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Two Games on NCAA Regional Day Two End Bulldog Season[May 21]
Gm 5: Neb 5, FS 0
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | NU Recap .
Stanford Regional Central
Gm 3: Stan 3, FS 1 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | SU Recap
>Cardinal pitcher Teagan Gerhart holds down the Bulldog offense, limiting them to three hits and one run. Nicole Angene supplied that run with a solo home run shot to lead off the fifth inning.
>Fresno State started the first inning with two baserunners via a single and walk, but the next 11 batters in a row were retired before Angene's home run.
>Michelle Moses started in the circle for the Bulldogs, but lasted only 2-1/3 innings. The Cardinal got to her in the third with a leadoff walk, then, after a flyout, three straight single to score two and chase Michelle from the game. Mackenzie Oakes came on in relief and retired the next two batters to get out of the inning without any more damage. Mack then had two perfect innings before yielding a leadoff walk and three straight singles for one run and a 3-1 Stanford lead. With no outs and the bases loaded, Mack got the next two outs on forceouts at the plate, and struck out leadoff hitter .408-average Sarah Hassman.
>The 3:00 game was a 11-1, 5 inning Nebraska win over Pacific.

It Takes Ten for Bulldogs to Win [May 20]
Gm 1: FS 1, NE 0 (10 inn.)
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | NU Recap
>Fresno State began their 30th NCAA Regional appearance with an epic pitcher’s duel, as Bulldog Michelle Moses and Cornhusker Ashley Hagemann traded nine shutout innings before an error allowed a run to score.
>Hagemann got 17 of the 30 outs recorded via the strikeout. Moses struck out nine.
>The Bulldogs had only two hits, an infield single by Haley Gilleland to lead off the game, and one by Demi Walker in the tenth inning which led to the error which scored the game-winning run. The Cornhuskers had seven hits and six walks off of Moses.
>The lone run of the game scored in the top of the tenth inning. Diane Runge went into the game as a pinch runner for Courtney Moore, who had been hit by a pitch to lead off the inning. Diane moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Caitlin Stiglich, her fifth of the season. Demi Walker then hit a single off the glove of diving Husker 3B Heidi Foland. SS Gabby Banda then threw the ball past first base, allowing Runge to cross the plate.
>In the day’s game 2, top Regional seed Stanford beat Pacific 3-0.

Michelle Moses Named to All-West Region Second Team [May 19]
FS Release | NFCA Release

Aggies Win WAC Title With a Shutout [May 14]
Gm 10: NMS 5, FS 0
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | NMS Recap
>The Bulldog offense can't get much going against the Aggies' Alex Newman, who shuts them out with a 4-hitter.
>Senior shortstop Haley Gilleland has 2 of the 4 Fresno State hits in her 3 at-bats.
>New Mexico State took advantage of 3 Fresno State errors and a struggling pitcher Mackenzie Oakes to build a 5-0 lead after three innings. Mackenzie gave up only two hits and two walks in the last four innings of the game, but the damage was done in the first three.
>New Mexico State earns their first ever NCAA Regional appearance with the automatic WAC bid.
>WAC Tournament Team: Devon Bridges and Lela Work, Boise State; Allie Geisler and Meghan Krieg, Louisiana Tech; Haley Gilleland, Courtney Moore, and Mackenzie Oakes, Fresno State; Tiare Jennings, Hoku Nohara, and Alex Newman, New Mexico State. The MVP was Valerie Swedberg of New Mexico State

