Baylor 4, California 1

May 27, 2005

WACO, Texas -- Trailing 1-0 heading into the bottom of the sixth, the No. 10 Baylor softball team rallied for four runs in the inning to rally for a 4-1 victory over No. 2 Cal and force a deciding game in the best-of-three NCAA Waco Super Regional. First pitch for game three is at 9:35 p.m. with the winner to advance to the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Melissa Huffhines had the key hit in the rally when she hit a two-out, bases loaded triple to give Baylor a 4-1 lead.

Cristin Vitek picked up the complete game win as she improved to 13-5 on the season.

CALIFORNIA 1 (51-13)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Galindo, V 3b............  3  1  1  1   0  0  1  3   0
James, L lf..............  3  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0
Eldredge, K cf...........  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Woods, H c...............  3  0  0  0   0  1  4  0   1
Pamanian, J 2b...........  3  0  3  0   0  0  2  2   0
Spencer, C ss............  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  5   1
Friedman, E dp...........  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Meyer, J 1b..............  3  0  0  0   0  1 11  0   2
Sutton, A rf.............  2  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0
Anderson, K p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
Totals................... 26  1  5  1   0  3 18 11   4

BAYLOR 4 (51-13)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Harmony Schwethelm cf....  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Carrie Leerberg 2b.......  3  1  2  0   0  0  5  3   0
Tessa Lynam 1b...........  2  1  1  1   1  1  6  0   2
Chelsi Lake dp...........  3  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   1
Stephanie Pomes 3b.......  3  0  1  0   0  0  0  1   0
 Emily Gipe pr...........  0  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Kim Wilmoth ss...........  2  1  0  0   1  0  2  1   0
Melissa Huffhines c......  2  0  1  3   1  0  3  0   0
 Jordan Daniels pr.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
April Luce rf............  3  0  1  0   0  1  3  0   1
Kylie Conroy lf..........  2  0  0  0   0  1  2  0   0
Cristin Vitek p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
Totals................... 23  4  6  4   3  4 21  6   4

Score by Innings                  R  H  E
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CALIFORNIA.......... 100 000 0 -  1  5  0
BAYLOR.............. 000 004 X -  4  6  0
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DP - California 1. LOB - California 4; Baylor 4. 
3B - HUFFHINES(1). HR -Galindo, V(3). 
SB - Pamanian, J(8); LEERBERG(13).

CALIFORNIA             IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Anderson, K.........  6.0  6  4  4  3  4 23 26  85

BAYLOR                 IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Cristin Vitek.......  7.0  5  1  1  0  3 26 26  77

Win - VITEK (13-5).  Loss - Anderson, K (26-8).  Save - None.
Pitches/strikes: Anderson, K 85/54; VITEK 77/56.
Umpires - HP: Bryan Smith  1B: Joe Squires  3B: Diane Beasley
Start: 7:30 PM   Time: 1:29   Attendance:
Game: BU64

-- Courtesy Baylor