BYU Falls to Washington

SEATTLE -- The BYU softball team ended its season in the championship game of the Seattle Regional on Saturday, falling 7-5 to No. 14 Washington.

After qualifying for the NCAA tournament for the seventh-consecutive season, the Cougars finish with a 40-18 record after losing earlier to Washington and defeating No. 21 Auburn twice during the weekend.

BYU took the lead twice at 1-0 and 4-2, but Washington rallied both times to snatch away a possible victory.

Senior third baseman Caschjen Davis-Atagi, an All-Tournament Team unanimous selection, completed a solid weekend by hitting a two-run single against Washington. Junior designated hitter Tiffany Messerschmidt went 3-for-3 with two runs.

Down 2-1 going into the top of the fifth, Kristin Delahoussaye and Messerschmidt reached base, enabling JC Clayton to bring in Delahoussaye to tie the game.

Later in the inning with the bases loaded, Atagi roped a two-run single to right field, giving BYU a 4-2 lead.

But Washington scored five runs on four hits and two Cougar errors, using a collection of hits to left field to bring multiple runners around and retake the lead for the final time.

Messerschmidt scored a final run in the seventh on a comebacker to the Husky pitcher by junior Delaney Willard.

Pitching in her final game, senior Paige Affleck got the start, striking out five with four walks, four hits and two runs in a no decision. Affleck joined Atagi on the All-Tournament Team after starting all four games for BYU over the weekend, winning two.

Affleck, Atagi, Delahoussaye, catcher Jessica Fitu and catcher April Thorson finished out their careers for the Cougars in Seattle.

BYU at #15 Washington

 

May 21, 2011 at Seattle (Husky Softball)

BYU 5 (40-18)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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DELAHOUSSAYE, Kristi 2b.. 4 2 1 0 0 1 2 4 0

MESSERSCHMIDT, Tiffa dh.. 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0

CLAYTON, JC ss........... 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0

FITU,Jessica c........... 4 0 1 0 0 1 10 2 2

ATAGI,Caschjen 3b........ 3 0 1 2 1 2 0 3 1

MILLETT,Lacey pr........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

WILLARD, Delaney rf...... 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

HUDSON,Alexandra rf..... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

DUCKWORTH,Carly lf....... 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

GRAHAM, Stacie 1b........ 3 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 1

DUGAS,Jessica cf......... 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

AFFLECK,Paige p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

ALMOND,Tori p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

HOWELL,Hannah p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Totals................... 31 5 9 4 2 6 18 10 8

Washington 7 (37-14)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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Pohlman, K. cf........... 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

Salling, J. ss........... 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 4 2

Williams, N. 1b.......... 4 1 1 2 0 1 7 0 0

Inglesby, K. p........... 3 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 0

Stuart, M. 3b............ 3 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 0

Wright, S. c............. 4 0 1 0 0 1 6 1 4

Creger-Zier pr.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Clifton, J. dh........... 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3

Hayward, V. lf........... 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0

Wagner, M. 2b............ 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0

Tuiasosopo rf............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Totals................... 29 7 10 5 5 9 21 8 9

Score by Innings R H E

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BYU................. 100 030 1 - 5 9 3

Washington.......... 101 005 X - 7 10 2

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E - CLAYTON; ATAGI; DUCKWORTH; Stuart, M. 2. LOB - BYU 8; WASH 9. 2B -

Williams, N.; Inglesby, K.. SH - CLAYTON. SB - Pohlman, K..

BYU IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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AFFLECK,Paige....... 3.0 4 2 2 4 5 13 17

ALMOND,Tori......... 2.1 6 5 4 1 2 13 14

HOWELL,Hannah....... 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 3 3

Washington IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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Inglesby, K......... 7.0 9 5 4 2 6 31 34

Win - Inglesby, K. (25-8). Loss - ALMOND (10-4). Save - None.

WP - ALMOND 2; HOWELL; Inglesby, K..

Umpires - HP: Paul Edds 1B: John Bennett 3B: Ron Burkhart

Start: 2:30 pm Time: 2:43 Attendance: 1181

Weather: cloudy, windy

BYU starters: 4/2b DELAHOUSSAYE; 20/dh MESSERSCHMID; 16/ss CLAYTON; 10/c FITU;

9/3b ATAGI; 28/rf WILLARD; 3/lf DUCKWORTH; 21/1b GRAHAM; 19/cf DUGAS; 12/p

AFFLECK;

Washington starters: 4/cf Pohlman, K.; 7/ss Salling, J.; 3/1b Williams, N.;

13/p Inglesby, K.; 18/3b Stuart, M.; 1/c Wright, S.; 14/dh Clifton, J.; 21/lf

Hayward, V.; 8/2b Wagner, M.; 19/rf Tuiasosopo;

BYU 1st - DELAHOUSSAYE singled to center field. MESSERSCHMID singled;

