Despite 20 Runs, Cougs Split at Southern Utah 10-1, 10-11

Senior Cynthia Fallowfield went 5-7 with three doubles and five RBI as the Cougars earned a split at Southern Utah. BYU will finish the season at Utah on Saturday at noon. Live stats will be available for the game.

CEDAR CITY -- Despite pounding in 20 runs in in 12 innings of play on the day, the BYU women's softball team (32-14, 9-6) split a doubleheader at Southern Utah 10-1 (5), 10-11. BYU will play the final regular season games at Utah on Saturday in a doubleheader at noon.

In game one, sophomore Lauren Watson nailed her second triple of the season on the first at bat of the day. She was singled home by freshman Neta Lei for a quick 1-0 lead.

The Thunderbirds (24-17) tied the score at 1-1 in the bottom of the second but the Cougars responded well in the top of the third with three runs off two doubles. Seniors Cynthia Fallowfield and Brooke Cadiente hit back-to-back doubles to help the Cougars gain a 4-1 lead.

In the fourth inning, Lei hit a grand slam to give the Cougars a 8-1 lead. The home runs was her fifth of the season. Fallowfield and Cadiente again hit back-to-back doubles to help the Cougars score two more runs and and win the game 10-1 in five innings due to the mercy rule.

Freshman Brooke Boyce (10-3) picked up the complete game win giving up only one run and five hits through five innings.

In game two, Watson led off the game with a solo home run, her eighth of the season. Junior Oli Keohohou singled later in the inning to score junior Belinda Osborn, who reached on a walk, as the Cougars looked poised for the sweep with a quick 2-0 lead.

The Thunderbirds responded well in the bottom of the inning as April Cox belted a grand slam to give Southern Utah a 4-2 lead. Three more runs were tacked on in the second inning for a 7-2 lead.

BYU responded well to the challenge and scored two runs in the third inning off another Fallowfield double to tighten the gap to three runs at 7-4. Sophomore Milli Jones scored off a Belinda Osborn sac fly in the fourth inning to bring the Cougars within two runs.

With two outs in the fifth, Jones singled in the fifth inning to score junior shortstop Kate Walker. Sophomore Arron Layns scored off a T-bird error to tie the score at seven runs apiece.

The Cougars regained the lead in the sixth inning as Fallowfield brought in her third RBI of the game to score pinch runner Katy Barnes. BYU took a 10-7 lead in the top of the seventh as freshman Ashlyn Russell hit a two RBI double to score Lei and Osborn.

With two outs in the bottom of the seventh, pinch hitter Desiree Gutierrez was the hero of the day with a two runs tripled the capped a four-run comeback by the host Thunderbirds that ended the game 11-10.

Senior Mandy Flint started the game but was replaced in the second inning by sophomore Niki Andersen (8-5) who picked up the loss in 5 1/3 innings on the mound while striking out six. Tracy Evans-Jones (8-9) was credited with the win.

BYU will play at the Mountain West Conference Tournament in San Diego May 8-11 after the final game at Utah on Saturday. Live stats will be available for the Utah game.

GAME 1

BYU Softball

Brigham Young at Southern Utah

Apr 30, 2003 at Cedar City, Utah (T-Bird Field)

Brigham Young 10 (31-12)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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WATSON, Lauren c......... 4 2 3 0 0 0 2 1 0

OSBORN, Belinda rf....... 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0

LEI, Ianeta 1b/3b........ 3 1 2 5 0 0 6 0 0

GERHAUSER, Lindsey ph... 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

KEOHOHOU, Oli cf......... 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

DODDS, Debbie pr/cf..... 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0

CADIENTE, Brooke lf...... 4 2 2 2 0 1 2 0 3

FALLOWFIELD, Cynthia dh.. 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0

WALKER, Kate ss.......... 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 1

LAYNS, Arron 3b/1b....... 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0

JONES, Milli 2b.......... 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 3

BOYCE, Brooke p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Totals................... 26 10 13 10 4 5 15 9 7

Southern Utah 1 (23-17)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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Gallo dh................. 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3

Howerton 2b.............. 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0

LePrey rf................ 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0

Leeman 3b................ 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 2 0

Johnson 1b............... 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Anderson 1b............. 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3

Cox lf................... 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Tillery cf............... 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0

Winward ss............... 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0

Hardy c.................. 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1

Jones p.................. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Brown p................. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Totals................... 19 1 5 1 3 2 15 5 7

Score by Innings R H E

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Brigham Young....... 103 60 - 10 13 0

Southern Utah....... 010 00 - 1 5 0

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LOB - BYU 7; SUU 7. 2B - CADIENTE 2; FALLOWFIELD 2; LePrey. 3B - WATSON. HR

- LEI. SH - WALKER; Anderson. SF - WALKER. CS - Howerton.