Bulldogs Win Two to Advance to WAC Championship Day [May 13]
>Fresno State sends Louisiana Tech and Boise State home with exciting 1-run wins.
>Bulldog Faithful were enthusiastic--way to support your team.
Gm 9: FS 3, BS 2
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | BS Recap
>In another intense game, Fresno State eliminates Boise State with a seventh inning where everything went wrong for the Broncos. Nicole Angene led off the inning with a ground ball to second base, but the throw to first was dropped. Kaylan Pollard went in to pinch run. After a Diane Runge pinch hit strike out, Rebecca Hall hit a comebacker. Bronco pitcher Aubrey Zell's throw was on line to retire Kaylan at second, but shortstop MacKenzie Whyte was in front of the base when she took the throw for an E6. With the following batter Brooke Ortiz at the plate, Kaylan advanced to third and Rebecca to second on an 0-1 passed ball. Brooke battled Zell to a 2-2 count and then fouled off three more pitches. The eighth pitch of the at-bat went to the backstop, and Kaylan slid in to home safely for a walk-off wild pitch win.
>With the Bulldogs down 2-0 and facing elimination in the fifth inning, Demi Walker and Rebecca Hall singled with one out. They moved to second and third when Brooke Ortiz slapped a ball to second base. Senior shortstop Haley Gilleland then had the at-bat of the night, an eight-pitch battle that went to a full count before she sent a line drive to left. The ball went off the tip of the glove of left fielder Holly Bourke for a 2-RBI double to knot the score at 2.
>Michelle Moses started the game in the circle for the Bulldogs and pitched 4-1/3 innings. She gave up a second inning solo home run to Devon Bridges, and another run in the fifth inning on a lead off double to Bronco 3B Kelly Sweeney and an RBI single to Tazz Weatherly. After the Weatherly single, Mackenzie Oakes came on in relief. Mack shut down the Broncos the rest of the way, retiring eight of the nine batters to face her. She picked up her second win of the day to improve to 18-5 on the season.
Gm 8: FS 1, LT 0 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | LT Recap
>Mackenzie Oakes keeps the Techsters on the ground. Only one out was made on a catch, a line drive to left in the seventh as Mack throws her third shutout of the season. She didn't strike out a batter, retired 19 of 20 outs via groundouts or forceouts. The final putout of the third inning was on a play at the plate on an 8-6-2 play.
>The Bulldogs got the run they needed in the first when senior SS Haley Gilleland singled to center, stole second, advanced to third on an Andrea Ortega sacrifice bunt, and scored on a Michelle Moses single to left.
>LA Tech pitcher Meghan Kreig came out on the short end of this pitcher's duel, yielding the one run, scattering six hits, walking one and striking out six.
>In the first game of the day, game 7 of the tournament, New Mexico State sent themselves to WAC Championship Saturday and Boise State to the losers' bracket with a 7-0 win.

Bulldogs Rebound Against Rainbow Wahine [May 12]
Gm 5: FS 2, UH 1 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UH Recap
>In a tight game, Fresno State tops Hawaii for the fourth time this season and eliminates them from the tournament. Great job tonight, crowd!
>The Bulldogs were the designated visiting team in the game. Haley Gilleland got things started Fresno State's way by driving the first pitch of the game to right-center field for a triple. Andrea Ortega drove her in with a sac fly to right.
> Hawaii's potent offense had a hit in all but two innings. Michelle Moses and the Bulldog defense held them at bay.
>Courtney Moore made it 2-0 Bulldogs in the top of the sixth inning with a solo home run to right-center. It was her third round-tripper of the year.
>The Rainbow Wahine scored their lone run during a sixth inning rally. They had four singles in the inning, but a double play in the midst of the inning mitigated the threat.
>Day's other games: NMS 5, UH 4 | BS 3, LT 2 (13 inn.) | LT 4, USU 1 (USU eliminated)

Louisiana Tech's Kreig Shuts Out Fresno State [May 11]
Gm 2: LT 2, FS 0 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | LT Recap
>Michelle Moses comes out on the short end of a pitcher's duel with La Tech's Megan Kreig. Lady Techster pinch hitter Erin Kipp drove a 3-2, 2-out pitch over the left-field fence with one aboard in the sixth inning.
>There were only five hits in the 1:26 game, two by the Bulldogs and three by the Techsters.
>The Bulldog Diamond crowd was as quiet as the Fresno State bats, save for when the home team threatened with two on and one out to score in the bottom of the sixth, but Moses popped up and Stiglich flew out to end that scoring opportunity.
>In the other game today, Hawaii downed Utah State 6-1. The Bulldogs next game is at 4:30 against the New Mexico State/Hawaii game loser.

Four Bulldogs Garner All-WAC Honors [May 11]
>First-teamers for the Bulldogs are Michelle Moses and Andrea Ortega. Nicole Angene and Brooke Ortiz make second team. WAC Release | FS Release

Nevada Earns Split with Fresno State [May 7]
Photos from the DH from Howard Watkins's Photo Archive
Game 2: FS 5, NV 0 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | NV Recap
>Michelle Moses set the tone early in game two of the doubleheader, striking out the first four Nevadans en route to a 9-K, 2-hit shutout. It was her third shutout of the season.
>Brooke Ortiz put the 'Dogs on the board with a bases-loaded double to left-center with none out in the third inning, driving in two runs. She was 3-for-3 in the game with a stolen base, her 11th of the season. The next three Bulldog batters were not able to do any more damage in the inning.
>Demi Walker added to the Fresno State lead in the sixth inning with her second round-tripper of the year, a ball that hit just above where the left-field foul pole meets the outfield fence. That brought in two runs and made the score 4-0 home team. Brooke Ortiz singled to short after that, stole second, got to third on a single by Diane Runge, and scored on a suicide squeeze bunt by Haley Gilleland.
Game 1: NV 8, FS 4 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | NV Recap
>The Pack attacked Mack out of the gate, rallying for three runs. It was the first home loss for Mackenzie this year. Nevada scored in all but two innings, the big blow being a 3-run home run off the bat of Megan Fincher in the fifth inning after Fresno State had rallied back to tie the game at 3-3 in the third inning.
>Nevada pitcher Ariel Craig gets her first win of the season, her record is 1-2 in 3 starts and 19 appearances this season. She held the Bulldogs to three runs in her 4-1/3 innings of work, on four hits. Nevada pitching staff workhorse Mallary Darby (12-25 in 36 starts and 2 relief appearances) came on in relief with one out in the fifth inning and went the rest of the way. It was not a save situation for Darby.
>The Bulldogs, down 3-0 going into the third inning, loaded the bases with one out and Michelle Moses at the plate. Moses hit a towering double to right field to drive in two.
> The Bulldogs stole their final run of the game in the fifth inning when Haley Gilleland on third and Andrea Ortega from first executed the delayed double steal. Dre was tagged out on the play after Haley had scored.
>Michelle Moses tied a school record by participating in three double plays in the game. Jenna Cervantez had done it in a game at San Jose State in 2006.

