Softball
Michigan State 7, Illinois 5

Recap

Michigan State vs Illinois (May 15, 2004)



Box score (NCAA)

                      2004 University of Michigan Softball
                           Michigan State vs Illinois
               May 15, 2004 at Ann Arbor, Michigan (Alumni Field)
Michigan State 7 (34-24)
Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Nicole Mercado lf........  3  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   1
Jessica Beech p..........  4  0  0  0   0  0  2  0   0
Natalie Furrow 1b........  3  1  2  1   1  0  3  2   1
Dayna Feenstra dh........  4  0  1  0   0  1  0  0   2
Elizabeth Peterson rf....  4  2  2  1   0  0  0  0   0
Brittney Green 3b........  3  2  3  4   1  0  0  0   0
Janette Hurtado 2b.......  3  0  1  1   1  1  6  2   0
Meghan Darhower ss.......  3  0  0  0   0  3  1  3   1
 Victoria Maroche ph.....  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   2
Angel Merren cf..........  3  1  1  0   0  0  1  0   0
Amy Szawara c/pr.........  0  1  0  0   0  0  7  0   0
Totals................... 31  7 10  7   3  5 21  7   7
Illinois 5 (41-19-1)
Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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LeeAnn Butcher cf........  3  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Lauren Gronski ph.......  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   1
Erin Jones 3b............  3  0  1  0   0  0  2  2   0
Jenna Hall 1b............  4  1  2  0   0  0  8  0   0
 Laura Zobrist pr........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Brittany Koester pr.....  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Lindsey Hamma ss.........  4  1  3  3   0  1  2  1   0
Erin Montgomery rf.......  4  0  1  0   0  2  2  0   3
Katie O'Connell 2b.......  4  0  0  0   0  1  1  3   3
Elene Planinsek dh.......  3  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0
Janna Sartini c..........  3  0  0  0   0  1  5  0   0
Sarah Baumgartner lf.....  3  1  2  2   0  0  0  0   0
Amanda Fortune p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
 Sherri Taylor p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Megan Huitink p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 32  5 12  5   0  6 21  6   7
Score by Innings                  R  H  E
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Michigan State...... 010 321 0 -  7 10  0
Illinois............ 103 001 0 -  5 12  2
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E - Montgomery; Baumgartner. LOB - Michigan St. 7; Illinois 7. 2B - Furrow.
HR - Green 2(9); Hamma(2); Baumgartner(1). SH - Mercado; Jones. SB -
Hurtado; Hamma.
Michigan State         IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Jessica Beech.......  7.0 12  5  5  0  6 32 33
Illinois               IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Amanda Fortune......  3.0  5  4  4  1  1 15 16
Sherri Taylor.......  3.0  4  3  2  2  2 12 15
Megan Huitink.......  1.0  1  0  0  0  2  4  4
Win - Beech (27-14).  Loss - Taylor (10-10).  Save - None.
WP - Beech; Huitink.
Umpires - HP: Linda Hoover  1B: Sally Walker  3B: Lisa Harvey
Start: 2:55 pm   Time: 2:15   Attendance:
Game notes:
Championship game -- Big Ten tournament
Fortune faced 4 batters in the 4th.
Game: BIGTEN07

Play-by-Play

                      2004 University of Michigan Softball
                   Michigan State vs Illinois - Play-by-Play
               May 15, 2004 at Ann Arbor, Michigan (Alumni Field)
Score by Innings                  R  H  E
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Michigan State...... 010 321 0 -  7 10  0
Illinois............ 103 001 0 -  5 12  2
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Michigan State starters: 12/lf Mercado; 23/p Beech; 21/1b Furrow; 25/dh Feenstra;
7/rf Peterson; 32/3b Green; 3/2b Hurtado; 26/ss Darhower; 24/cf Merren; 1/c Szawara;
Illinois starters: 7/cf Butcher; 18/3b Jones; 4/1b Hall; 24/ss Hamma; 3/rf
Montgomery; 20/2b O'Connell; 10/dh Planinsek; 15/c Sartini; 22/lf Baumgartner; 97/p
Fortune;
Michigan State 1st - Mercado fouled out to 3b. Beech grounded out to 1b
unassisted. Furrow singled to center field. Feenstra grounded out to 1b unassisted.
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Illinois 1st - Butcher singled to shortstop. Jones out at first 1b to 2b,
SAC; Butcher advanced to second. Hall grounded out to 2b; Butcher advanced to third.
Hamma singled up the middle, RBI; Butcher scored. Hamma stole second. Montgomery
struck out. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Michigan State 2nd - Peterson flied out to rf. Green homered to center field,
RBI. Hurtado lined out to 3b. Darhower struck out looking. 1 run, 1 hit, 0
errors, 0 LOB.
Illinois 2nd - O'Connell flied out to lf. Planinsek lined out to cf. Sartini
struck out. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
Michigan State 3rd - Merren grounded out to 3b. Mercado reached on an error
by lf. Beech popped up to p. Furrow grounded out to 1b unassisted. 0 runs, 0
hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.
Illinois 3rd - Baumgartner homered to left center, RBI. Butcher out at first
1b to 2b. Jones grounded out to 2b. Hall singled to left field. Hamma homered to
left field, 2 RBI; Hall scored. Montgomery singled to third base. O'Connell popped
up to ss. 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Michigan State 4th - Feenstra singled up the middle. Szawara pinch ran for
Feenstra. /  for Szawara. Peterson singled to center field; Szawara advanced to
second. Green homered to right center, 3 RBI; Peterson scored; Szawara scored.
Hurtado walked. Taylor to p for Fortune. Darhower struck out looking. Merren
grounded out to 2b; Hurtado advanced to second. Mercado grounded out to 2b. 3
runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Illinois 4th - Szawara to c. Planinsek popped up to 2b. Sartini grounded out
to ss. Baumgartner popped up to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
Michigan State 5th - Feenstra to dh for Szawara. Szawara to c. Beech grounded
out to 2b. Furrow walked. Feenstra struck out. Peterson singled, advanced to second
on an error by rf, advanced to third, RBI; Furrow advanced to second, scored. Green
intentionally walked. Hurtado singled through the right side, RBI; Green advanced to
third; Peterson scored, unearned. Morache pinch hit for Darhower. Hurtado stole
second. Morache grounded out to ss. 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.
Illinois 5th - Darhower to ss for Morache. Butcher singled to pitcher. Jones
reached on a fielder's choice; Butcher out at second ss to 2b. Hall singled through
the right side; Jones advanced to second. Zobrist pinch ran for Hall. Hamma struck
out. Montgomery struck out looking. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
Michigan State 6th - Hall to 1b for Zobrist. Merren singled up the middle.
Mercado out at first 3b to 2b, SAC; Merren advanced to second. Beech lined out to
ss. Furrow doubled to center field, RBI; Merren scored. Feenstra lined out to ss.
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Illinois 6th - O'Connell lined out to p. Planinsek singled up the middle.
Planinsek advanced to second on a wild pitch. Sartini popped up to p. Baumgartner
singled to left field, RBI; Planinsek scored. Gronski pinch hit for Butcher. Gronski
struck out looking. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Michigan State 7th - Butcher to cf for Gronski. Huitink to p for Taylor.
Peterson flied out to rf. Green singled to left field. Green advanced to second on a
wild pitch. Hurtado struck out. Darhower struck out. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1
LOB.
Illinois 7th - Jones singled up the middle. Hall reached on a fielder's
choice; Jones out at second ss to 2b. Koester pinch ran for Hall. Hamma singled to
right center; Koester advanced to second. Montgomery fouled out to c. O'Connell
struck out. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
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