Brigham Young IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP

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BOYCE, Brooke....... 5.0 5 1 1 3 2 19 23 -

Southern Utah IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP

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Jones............... 3.0 7 4 4 0 3 15 16 -

Brown............... 2.0 6 6 6 4 2 11 16 -

Win - BOYCE (10-3). Loss - Jones (7-9). Save - None.

Pitches/strikes: None.

Umpires - HP: Fred Rauf 2B: Marshall Cohen

Start: 2:00 PM Time: 1:35 Attendance: 45

Game notes:

Game one of double header

Game: BY-SUU2

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Play-by-Play

BYU Softball

Brigham Young at Southern Utah - Play-by-Play

Apr 30, 2003 at Cedar City, Utah (T-Bird Field)

Score by Innings R H E

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Brigham Young....... 103 60 - 10 13 0

Southern Utah....... 010 00 - 1 5 0

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Brigham Young starters: 11/c WATSON; 18/rf OSBORN; 66/1b LEI; 15/cf

KEOHOHOU; 3/lf CADIENTE; 7/dh FALLOWFIELD; 5/ss WALKER; 19/3b LAYNS;

10/2b JONES; 9/p BOYCE;

Southern Utah starters: 9/dh Gallo; 12/2b Howerton; 29/rf LePrey; 27/3b

Leeman; 11/1b Johnson; 10/lf Cox; 22/cf Tillery; 17/ss Winward; 18/c

Hardy; 15/p Jones;

Brigham Young - inning 1

WATSON tripled to right field. OSBORN struck out swinging. LEI singled up

the middle, RBI; WATSON scored. KEOHOHOU grounded out to 2b; LEI advanced

to second. CADIENTE grounded out to 3b. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 1

Gallo grounded out to ss. Howerton struck out swinging. LePrey grounded

out to 3b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 2

Anderson to 1b for Johnson. FALLOWFIELD singled to center field. WALKER

out at first 1b to 2b, SAC; FALLOWFIELD advanced to second. LAYNS struck

out swinging. JONES struck out looking. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 2

Leeman walked. Anderson reached on a fielder's choice, SAC; Leeman

advanced to second. Cox singled to center field; Anderson advanced to

second; Leeman advanced to third. Tillery grounded out to ss, RBI; Cox

advanced to second; Anderson advanced to third; Leeman scored. Winward

walked. Hardy flied out to lf. Gallo reached on a fielder's choice;

Winward out at second ss to 2b. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 3

WATSON singled to shortstop. OSBORN singled; WATSON advanced to second.

LEI flied out to cf. KEOHOHOU reached on a fielder's choice; OSBORN

advanced to second; WATSON out at third ss to 3b. CADIENTE doubled, 2

RBI; KEOHOHOU scored; OSBORN scored. FALLOWFIELD doubled, RBI; CADIENTE

scored. WALKER grounded out to 3b. 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 3

Howerton singled up the middle. Howerton out at second c to ss, caught

stealing. LePrey struck out swinging. Leeman singled to center field.

Anderson grounded out to 3b. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 4

Brown to p for Jones. LAYNS popped up to 2b. JONES walked. WATSON singled

to right field; JONES advanced to second. OSBORN walked; WATSON advanced

to second; JONES advanced to third. LEI homered, 4 RBI; OSBORN scored;

WATSON scored; JONES scored. KEOHOHOU walked. DODDS pinch ran for

KEOHOHOU. CADIENTE doubled; DODDS advanced to third. FALLOWFIELD doubled,

RBI; CADIENTE advanced to third; DODDS scored. WALKER flied out to cf,

SAC, RBI; CADIENTE scored. LAYNS singled to left field; FALLOWFIELD

advanced to third. JONES flied out to cf. 6 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2

LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 4

DODDS to cf. Cox fouled out to rf. Tillery grounded out to 2b. Winward

singled. Hardy grounded out to p. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 5

WATSON flied out to cf. OSBORN struck out swinging. GERHAUSER pinch hit

for LEI. GERHAUSER singled to right field. DODDS walked; GERHAUSER

advanced to second. CADIENTE struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0

errors, 2 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 5

LEI to 3b. LAYNS to 1b. LEI to 1b for GERHAUSER. Gallo flied out to lf.