Bulldogs Hold off Wolf Pack [May 6]
FS 7, NV 3 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | NV Recap
>Fresno State builds a 7-0 lead after four innings, and staves off a Wolfpack comeback in the late innings.
>Michelle Moses pitches and keeps the Pack at bay for six innings before they score three in the sixth and seventh innings (may have been more on an apparent home run called a ground-rule double hit by Nevada #9 hitter Chelsea Venable). In any case, Michelle strikes out ten in the game, allows only five hits (3 of them in the seventh), and walks two.
>2B Brooke Ortiz bats ninth in the lineup for the Bulldogs and goes 3-for-3, driving in one run and scoring two.
> SS senior Haley Gilleland goes 2-for-3 with a walk. #2 batter Andrea Ortega drives in three runs in the game with her two singles in four at-bats.
>With the New Mexico State win over Boise State today, Fresno State stands to take second seed in the WAC Tournament next week, if they sweep the 'Pack on Saturday and if either Boise State or New Mexico State wins both games of their doubleheader matchup in Las Cruces Saturday.

Broncos Buck Bulldogs into Third in WAC [April 30]
Game 2: BSU 12, FS 9
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | BSU Recap
Game 1: BSU 3, FS 2 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | BSU Recap

Broncos Come Back on Bulldogs [April 29]
BSU 4, FS 3 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | BSU Recap
>Fresno State builds a 3-0 lead after 1-1/2 innings, but can't hold Broncos.
>Pitching: Boise State's Aubrey Zell scatters eight hits to improve to 13-2. Fresno State's Michelle Moses takes the loss to fall to 12-10, only two of the runs off her are earned.
>Bulldog hitting: Andrea Ortega goes 3-for-4 and Brooke Ortiz goes 2-for-3. Runs are driven in by Cailin Stiglich, Brooke Ortiz, and Haley Gilleland.
>With the game tied at 3-3 in the fourth inning, Bronco Allie Crump homers to right center.

Moses Garners WAC Hitter of the Week Honors [April 25]
FS Release | WAC Release
>#25 is WAC hitter of the week for the second time this season and fifth time in her career.

Bulldogs, Aggies Score Big in Logan [April 23]
FS 16, USU 12 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | USU Recap
>The 28 runs in the game ties a Fresno State record for most total runs scored in a game. The other was a 15-13 win at UNLV in 1998.
>Nicole Angene goes 3-for-5 with a grand slam and 5 RBI. Caitlin Stiglich is 4-for-6 with 2 RBI. Andrea Ortega goes 3-for-6. Haley Gilleland, Michelle Moses, Brooke Ortiz, and Diane Runge each contribute 2 hits to the 18-hit Bulldog attack.
>Mackenzie Oakes starts in the circle and gets the win despite giving up eight runs (three earned) over 3-2/3 innings. Michelle Moses relieves her and picks up her second save in 2011.
>There were ten errors in the game, four by the Bulldogs and six by the Aggies.

Bulldogs Face Off Against Aggies [April 22]
Game 2: FS 7, USU 1 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | USU Recap
>Fresno State scores first with a 4-run rally in the second in which ten batters came to the plate. There were 2 hits in the inning, RBI singles by Demi Walker and Andra Ortega. The rally was aided by four walks and one hit batter by Aggie pitchers Mandy Harmon and Mandy Chaplin.
>Michelle Moses extended the Bulldog lead to 7-0 with her 11th and 12th HRs of the year, a 2-run shot to left with Andrea aboard in the fourth and a solo to left in the sixth.
>Mackenzie Oakes makes the start for the Bulldogs, improving to 15-2, allowing one run, on a Kelley Kaneshiro homer in the sixth. Mack struck out five and walked three.
Game 1: FS 5, USU 3 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | USU Recap
>Bulldog Michelle Moses does it all. From the batter's box, she gets the team on the board in the third inning with a grand slam. From the pitcher's circle, she deals 13 Ks while shutting out the Aggies until the seventh inning. She carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning. Utah State came up with three runs in the seventh inning on a leadoff solo home and a two-run rally.
>Caitlin Stiglich drives in the Bulldogs' fifth run of the game with a double in the sixth inning plating Moses, who had reached base on a walk.
>Demi Walker goes 2-for-2 in the game and scores on the Moses slam.

