Rams Win Despite Two Cougar Home Runs

BYU lost to Colorado State 4-3 Friday afternoon despite the 10th home run of the season by Lauren Watson. BYU will now play Utah, who lost to New Mexico 5-0, Friday at 12:30 p.m. MDT.

SAN DIEGO -- No. 3 seed BYU (34-16) lost to No. 2 seed Colorado State 4-3 in the fourth game of the Mountain West Conference Tournament in San Diego, Thursday.

BYU now will play in-state rival Utah, who lost to No. 5 seed New Mexico 5-0 in the second game of the tournament, Friday at 12:30 MDT. The Cougars split the season series with Utah 2-2, with a split at both home fields.

The Rams got on the board first with an RBI single from shortstop Brittany Burtner with the bases loaded and two outs to score Jennifer Mahoney.

BYU responded in the top of the second inning with a two-run home run over the left field fence to score MWC Co-Player of the Year Oli Keohohou, who was intentionally walked to start the inning. The home runs was Cadiente's ninth of the season and her third and fourth RBI of the day.

All-MWC sophomore catcher Lauren Watson hit a solo home to right field with two outs in the fifth inning, the 10th of the season, to build the lead to 3-1.

Colorado State responded well in the bottom of the inning as they scored three runs with two outs. All-MWC Ricki Walker doubled to score MWC Co-Player of the Year Steph Roberts. Melanie Laffod hit a game-winning two-run home run to right center to score Allisa Thompson, who pinch ran for Walker.

Freshman Brooke Boyce (11-5) picked up the loss for the Cougars through five innings on the mound. Colorado State's Megan Masser picked up the win allowing five hits through seven innings while strking out six Cougar batters.

Mountain West Conference Softball

BYU vs Colorado State

May 08, 2003 at San Diego, Calif. (SDSU Field)

BYU 3 (34-16)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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

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

LEI, Ianeta 1b........... 4 0 1 0 0 0 10 0 0

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

KEOHOHOU, Oli cf......... 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0

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

FALLOWFIELD, Cynthia dh.. 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2

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

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

DODDS, Debbie pr........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

WALKER, Kate ss.......... 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 0

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

BOYCE, Brooke p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

ANDERSEN, Niki p........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Totals................... 27 3 5 3 6 6 18 12 9

Colorado State 4 (35-13)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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ROBERTS, Steph 2b........ 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 3 0

FARRELL, Kerry c......... 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2

MAHONEY, Jennifer 3b..... 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 2 0

WALKER, Ricki 1b......... 3 0 2 1 0 0 5 0 0

THOMPSON, Allisa pr..... 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

LAFFOON, Melanie dh...... 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0

BURTNER, Brittany ss..... 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0

GARDNER, Jennifer rf..... 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4

ALLEN, Carly lf.......... 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0

DEAN, Katie cf........... 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1

MASSER, Megan p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Totals................... 27 4 10 4 1 2 21 6 7

Score by Innings R H E

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BYU................. 020 010 0 - 3 5 0

Colorado State...... 100 030 X - 4 10 2

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E - WALKER; BURTNER. LOB - BY 9; CS 7. 2B - FALLOWFIELD; ROBERTS; WALKER. HR

- WATSON; CADIENTE; LAFFOON. SH - FARRELL.

BYU IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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BOYCE, Brooke....... 5.0 9 4 4 1 2 23 25

ANDERSEN, Niki...... 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 4 4

Colorado State IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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MASSER, Megan....... 7.0 5 3 3 6 6 27 33

Win - MASSER (18-5). Loss - BOYCE (11-5). Save - None.

WP - ANDERSEN.