DELAHOUSSAYE advanced to second. CLAYTON reached on an error by 3b, SAC,

advanced to second; MESSERSCHMID advanced to third; DELAHOUSSAYE scored,

unearned. FITU struck out swinging. MESSERSCHMID out at third c to 3b, picked

off. ATAGI struck out looking. 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Washington 1st - Pohlman, K. walked. Pohlman, K. stole second. Salling,

J. singled, advanced to second; Pohlman, K. advanced to third. Williams, N.

struck out swinging. Inglesby, K. walked. Stuart, M. grounded out to 2b, RBI;

Inglesby, K. advanced to second; Salling, J. advanced to third; Pohlman, K.

scored. Wright, S. struck out swinging. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

BYU 2nd - WILLARD struck out swinging. DUCKWORTH flied out to rf. GRAHAM

popped up to lf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Washington 2nd - Clifton, J. struck out swinging. Hayward, V. struck out

swinging. Wagner, M. struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0

LOB.

BYU 3rd - DUGAS lined out to p. DELAHOUSSAYE popped up to 2b.

MESSERSCHMID walked. CLAYTON singled to shortstop; MESSERSCHMID advanced to

second. FITU grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Washington 3rd - Pohlman, K. out at first c to 2b, bunt. Salling, J.

walked. Williams, N. grounded out to 3b; Salling, J. advanced to second.

Inglesby, K. doubled to left center, RBI; Salling, J. scored. Stuart, M.

walked. Wright, S. popped up to 2b. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

BYU 4th - ATAGI struck out looking. WILLARD reached on an error by 3b,

advanced to second. DUCKWORTH flied out to rf. GRAHAM struck out swinging. 0

runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Washington 4th - Clifton, J. singled to left field. Hayward, V. singled

to center field; Clifton, J. advanced to second. ALMOND to p for AFFLECK.

Hayward, V. advanced to second on a wild pitch; Clifton, J. advanced to third

on a wild pitch. Wagner, M. grounded out to 2b. Pohlman, K. reached on an error

by ss; Clifton, J. out at home ss to 2b to c. Pohlman, K. advanced to second on

a wild pitch; Hayward, V. advanced to third on a wild pitch. Salling, J. struck

out swinging, out at first c to 1b. 0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

BYU 5th - DUGAS singled through the left side. DELAHOUSSAYE reached on a

fielder's choice; DUGAS out at second 3b to 2b. MESSERSCHMID singled, bunt;

DELAHOUSSAYE advanced to second. MESSERSCHMID advanced to second on a wild

pitch; DELAHOUSSAYE advanced to third on a wild pitch. CLAYTON singled, RBI;

MESSERSCHMID advanced to third; DELAHOUSSAYE scored. FITU reached on a

fielder's choice; CLAYTON advanced to second. ATAGI singled to right field, 2

RBI; FITU advanced to third; CLAYTON scored; MESSERSCHMID scored. WILLARD

fouled out to 1b. DUCKWORTH popped up to ss. 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2

LOB.

Washington 5th - Williams, N. grounded out to 3b. Inglesby, K. singled

to second base. Tuiasosopo pinch ran for Inglesby, K.. / for Tuiasosopo.

Stuart, M. struck out swinging. Wright, S. singled to left field; Tuiasosopo

advanced to second. Clifton, J. grounded out to 3b. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0

errors, 2 LOB.

BYU 6th - Inglesby, K. to p for Tuiasosopo. Tuiasosopo to rf. GRAHAM

grounded out to 3b. DUGAS grounded out to ss. DELAHOUSSAYE struck out swinging.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Washington 6th - HUDSON to rf for WILLARD. Hayward, V. walked. Wagner,

M. singled, bunt; Hayward, V. advanced to second. Pohlman, K. singled to left

field; Wagner, M. advanced to second; Hayward, V. advanced to third. Salling,

J. reached on a fielder's choice; Pohlman, K. advanced to second; Wagner, M.

advanced to third; Hayward, V. out at home 2b to c. Williams, N. doubled to

left field, 2 RBI; Salling, J. advanced to third; Pohlman, K. scored; Wagner,

M. scored. Inglesby, K. singled, advanced to second, RBI; Williams, N. advanced

to third, scored on an error by lf; Salling, J. scored. HOWELL to p for ALMOND.

Inglesby, K. advanced to third on a wild pitch. Stuart, M. struck out looking.

Wright, S. reached on an error by 3b; Inglesby, K. scored, unearned.

Creger-Zier pinch ran for Wright, S.. Clifton, J. struck out swinging. 5

runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB.

BYU 7th - Wright, S. to c for Creger-Zier. MESSERSCHMID singled to

second base. CLAYTON grounded out to 1b unassisted; MESSERSCHMID advanced to

second. FITU singled to left field; MESSERSCHMID advanced to third. ATAGI

walked; FITU advanced to second. WILLARD to rf for HUDSON. MILLETT pinch ran

for ATAGI. WILLARD out at first p to ss to 1b, RBI; MILLETT advanced to second;

FITU advanced to third; MESSERSCHMID scored. DUCKWORTH grounded out to ss. 1

run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.