Bulldogs Stay in Second with Sweep of Spartans [April 16]
Game 2: FS 6, SJS 1 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | SJSU Recap
> Fresno State scores one run in the first, two runs in the second, and three runs in the third en route to a 6-1 victory.
>Michelle Moses is in good form from the circle with a three-hitter. SJSU's Stange hits a solo home run in the seventh for the only Spartan run.
>Andrea Ortega has a hot weekend at the plate, batting .700 (7-for-10) with two doubles, five runs scored, and one RBI.

Game 1: FS 2, SJS 1 (9) Box | gametracker | FS Recap | SJSU Recap
> It takes nine innings for Fresno State to beat San Jose State on a Rebecca Hall infield single.
>Mackenzie Oakes improves to 14-2, scattering six hits ans five walks over the nine innings.
>The Spartans' Annica Wolf doubles in the tying run in their half of the seventh to force extras.
>Courtney Moore scored the first run of the game in the second inning on a fielding error by Spartan left fielder Sadie Coenen on a single by Brooke Ortiz.

Bulldogs, Moses Get Back on Winning Track Against Spartans [April 15]
FS 4, SJS 2 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | SJSU Recap
> Fresno State struck first in the second inning. Caitlin Stiglich led off the inning with a single thru the 5-6 hole, then came all the way around the bases on a Andrea Ortega double into the left field corner. Nicole Angene followed that with a single that moved Dre to third. Kaylan Pollard then added the fourth straight Bulldog hit with an RBI single to right, her first hit and RBI of the year, making it a 2-0 game.
> Bulldog starting pitcher Michelle Moses holds San Jose State to two runs, both on solo home runs. The Spartans get their first hit and run of the game with two out in the fourth inning as Amanda Shatz hit a home run shot to left, halving the Bulldog lead to 2-1.
>Fresno State upped the score to 4-1 on a bases loaded play in the fifth inning, after Caitlin Stiglich had doubled to right center, Diane Runge came in to run for her, Andrea Ortega singled to right, and Nicole Angene walked to load the bases. Spartan relief pitcher Elyssa Fox threw a wild pitch to Rebecca Hall to score Runge. On that play, San Jose State catcher Dorothy Morentin threw wildly past Fox covering the plate, which allowed Ortega to score as well.
> San Jose State added a second run in the sixth inning when the #9 hitter BranDee Garcia hit her second home run of the season to the berm in left.

Bulldogs Blown Away by Aggies [April 9]
Game 2: New Mexico State 9, FS 1 (6 inn.) Box | FS Recap | NMSU Recap
>It was all Aggies on this windy afternoon in South New Mexico as they mercy the Bulldogs twice.
>Michelle Moses starts all three game of the series and is not effective in Game 2, suffering through 3-1/3 innings and yielding 8 runs (7 earned) on 8 hits and 3 walks while striking out four. Nicole Angene comes on in relief and holds the Aggies scoreless for two innings before giving up a home run by Tiare Jennings leading off the sixth inning, which gave the Aggies their ninth run for the 9-1 mercy walk-off win.
>The Fresno State offense manages only three baserunners, one of which is Angene on a solo home run in the third inning. Aggies starter Alex Newman went three innings before giving way to game one starter Celisha Walker after hitting Moses. Walker cruised the rest of the way for the win, retiring all nine batters to face her.
>There were many highlights for the Aggies. They scored two runs in each of the first four innings. Leadoff batter Kylie Randall was 3-for-4 with a double, triple, and three runs scored. #3 hitter Tiare Jennings had two home runs and two walks.
Game 1: New Mexico State 10, FS 2 (5 inn.)
Box | FS Recap | NMSU Recap
>New Mexico State rebounds from Friday night's loss with a mercy-rule win.
>Michelle Moses gets the pitching start for Fresno State, but can't get out of the second inning. Mackenzie Oakes can't hold the Aggies, either, as their offense goes on a tear.
>Haley Gilleland extends the game with the score 8-0 in the top of the fifth, driving in two runs with a two-out single to left.
>All but one starting Aggie batter gets at least one hit, led by Vanessa Valles (3-for-4, HR, 2R, 2 RBI) and Teresa Conrad (3-for-4, R, RBI, SB). In all, NMSU had 14 hits and 5 walks en route to the win.

