Illinois vs Alabama (May 16, 2003) Illinois vs Alabama (May 16, 2003) Box Score
                                Alabama Softball
                            Illinois at #15 Alabama
             May 16, 2003 at Tuscaloosa, Ala. (UA Softball Complex)

Illinois 2 (39-16-1)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Hamma ss.................  2  1  1  0   2  0  1  2   1
Coriddi cf...............  4  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   2
Hall 1b..................  3  0  1  0   1  0  5  2   0
 Planinsek pr............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Montgomery rf............  3  0  0  0   0  2  2  0   1
Jones 3b.................  4  0  2  0   0  0  1  1   0
Sartini c................  4  0  0  0   0  2  2  0   4
Butcher dh/lf............  3  0  1  0   0  2  3  1   0
Baumgartner lf/dh........  3  0  1  0   0  1  0  0   0
O'Connell 2b.............  3  0  0  0   0  0  4  0   2
Taylor p.................  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
 Fortune p...............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 29  2  8  0   3  7 18  7  10

Alabama 4 (47-19)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Courtney rf..............  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Wilkins cf...............  2  1  0  0   0  1  1  0   1
 Currie ph...............  0  0  0  0   1  0  0  0   0
McClain 1b...............  3  1  1  1   0  0  4  1   0
VanBrakle p..............  2  2  2  3   1  0  0  2   0
 Phillips pr.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Prejean c................  2  0  1  0   0  0  7  1   0
Ramsey 3b................  3  0  1  0   0  0  1  4   0
Reed lf..................  2  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   1
 A. Johnson lf...........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   1
Accetturo 2b.............  1  0  0  0   0  0  4  0   0
 L. White pr.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Reach ss.................  2  0  1  0   0  0  3  3   0
E. Wright dh.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 21  4  6  4   2  1 21 11   3

Score by Innings                  R  H  E
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Illinois............ 002 000 0 -  2  8  1
Alabama............. 000 202 X -  4  6  4
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E - Sartini(7); Prejean(11); Reed(2); Accetturo(8); Reach(16). DP - ILLINOIS
1. LOB - ILLINOIS 10; Alabama 3. 2B - Prejean(9). HR - McClain(8); VanBrakle
2(12). SH - Montgomery(6); Prejean(6). SB - Hamma(16); Coriddi(23). CS -
Planinsek(4). Reached on CI - Accetturo.

Illinois               IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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Taylor..............  5.2  4  3  3  2  1 18 22
Fortune.............  0.1  2  1  1  0  0  3  3

Alabama                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
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VanBrakle...........  7.0  8  2  2  3  7 29 33

Win - VanBrakle (17-5).  Loss - Taylor (11-7).  Save - None.
PB - Sartini(3). CI - Sartini.
Umpires - HP: Mike Bartling  1B: Ed Rado  3B: John Moffit
Start: 12:00 pm   Time: 2:05   Attendance: 496
Game notes:
Game 7 of NCAA Regional VIII.
No. 1 Alabama to play at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in winner's bracket game.
No. 4 Illinois set to face No. 3 UMass in elimination game at 7:30 p.m.
Crimson Tide belt three home runs in the contest.
Game: NCAA7

Play-by-Play
                                Alabama Softball
                     Illinois at #15 Alabama - Play-by-Play
             May 16, 2003 at Tuscaloosa, Ala. (UA Softball Complex)


Score by Innings                  R  H  E
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Illinois............ 002 000 0 -  2  8  1
Alabama............. 000 202 X -  4  6  4
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Illinois starters: 24/ss Hamma; 5/cf Coriddi; 4/1b Hall; 3/rf Montgomery; 18/3b
Jones; 15/c Sartini; 7/dh Butcher; 22/lf Baumgartner; 20/2b O'Connell; 8/p
Taylor;
Alabama starters: 20/rf Courtney; 21/cf Wilkins; 13/1b McClain; 24/p VanBrakle;
8/c Prejean; 19/3b Ramsey; 10/lf Reed; 17/2b Accetturo; 3/ss Reach; 16/dh E.
Wright;

