Mar. 8, 1997
Virigina Tops Western Michigan 4-3
TAMPA, Fla. - Virginia nabbed its second win of the tournament over a school from the Great Lakes State as they defeated Western Michigan, 4-3, in Tampa.
Corinne Good's double in the third inning started the scoring as it scored Christina Chiappe and Tish Tablan (2x3, RBI, SB). After the Broncos countered with three runs on four hits in the fourth, Virginia tied the game with an unearned run in the fifth.
In the sixth, Beth Crimi (2x3) led off with a single. Two batters later she scored via a RBI single off the bat of Chiappe (3x3, RBI) and UVa led 4-3.
The lead held up as Stacey Zagol came in and pitched the final two innings to pick up the victory (2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K) in relief of Chrissy Quinn (5.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K).
Inning-by-Inning Scoring SPEEDLINE INVITATIONAL R H E Western Michigan 000 300 0 3 8 2 Virginia (2-2) 002 011 X 4 9 0 WP: Zagol (1-1) LP: Vanover 2B-Good, Chiappe RBI-Chiappe, Good (2), Tablan SB-Tablan CS-Bolkan
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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