Bulldogs Give Aggies First WAC Loss [April 8]
FS 9, New Mexico State 1 (5 inn.) Box | FS Recap | NMSU Recap
>The Bulldogs offense roughs up Aggie pitchers Alex Newman and Alex Villalobos. New Mexico State's ace Newman falls to 17-4, yielding 10 hits and 8 runs (7 earned) in 2-2/3 innings.
>Five of the Bulldog hitters have two hits each. Eight runs are driven in by the Bulldogs' 2-3-4 hitters, Brooke Ortiz, Michelle Moses, and Courtney Moore.
>At the top of the order, Bulldog shortstop senior Haley Gilleland scored three runs and went 2-for-4.
>Fresno State scored first, in the first. After the first two batters were retired, Michelle Moses walked and came around to score via errors on balls hit by the next two batters.
>Fresno State rallied for another 3 runs in the third, 4 in the third, and 1 in the 5th.
>The big blows in each inning were a 2-run home run by Michelle Moses in the 2nd, a 2-RBI double by Courtney Moore in the third, and an RBI double by Brooke Ortiz in the fifth.
>Michelle Moses corraled the Aggies from the pitcher's circle, scattering four hits, allowing one earned run in the fourth, walking none, and striking out five.

Bulldogs and Tigers Battle for 11 Innings [April 4]
Pacific 5, FS 4 (11 inn.) Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UOP Recap
>The Bulldogs fall behind 4-0 by the third, get to even in the seventh, then fall in the eleventh.
>Mackenzie Oakes starts but goes only into the third inning, giving up four runs on seven hits. Michelle Moses comes on in relief, walks 2 of the first 3 to face her to walk in an inherited runner. She goes on to throw 3-hit ball for 8-1/3 innings before taking the loss on an unearned run in the 11th.
>The Bulldog offense racks up 11 hits, each starter has at least one hit. However, 12 runners are left on base.
>Courtney Moore scores first for the Bulldogs with a solo home run in the fourth. It was her second dinger of the year.
>Rebecca Hall and Haley Gilleland have back-to-back doubles in the fifth inning for the second Fresno State run.
>Caitlin Stiglich was the only multi-hit Bulldog, going 3-for-5 including a clutch 2-out, 2-strike RBI single to tie the game in the seventh.
>Pacific's Amy Moore and Taylor Petty have two RBI each in the game.

Michelle Moses Garners WAC Pitcher of the Week Honors [April 4]
Award goes to a Fresno State hurler for a third week in a row
FS Release | WAC Release

Bulldogs Sweep Wahine on Two Deuces [April 2]
Game 2: FS 2, #20/25Hawaii 0 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UH Recap
>Michelle Moses finishes the week with her second win and shutout over Hawai'i. In the series, she's 2-0 with a save, holding the Rainbow Wahine to two hits, four walks, and a hit batter over 16.0 innings of work. In this game, 19 of the 21 outs came via flyouts.
>Haley Gilleland goes 2-for-3, stealing three bases in the game, which ties the school's single game record. Becky Witt did it in 2001 and Caroline Chavez in 1981.
>Nicole Angene drives in both Bulldog runs with a 2-run shot just to the right side of center in the sixth inning. It was her third of the season.
Game 1: FS 2, #20/25Hawaii 1 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UH Recap
>Mackenzie Oakes starts in the circle for Fresno State, yielding one run on eight hits through 5+ innings of work. Michelle Moses comes in to pitch with two on and none out in the sixth inning. She proceeds to retire the next six batters to earn her first save of the season.
>Andrea Ortega drives in both Bulldog runs with her third round-tripper of the season to left in the fourth inning. She also reached base with a single and walk in the game.

Moses Fools Hawaii Offense on April 1st [April 1]
FS 5, #20/25Hawaii 0 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UH Recap
>Michelle Moses throws the first no-hitter of her Bulldog career, and the 66th in school history. She strikes out 11 and allows two baserunners via walks.
>Fresno State rallies for three runs in the first inning and single runs in the fouth and fifth.
>Eight of the Bulldog starting batters had at least one hit. Caitlin Stiglich, Andrea Ortrga, and Haley Gilleland had RBI singles.
>For the Rainbow Wahine pitching, starter Stephanie Ricketts takes the loss, yielding nine hits, walking one, and striking out five. She is now 15-8. Jenna Rodriguez pitches the last 1-2/3 innings. She allowed one inheritied runner to score on two illegal pitches.

