* Updated season/career stats are available via the link above.

 

STANFORD, Calif.  – The No. 14 Stanford softball team (28-9, 2-6) held off a late rally by the No. 17 University of Oregon softball team (24-8, 3-4) to win 7-6 Friday night, and ended a three-game series losing streak.

Oregon led for the first half of the game, thanks to a run in both the second and third innings, before a six-run Stanford inning put the host up 6-2. UO answered with a run in the sixth and three in the seventh, but a final Cardinal run in the sixth provided the final one-run difference.

The heart of the Oregon line-up sparked the offense with the 4-5-6 hitters all banging out two hits – sophomore Kailee Cuico (2-for-4, 1 RBI), sophomore Alexa Peterson (2-for-4, 1 RBI) and junior right fielder Samantha Pappas (2-for-3, 2 RBI, homer).

UO’s second-slot hitter, sophomore Courtney Ceo, also went 2-for-4, and senior Lindsey Chambers went 1-for-3 as its DP.

In the circle for UO, freshman Karissa Hovinga (7-3) struck out four, walked two, allowed 10 hits, and six of her seven runs allowed were earned.

For Stanford, junior Tegan Gerhart (23-5) got the win and struck out three, walked none, allowed five hits, and one of her four runs allowed were earned. Freshman pitcher Nyree White pitched the opening 2.1 innings, struck out two, walked none, allowed five hits and both of her runs allowed were earned.

Cardinal lead-off hitter Hanna Winter went 3-for-4, and returning national player of the year Ashley Hansen (2-for-3) Jenna Becerra (2-for-3) and also ended multiple hits.

Looking ahead, UO will close out the series with a single game on Saturday with a noon start time, respectively, and live stats are available via the www.GoStanford.com website.



LINESCORE

#14 Stanford 7, #17 Oregon 6 (Apr 06, 2012 at Stanford, Calif.)
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#17 Oregon..... 011 001 3 -  6 10  3      (24-8, 3-4 Pac-12)
#14 Stanford... 000 061 X -  7 10  2      (28-9, 2-6 Pac-12)
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Pitchers: Oregon - Hovinga, Karissa and Peterson, Alexa. Stanford - White, N.; Gerhart, T.(3) and Burns. Win-Gerhart, T.(23-5)  Loss-Hovinga, Karissa(7-3)  T-2:11  A-795. HR ORE - Pappas, Samantha (3). HR STAN - Rich (5). Weather: Windy, low 50s

 

BOXSCORE & PLAY-BY-PLAY

 

#18 Oregon at #14 Stanford
Apr 06, 2012 at Stanford, Calif. (Smith Family Stadium)

 

Oregon 6 (24-8,3-4 Pac-12)

Player   ab    r    h  rbi   bb   so   po    a  lob 
Howard, Kaylan 2b 
Ceo, Courtney 3b 
Chambers, Kelsey ss 
Cuico, Kailee 1b 
Peterson, Alexa c 
Pappas, Samantha cf 
Nieto, Christie rf 
   Goodrum, Sara pr/rf 
Chambers, Lindsey dp 
Burger, Allie lf/pr 
   Sullivan, Jamie Rae ph 
Hovinga, Karissa p 
Totals  31  10  18 
  

Stanford 7 (28-9,2-6 Pac-12)

Player   ab    r    h  rbi   bb   so   po    a  lob 
Winter 3b 
White, L. lf 
Hansen ss 
Roulund rf 
Burns c 
   Wells pr 
Rich 2b 
Becerra 1b 
Hanewich cf 
   Donovan ph 
Schmidt dp 
   Ashby ph/dp 
White, N. p 
   Gerhart, T. p 
Totals  30  10  21 
Score by Innings                  R  H  E
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Oregon.............. 011 001 3 -  6 10  3
Stanford............ 000 061 X -  7 10  2
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E - Howard, K 2(12); Goodrum, S(1); Hansen(5); White, N.(3). LOB - ORE 7; Stanford 8. 2B - Cuico, K(5); Becerra(8). 3B - Hansen(6). HR - Pappas, S(3); Rich(5). HBP - Nieto, C. SH - Pappas, S(1); Burger, A(6); White, L.(9). CS - Ceo, C(3).

 

Oregon   ip  er  bb  so  wp  bk  hbp  ibb  ab  bf  fo  go  np 
Hovinga, Karissa L,7-3  6.0  10  30  33  97 
  
Stanford   ip  er  bb  so  wp  bk  hbp  ibb  ab  bf  fo  go  np 
White, N.   2.1  12  13  41 
Gerhart, T. W,23-5  4.2  19  21  86 

 

Win - Gerhart, T. (23-5). Loss - Hovinga, K (7-3). Save - None. WP - Hovinga, K(2); White, N.(8); Gerhart, T. 2(6). HBP - by Gerhart, T. (Nieto, C). Pitches/strikes: Hovinga, K 97/61; White, N. 41/30; Gerhart, T. 86/60.