Umpires -

Start: 2:30 p.m Time: 2:12 Attendance:

Game notes:

ID-193197

Game: BY-CS5

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Play-by-Play

Mountain West Conference Softball

BYU vs Colorado State - Play-by-Play

May 08, 2003 at San Diego, Calif. (SDSU Field)

Score by Innings R H E

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BYU................. 020 010 0 - 3 5 0

Colorado State...... 100 030 X - 4 10 2

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BYU starters: 11/c WATSON; 18/rf OSBORN; 66/1b LEI; 15/cf KEOHOHOU; 3/lf CADIENTE;

7/dh FALLOWFIELD; 25/3b RUSSELL; 5/ss WALKER; 10/2b JONES; 9/p BOYCE;

Colorado State starters: 33/2b ROBERTS; 2/c FARRELL; 35/3b MAHONEY; 15/1b WALKER;

4/dh LAFFOON; 11/ss BURTNER; 3/rf GARDNER; 17/lf ALLEN; 12/cf DEAN; 5/p MASSER;

BYU 1st - WATSON grounded out to 3b. OSBORN struck out swinging. LEI flied

out to rf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Colorado State 1st - ROBERTS flied out to rf. FARRELL grounded out to ss.

MAHONEY walked. WALKER singled to center field; MAHONEY advanced to second. LAFFOON

singled to center field; WALKER advanced to second; MAHONEY advanced to third.

BURTNER singled to pitcher, RBI; LAFFOON advanced to second; WALKER advanced to

third; MAHONEY scored. GARDNER grounded out to p. 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3

LOB.

BYU 2nd - KEOHOHOU intentionally walked. CADIENTE homered to left field, 2

RBI; KEOHOHOU scored. FALLOWFIELD popped up to 3b. RUSSELL flied out to cf. WALKER

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

Colorado State 2nd - ALLEN struck out swinging. DEAN grounded out to ss.

ROBERTS doubled to right center. FARRELL popped up to 1b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0

errors, 1 LOB.

BYU 3rd - JONES flied out to cf. WATSON grounded out to 2b. OSBORN struck out

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

Colorado State 3rd - MAHONEY grounded out to ss. WALKER lined out to ss.

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

BYU 4th - LEI reached on an error by ss. BARNES pinch ran for LEI. KEOHOHOU

reached on an error by 1b, assist by 2b; BARNES out at second 3b to 2b. CADIENTE

struck out swinging. FALLOWFIELD walked; KEOHOHOU advanced to second. RUSSELL

reached on a fielder's choice; FALLOWFIELD advanced to second; KEOHOHOU out at third

3b unassisted. 0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB.

Colorado State 4th - LEI to 1b for BARNES. BURTNER grounded out to ss.

GARDNER singled to left field. ALLEN grounded out to 2b; GARDNER advanced to second.

DEAN grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

BYU 5th - WALKER struck out looking. JONES struck out swinging. WATSON

homered to right field, RBI. OSBORN walked. LEI singled down the lf line; OSBORN

advanced to second. KEOHOHOU intentionally walked; LEI advanced to second; OSBORN

advanced to third. CADIENTE flied out to cf. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Colorado State 5th - ROBERTS singled to left field. FARRELL out at first p to

2b, SAC, bunt; ROBERTS advanced to second. MAHONEY struck out swinging. WALKER

doubled to center field, RBI; ROBERTS scored. THOMPSON pinch ran for WALKER. LAFFOON

homered to right center, 2 RBI; THOMPSON scored. BURTNER singled to center field.

GARDNER reached on a fielder's choice; BURTNER out at second 2b to ss. 3 runs, 4

hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

BYU 6th - WALKER to 1b for THOMPSON. FALLOWFIELD doubled to right center.

GERHAUSER pinch ran for FALLOWFIELD. RUSSELL walked. DODDS pinch ran for RUSSELL.

WALKER popped up to 1b, bunt. JONES reached on a fielder's choice; DODDS advanced to

second; GERHAUSER out at third 3b unassisted. WATSON flied out to cf. 0 runs, 1

hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Colorado State 6th - RUSSELL to 3b for DODDS. ANDERSEN to p for BOYCE. ALLEN

singled, bunt. DEAN reached on a fielder's choice; ALLEN out at second ss to 2b.

ROBERTS grounded out to p; DEAN advanced to second. DEAN advanced to third on a wild

pitch. FARRELL flied out to rf. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

BYU 7th - OSBORN grounded out to 2b. LEI flied out to rf. KEOHOHOU

intentionally walked. CADIENTE singled to center field; KEOHOHOU advanced to second.

FALLOWFIELD to dh for GERHAUSER. FALLOWFIELD struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit,

0 errors, 2 LOB.

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