Mackenzie Oakes Repeats As WAC Pitcher of the Week [March 28]
FS Release | WAC Release

Bulldogs Offense Comes Out to Play in LA [March 26]
Game 2: FS 2, Louisiana Tech 1 (9 inn.) Box | gametracker | FS Recap | LT Recap
>The Bulldogs go extras and win it on a Nicole Angene sacrifice fly in the ninth.
>Mackenzie Oakes earns the win on a four-hitter. She struck out six and walked one.
>La Tech's Allie Geisler tied the game in the bottom of the seventh with a one-out home run to right.
>Fresno State scored first in the sixth inning on a squeeze play by Courtney Moore plating Brooke Ortiz. Brooke tripled to reach third, the Lady Techsters then walked Michelle Moses to get to Court with one out.
Game 1: FS 10, Louisiana Tech 1
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | LT Recap
>The Bulldogs score in every inning except the sixth, backing up a 4-hitter by Michelle Moses, who strikes out seven and improves to 6-6.
>Eight of the Bulldogs in the starting lineup has at least one hit, including Haley Gilleland at 3-for-5. Michelle Moses, Courtney Moore, Nicole Angene, Demi Walker, Rebecca Hall, and Becca Walker each have two hits. In total, there were a season-high 14 hits off of Bulldog bats.

Bulldogs Open WAC Play with a Shutout Win [March 25]
FS 2, Louisiana Tech 0 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | LT Recap
>Mackenzie Oakes is in the circle and overcomes five hits, two walks, two hit batters, and three errors to earn her second shoutout of the year, improving to 11-2. The Lady Techsters stranded ten runners iu the game and hit into two double plays. The Bulldogs have won all nine games that Mack has started.
> Michelle Moses is in the middle of the Bulldog scoring plays as she leads off the fourth inning with a double, goes to third on a Courtney Moore flyout, and scores the first run of the game on an RBI fielder's choice by Caitlin Stiglich. Michelle drove in the second run of the game in the fifth inning by getting hit by a Techster Meghan Krieg pitch with the bases loaded.

Mackenzie Oakes Earns WAC Pitcher of the Week [March 21]
FS Release | WAC Release

Garman Classic Day 3: Bulldogs Finish with a Win over Top Ten Big Ten Michigan [March 19]
FS 3, #5/6Michigan 1 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UM Recap
>The Wolverines score first in the top of the first inning on an unearned run.
>In the bottom of the third, Michelle Moses ties the game, hitting the first pitch she sees over the scoreboard in left center. Andrea Ortega followed with a fly to center that hit the top of the fence and Wolverine center fielder Bree Evans's glove. Dre ended up on third with a triple. Caitlin Stiglich then followed with a one-strike home run, also over the scoreboard to give Fresno State a 3-1 lead.
>Mackenzie Oakes pitches for the Bulldogs, scattering eight hits, walking none, and striking out four. Her records improves to 10-2. Wolverine Jordan Taylor took the loss and falls to 14-2. Michigan is now 28-2 in 2011.

Garman Classic Day 2: Bulldogs Split [March 18]
#12/14Texas 9, FS 2 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UT Recap
>The Longhorns hit three longballs for their first four runs.
>The Bulldogs took a lead in the bottom of the second inning on Michelle Moses's 7th home run of the year, a shot to center with Haley Gilleland aboard.
>Texas added to their lead with a fifth inning rally, a double from Torrie Schmidt chased Bulldog starter Michelle Moses (LP, 5-6). Nicole Angene came on in relief and allowed her two inherited runners to score, and another unearned run. One more Texas run scored in the top of the seventh.
FS 3, Illinois 2
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UI Recap
>The Bulldogs get back on the winning track with three consecutive RBI singles from Rebecca Hall, Haley Gilleland, and Brooke Ortiz in the fifth inning.
>Bulldog starting pitcher Mackenzie Oakes doesn't allow a hit until the fifth inning. The Illini scores their two runs off of her in top of the sixth. One of those runs was unearned.

Garman Classic Day 1: Bulldogs Shutout Twice [March 17]
Penn State 1, FS 0 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | PS Recap
>The Bulldogs are shutout again today by Nittany Lion pitcher Jackie Hill (WP, 7-5), who throws her fourth shutout of the season in 12 starts, striking out eight Bulldogs.
>The Bulldogs strand 2 runners in scoring position in the fifth inning and the bases loaded in the sixth
>Penn State wins on an unearned run, on a Brooke Ortiz error on a grounder in the fifth inning.
> Michelle Moses (LP, 5-5) comes out on the short end of the pither's duel, scattering six hits and striking out nine.
#4/4 Washington 10, FS 0 (6 inn.) Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UW Recap
>The Bulldogs fall to Huskies freshman pitcher Kaitlyn Ingelsby, who also hit a home run in the game. Ingelsby held the Bulldogs to 3 hits.
> The game was scoreless until Ingelsby's HR in the fifth inning. The wheels came off in the sixth when the Bulldog defense got shaky, aiding a Husky rally that scored 8 runs (5 earned) off Bulldog reliever Mackenzie Oakes. Bulldog starter Michelle Moses took the loss.
>Washington is 20-0 on the season, the nation's only undefeated team, until...they would suffer their first loss of the year later in the day against Texas, who Fresno State faces Friday, 12-0 in 5 innings, a perfect game by Longhorn Blare Luna.

