Feb. 22, 2014
CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif.—The Virginia softball team fell to Oregon State, 9-1 in five innings, Friday night (Feb. 21) at the Mary Nutter Classic. With the loss, the Cavaliers fell to 2-9 on the season, while the Beavers improved to 4-10.
UVa scored its only run in the fourth inning after junior Heidi Velk (Murietta, Calif.) singled and stole second to lead off the inning. Velk scored on a freshman Madison Labshere (El Cajon, Calif.) single.
Alexis Gonzalez went 3-for-3 with two RBI for the Beavers, who scored five runs in the fifth inning with one out to end the game. Amanda Najdek (2-4) pitched a complete game, allowing a run with four strikeouts in five innings for the win.
Sophomore pitcher Aimee Chapdelaine (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) allowed nine runs (eight earned) in 4.1 innings in the loss (2-9).
The Cavaliers conclude the Mary Nutter Classic Saturday (Feb. 22) when they play Fresno State at 3 p.m. and Oregon at 5:30 p.m. Both times are Eastern.
Short-Handed Cavaliers' Struggles ContinueWomen's Basketball2/8/16Since losing All-ACC guard Faith Randolph, the Virginia women's basketball team has lost six of eight games. UVA hosts Syracuse on Thursday night.Selflessness Fuels Cavaliers' Latest TriumphMen's Basketball2/6/16Ninth-ranked Virginia totaled 17 assists in its 64-50 win over ACC rival Pittsburgh at the sold-out Petersen Events Center on Saturday afternoon.'Hoos Heading Into Hostile TerritoryMen's Basketball2/5/16At noon Saturday, in a game to be shown on the ACC Network, No. 9 Virginia (18-4, 7-3) plays Pitt (17-4, 6-3) at the Petersen Events Center.
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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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