Howerton flied out to cf. LePrey doubled to left center. Leeman walked.

LEI to 3b. Anderson grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

GAME 2

BYU Softball

Brigham Young at Southern Utah

Apr 30, 2003 at Cedar City, Utah (T-Bird Fild)

Brigham Young 10 (32-14)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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WATSON, Lauren c/rf...... 4 1 2 2 1 0 3 1 0

OSBORN, Belinda rf/cf.... 3 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 3

LEI, Ianeta 1b/cf........ 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 0 0

BARNES, Katy pr......... 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

KEOHOHOU, Oli cf/ph...... 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

DODDS, Debbie cf........ 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1

GERHAUSER, Lindsey pr... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

RUSSELL, Ashlyn 3b...... 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0

CADIENTE, Brooke lf...... 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1

FALLOWFIELD, Cynthia dh.. 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0

WALKER, Kate ss.......... 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 2

LAYNS, Arron 3b/c........ 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 3

JONES, Milli 2b.......... 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0

FLINT, Mandy p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

ANDERSEN, Niki p........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Totals................... 31 10 10 10 9 5 20 7 10

Southern Utah 11 (24-17)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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Gallo dh/ss.............. 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0

Howerton 2b.............. 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Gutierrez lf............ 3 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0

LePrey p/rf.............. 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0

Leeman 3b................ 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 4 1

Johnson 1b............... 2 2 0 0 2 0 8 0 1

Cox lf/2b................ 4 2 2 5 0 1 1 1 0

Tillery cf............... 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 3

Winward ss/dh............ 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0

Fisco dh................ 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Heineman c............... 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0

Anderson ph............. 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1

Hardy c................. 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0

Heaps rf................. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Jones p................. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Totals................... 30 11 10 10 7 6 21 8 7

Score by Innings R H E

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Brigham Young....... 202 121 2 - 10 10 1

Southern Utah....... 430 000 4 - 11 10 1

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Note: 2 outs, 1 runner LOB when the game ended.

E - JONES; Cox. DP - BYU 1. LOB - BYU 10; SUU 7. 2B - RUSSELL; FALLOWFIELD;

Leeman; Cox. 3B - Gutierrez; Tillery. HR - WATSON; Cox. SH - Howerton. SF -

OSBORN. SB - Gallo; Heineman.

Brigham Young IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP

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FLINT, Mandy........ 1.1 2 6 6 4 0 5 10 -

ANDERSEN, Niki...... 5.1 8 5 5 3 6 25 28 -

Southern Utah IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP

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LePrey.............. 5.0 5 7 6 8 5 20 29 -

Jones............... 2.0 5 3 3 1 0 11 12 -

Win - Jones (8-9). Loss - ANDERSEN (8-5). Save - None.

WP - FLINT; ANDERSEN 2; LePrey 4. PB - Heineman; Hardy. Pitches/strikes: None.

Umpires - HP: Marshall Cohen 2B: Fred Rauf

Start: 4:10 PM Time: 2:55 Attendance: 45

Game notes:

Game two of double header.

Game: BY-SUU3

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Play-by-Play

BYU Softball

Brigham Young at Southern Utah - Play-by-Play

Apr 30, 2003 at Cedar City, Utah (T-Bird Fild)

Score by Innings R H E

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Brigham Young....... 202 121 2 - 10 10 1

Southern Utah....... 430 000 4 - 11 10 1

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Brigham Young starters: 11/c WATSON; 18/rf OSBORN; 66/1b LEI; 15/cf

KEOHOHOU; 3/lf CADIENTE; 7/dh FALLOWFIELD; 5/ss WALKER; 19/3b LAYNS;

10/2b JONES; 1/p FLINT;

Southern Utah starters: 9/dh Gallo; 12/2b Howerton; 29/p LePrey; 27/3b

Leeman; 11/1b Johnson; 10/lf Cox; 22/cf Tillery; 17/ss Winward; 16/c

Heineman; 14/rf Heaps;

Brigham Young - inning 1

WATSON homered, RBI. OSBORN walked. LEI walked; OSBORN advanced to

second. KEOHOHOU singled, advanced to second on the throw, RBI; LEI

advanced to third; OSBORN scored. CADIENTE struck out swinging.

