Softball Drops Conference Opener to No. 21 Oregon

April 1, 2010

Box Score

Corvallis, Ore. – Junior Audrey Roderfeld (Vista, Calif.) tied the school record for most doubles in a single game with two, but the Oregon State softball team (19-15) dropped its conference opener to the No. 21 Oregon Ducks (25-5) on Thursday afternoon at the OSU Softball Complex.


Oregon struck first in the opening inning, scoring two on back-to-back RBI hits, but Oregon State answered back in the bottom half of the inning with freshman Lea Cavestany (Pittsburg, Calif.) scoring on a wild pitch after reaching on a hit by pitch to make it 2-1 after one full.


The Ducks tacked on another run in the top of the second to lead 3-1 before the Beavers scored another in the bottom of the fourth on an error by shortstop Kelsey Chambers with sophomore Nikki Chandler (Houston, Texas) earning the run. Sophomore Paige Hall (Portland, Ore.) led off the inning with a single to make it 3-2.


Oregon added another run in the top of the sixth before one more in the top of the seventh. But the Beavers were unable to recover as the Ducks scored four more in the top of the seventh to take an 8-2 lead.


Oregon State scored one more in the bottom of the seventh on a fielder’s choice RBI with senior Tarah Black (Portland, Ore.) scoring the run and Cavestany picking up the RBI to make it an 8-3 ball game.


Hall was charged with the loss, falling to 13-13 after throwing five innings with four strikeouts. Senior Kelly Dyer (Eugene, Ore.) threw the other two innings for the Beavers. Oregon’s Jessica Moore earned the complete game win to improve to 11-2.


Oregon State will host No. 21 Oregon again on beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the OSU Softball Complex. Follow these games live through GameTracker or on Twitter – OregonStateSB.


Oregon 8, Oregon State 3 (Apr 01, 2010 at Corvallis, Ore.)


Oregon.............. 210 001 4 -  8 19  1      (25-5, 1-0 Pac-10)

Oregon State........ 100 100 1 -  3  5  2      (19-15, 0-1 Pac-10)


Pitchers: Oregon - Moore, Jessica and . Oregon State - Hall, Paige; Dyer, Kelly(6) and .

Win-Moore, Jessica(11-2)  Loss-Hall, Paige(13-13)  T-2:19  A-202

Weather: Mostly Sunny, 55 Degrees


Oregon State Notes – Junior Audrey Roderfeld tied the single game school record with two doubles.


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