Umpires - HP: Smokey Edds 1B: Vince Price 3B: Calvin Walker
Start: 7:01 pm Time: 2:11 Attendance: 795
Weather: Windy, low 50s

 

 
Play-by-Play
 

2012 OREGON SOFTBALL
#18 Oregon at #14 Stanford
Apr 06, 2012 at Stanford, Calif. (Smith Family Stadium)

Oregon starters: 3/2b Howard, K; 22/3b Ceo, C; 8/ss Chambers, K; 33/1b Cuico, K; 14/c Peterson, A; 0/cf Pappas, S; 17/rf Nieto, C; 5/dp Chambers, L; 2/lf Burger, A; 10/p Hovinga, K;

Stanford starters: 7/3b Winter; 5/lf White, L.; 3/ss Hansen; 6/rf Roulund; 25/c Burns; 2/2b Rich; 1/1b Becerra; 14/cf Hanewich; 9/dp Schmidt; 29/p White, N.;

Oregon 1st - Howard, K struck out looking (1-2 BKKK). Ceo, C singled, bunt (1-0 B). Ceo, C out at second c to ss, caught stealing. Chambers, K flied out to cf (2-1 BSB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Stanford 1st - Winter singled to first base (0-2 SK). White, L. walked (3-1 BBBKB); Winter advanced to second. Hansen struck out swinging (2-2 BKKBS). Roulund popped up to 2b (1-2 BSF). Burns grounded out to 3b (2-0 BB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Oregon 2nd - Cuico, K singled to third base (0-2 KFF). Peterson, A singled, bunt (0-0); Cuico, K advanced to second. Pappas, S reached on an error by p, SAC, bunt (0-1 F); Peterson, A advanced to second; Cuico, K advanced to third. Nieto, C struck out swinging (2-2 BBFKS). Chambers, L reached on a fielder's choice, RBI (0-0); Pappas, S advanced to second; Peterson, A advanced to third; Cuico, K scored. Burger, A reached on a fielder's choice (1-2 FBF); Chambers, L advanced to second; Pappas, S advanced to third; Peterson, A out at home 2b to c. Howard, K flied out to lf (0-1 F). 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB.

Stanford 2nd - Rich flied out to rf (1-2 FFB). Becerra doubled to center field (0-0). Hanewich walked (3-1 FBBBB). Schmidt reached on a fielder's choice (1-0 B); Hanewich advanced to second; Becerra out at third p to 3b. Winter grounded out to 2b (2-2 FBBF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Oregon 3rd - Ceo, C singled to right field (1-1 FB). Chambers, K reached on a fielder's choice (1-1 SB); Ceo, C out at second 1b to ss. Chambers, K advanced to second on a wild pitch. Cuico, K doubled to center field, RBI (2-1 FBB); Chambers, K scored. Gerhart, T. to p for White, N.. Peterson, A struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b (2-2 BBSK). Pappas, S flied out to cf (0-0). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Stanford 3rd - White, L. grounded out to 2b (1-1 SB). Hansen flied out to cf (3-2 KFBBBF). Roulund grounded out to 2b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Oregon 4th - Nieto, C hit by pitch (1-0). Goodrum, S pinch ran for Nieto, C. Chambers, L singled to left field (1-2 SFB); Goodrum, S advanced to second. Burger, A out at first 3b to 2b, SAC, bunt (1-1 BK); Chambers, L advanced to second; Goodrum, S advanced to third. Howard, K struck out swinging (1-2 KSFBFS). Ceo, C grounded out to 1b unassisted (2-2 KSBB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Stanford 4th - Goodrum, S to rf. Burns grounded out to 2b (2-0 BB). Rich grounded out to ss (1-0 B). Becerra singled through the left side (0-0). Hanewich struck out looking (1-2 SFBK). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Oregon 5th - Chambers, K grounded out to ss (2-2 BFFBF). Cuico, K flied out to rf (3-2 BKBBFF). Peterson, A grounded out to ss (2-2 KBSB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Stanford 5th - Ashby pinch hit for Schmidt. Ashby singled to right field, advanced to second on a fielding error by rf (3-2 KBBKBF). Winter singled to third base, bunt (0-1 F); Ashby advanced to third. White, L. reached on a fielder's choice, SAC, bunt (0-1 K); Winter advanced to second. Hansen tripled to right field, 3 RBI (1-0 B); White, L. scored; Winter scored; Ashby scored. Roulund popped up to ss (1-2 KBS). Burns singled up the middle, RBI; Hansen scored. Wells pinch ran for Burns. Rich homered to left field, 2 RBI (0-0); Wells scored. Becerra reached on a throwing error by 2b, advanced to second (0-0). Donovan pinch hit for Hanewich. Becerra advanced to third on a wild pitch. Donovan struck out looking (3-2 KBBKBK). Ashby struck out swinging (2-2 FBFBS). 6 runs, 5 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB.

Oregon 6th - Burns to c for Wells. Hanewich to cf for Donovan. Ashby to dp. Pappas, S singled through the left side (1-2 KKB). Goodrum, S flied out to lf (0-0). Pappas, S advanced to second on a wild pitch. Chambers, L grounded out to ss (2-2 BKFB); Pappas, S advanced to third. Sullivan, J pinch hit for Burger, A. Sullivan, J singled to left field, RBI (1-2 BKF); Pappas, S scored. Burger, A pinch ran for Sullivan, J. Burger, A advanced to second on a wild pitch. Howard, K flied out to rf (2-2 BBKKF). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Stanford 6th - Burger, A to lf. Winter singled to second base (0-0). White, L. reached on a fielder's choice (0-0); Winter out at second 3b to 2b. Hansen singled through the left side (0-0); White, L. advanced to second. Roulund reached on a fielder's choice, advanced to second (0-0); Hansen advanced to second on a throwing error by 2b, advanced to third; White, L. scored, unearned. Burns grounded out to ss (1-1 SB). Rich fouled out to c (0-1 K). 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Oregon 7th - Ceo, C grounded out to ss (0-2 KKF). Chambers, K struck out swinging (1-2 KBKFFS). Cuico, K reached on an error by ss, advanced to second (1-2 KSBF). Peterson, A singled to left field, RBI (0-0); Cuico, K scored, unearned. Pappas, S homered to center field, 2 RBI, unearned (0-0); Peterson, A scored, unearned. Nieto, C to rf for Goodrum, S. Nieto, C flied out to cf (3-1 BBBK). 3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB.

 

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