Willamette Improves to 6-0 Defeating George Fox, 6-1 and 9-1

Salem - The Bearcats had the sun shining on them winning the both games against the Bruins of George Fox today.

The Bearcats swept all four games of the 4 game series, improving their record to 6-0. The Bruins are now 0-6 overall and 0-4 NWC.

The Bearcats scored in the 1st inning of the first game today off of a single by freshman catcher from Roseburg, Oregon, Cari Struth.

In the third inning it was senior 3rd baseman Marcie Hagan who scored. She singled, stole second and advanced to third after Lindsey Braun flied out to right field; Hagan scored after Meredith Runyan singled and got the RBI.

The Bearcats went on to score 2 runs in the 4th inning when Cari Schruth tripled and then went on to score and 2 runs in the 5th when Meredith Runyan scored after Cherisse Stumpf grounded out to second base; Molly Barnes made the second run of the inning.

The Bruins scored in the top of the 5th when Larae Guillory scored after Kim Backhaus singled.

The second game started off with the Bearcats scoring early in the 1st inning. Marcie Hagan scored after she singled and stole second. She advanced to third after Kim Boscacci lined out to 3rd base and Lindsey Braun singled.

The Bruins weren't far behind, scoring in the 3rd inning tieing the game at 1-1. Larae Guillory scored for the Bruins after Kim Backhaus doubled.

The Bearcats walked away from the Bruins in the 4th inning scoring 4 runs. The 6th inning was much the same when the Bearcats scored another 4 runs, decisively winning, 9-1.


Willamette University Softball 2004
George Fox at Willamette Univ.
Mar 07, 2004 at Salem, Oregon (Willamette)

George Fox 1 (0-5,0-3 NWC) Willamette Univ. 6 (5-0,5-0 NWC)

Player AB R H BI Player AB R H BI
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Camp, Sarah rf............. 3 0 1 0 Schruth, Cari 2b........... 4 2 2 2
Wade, Lacey pr/rf......... 1 0 0 0 Boscacci, Kim ss........... 3 0 1 1
Backhaus, Kim lf........... 3 0 1 1 Hagen, Marcie 3b........... 2 1 2 0
Halvorson, Cassie cf....... 3 0 1 0 Braun, Lindsey 1b.......... 4 0 1 1
Plumb, Katie ss............ 3 0 1 0 Runyan, Meredith c......... 4 1 2 1
Roley, Kindra 3b........... 3 0 0 0 Barnes, Molly dh/rf........ 2 1 1 0
Malmstrom, Talle Ann 1b.... 3 0 0 0 Edgecomb, Teren p.......... 2 0 0 0
Winkler, Kayla 2b.......... 3 0 1 0 Dearing, Britteny p....... 1 0 0 0
Morrison, Nikki dh/p....... 3 0 1 0 Hammond, Jen rf/dh......... 2 1 1 0
Guillory, Larae c.......... 2 1 1 0 Lindquist, Amanda dh...... 0 0 0 0
Roberts, Michelle p........ 0 0 0 0 Jackson, Tara lf........... 2 0 0 0
Stumpf, Cherisse ph....... 1 0 0 1
Ortiz, Maria cf............ 0 0 0 0
Totals..................... 27 1 7 1 Totals..................... 27 6 10 6

Score by Innings R H E
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George Fox.......... 000 010 0 - 1 7 0
Willamette Univ..... 101 220 X - 6 10 2
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E - Boscacci; Edgecomb. LOB - GFU 7; Willamette 9. 2B - Winkler, K; Morrison, N. 3B
- Schruth. HBP - Guillory, L; Boscacci. SB - Boscacci 3; Hagen 3; Runyan; Hammond.

George Fox IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Roberts, Michelle L....... 5.0 9 6 6 4 2 0 0 1 0 24 29 7 6
Morrison, Nikki ........... 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 2

Willamette Univ. IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Edgecomb, Teren W,3-0..... 6.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 21 23 7 8
Dearing, Britteny ......... 1.0 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 1

HB - Roberts, M; Edgecomb.

Strikeouts - Wade, L; Malmstrom, T; Schruth; Jackson. Walks - Backhaus, K; Hagen 2;
Barnes 2; Lindquist.

Willamette University Softball 2004
George Fox at Willamette Univ.
Mar 07, 2004 at Salem, Oregon (Willamette)

George Fox 1 (0-6,0-4 NWC) Willamette Univ. 9 (6-0,6-0 NWC)

Player AB R H BI Player AB R H BI
--------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------
Winkler, Kayla lf.......... 2 0 0 0 Schruth, Cari c............ 2 1 0 0
Backhaus, Kim rf........... 3 0 1 1 Hagen, Marcie 3b........... 3 2 2 2
Halvorson, Cassie cf....... 3 0 0 0 Boscacci, Kim ss........... 2 1 0 0
Plumb, Katie ss............ 3 0 1 0 Braun, Lindsey 1b.......... 3 0 2 2
Roley, Kindra 3b/c......... 3 0 0 0 Runyan, Meredith dh........ 2 0 1 0
Malmstrom, Talle Ann 1b.... 2 0 1 0 Dearing, Britteny pr...... 0 1 0 0
van Loon, Ashley 2b........ 2 0 0 0 Edgecomb, Teren p......... 1 0 0 0
Wade, Lacey p.............. 2 0 0 0 Barnes, Molly rf........... 4 1 4 1
Guillory, Larae c/3b....... 1 1 0 0 Ortiz, Maria cf............ 2 0 1 1
Stumpf, Cherisse 2b........ 3 1 2 0
Jackson, Tara lf........... 2 2 1 0
Romero, Nicole p........... 0 0 0 0
Totals..................... 21 1 3 1 Totals..................... 24 9 13 6

Score by Innings R H E
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George Fox.......... 001 000 - 1 3 1
Willamette Univ..... 100 404 - 9 13 0
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Note: 2 outs, 1 runner LOB when the game ended.

E - Plumb, K. LOB - GFU 4; Willamette 7. 2B - Backhaus, K; Plumb, K. HBP - Guillory,
L. SH - Braun; Ortiz. SF - Hagen. SB - Schruth; Hagen; Dearing; Barnes; Jackson 2.

George Fox IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Wade, Lacey L............. 5.2 13 9 9 6 0 2 0 0 0 24 33 10 4

Willamette Univ. IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO
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Romero, Nicole W,2-0...... 5.0 2 1 1 1 5 1 0 1 0 17 19 9 1
Edgecomb, Teren S,4....... 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 1 2

WP - Wade, L 2; Romero. HBP - by Roberts, M (Boscacci); by Edgecomb (Guillory, L).

Strikeouts - Plumb, K 2; Wade, L 2; Guillory, L. Walks - Winkler, K; Schruth 2;
Boscacci 2; Edgecomb; Jackson.