Friday, March 4, 2011 Results
No. 10/11 Cal Rolls Over IPFW, 18-8
FULLERTON, Calif. - Rebounding from a two-run showing in the first game of the day, the No. 10/11 California softball team exploded for 18 runs in an 18-8 victory over IPFW on Friday afternoon in the second game at the DeMarini Classic.
Cats Down Bears, 3-2, in Nine Innings
FULLERTON, Calif. - After seven innings of scoreless play, the No. 10/11 California softball team broke open the Friday morning game against Northwestern with two runs in the eighth. The Wildcats responded with two scores of their own in the bottom half of the inning and tacked on one more in the bottom of the ninth to take the 3-2 decision.
Cavs Capitalize on Duck Miscues in 3-2 Win
ORLANDO, Fla. - The No. 13 University of Oregon softball team (15-3) suffered a 3-2 loss to Virginia (10-6) to split opening-day action in the Citrus Classic Friday at the Disney World ESPN Diamondplex.
Oregon State Splits in First Day of DeMarini Invitational
FULLERTON, Calif. - The Oregon State softball team split a day-night double-header falling to UC Santa Barbara 3-0 and defeating Murray State 7-3 in first day's action at the DeMarini Invitational in Fullerton, Calif.
No. 14 Softball Shuts Out Southern Miss, Holds Off Iowa
FULLERTON, Calif. - The No. 14/16 Stanford softball team improved to 14-3, Friday, as it defeated Southern Miss, 5-0, and Iowa, 2-1, at the DeMarini Invitational in Fullerton, Calif. The Golden Eagles dropped to 8-8 on the season, while the Hawkeyes fell to 7-6.
Four-Run First Inning Fuels #6 UCLA's 5-2 Win Over BYU
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Junior Andrea Harrison hit a three-run homer, freshman Alyssa Tiumalu went 3-for-4 with an RBI on her 19th birthday and senior GiOnna DiSalvatore and freshman Kellie Fox each had two-hit contests, as the sixth-ranked Bruins defeated BYU 5-2 in their first game on Friday at the Campbell/Cartier Classic.
Sixth-Ranked Bruins Fall to Baylor
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Senior GiOnna DiSalvatore's two-out single up the middle in the bottom of the sixth inning broke up Whitney Canion's no-hit bid, while junior Marti Reed drove in the Bruins' lone run on an RBI single to right in the seventh, as the sixth-ranked Bruins fell to Baylor 5-1 in their second game on Friday at the Campbell/Cartier Classic.
Offense Leads Cats Over USU, PSU
TUCSON, Ariz. - No. 4 Arizona (16-2) opened the Hillenbrand Invitational with a pair of wins over Utah State and Portland State, both of which came in run-rule shortened games. The Cats beat the Aggies 11-3 in six and Portland State 8-0 in five.
Escobedo Leads No. 7 Arizona State to Two Wins To Open Wilson/DiMarini Invitational
TEMPE, Ariz. - A three-hit complete game shutout and a save highlighted the day for Dallas Escobedo as she stepped up to lead the No. 7 ASU Softball to two wins to open the Wilson/DiMarini Invitational Friday night. The Sun Devils topped ECU 11-0(5) and Northern Iowa 6-1 with Escobedo moving to 8-0 on the year and Popescue moving to 3-1 as ASU holds at 14-1 overall.
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