Scheuber Homers, `Dogs Shutout UCSB 8-0
    Aja Scheuber hit her first home run of the season vs. UCSB.
    Aja Scheuber hit her first home run of the season vs. UCSB.

    Feb. 16, 2008

    Final Stats

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. -On day two of the Campbell Cartier Classic hosted by San Diego State, the Bulldogs continued to play as they did on day one. The Bulldogs defeated UCSB 8-0 and have now scored 26 runs in the last three games and given up just one to their opponents. Fresno State improves to 5-0 on the season while UCSB dropped to 2-5.

    Freshman Morgan Melloh pitched a gem once again. She had her second-straight complete game shutout as she allowed only four hits with six strikeouts.

    The game was tied going into the fourth when senior Aja Scheuber hit her first home run of the season, a two-run bomb to left field which scored Andrea Ortega from first.

    Up 2-0, the Bulldogs piled on the runs in the top of the fifth. Haley Gilleland singled to right and Mallory Perkins reached first on an error. With no outs, Gilleland stole third.

    With one out, Jenna Cervantez doubled to right center which cleared the bases to give the `Dogs a 4-0 lead.

    With the bases loaded, Lisamarie Coronado singled to the pitched which brought in a runner from third to make is 5-0. The Bulldogs would get two more runs off of infield hits to give them the 7-0 advantage.

    Freshman Caitlin Stiglich hit her third home run in three games with a solo shot in the top of the seventh for the final score of 8-0.

    Stiglich led the team with two hits and three runs. Junior transfer Aubrey Fast made her first appearance of the season late in the game as she came in as a pinch hitter and drew a walk.

     

     

    Fresno State plays San Diego State tonight at 7 p.m. The game can be heard live on 790 ESPN the Deuce and been seen on gametracker at www.gobulldogs.com.

    "Join the State - Fresno State!" - The Fresno State softball team will play in the Palm Springs Tournament February 21-24. The next home game for the Bulldogs is a doubleheader Monday, February 25 at 6 p.m. against Eastern Michigan. February 25 is Monday Madness and general admission tickets are just $1 on game day.

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