Margie Wright Gets Win #1400 [March 15]
FS 3, Bradley 2 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | BU Recap
>The Bulldogs pound out 10 hits, highlighted by Michelle Moses's two-run shot over the berm in left-center.
>Haley Gilleland is 2-for-4, Brooke Ortiz is 2-for-3 with a sacrifice, and Andrea Ortega is 2-for-3.
> Mackenzie Oakes holds the Braves scoreless for 6-2/3 innings when they rally for 2 runs (one earned).

Bulldogs Take Second in Bayer CropScience Classic [March 10-13]
All-Tournament Team (one player from each team plus a tournament MVP): Bradley's Alison Kresl, Cal's Jolene Henderson, Drake's Lindsey Vander Wall, Fresno State's Mackenzie Oakes, Idaho State's Amanda Fitzsimmons, and Troy's Hayden Gann. The tournament MVP is leadoff hitter Jamia Reid of Cal.
Cal 6, FS 2
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | Cal Recap
>Cal's Jace Williams tears it up, going 2-for-3 with a walk. Her two 2-RBI hits, a double in the third and single in the fourth, led the Bear offense against Bulldog pitcher Michelle Moses.
>Cal pitcher Jolene Henderson hold Fresno State to 3 hits.
>Other Sunday scores: Bradley 5, Idaho State 4 (9 inn.) | Cal 3, Drake 0
FS 2, Troy 1
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | TU Recap
>The Trojans' pitcher Ashlyn Williams allows only 3 hits, but one was Michelle Moses's fifth home run of the year which lands just past the fence in straightaway center for two runs in the third inning.
>Mackenzie Oakes gets the win to improve to 7-2 with a four-hitter.
FS 2, Drake 1
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | DU Recap
>Michelle Moses strikes out 10 Drake Bulldogs in the three- hitter.
>Courtney Moore and Caitlin Stiglich hit RBI doubles in the fourth and sixth innings.
>Other scores of the day: Drake 8, Idaho State 1 | Bradley 4, Idaho State 2 | Cal 1, Troy 0
FS 5, ISU 1
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | ISU Recap
>Nicole Angene take the circle for the Bulldogs, scattering seven hits and striking out five.
>Andrea Ortega highlights the Bulldog scoring with her second home run of the season, a 3-run shot that landed on the backside of the berm in left field in the third inning.
FS 2, Bradley 0
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | BU Recap
>Michelle Moses hits a no-doubt home run to left in the first inning, hitting the tree beyond the left-field berm, and makes it stand up by pitching a 2-hit shutout.
>Bradley pitcher Lindsey Hufeld also throws a 2-hitter, allowing only one base runner, via an error, after the first inning.
>Other Friday scores:
Troy 2, Bradley 0 | Troy 12, Drake 5 (8 inn.) | Drake 8, Idaho St. 0 (6 inn., no-hitter for Brynne Dordel)
FS 1, ISU 0
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | ISU Recap
>Michelle Moses strikes out a season-high 14 en route to her fourth win of the season and first shutout of the year.
>The Bulldogs scored an unearned run in the sixth inning when Andrea Ortega grounded out to bring in Brooke Ortiz who had led the inning off with a single to center.
>The win is the 1500th in program history (1500-504-3, .749)
>Other tournament score: Idaho State 3, Troy 1

