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PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Sophomore Kaity Stratten saw her first action on the mound, facing four batters and striking out one against No. 10 Stanford.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM
Sophomore Kaity Stratten saw her first action on the mound, facing four batters and striking out one against No. 10 Stanford.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

March 2, 2008

Final Stats

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  • FULLERTON, Calif. - The No. 10 Stanford Cardinal issued the Purdue softball team its third loss of the weekend, a 6-0 decision Saturday night.

    Stanford scored six runs on nine hits and four Boilermaker miscues, while Purdue managed just one hit in the contest. Senior Ashley Hall accounted for Purdue's lone hit with a fourth-inning single.

    Missy Penna earned the complete game victory for the Cardinal, while junior Dana Alcocer (6-4) was saddled with the loss for Purdue.

    Stanford plated two runs on two hits and two Boilermaker miscues in the bottom of the first. With runners at second and third and one out, Michelle Smith sent a single through the right side, plating one. However, a fielding error by the Purdue second baseman allowed the second run to come home on the play.

    Purdue got its first base runner in the third inning as sophomore Jenna Alexander reached on a fielding error by the second baseman.

    The Cardinal made it 6-0 with a pair of two-out home runs in the third, a solo shot by Smith and a three-run effort by Rosey Neill.

    Hall registered Purdue's lone hit of the game, a leadoff single up the middle in the fourth.

    Stanford stranded two in the fourth and two in the fifth.

    Junior Katie Mitchell drew a one-out walk in the sixth, but was left stranded.

    Sophomore Kaity Stratten came in to pitch the sixth inning for Purdue, facing four batters and striking out one, Smith, Stanford's All-American third baseman.

    Sophomore Ashley Barr was hit by a pitch with two outs in the seventh, but could not score as a caught foul ball ended the game.

     

     

    Purdue (10-5) wraps up its stay at the Worth Invitational with a noon (EST) contest with Loyola-Chicago on Sunday.