on a 15-game hitting streak, the longest on the team; Cavestany is also now 12-12 in stolen bases; Cavestany tied the school record for most triples in a single game with two in the second game … Sophomore Paige Hall threw her 100th strikeout of the season in the first game; Hall earned her second complete game shutout of the season … Oregon State tied the school record for most triples in a game with three … Oregon State is now 4-0 all-time against Seattle.


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