Matadors Keep Spartans Winless At Worth Wildcat Invitational
Feb. 23, 2002
TUCSON--Reliever Jenny Wheeler earned a save in the bottom of the seventh,cutting short a San Jose State rally to help Cal State Northridge beat theSpartans, 4-1, on day two of Arizona's round-robin Worth Invitationalsoftball tournament.
Northridge took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third. Janine Grund andJoey Metz singled and, with two outs, Christen Bedwell lined a hit offpitcher Brianne Ferguson's glove to score Grund from second base.
Lindsay Sheehan doubled in a run, and Colleen Spencer hit a two-run singleto push the lead to 4-0 in the fifth.
San Jose State loaded the bases for the second time in the seventh, andpushed across a run with Becca Baldridge's infield grounder. But Wheelergot a fly out from Veronica Ramos to end the game. The Spartans (5-9) strandednine runners in the game and are 0-3 in the tournament. Cal StateNorthridge (10-8) improved to 2-1 in the tourney.