Offensive Attack Helps Aggies Gain Split At Softball Tournament

Amy Rosson was named to the all-tournament team at the Diamond Sports Best of the West Tournament.
 
Amy Rosson was named to the all-tournament team at the Diamond Sports Best of the West Tournament.
 

Feb. 2, 2003

Box Score

MODESTO, Calif. - Catcher Megan Turman and third baseman Lindsay Moore each had three hits Sunday afternoon as No.8 UC Davis beat Cal St., San Bernardino, 9-0, at the Diamond Sports Best of the West Tournament hosted by Cal St. Stanislaus.

UC Davis, 3-2 after its season-opening weekend, lost to No.25 Cal St. Bakersfield, 4-1, earlier in the day. Junior first baseman Sue Yale homered in the defeat.

Junior pitcher Amy Rosson earned her third win of the tournament, allowing just four hits against Cal St., San Bernardino. She also struck out six and walked just one. Rosson allowed just six hits and no runs in her three tournament games.

Turman and Moore sparked the Aggies' offensive 15-hit attack against the Coyotes, each collecting a double and an RBI with their three hits each. UC Davis scored once in the first inning against Cal St., San Bernardino then added five more in the second for a 6-0 lead.

A single run in the fourth inning and two more in the sixth gave the Aggies a 9-0 lead in the game, which was halted after the sixth due to the eight-run rule. Left-fielder Jennifer Borrelli, designated player Susan Churchwell and shortstop Lindsey Roark each had two hits.

Catcher Traci Schioppi was one of four Coyotes to get a hit against Rosson, collecting a triple.

UC Davis had seven hits against Cal St. Bakersfield, led by catcher Angie Linsenmeyer who had two. Yale, who homered three times last season, hit her first of the year. Right-fielder Michelle Malbon, Borrelli, Churchwell and Roark also had hits against the Roadrunners.

 

 

Cal St. Bakersfield had six hits against Churchwell, who walked three and struck out four. First baseman Lynn Kraftschik and designated player Katie King each had two hits for the Roadrunners, with both players also getting doubles.

Erin Kelly struck out two and walked none, earning the win for Cal St. Bakersfield.

Augustana (S.D.) won the tournament with a 4-1 record.

UC Davis returns to action on Wednesday with its home-opener doubleheader against Augustana. First pitch at LaRue Field is 1 p.m.

ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Diamond Sports Best of the West
MVP: Jen Jarding, Augustana
Megan Faris, Augustana
Brandi Harrison, Humboldt State
Jodie Bland, UC San Diego
Kim Aggabao, UC San Diego
Megan Alkire, Azusa Pacific
Sasha Budde, Azusa Pacific
Alli Shirley, Chico State
Katie Stokx, Chico State
Katie King, CSU Bakersfield
AMY ROSSON, UC DAVIS
Traci Schioppi, CSU San Bernardino
Josette Belarmino, CSU Stanislaus

FINAL STANDINGS
1. Augustana (S.D.), 4-1
2. Chico State, 4-1
3. UC San Diego, 4-1
Azusa Pacific, 4-1
Humboldt State, 3-2
Cal Baptist, 3-2
CSU Bakersfield, 3-2
UC DAVIS 3-2
CSU San Bernardino, 2-3
Cal St. Stanislaus, 1-4
Western Oregon, 2-3
Notre Dame de Namur, 1-4
San Francisco State, 1-4
Sonoma State, 0-5