March 10, 2008
FRESNO, Calif. - Fresno State continues its tough schedule at home as they host No. 14/15 Houston Tuesday for a doubleheader before taking on No. 9/11 Oklahoma at Bulldog Diamond on Thursday. Game one on Tuesday will begin at 5 p.m. and game two is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday's game will begin at 5 p.m. Both games can be heard live on 790 the Deuce ESPN Radio.
Follow the Bulldogs
You can follow Fresno State throughout the season as all games can be viewed live through gametracker by logging on to www.gobulldogs.com and clicking on the gametracker link. Gametracker will be used to cover all of Fresno State's games, both home and away. This week's game will be on 790 the Deuce ESPN Radio. All games can be heard live on www.gobulldogs.com at no charge.
This Week's Matchups
After falling to Houston 3-0 in the final game of the Bingham Toyota Classic on Sunday night in the first-ever meeting between the two schools, the Bulldogs will look to avenge their defeat in a doubleheader vs. the No. 14 Cougars on Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. at Bulldog Diamond.
No. 9/11 Oklahoma will visit Bulldog Diamond for one game on Thursday at 5 p.m. The two schools last met in 2006 as they split the series, 4-2 and 3-4. The Sooners lead the overall series 10-7. They are 21-5 on the year after going 4-1 last weekend.
Bingham Toyota Classic
Fresno State, Houston and DePaul finished in a third-way tie for first at 5-1, in the four-day tournament hosted by the Bulldogs. Due to tiebreaker rules, the winner was decided by run differential. With a +18 advantage, Houston won the 2008 Bingham Toyota Classic. Fresno State would finish second and DePaul would be third. Cal Poly would finish fourth at 2-3, Sacramento State would be fifth at 1-3, Santa Clara sixth at 1-4 and Rhode Island seventh at 0-6.
The 2008 Bingham Toyota All-Tournament team was voted on by the tournament coaches. The MVP went to Angel Shamblin, a junior pitcher from Houston. Houston also named Elaina Nordstrom, a senior catcher to the team. The rest of the team included, Jackie Morales from Santa Clara, Anna Cahn from Cal Poly, Sandy Vojik from DePaul, Teri Ann Caogan from Sacramento State and Melissa Wilson from Rhode Island.
Fresno State's Haley Perkins was named to the All-Tournament team for the second year in a row. The junior who plays third base, hit .333 in the tournament with six hits, four runs and a triple. She had a stretch where she hit a triple in five of six games and a season-high 10 game hitting streak.
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