Bulldogs Return to SD for Campbell/Cartier Classic [March 4-6]
Baylor 4, FS 1
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | BU Recap
>Courtney Moore had the only Bulldog RBI of the day, driving in Haley Gilleland with a sac fly in the first inning to tie the game at the time.
>Baylor defeated #6 UCLA at the tournament on Friday
Long Beach State 6, FS 5
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | LBS Recap
>The Bulldogs used 3 pitchers in the game: Michelle Moses, Nicole Angene, and Mackenzie Oakes. Moses didn't get thru the first inning, Angene went 5-1/3, and Oakes ended up with the loss as the Bears rallied to win it in the bottom of the seventh.
>Offensively, Caitlin Stiglich went 2-for-3 with an RBI, Courtney Moore doubled in two runs in the first inning, and Michelle Moses was 2-for-4.
>All three Bulldog losses this season have been by one run.
>Baylor Bear DP Sarah Carrasco had a big day, with 3 RBI singles in 4 at-bats.
#23/25 Houston 4, FS 3 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UH Recap
>The Bulldogs take a 3-2 lead in the fourth inning on center fielder Demi Walker's first home run of the season.
>Bulldog pitchers Michelle Moses and Mackenzie Oakes stuggle, yielding 11 hits and four walks to the Cougars, who re-took the lead on a bases-loaded walk in the sixth inning. Mack takes her first loss of the year.
FS 2, SDS 1 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | SDS Recap
>The Bulldogs score first again, in the first inning when a wild pitch uncorked by Aztec starting pitcher scoring Bulldog shortstop senior Haley Gilleland. Haley had reached base with a leadoff single, advanced to second when Brooke Ortiz walked, then stole third.
>Courtney Moore then staked Fresno State to a 2-0 lead with an RBI double in the third inning, scoring Michele Moses, who reached base via a 4-pitch, 2-out walk.
> Mackenzie Oakes picked up the win in relief, improving to 5-0.
FS 7, BYU 3 Box gametracker | FS Recap | BYU Recap
>Andrea Ortega scored the first run of the game on a solo home run to lead off the bottom of the second inning. She would drive in two runs in the 6-run fourth with a 2-out, bases-loaded single.
>Haley Gilleland goes 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI.
>Michelle Moses starts in the circle and gets the win (3-1 record), striking out 8 over 5-2/3 innings. Mackenzie Oakes earns the save (1st of the year).
>Michelle was 2-for-4 at the plate with an RBI. Nicole Angene was 2-for-3.
>BYU scored their runs in the fifth and sixth innings.

Cathedral City Classic: 'Dogs go 3-1 in the desert [Feb. 25-27]
Sunday: OR St.: The 1:00 game v. Oregon St., which would have started at 2:00, was not played due to OSU needing to catch their flight.
FS 7, UMass 5
Box gametracker | FS Recap | UM Recap
>The Bulldogs were held to five hits in the game, one hit being Caitlin Stiglich's third career grand slam in the fifth inning.
> Mackenzie Oakes got the complete game and held off the Minutewomen who had two late-inning home runs to make the game closer.
>The Bulldogs scored their first two runs in the fourth, two manufactured runs scoring on a squeeze bunt by Courtney Moore and a bases-loaded hit batter (Demi Walker).
Saturday: Syracuse 4, FS 3
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | SU Recap
>Michelle Moses takes the loss, yielding a 2-out, 1-2 count 2-run HR in the top of the seventh to Orange catcher Lacey Kohl.
>The top of the order for the Bulldogs deliver: Leadoff Haley Gilleland goes 2-for-3 with a double, walk, RBI and runs scored. In the second row, Brooke Ortiz is 2-for-4 with an RBI and two infield singles.
>Two unearned runs scores after LF Andrea Ortega dropped a fly ball to deep left-center in the fifth inning.
Friday: FS 4, Oklahoma St. 3
Box | gametracker | FS Recap | OSU Recap
>Michelle Moses strikes out 13 in a four-hit complete game to improve to 2-0, hitting one batter and walking none.
>Fresno State rallies for four runs in the 2nd inning, highlighted by a two-RBI single by Rebecca Hall and a two-RBI double from Haley Gilleland.
>The Cowgirls scored all of their runs on HRs by Julie Ward (2-RBI down the right-field line in the 4th) and Chelsea Garcia (solo to center in the 7th).
FS 4, Virginia 1 Box | gametracker | FS Recap | UVA Recap
>Mackennzie Oakes improves to 3-0, striking out seven in a five-hitter.
>Fresno State gets two runs in each of the 5th and 6th innings, on 2-RBI singles from Brooke Ortiz and Haley Gilleland.

Bulldogs Get A Big Win at SD Classic I [Feb. 18] | FS Recap | Mizzou Recap
FS 6, #8/10 Missouri 3 Box | gametracker
>Michelle Moses gets her first win of the year, hits 3-run HR, Courtney Moore and Nicole Angene also go deep
>The other 3 Bulldog games are rained out.

Bulldogs Sweep Hornets [Feb. 12] | FS Recap | Sac St Recap
Game 2: FS 7, Sac St. 1 Box | gametracker
>Mackenzie Oakes pitches a complete game, gets her second win of the day
>Michelle Moses hits her 2nd HR of the day.
>Brooke Ortiz goes 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.
Game 1: FS 5, Sac St 4 (11 inn.) Box | gametracker
>Michelle Moses hits for the cycle.
>Haley Gilleland goes 3-for-5 with two doubles. She scored the walk-off run on a wild throw from the catcher tying to pick her off at second base.
>Mackenzie Oakes picks up the first win of the season in relief of Moses, shutting out the Hornets for 5.2 innings, striking out seven.
>Left fielder Demi Walker had a crucial defensive play in the first inning, gunning down the Hornet's Alyssa Nakken at the plate.


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