Hall Wins Pitchers' Duel in Season Series Sweep over Portland State

April 21, 2010

Portland, Ore. – Sophomore Paige Hall (Portland, Ore.) scattered two hits, striking out four, in the Oregon State softball team’s (22-21) season series sweep of Portland State (16-24) in a 2-1 decision on Wednesday evening at Erv Lind Stadium.


The two teams battled back and forth through five scoreless innings in exactly one hour of play before Portland State scored a run on a RBI double to left center.


Down to their final three outs, the Beavers started off hot with junior Audrey Roderfeld (Vista, Calif.) leading off the seventh with a single and freshman Ally Kutz (Mt. Vernon, Wash.) following right behind with a single of her own. Freshman Maggie Doremus (San Diego, Calif.) bunted both runners into scoring position with sophomore Nicole Luchanski (Edmonton, Alberta) and freshman Kilee Lippincott (Lake Chelan, Wash.) coming in the game to pinch run.


On a full count, sophomore Ashley Sanchez (Alameda, Calif.) ripped one down the left field line to score the go-ahead run and give the Beavers the 2-1 lead heading into the final half inning.


Hall improves to 16-16 on the season. Portland State’s Tori Rogers was the pitcher of record, throwing two full innings, making her record 3-10 on the season.


Oregon State heads to Tucson, Ariz., for a three-game series against No. 3 Arizona next. The first game is on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and will be televised on FSN via tape delay on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. on FSN Northwest. Follow these games live through GameTracker or on Twitter – OregonStateSB.


Oregon State 2, Portland State 1 (Apr 21, 2010 at Portland, Ore.)


Oregon State........ 000 000 2 -  2  5  0      (22-21)

Portland State...... 000 001 0 -  1  2  0      (16-24)


Pitchers: Oregon State - Hall, Paige and . Portland State - SUHR, Kendra; ROGERS, Tori(6) and .

Win-Hall, Paige(16-16)  Loss-ROGERS, Tori(3-10)  T-1:38  A-340

Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 57 Degrees


Oregon State Notes – Oregon State turned its 17th and 18th double plays of the season … Oregon State has won the last seven straight against Portland State and the all-time series record is now 81-31-1, 42-9 under Walker.


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