Softball Loses Series Finale To Fresno State

April 15, 2018

Final Stats

San Jose, Calif. - The San José State softball team put 11 runners on base against Fresno State on Sunday, but could not come up with the big hit and lost in the series finale 7-0 to the Bulldogs.

The Spartans got four hits and worked Fresno starter Danielle East for seven walks, but couldn’t take advantage of the opportunities when they presented themselves.

San José State (25-14, 9-5 MW) had runners on in every inning, leaving two in the first, second, third and fifth. In the sixth, the Spartans loaded the bases, but couldn’t push a run across.

SJSU, which averaged 5.94 runs per game entering the weekend, scored two and left 29 on base in the three-game series.

Cassidy Clark went 2-for-4 on Sunday. Emma Entzminger was 1-for-3, and being hit by a pitch, was on base twice. Kaelin Amrein was 0-for-2, but was issued two of East’s free passes. Madison Aurin (1-for-3) had the Spartans fourth hit and was walked once.

Fresno State (27-15, 10-2 MW) banged out nine hits. They scored twice in the fourth and added three more in the sixth on a two-run homer and solo shot. In the seventh, the Bulldogs tacked on two more to take the game 7-0.


 

 

Aurin (11-10) started and went 5.2 innings. She gave up six hits, five runs, four earned, walked two and struck out three in the loss. Caroline Bowman pitched the last 1.1 innings giving up two runs on three hits.

East (14-7) also went 5.2 innings, surrendered three hits and the aforementioned seven walks, but balanced them with seven strikeouts to earn her second win of the series.

The Spartans travel to Colorado State next for a weekend series against the Rams.

Fresno State 7, San Jose State 0 (Apr 15, 2018 at Santa Clara, Calif.)

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Fresno State........ 000 203 2 - 7 9 0     (27-15, 10-2 MW)

San Jose State...... 000 000 0 - 0 4 3     (25-14, 9-5 MW)

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Pitchers: Fresno State - EAST, Danielle; MEJIA, Samantha(6) and GALVAN, Hayleigh.

San Jose State - Aurin, Madison; BOWMAN, Caroline(6) and Avila, Alyssa; Garvey, Grace.

Win-EAST, Danielle(14-7) Loss-AURIN, Madison(11-10) T-2:23 A-217

HR FS - GALVAN, Hayleigh; HERNANDEZ, Vanessa.

Game: FS-SJ3