San Antonio – Arlynda Flores smacked a two-run double and Taryn Munoz scattered four hits over seven innings, helping St. Mary’s University to a 2-1 win over East Central University in softball action on the first day of the St. Mary’s NCAA Division II College Classic, Friday at the San Antonio Independent School District Spring Sports Complex.
Munoz (Sr., Bulverde, Texas) allowed just one unearned run in the game on four hits in the seven-inning complete game. She walked one and struck out five in picking up the win. ENMU starter Randee Crocket nearly matched Munoz, but Flores (Sr., Uvalde, Texas) lined a 3-1 pitch into the gap in right-centerfield, scoring both Lauren Miller (Jr., Baytown, Texas) and Lia Provence (Jr., Bastrop, Texas) to give the Rattlers the lead.
With the win St. Mary’s is 1-0 this season, while ECU fell to 1-1. The Rattlers will return to action on the second day of the tournament, when they face 22nd-ranked West Texas A&M University at 1 p.m., followed by a meeting with Southeastern Oklahoma State University at 5 p.m.
St. Mary’s (Texas) 2, East Central 1 (Feb 05, 2010 at San Antonio, TX)
Pitchers: East Central – Randee Crocket and Desiree’ Nordie. St. Mary’s (Texas) – Taryn Munoz
and Kelly Baker.
Win-Taryn Munoz(1-0) Loss-Randee Crocket(0-1) T-1:39 A-200
Weather: Cool and Calm
Complete Day 1 Results
St. Edward’s 8, Southeastern Oklahoma 0
Tarleton State 4, Cameron 1
East Central 5, West Texas A&M 0
West Texas A&M 3, Southeastern Oklahoma 2
Texas Woman’s 8, UT-Permian Basin 1
Angelo State 10, Texas A&M-International 2
Cameron 8, Texas A&M-Kingsville 1
Abilene Christian 6, UT-Permian Basin 3
St. Edward’s 19, Eastern New Mexico 4
St. Mary’s 2, East Central 1
Midwestern State 6, Tarleton State 2
Texas Woman’s 2, Incarnate Word 1
Eastern New Mexico , Texas A&M-International
Angelo State , Midwestern State
Abilene Christian, Southeastern Oklahoma State