Feb. 8 C-USA Softball Roundup

Go C-USA! Aimee Creger, Tulsa
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Aimee Creger, Tulsa
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Feb. 8, 2013

IRVING, Texas – Tulsa, the Conference USA preseason favorite, began the 2013 season with a pair of wins at the Tiger Classic in Baton Rouge, La., including a 3-1 victory against No. 22/21 North Carolina. Junior hurler Aimee Creger tossed a complete game against the Tar Heels, striking out seven batters. UAB earned two more wins at the Paradise Classic in Honolulu, downing Mississippi and Saint Mary’s to improve to 3-1 for the season. In other action, East Carolina, Memphis and Houston split opening day games to secure their first victories of the campaign.

Recent results:

February 8

  • Tulsa 3, Hampton 0
  • Tulsa 3, 22/21 North Carolina 1

Junior outfielder Haley Henshaw drove in three runs in two games to lead the Tulsa softball team to wins over No. 22 North Carolina, 3-1, and Hampton, 3-0, Friday at the Tiger Classic at Tiger Park.

Senior pitcher Lacey Middlebrooks (1-0) earned the win against Hampton with a one-hit shutout in the opener Friday morning. She struck out five batters and walked two. Junior Aimee Creger (1-0) picked up the complete-game win against North Carolina, striking out seven batters and scattering five hits.

  • UAB 5, Saint Mary’s 0
  • UAB 5, Ole Miss 3

UAB senior catcher Chandler Orr hit a two-run homer in the top of the seventh inning en route to the Blazers' 5-0 win over Saint Mary's, and capped the day with the second of two wins, as UAB defeated Ole Miss in its first game of the second day of the Oceanic Time Warner Cable Paradise Classic, 5-3.

  • at East Carolina 5, Cleveland State 2
  • Memphis 7, Texas A&M CC 5
  • at Houston 3, Texas State 1
  • Ohio 4, at East Carolina 3
  • North Texas 6, Memphis 2
  • Lipscomb 4, at Houston 2
  • UC Davis 5, Southern Miss 3
  • UC Riverside 10, Southern Miss 2
  • 15/13 Michigan 6, Marshall 1
  • at 12/10 USF 8, Marshall 0
  • at Fresno State 10, UTEP 2
  • Sacramento State 3, UTEP 2
  • Texas Tech 12, UCF 4             
  • DePaul 11, UCF 0

 

 

February 7

  • UAB 4, 16/16 Washington 3
  • at  23/25  Hawai’I 7, UAB 2
  • Southern Miss 3, at Cal St. Fullerton 1
  • at Cal St. Fullerton  4, Southern Miss 2 

This week’s schedule  (all times subject to change)

  • Date Game                                           Tournament                                Location             
  • 2/9    Marshall vs. Florida Atlantic      USF-Demarini Tournament        Tampa, Fla.             
  • 2/9    Southern Miss vs. Sac. St.         Fresno State Kick-Off                 Fresno, Calif.          
  • 2/9    Tulsa vs. Purdue                         LSU Tiger Classic                       Baton Rouge, La.    
  • 2/9    Marshall vs. Samford                 USF-Demarini Tournament        Tampa, Fla.             
  • 2/9    Memphis at 7/9 Texas                Texas Classic                              Austin, Texas        
  • 2/9    Southern Miss at Fresno State  Fresno State Kick-Off                 Fresno, Calif.          
  • 2/9    Texas State at Houston              Hilton Houston Plaza Classic    Houston, Texas      
  • 2/9    Rider at East Carolina                Pirate Classic                              Greenville, N.C.      
  • 2/9    UTEP vs. UC Riverside              Fresno State Kick-Off                 Fresno, Calif.          
  • 2/9    Iowa at Houston                          Hilton Houston Plaza Classic    Houston, Texas      
  • 2/9    Ohio at East Carolina                 Pirate Classic                              Greenville, N.C.      
  • 2/9    UCF vs. 18/18 Louisville            Sportco Kick-Off Classic            Las Vegas, Nev.      
  • 2/9    Tulsa at 10/12 LSU                      LSU Tiger Classic                       Baton Rouge, La.    
  • 2/9    UCF at UNLV                               Sportco Kick-Off Classic            Las Vegas, Nev.      
  • 2/9    UTEP vs. UC Davis                     Fresno State Kick-Off                 Fresno, Calif.          
  • 2/9    UAB TBA                                      Paradise Softball Classic           Honolulu, Hawaii    
  • 2/9    Memphis TBD                             Texas Classic                              Austin, Texas           
  • 2/10  UTEP vs. UC Riverside              Fresno State Kick-Off                 Fresno, Calif.          
  • 2/10  Tulsa vs. Purdue                         LSU Tiger Classic                       Baton Rouge, La.    
  • 2/10  Southern Miss vs. UC Davis      Fresno State Kick-Off                 Fresno, Calif.          
  • 2/10  Lipscomb at Houston                 Hilton Houston Plaza Classic    Houston, Texas      
  • 2/10  Towson at East Carolina           Pirate Classic                              Greenville, N.C.      
  • 2/10  Texas State at Houston              Hilton Houston Plaza Classic    Houston, Texas      
  • 2/10  UCF at UNLV                               Sportco Kick-Off Classic            Las Vegas, Nev.    
  • 2/10  Marshall vs. Florida Atlantic      USF-Demarini Tournament        Tampa, Fla.             
  • 2/10  Memphis vs. TBD                       Texas Classic                              Austin, Texas         

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