Illinois 1st - VanBrakle to p. E. Wright to dh. Hamma walked. Coriddi
grounded out to 3b; Hamma advanced to second. Hall grounded out to ss; Hamma
advanced to third. Montgomery flied out to lf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Alabama 1st - Courtney flied out to rf. Wilkins struck out swinging.
McClain grounded out to 3b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Illinois 2nd - Jones singled to pitcher. Sartini reached on a fielder's
choice to second base; Jones advanced to second on a throwing error by 2b.
Butcher struck out looking. Baumgartner struck out swinging. O'Connell lined
out to ss. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Alabama 2nd - Butcher to lf. Baumgartner to dh. VanBrakle walked.
Phillips pinch ran for VanBrakle. Prejean out at first 1b to 2b, SAC, bunt;
Phillips advanced to second. Ramsey singled to left field, advanced to second
on the throw; Phillips advanced to third, out at home lf to c. Reed popped up
to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois 3rd - VanBrakle to p for Phillips. Hamma singled to second
base. Coriddi singled, bunt; Hamma advanced to second. Coriddi stole second,
advanced to third, scored on a fielding error by lf; Hamma stole third, scored
on a throwing error by c. Hall singled to second base. Planinsek pinch ran for
Hall. Montgomery out at first p to 2b, SAC, bunt; Planinsek advanced to second.
Planinsek out at third c to 3b, caught stealing. Jones singled to pitcher.
Sartini flied out to cf. 2 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 3rd - Hall to 1b for Planinsek. Accetturo grounded out to 1b
unassisted. Reach singled to center field. Courtney flied out to lf. Wilkins
reached on a fielder's choice to shortstop; Reach out at second ss to 2b. 0
runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois 4th - Butcher struck out swinging. Baumgartner singled down the
lf line. O'Connell reached on a fielder's choice to first base; Baumgartner out
at second 1b to ss. Hamma walked; O'Connell advanced to second. Coriddi
grounded out to p. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama 4th - McClain homered to center field, RBI. VanBrakle homered to
center field, RBI. Prejean fouled out to 1b. Ramsey grounded out to p. Reed
flied out to lf. 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Illinois 5th - Hall walked. Montgomery struck out swinging. Jones
reached on a fielder's choice to shortstop; Hall out at second ss to 2b.
Sartini struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 5th - Accetturo reached on catcher's interference. L. White
pinch ran for Accetturo. Reach reached on a fielder's choice to first base,
bunt; L. White out at second 1b to 2b. Courtney popped into double play ss to
1b; Reach out on the play. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB.

Illinois 6th - A. Johnson to lf for Reed. Accetturo to 2b for L. White.
Butcher singled through the left side. Baumgartner reached on a fielder's
choice to third base, bunt; Butcher out at second 3b to ss. O'Connell reached
on a fielder's choice to third base; Baumgartner out at second 3b to 2b. Hamma
grounded out to 3b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 6th - Currie pinch hit for Wilkins. Currie walked. Wilkins to cf
for Currie. Fortune to p for Taylor. Wilkins advanced to second on a passed
ball. McClain flied out to lf. VanBrakle homered to left field, 2 RBI; Wilkins
scored. Prejean doubled to left field. Taylor to p for Fortune. Ramsey flied
out to rf; Prejean advanced to third. A. Johnson popped up to 3b. 2 runs, 2
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois 7th - Coriddi singled through the right side. Hall reached on a
fielder's choice to shortstop; Coriddi advanced to second on a fielding error
by ss. Montgomery struck out swinging. Jones reached on a fielder's choice to
shortstop; Hall out at second ss to 2b; Coriddi advanced to third. Sartini
struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.
Line score

Alabama 4, Illinois 2 (May 16, 2003 at Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
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Illinois............ 002 000 0 -  2  8  1      (39-16-1)
Alabama............. 000 202 X -  4  6  4      (47-19)
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Pitchers: Illinois - Taylor; Fortune(6). Alabama - VanBrakle.
Win-VanBrakle(17-5)  Loss-Taylor(11-7)  T-2:05  A-496
HR UA - McClain (8); VanBrakle 2 (12).
Game notes:
Game 7 of NCAA Regional VIII.
No. 1 Alabama to play at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in winner's bracket game.
No. 4 Illinois set to face No. 3 UMass in elimination game at 7:30 p.m.
Crimson Tide belt three home runs in the contest.
Game: NCAA7