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Sullivan Sparks No. 5 Ducks Over Lumberjacks, 8-1
Release Date: 02/08/2013
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TEMPE, Ariz. - The No. 5 University of Oregon softball team (2-0) rolled to another impressive win with its 8-1 victory Friday afternoon over Stephen F. Austin (1-2).

In second-day action in the Kajikawa Classic, Duck sophomore third baseman Jamie Rae Sullivan paced the offense with a 3-for-3 afternoon and career high in hits and 3 RBI.

Sophomore center fielder Janie Takeda also rapped multiple hits (2-for-2), and six other Ducks hit safely once.

In the circle for UO, sophomore Karissa Hovinga (1-0) won her first start of the campaign. The returning All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention choice struck out four, walked one, allowed five hits, and her one run allowed was earned.

Freshman Cheridan Hawkins pitched the final three innings to earn her first collegiate save. The prep All-American struck out eight of the nine batters she faced, walked two and, allowed no hits or runs.

The Ducks struck for their first four runs in the second inning. Freshman catcher Janelle Lindvall scored first after she walked, stole second base, and scored on Sullivan's single and first game-winning RBI of her career. Takeda added an infield single, and senior right fielder Samantha Pappas and junior shortstop Courtney Ceo followed with one- and two-run singles.

In the third inning, junior first baseman Kailee Cuico led off with a single, and the pinch-runner scored on a double through the right side by Lindvall. The latter player scored three batters later on a sacrifice fly by Takeda.

Oregon's final runs came in the seventh on a two-run single by Sullivan, after Cuico and freshman left fielder Koral Costa opened the inning with a walk and double to left field. 

SFU starter Angela White (0-2) pitched the complete game, struck out 10, walked four, allowed 11 hits, and all eight of her runs allowed were earned.

At the plate for the Lumberjacks, five players hit safely once.

SFA scored its only run in the third inning after three singles and a pair of walks off Hovinga. Pappas threw out another potential run at the plate to end the inning and strand two more runners.

For the remainder of the game, the Lumberjacks left one runner on base in three other innings. 

Looking ahead, UO faces No. 14 Florida immediately after on Friday afternoon at the Tempe Sports Complex, then takes on No. 2 Oklahoma and San Jose State on Saturday, and Boise State on Sunday.


#5 Oregon vs Stephen F. Austin
Feb 08, 2013 at Tempe, Ariz. (Tempe Sports Complex)

Oregon 8 (2-0)

Player   ab    r    h  rbi   bb   so   po    a  lob 
Pappas, Samantha rf 
   Melick, Hannah ph 
Ceo, Courtney ss 
Howard, Kaylan 2b 
Cuico, Kailee 1b 
   Goodrum, Sara pr 
Costa, Koral lf 
Lindvall, Janelle 13 
   Gillespie, Alyssa
Knapp, Stevie Jo dp 
   Burger, Allie ph 
   Moore, Jessica dp 
Sullivan, Jamie Rae 3b 
   Mercado, Danica 3b 
Takeda, Janie cf 
Hovinga, Karissa
   Hawkins, Cheridan
Totals  32  11  10  21  10 

Stephen F. Austin 1 (1-2)

Player   ab    r    h  rbi   bb   so   po    a  lob 
Hamilton, A. lf 
Weaver, C. 1b 
Day, S. c  10 
Arana, E. ss 
Brown, B. cf 
Wells, T. 3b 
Love, S. dp 
Campbell, L. 2b 
Chappell, R. rf 
   Gray, K. pr 
White, A. p 
Totals  24  12  21 

Score by Innings                  R  H  E
Oregon.............. 042 000 2 -  8 11  1
Stephen F. Austin... 001 000 0 -  1  5  1
E - Cuico, K; Day, S.. DP - ORE 1. LOB - ORE 7; SFA 5. 2B - Costa, K; Lindvall, J; Day, S.. SB - Ceo, C 2; Lindvall, J; Takeda, J; Gray, K..

Oregon   ip  er  bb  so  wp  bk  hbp  ibb  ab  bf  fo  go  np 
Hovinga, Karissa W,1-0  4.0  15  16  57 
Hawkins, Cheridan   3.0  11  50 
Stephen F. Austin   ip  er  bb  so  wp  bk  hbp  ibb  ab  bf  fo  go  np 
White, A. L,0-2  7.0  11  10  32  36  124 

Win - Hovinga, K (1-0). Loss - White, A. (0-2). Save - Hawkins. Inherited runners/scored: None. Pitches/strikes: Hovinga, K 57/34; Hawkins, C 50/31; White, A. 124/63.

Umpires - 
Start: 3 pm Time: 2:13 Attendance: 200 
Game notes: SFA coach received warning in bottom of second following RL double


2013 Oregon Softball
#5 Oregon vs Stephen F. Austin
Feb 08, 2013 at Tempe, Ariz. (Tempe Sports Complex)

Oregon starters: 0/rf Pappas, S; 22/ss Ceo, C; 3/2b Howard, K; 33/1b Cuico, K; 7/lf Costa, K; 26/c Lindvall, J; 18/dp Knapp, S; 20/3b Sullivan, J; 19/cf Takeda, J; 10/p Hovinga, K;

Stephen F. Austin starters: 6/lf Hamilton, A.; 8/1b Weaver, C.; 4/c Day, S.; 25/ss Arana, E.; 12/cf Brown, B.; 10/3b Wells, T.; 35/dp Love, S.; 21/2b Campbell, L.; 23/rf Chappell, R.; 7/p White, A.;

