April 24, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The No. 16th-ranked Florida State softball team
advanced to the championship game of the 1998 Atlantic Coast Conference in
domineering fashion early this evening with a 10-0, five-inning victory over Virginia at Lady
Seminole Field. FSU, now 49-18 overall, will face the winner of the
Virginia/North Carolina game at 3:30 tomorrow. UNC and UVA will play at
Nine hits, including five extra-base hits, helped spur the Tribe to
victory. Junior Corrie Williams led the attack, going 2-for-4, including a
double and a triple. She had a team-high three RBIs and also scored a run.
Shortstop Jesse McGregor went 3-for-3 with an RBI while Kristy Hull belted
two hits and drove in a run.
Junior Stacy Venable allowed just three Virginia base hits. She improved
to 17-7 overall and is 2-0 in the ACC Tournament with a 0.00 ERA. Virginia
used three pitchers. Stacey Zagol recorded her first loss of the
tournament and is now 18-13 on the year.
A five-run fifth inning for the Lady Seminoles allowed the the game to be
called after five innings due to the eight-run rule.
FSU 013 15 – 10 9 0
VIRGINIA 000 00 – 0 3 3
WP – S. Venable (17-7)
LP – S. Zagol (18-13)
2B – (FSU 3) C. Cerecedes, C. Williams, J. McGregor
3B – (FSU 2) C. Williams, K. Hull