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D1Softball’s 2020 Memorable Moment Madness Tournament – South Region (2nd Round)

Memorable Moment Madness

Eight teams from the South Bracket made it to the second round and eight teams went “home”. The South Bracket was “all chalk”, zero upsets. Now the voting is opening for the South Brackets from Tuesday at Noon EST to Thursday at Noon EST.

Remember, your not voting on the top teams, rather the Most Memorable Moments! There are four (4) ways to vote on your favorite moments from the 2020 season:

  1. The D1Softball website (Open for 48 hours)
  2. Twitter: @D1Softball (Open for 24 Hours)
  3. Instagram Stories: @_D1Softball (Open for 24 Hours)
  4. Facebook Stories: D1Softball (Open for 24 Hours)

#1: No. 3 Texas beats No. 1 UCLA & No. 2 Washington at the Judi Garman Classic.

Talk about a Texas two-step. All the No. 3 Longhorns did to start their Southern California swing was beat No. 1 UCLA and No. 2 Washington in back-to-back days. After handing the Bruins their first loss on Thursday in a non-conference game, Texas beat UW 8-6 at the Judi Garman Classic. The Longhorns used three pitchers in victory over UW, with Courtney Day picking up her fourth win of the season. Lauren Burke was 3-for-4 with a double, home run, two runs scored and three RBIs.

#8: Alabama’s Lexi Kilfoyl pitched a one-hit shutout to beat then #1 Washington 8-0.

Alabama Freshman Lexi Kilfoyl pitched a one-hit shutout to beat then #1 Washington 8-0 at the St. Pete Clearwater Invitational. Kilfoyl struck out six, picking up her second win of the season.

South Bracket (2nd Round) - #1 Texas vs #8 Alabama

  • No. 3 Texas beats No. 1 UCLA & No. 2 Washington at the Judi Garman Classic. (61%, 23 Votes)
  • Alabama's Lexi Kilfoyl pitched a one-hit shutout to beat then #1 Washington 8-0. (39%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 38

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#2: Oklahoma State’s Carrie Eberle threw her first career no-hitter to lead the Cowgirls to a 3-0 vs. UAB

Oklahoma State senior Carrie Eberle threw her first career no-hitter to lead the Cowgirls to a 3-0 victory over host UAB at the Blazer Classic. The right-hander had five strikeouts and one walk to extend her streak without giving up an earned run to 33 straight innings. The 2019 ACC Pitcher of the Year while at Virginia Tech, Eberle is coming off her first Big 12 Pitcher of the Week honor.

#7: Georgina Corrick tied the USF single-game strikeouts record with 18 as the Bulls beat Wisconsin 2-1.

Georgina Corrick tied the USF single-game strikeout record with 18 as the Bulls beat Wisconsin 2-1 on a walk-off single by Megan Pierro in the bottom of the eighth inning. Corrick gave up seven hits and no earned runs while walking two.

South Bracket (2nd Round) - #2 Oklahoma State vs #7 South Florida

  • Georgina Corrick tied the USF single-game strikeouts record with 18 as the Bulls beat Wisconsin 2-1. (60%, 18 Votes)
  • Oklahoma State's Carrie Eberle threw her 1st career no-hitter to lead the Cowgirls to a 3-0 vs. UAB (40%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 30

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#3 North Texas’s Hope Trautwein fans a C-USA record 21 batters in 1 game.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi batters had absolutely no hope against University of North Texas pitcher Hope Trautwein. The junior right-hander struck out a record 21 batters in a 3-0 victory over the Islanders in eight innings. Trautwein’s 21 strikeouts was a single-game Conference USA record. The prodigious total boosted Trautwein’s career strikeout total to over 400, becoming the third Mean Green pitcher to reach the milestone.

#6 Oklahoma secured a win vs. No. 3 Arizona in extra innings in front of a sold-out crowd of 3,006.

Oklahoma bounced back with a victory over No. 3 Arizona in extra innings. Mariah Lopez (6-1) suffered her first loss of the season against her former team. The Sooners scored two runs on a fielding error in the top of the 10th inning to defeat the Wildcats in front of a sold-out crowd of 3,006.

South Bracket (2nd Round) - #3 North Texas vs #6 Oklahoma

  • North Texas's Hope Trautwein fans a C-USA record 21 batters in one game. (80%, 28 Votes)
  • Oklahoma secured a win vs. No. 3 Arizona in extra innings in front of a sold-out crowd of 3,006. (20%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 35

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#4 LSU’s Maribeth Gorsuch threw the first 7-inning perfect game in program history.


A perfect game in Baton Rouge. LSU senior Maribeth Gorsuch threw the first seven-inning perfect game in LSU program history. Gorsuch faced 21 batters, threw 21 first-pitch strikes, and struck out a career-high 16 batters.

#5 Annie Willis throws the 22nd no-hitter in Mississippi State history while striking out a school-record 19 batters.

Mississippi State junior Annie Willis flummoxed batters all weekend. The reigning SEC co-Pitcher of the Week struck out 12 batters in 6.2 IP on Sunday as MSU captured its fourth tournament title of the regular season with a 2-0 win over Southeast Missouri at Nusz Park. On Friday, Willis threw the 22nd no-hitter in program history while striking out a school-record 19 batters in a victory over Mississippi Valley State.

South Bracket (2nd Round) - #4 LSU vs #5 Mississippi State

  • Annie Willis throws the 22nd no-hitter in Mississippi State history while striking out a school-record 19 batters. (65%, 37 Votes)
  • LSU's Maribeth Gorsuch threw the first 7-inning perfect game in program history. (35%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 57

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