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Day Two • May 31, 2013 • ASA Hall of Fame Stadium

TODAY’S MATCHUPS GAME 5 WASHINGTON HUSKIES VS. TENNESSEE LADY VOLS 6 P.M. 44-15

Record

50-10

Won 6

Current Streak

Won 6

No. 11

National Seed

No. 7

No. 9

Ranking*

No. 5

21-17

Schools’ WCWS All-Time W-L Record

13-10

Heather Tarr

Head Coach

Bryana Walker

On the Mound (Probable Starter)

Ellen Renfroe

19-7/2.84

Record/ERA

18-4/1.83

ND, 3.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 2 K vs. Nebraska (5/30)

Last Outing

W, 7.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 9 K vs. Florida (5/30)

Kaitlin Inglesby, P., Jr., 1-for-2, HR, 2 RBI vs. Nebraska (5/30)

Washington 1B Hooch Fagaly

Karen Weekly, Ralph Weekly

Hot Bat

Kat Dotson, RF, Sr., 3-for-4, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI vs. Florida (5/30)

*Rankings: ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 poll from May 14.

GAME 6 TEXAS LONGHORNS VS. OKLAHOMA SOONERS 8:30 P.M. 50-8

Record

53-4

Won 8

Current Streak

No. 4

National Seed

No. 1

No. 7

Ranking*

No. 1

6-8

Won 9

Schools’ WCWS All-Time W-L Record

Connie Clark

12-12

Head Coach

Patty Gasso

Blaire Luna

On the Mound (Probable Starter)

31-5/1.22

Record/ERA

32-1/1.18

W, 6.0 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 10 K vs. Arizona State (5/30)

Last Outing

W, 7.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 12 K vs. Michigan (5/30)

Stephanie Ceo, 2B, Fr., 2-for-3, RBI vs. Arizona State (5/30)

Hot Bat

Keilani Ricketts

Jessica Shults, C, Sr., 2-for-2, 2 RBI vs. Michigan (5/30)

Oklahoma C Jessica Shults

*Rankings: ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 poll from May 14.

? DSB Trivia

Which of the following cities has never played host to a Women’s College World Series? A. Omaha, Neb. B. Tempe, Ariz. C. Sunnyvale, Calif. D. Columbus, Ga. (See page 2 for answer.)

The Weather Forecast Today (May 31) Scattered Strong Storms High: 90 Chance of Precipitation: 70%

Tomorrow (June 1) A.M. Thunderstorms High: 81 Chance of Precipitation: 60%


2013 Women’s College World Series Bracket No. 14 Nebraska

3

Game 1 (8 inn.)

Washington

No. 11 Washington

4

No. 7 Tennessee

9

Game 5 6 p.m., May 31 ESPNHD

Tennessee

Game 2

No. 2 Florida

2 Game 13 Game 11 11 a.m., June 2

(if necessary) 6 p.m., June 2

ESPNHD

ESPN2HD

Nebraska Game 7 11 a.m., June 1, ESPN2HD

Florida Game 9 6 p.m., June 1 ESPNHD

Loser Game 6 Championship Series Best two-of-three Game 1: 7 p.m., June 3, ESPN2HD Game 2: 7 p.m., June 4, ESPNHD Game 3 (if necessary): 7 p.m., June 5, ESPNHD No. 5 Arizona State

3 Texas

Game 3

No. 4 Texas

No. 8 Michigan

6

1

Game 6 8:30 p.m., May 31 ESPNHD

Oklahoma

Game 4

No. 1 Oklahoma

NATIONAL CHAMPION

7 Game 12 1:30 p.m., June 2 ESPNHD

Game 14 (if necessary) 8:30 p.m., June 2 ESPN2HD

Arizona State Game 8 1:30 p.m., June 1, ESPN2HD

Michigan Game 10 8:30 p.m., June 1 ESPNHD

Loser Game 5

Note: The NCAA Division I Softball Committee reserves the right to revise the schedule (i.e. game times) in the event weather conditions and/or media commitments or other accommodations may require such changes.

Bracket note: 1.) If the winner of Game 9 defeats the winner of Game 7, then Game 13 is necessary. 2.) If the winner of Game 10 defeats the winner of Game 8, then Game 14 is necessary. 3.) “If necessary” games remain at scheduled time. 4.) All times local


Daily Softball Bulletin • Day Two • May 31, 2013 NEBRASKA

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GAME 1 RECAP

WASHINGTON

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Kimberlee Souza’s walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning led Washington to a 4-3 win against Nebraska in the opening game of the 2013 WCWS. Washington took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning, but Nebraska tied the game in the fourth and took a 3-2 lead in the fifth when Tatum Edwards scored on a wild pitch. Down to its final two outs in the seventh inning, the Huskies got a triple from Victoria Hayward and a Washington RF Victoria Hayward sac bunt by Hooch Fagaly drove her in to send the game to extra innings. Kaitlin Inglesby (23-7) got the win in relief. LINESCORE Nebraska ........................................100 110 00 — 3 5 1 Washington ....................................200 000 11 — 4 3 1

ARIZONA STATE

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GAME 3 RECAP

TEXAS

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A two-run homer from Kim Bruins put Texas up for good in the bottom of the fifth inning as the Longhorns went on to a 6-3 win over Arizona State on Thursday. The Sun Devils broke up what was a scoreless game with two runs in the top of the fifth, but Texas knotted the game at two on Taylor Thom’s double to right. That’s when Bruins delivered the go-ahead blast. ASU’s Haley Steele cut into the lead with a solo blast of her own in the top of the sixth, but the LongTexas DP/P Kim Bruins horns responded with two runs in the bottom of the inning, thanks to an RBI single from Stephanie Ceo and an RBI double by Taylor Hoagland. LINESCORE Arizona State ..................................000 021 0 — 3 5 1 Texas ..............................................000 042 - — 6 6 1

TENNESSEE

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GAME 2 RECAP

FLORIDA

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Using a three-run first and a four-run sixth, Tennessee handed Florida its worst loss of the year with a 9-2 win on Thursday. Seniors led the charge for the Lady Vols as Melissa Brown, Raven Chavanne, Kat Dotson and Lauren Gibson combined for six hits, seven RBIs and four runs scored. Fellow senior Whitney Hammond scored a pinch run while Dotson was just a home run shy of the cycle. Ellen Renfroe (18-4) was dominant in the circle, allowing just four hits and two earned runs, while Tennessee 2B Lauren Gibson striking out nine Gators. LINESCORE Tennessee ........................................300 004 2 — 9 11 1 Florida ............................................000 020 0 — 2 4 2

MICHIGAN

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GAME 4 RECAP

OKLAHOMA

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Keilani Ricketts tossed her seventh career no-hitter and the 17th no-hitter in WCWS history as Oklahoma cruised to a 7-1 victory over Michigan in the nightcap Thursday. Ricketts’ performance improved her record to 32-1 on the season. She struck out 12 and walked two. Michigan’s only run was unearned. On offense OU put together a complete team effort. Five different Sooners combined to drive in the team’s seven runs. Sophomore first baseman Lauren Chamberlain hit her 28th home Oklahoma P Keilani Ricketts run of the season, driving in her national-best 80th and 81st RBI. LINESCORE Michigan ........................................000 000 0 — 1 0 1 Oklahoma ......................................000 000 - — 7 9 1

DSB Trivia Answer B — Tempe, Ariz. The first six Women’s College World Series were played in Omaha before the event moved to Sunnyvale, Calif., for two years. Columbus, Ga., hosted once, in 1996.

WCWS Day 2 Bulletin  

WCWS Day 2 Bulletin — same one distributed in Oklahoma City.

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