Nevada Takes Double-header From Utah Valley State, 10-0, 12-3
April 16, 2005
RENO, Nev. - Nevada (17-21) used three home runs in the two games by Candice Rainwater and stellar pitching from Jordan McPherson and Tiffany Hoeft to easily sweep Utah Valley State here today in a non-conference double-header, 10-0 and 12-3. Utah Valley State fell to 10-30-1 on the season in losing both games to the eight-run rule.
In the first game, Nevada exploded for four runs in the fourth, added two in the fifth and scored four in the sixth on a grand slam home run by Candice Rainwater to end the game, 10-0. Jordan McPherson pitched a complete game shutout, scattering six hits.
Brittany Lorenzen was 4-4 with two runs scored, Amanda Wise was 3-4 with a run scored and Kaycee Wilcks went 2-3 with an RBI.
In game two, Nevada erupted for six runs in the first, added one in the second, scored four in the third and one in the fourth before allowing UVSC to score three times in the sixth in winning, 12-3.
Rainwater had two home runs in game two, going 2-3 with five RBI, giving her nine RBI on the day and three home runs to give her five on the season. Cindy Elkins was 3-3 with three RBI and Lorenzen was 2-3 with two RBI, including her fifth home run of the season.
Tiffany Hoeft (4-7) picked up the win in going the distance, pitching five innings, allowing five hits and three runs. Jackie Roberts took the loss (6-11).
The two will play a single game tomorrow morning at 10 am at Idlewild Park. Admission is free to Nevada softball.
Line Score: Game 37 (April 16, 2005, Reno, Nev.)
Nevada 10, UVSC 0 (6 innings) R H E
UVSC 000 000 0 6 1
Nevada 000 000 10 15 2
Winner - McPherson (8-6). Loser - Jones (2-8). E - Hartgrove, Hartfiel, Rainwater. DP - Nev. 1. LOB -Nev 5, UVSC 7. 2B - Hartgrove, Cardenas, Lorenzen 2, Stith. 3B - Stith. HR - Hartfiel (9th), Rainwater (3rd). Time - 1:50. Attendance - 227. 8-run rule.
Line Score: Game 38 (April 16, 2005, Reno, Nev.)
Nevada 12, UVSC 3 (5 innings)
R H E
UVSC 000 03 3 5 2
Nevada 614 1x 12 11 2
Winner - Hoeft (4-7). Loser - Roberts (6-11). E - Cardenas, Seever, Stockstill, Hoeft. LOB - NEV 5, UVSC 4. 2B - Wilkins, Jimenez, Elkins, Ablahani. 3B - Wise. HR - Hartgrove, Lorenzen (5th), Rainwater 2 (4th, 5th). Time - 1:33. Attendance - 227. 8-run rule.