Mar. 8, 1997
Virigina Drops 2-0 Decision to Illinois-Chicago
TAMPA, Va. - Virginia continued its struggles at the plate as they dropped a 2-0 decision to Illinois-Chicago in their final game of the Speedline Invitational.
Offensively, the Cavaliers could manage just four hits, including a double from Christina Chiappe and a triple off the bat of Tish Tablan, as they were shutout for the third time in five games. Tablan tried to stretch her triple into an inside-the-park home run, but used an excellent 9-4-5-2 relay to nab her at the plate.
Hard luck Cavalier pitcher Stacey Zagol (7.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K) carried a shutout into the seventh, but the Flames Rebecca Iuli singled, scoring Mary Curulo, to give UIC a 1-0 lead. UVa finished the Speedline Invitational with a 2-3 mark. The Cavaliers did not qualify for the tournaments "playoff" format.
Inning-by-Inning Scoring SPEEDLINE INVITATIONAL R H E Illinois-Chicago 000 000 2 2 7 1 Virginia (2-3) 000 000 0 0 4 2 WP: Zalewski LP: Zagol (1-2) 2B-Chiappe 3B-Tablan
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