Feb. 28, 1998
FULLERTON, Calif. - The University of Virginia softball team continued its early season pattern, defeating San Diego State in the first game 2-1 before dropping the second game to San Jose State 6-0. The Cavaliers have played four doubleheaders this season, winning all of the first games and dropping each of the second games in the series.
In game one, Stacey Zagol continued her outstanding pitching, throwing a one-hitter while striking out five batters and allowing only one walk. Beth Crimi (3-4) paced Virginia at the plate, posting three singles on the afternoon. Jen Krill (2-3) and Stacy Holmes (2-4, 1 RBI) each added two singles for the Cavaliers. Meaghan Young (1-4, triple) and Corinne Good (1-4, 1 RBI) each scored a run in UVa's win.
In game two, Christine Quinn took the mound for the Cavaliers to start things off, scattering four hits while striking out two batters and allowing four walks. Zagol replaced Quinn in the fourth inning. She recorded three strikeouts, gave up two hits and allowed one walk. On the offensive side, Virginia could only gather three hits on the evening. Karen Breshears (1-3), Krill (1-3) and Young (1-3) posted singles for UVa in the loss.
The split on the day moves Virginia's record to (4-4) overall. The Cavaliers return to action on Saturday, (Feb. 28) to face Long Beach State at 3:00 p.m. in the afternoon game and Stanford at 7:00 p.m. in the nightcap.
Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.Thompson Era Begins for CavaliersWomen's Basketball4/18/18Tina Thompson will be introduced as UVA's head women's basketball coach Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena.
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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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