FALLOWFIELD popped up to ss. WALKER flied out to lf. 2 runs, 2 hits, 0

errors, 2 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 1

DODDS to cf for KEOHOHOU. Gallo walked. Howerton out at first p to 2b,

SAC; Gallo advanced to second. LePrey walked. LePrey advanced to second

on a wild pitch; Gallo advanced to third on a wild pitch. Leeman walked.

Johnson reached on a fielder's choice; Leeman advanced to second; LePrey

advanced to third; Gallo out at home p to c. Cox homered to left center,

4 RBI; Johnson scored; Leeman scored; LePrey scored. Tillery flied out to

lf. 4 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 2

LAYNS grounded out to 3b. JONES struck out looking. WATSON singled to

left center. OSBORN grounded out to 3b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 2

Winward walked. Heineman reached on a fielder's choice; Winward out at

second c to ss. Heineman stole second. Gallo singled to left field;

Heineman advanced to third. ANDERSEN to p for FLINT. Gallo stole second.

Howerton singled to right field, RBI; Gallo advanced to third; Heineman

scored. LePrey struck out swinging. Leeman doubled, RBI; Howerton

advanced to third; Gallo scored. Johnson walked. Cox struck out swinging,

reached first on a wild pitch; Johnson advanced to second on a wild

pitch; Leeman advanced to third on a wild pitch; Howerton scored on a

wild pitch. Tillery flied out to rf. 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 3

LEI grounded out to ss. DODDS walked. CADIENTE walked; DODDS advanced to

second. FALLOWFIELD doubled, advanced to third on the throw, 2 RBI;

CADIENTE scored; DODDS scored. WALKER grounded out to 3b. LAYNS struck

out looking. 2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 3

Winward popped up to ss. Heineman grounded out to 1b unassisted. Gallo

grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 4

Gutierrez to lf for Howerton. Cox to 2b. JONES walked. JONES advanced to

second on a wild pitch. JONES advanced to third on a passed ball. WATSON

walked. OSBORN flied out to lf, SAC, RBI; JONES scored. LEI struck out

looking. DODDS struck out swinging. 1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 4

Gutierrez grounded out to 1b unassisted. LePrey singled to right field.

Leeman reached on an error by 2b; LePrey advanced to second. Johnson hit

into double play ss to 2b to 1b; Leeman out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1

error, 1 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 5

Gallo to ss. Winward to dh. CADIENTE flied out to rf. FALLOWFIELD flied

out to cf. WALKER walked. WALKER advanced to second on a wild pitch.

LAYNS walked; WALKER advanced to third on a wild pitch. JONES singled up

the middle, RBI; LAYNS advanced to second; WALKER scored. WATSON reached

on an error by 2b, RBI; JONES advanced to third on the throw; LAYNS

scored on the throw, unearned. WATSON advanced to second on a wild pitch.

OSBORN grounded out to p. 2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 5

Fisco to dh for Winward. Cox flied out to cf. Tillery tripled to right

field. Fisco grounded out to ss. Anderson pinch hit for Heineman.

Anderson struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 6

Hardy to c for Anderson. LePrey to rf. Jones to p for Heaps. LEI walked.

KEOHOHOU pinch hit for DODDS. BARNES pinch ran for LEI. KEOHOHOU singled

to right center; BARNES advanced to third. CADIENTE popped up to c.

FALLOWFIELD singled to right field, RBI; KEOHOHOU advanced to second;

BARNES scored. GERHAUSER pinch ran for KEOHOHOU. LEI to cf for BARNES.

WALKER flied out to rf. FALLOWFIELD advanced to second on a passed ball;

GERHAUSER advanced to third on a passed ball. LAYNS grounded out to 2b. 1

run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 6

WATSON to rf. OSBORN to cf. LEI to 1b. RUSSELL to 3b for GERHAUSER. LAYNS

to c. Gallo popped up to ss. Gutierrez singled. LePrey flied out to cf.

Leeman struck out looking. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Brigham Young - inning 7

JONES grounded out to p. WATSON flied out to lf. OSBORN singled. LEI

singled, advanced to second on the throw; OSBORN advanced to third on the

throw. RUSSELL doubled, 2 RBI; LEI scored; OSBORN scored. CADIENTE

grounded out to 3b. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Southern Utah - inning 7

Johnson walked. Johnson advanced to second on a wild pitch. Cox doubled,

RBI; Johnson scored. Tillery walked. Fisco struck out swinging. Hardy

struck out swinging. Gallo singled to left field, RBI; Tillery advanced

to second; Cox scored. Gutierrez tripled, 2 RBI; Gallo scored; Tillery

scored. 4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

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