Week Two Sends Hoosiers to Clearwater
Feb. 17, 2011
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The Hoosiers are entering the season's second weekend of play with a 2-3 record but with all kinds of confidence following the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe. Indiana posted a 10-2 win over Nevada in five innings and then defeated Cal Poly 7-3 the following morning. The three losses came to No. 2 Arizona, No. 12 California and Texas Tech, who was receiving votes in the NFCA poll last week and moved into the Top 25 this week.
Morgan Melloh made four starts and appaered in all five games for the Hoosiers last weekend and registered the win against Nevada. In the season opener, she fanned 12 Arizona batters to match UA's Kenzie Fowler and finished the weekend with 34 strikeouts.
MY FIRST COLLEGIATE HIT WAS A...
Another freshman, Meaghan Murphy, made her first hit count as well with a two-run single down the first base line against Nevada.
OLSON TAKES HER TURN IN THE CIRCLE
HERE'S WHAT COMING BACK
Leading the list of returners is senior pitcher/utility Sara Olson, as she led the team in home runs and RBI at the plate and was also one of the most dependable pitchers for head coach Michelle Gardner. Junior catcher Cassie Gogreve proved that she is among the nations best in holding opponent base runners at bay as she caught 23 runners attempting to steal last year, the best total among all BCS conference catchers.
UAB head coach Marla Townsend is 306-339 in her 12 years as the Blazers head coach. Townsend is the first and only head coach in the program's history.
Depaul head coach Eugene Lenti is in his 30th year at the helm of the Blue Demons, compiling a 1065-513-6 record. Since 1999, Lenti has led four Blue Demon teams to the Women's College World Series.
Bridget Orchard, head coach of the Fordham Rams, is in her 14th year as a head coach and her 10th at Fordham. She has a career record of 451-254-3.
USF head coach Ken Eriksen is 615-333-1 as he enters his 15th season. Since he became head coach in 1997, his teams have ended the season with a winning record 12 times, leading to 8 NCAA berths.
Ole Miss head coach Missy Dickerson is entering her sixth year at Ole Miss and ninth year as a Division I head coach. In her her nine years she has a career
record of 239-214. The Rebels finished last year with only the second winning season in school history.
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