Oregon 1st - Pappas, S struck out swinging (1-2 KFBS). Ceo, C grounded out to 3b (1-0 B). Howard, K singled up the middle (2-2 BSFB). Cuico, K struck out swinging (1-2 BKFFS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Stephen F. Austin 1st - Hamilton, A. grounded out to ss (3-2 BBBKF). Weaver, C. struck out looking (2-2 BKBKK). Day, S. doubled to left center. Arana, E. grounded out to 3b (1-1 BF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Oregon 2nd - Costa, K struck out swinging (3-2 KBBFBS). Lindvall, J walked (3-2 BBFFBFB). Knapp, S struck out swinging (2-2 BFKBK); Lindvall, J stole second. Sullivan, J singled to right field, RBI (1-1 BK); Lindvall, J scored. Takeda, J singled to second base (3-2 BSBBFF); Sullivan, J advanced to second. Pappas, S singled to right field, advanced to second on the throw, RBI (1-0 B); Takeda, J advanced to third; Sullivan, J scored. Ceo, C singled to center field, 2 RBI (3-1 BBKB); Pappas, S scored; Takeda, J scored. Ceo, C stole second. Howard, K grounded out to ss (3-0 BBB). 4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Stephen F. Austin 2nd - Brown, B. grounded out to 3b (3-2 KKBFBFB). Wells, T. struck out looking (2-2 BBKKK). Love, S. grounded out to p (2-1 KBB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Oregon 3rd - Cuico, K singled to third base (0-1 K). Costa, K reached on a fielder's choice (1-1 BK); Cuico, K advanced to second on a fielder's choice, out at second 1b to ss. Lindvall, J doubled down the rf line, RBI (3-2 BBKKFB); Costa, K scored. Knapp, S walked (3-2 BBBKKB). Sullivan, J singled up the middle (1-2 BKK); Knapp, S advanced to second; Lindvall, J advanced to third. Burger, A to dp. Burger, A pinch ran for Knapp, S. Takeda, J flied out to lf, SAC, RBI (0-0); Lindvall, J scored. Melick, H to rf for Pappas, S. Melick, H grounded out to p (2-2 FKBB). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Stephen F. Austin 3rd - Pappas, S to rf for Melick, H. Cuico, K to 1b for Goodrum, S. Campbell, L. singled to left field (0-2 KFF). Chappell, R. struck out looking (1-2 BKKK). Hamilton, A. singled to second base (1-1 KB); Campbell, L. advanced to second. Weaver, C. reached on an error by 1b, assist by 3b (1-2 FBFFFFF); Hamilton, A. advanced to second; Campbell, L. out at third p to 3b, advanced to third on a fielder's choice. Day, S. walked (3-1 BBKBB); Weaver, C. advanced to second; Hamilton, A. advanced to third. Arana, E. singled to right field, RBI (3-2 BBBSK); Day, S. advanced to second; Weaver, C. advanced to third, out at home rf to c; Hamilton, A. scored. 1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Oregon 4th - Ceo, C grounded out to 3b (1-1 BF). Howard, K grounded out to 2b (1-2 BFF). Cuico, K lined out to ss (3-1 BKBB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Stephen F. Austin 4th - Brown, B. singled to third base. Wells, T. hit into double play ss to 2b to 1b (0-1 K); Brown, B. out on the play. Love, S. struck out swinging (0-2 KKS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Oregon 5th - Costa, K struck out looking (2-2 BBKFK). Lindvall, J grounded out to ss (1-2 BKF). Burger, A pinch hit for Knapp, S. Burger, A struck out swinging (1-2 KKBS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Stephen F. Austin 5th - Hawkins, C to p for Hovinga, K. Burger, A to dp. Campbell, L. struck out swinging (2-2 SBKBS). Chappell, R. walked (3-2 BKBBKB). Gray, K. pinch ran for Chappell, R.. Hamilton, A. struck out swinging (0-2 KSS). Gray, K. stole second. Weaver, C. struck out swinging (2-2 SBKBS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Oregon 6th - Chappell, R. to rf for Gray, K.. Mercado, D to 3b for Sullivan, J. Mercado, D struck out swinging (0-2 KFS). Takeda, J singled to second base. Takeda, J stole second, advanced to third on an error by c. Pappas, S struck out swinging (2-2 BFFBFS). Ceo, C walked (3-1 FBBBB). Ceo, C stole second. Howard, K grounded out to 2b (1-2 BKF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Stephen F. Austin 6th - Sullivan, J to 3b for Mercado, D. Day, S. grounded out to 2b (1-2 BKF). Arana, E. struck out swinging (3-2 BBFBKS). Brown, B. struck out swinging (0-2 KFS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Oregon 7th - Gillespie, A to c for Lindvall, J. Moore, J to dp for Burger, A. Cuico, K walked (3-0 BBBB). Costa, K doubled to left field; Cuico, K advanced to third. Gillespie, A struck out swinging (1-2 BKFS). Moore, J struck out looking (2-2 BBKKFK). Sullivan, J singled, advanced to second on the throw, 2 RBI (1-0 B); Costa, K scored; Cuico, K scored. Takeda, J flied out to rf (1-0 B). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Stephen F. Austin 7th - Lindvall, J to c for Gillespie, A. Wells, T. struck out swinging (1-2 BKKS). Love, S. struck out looking (0-2 KKFK). Campbell, L. walked (3-1 BBSBB). Chappell, R. struck out swinging (2-2 FFBFBS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.


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