March 10, 2006
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In game two against
USD's big inning came in the second inning when they scored three runs on two hits. Senior Marissa Merchain took her base on balls followed by sophomore Emily Passovoy reaching first on an error by Central Florida's short stop which advanced Merchain to second. Sophomore Rebekah Bradford belted a shot to the gap in right center field for a two RBI triple scoring Merchain and Passovoy and taking a 3-1 lead. After a pitching change by the Golden Knights, Valenzuela hit an RBI single up the middle scoring
In the sixth inning, Nunes reached first on a throwing error by the Golden Knights. Valenzuela followed with a single to left field moving Nunes over to second base. Both Valenzuela and Nunes advanced on a pass ball putting them in scoring position. Sophomore Kathleen Bonja tallied a two RBI single to right field, then took an extra base on the throw as Valenzuela and Nunes both crossed home plate for a 6-2 final score.
Torero Sophomore Nichole Valenzuela started
USD continued their hit parade in the bottom of the third inning. Senior Ashlee Nunes took first base on a walk. Sophomore Kathleen Bonja then ripped an RBI double deep to center field scoring Nunes. Senior Sara Mason launched a ball into left field good enough for an RBI double scoring Bonja and taking a 4-2 lead.
Erin Harmonson moves to 6-4 on the season allowing one run in five innings of work against the Golden Knights with a single game ERA of 1.31. Her season ERA moves to 2. 67.
Christina Haake moves to 2-2 after working 4.2 innings against the Huskies while striking out seven
The USD softball team has a single game Saturday afternoon, weather permitting, against the host Fresno State Bulldogs. First pitch is scheduled for 1:00 P.M. and can be seen on Gametracker.