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D1Softball’s 2020 Memorable Moment Madness Tournament – West Region

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The inaugural D1Softball Memorable Moment Madness is underway and below is the West Bracket! The staff at D1Softball selected 64 of the best moments from the 2020 season, seeded them, and divided them up into 4 areas/16 regions. When voting, remember that these are not rankings of the bests teams but rather the best moments. There are four (4) ways to vote on your favorite moment from the 2020 season:

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

East Bracket – VOTING CLOSED – RESULTS COMING SOON

South Bracket – OPEN UNTIL THURSDAY AT 12:00 PM EST (WEBSITE & TWITTER)


Memorable Moment Madness West - Seattle Region Bracket

 

#1 Kelley Lynch hit a three-run home run & throws 5.1 of scoreless ball as No. 2 Washington’s defeats No. 5 FSU.

Kelley Lynch hit a three-run home run and threw 5.1 of scoreless ball in No. 2 Washington’s 7-0 victory over No. 5 Florida State in Clearwater. Lynch became just the second Husky freshman ever to hit a home run and earn a shutout win.

#16 Izzy Owen leads Oregon State over Ohio State with a 4-for-4 performance with 3 RBI and 1 run scored.

The Beavers beat the Buckeyes were led offensively by Izzy Owen who went 4-for-4 with three RBI and one run scored and by Grace Messmer who finished with three hits and three runs scored.

West Region - #1 Washington vs #16 Oregon State

  • Kelley Lynch hit a three-run home run & throws 5.1 of scoreless ball as No. 2 Washington’s defeats No. 5 FSU. (82%, 37 Votes)
  • Izzy Owen leads Oregon State over Ohio State with a 4-for-4 performance with 3 RBI and 1 run scored. (18%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 45

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#8 Teaghan Cowles broke the Stanford career triples record at the DeMarini Invitational.

Senior Teaghan Cowles broke the Stanford career triples record and Stanford (15-3) won a pair of games via the run rule on Friday to open play from the DeMarini Invitational

#9 Arizona’s Jessie Harper blasts two memorable home runs off of Team USA.

Jessie Harper blasts two home runs off of Team USA’s Cat Osterman and Ally Carda.

West Region - #8 Stanford vs #9 Arizona

  • Arizona's Jessie Harper blasts two memorable home runs off of Team USA. (56%, 37 Votes)
  • Teaghan Cowles broke the Stanford career triples record at the DeMarini Invitational. (44%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 66

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Memorable Moment Madness West - Los Angeles Region

#2 Loyola Marymount ruins the Judi Garman Classic for two ranked teams, upsetting LSU & Michigan in back-to-back days.

 

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Our last out against No. 13 Michigan 🙃 #JoinThePride

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After upsetting LSU to open the Judi Garman Classic on Thursday, LMU took down another Power 5 program by beating Michigan 2-1. The Lions scored two runs in the second inning on a Molly Grumbo singled to center field. Linnay Wilson was brilliant in the circle picking up the complete-game win for LMU.

#15 Fresno State upsets #3 Texas at the Judi Garman Classic.

The Bulldogs held off an early and late surge from No. 3 Texas at the Judi Garman Classic to upset the Longhorns.

West Region - #2 LMU vs #15 Fresno State

  • Loyola Marymount ruins the Judi Garman Classic for two ranked teams. (69%, 44 Votes)
  • Fresno State upsets #3 Texas at the Judi Garman Classic. (31%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 64

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#7 LBSU sprung the big upset scoring 4 runs with 2 outs in the bottom of the 7th to beat No. 4 Oklahoma.

Long Beach State sprung the big upset scoring four runs with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to beat No. 4 Oklahoma 5-4 at the Hillenbrand Invitational in Arizona. Alyssa Gonzalez hit a two-run walk-off double to score Naomi Hernandez and Sydney McCollum and launch the celebration for the Beach

#10 Utah Valley’s Brooke Carter throws the first perfect game in the program’s D1 history.

Utah Valley’s Brooke Carter threw the first perfect game in the program’s Division I history in a 9-0, five-inning win Northern Colorado on Friday. Carter had eight strikeouts, including the first five batters.

South Region - #7 LBSU vs #10 Utah Valley

  • Utah Valley's Brooke Carter throws the first perfect game in the program’s D1 history. (55%, 39 Votes)
  • LBSU sprung the big upset scoring 4 runs with 2 outs in the bottom of the 7th to beat No. 4 Oklahoma. (45%, 32 Votes)

Total Voters: 71

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Memorable Moment Madness West - Seattle Region bracket

#3 Oregon’s Haley Cruse leads the Mary Nutter Classic with a .667 average, .684 OBP and 10 runs.

Oregon’s Haley Cruse led all players in the 29-team field at the Mary Nutter Classic with a .667 batting average (12 for 18) and .684 on-base percentage and 10 runs scored. She also had six RBIs, two doubles and two triples, accounting for 16 of Oregon’s 39 runs scored over the weekend.

#14 Arizona State outlasts Kentucky 7-5 in 11 innings.

 

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🚨 @alli.renae WALKS IT OFF IN THE 11TH AGAINST #10 KENTUCKY! 🚨

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In a fitting end to the night, Arizona State outlasted Kentucky 7-5 in 11 innings behind a two-run walk-off home run by Alli Tatnall. ASU (8-2) rallied from a 4-1 deficit to beat Kentucky (6-2) for the second straight night in the Littlewood Classic in Tempe.

West Region - #3 Oregon vs #14 Arizona State

  • Oregon's Haley Cruse leads the Mary Nutter Classic with a .667 average, .684 OBP & 10 runs. (85%, 61 Votes)
  • Arizona State outlasts Kentucky 7-5 in 11 innings. (15%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 72

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#6 The Wildcats pick up 2 wins against the Crimson Tide, highlighted by Arizona’s Mariah Lopez dominating performance in the circle.

The Wildcats pick up two wins on the road at Alabama – Arizona senior Mariah Lopez and Alabama freshman Lexi Kilfoyl engaged in a pitching duel at the Easton Crimson Classic. Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza’s go-ahead RBI in the seventh was the difference as No. 2 Arizona beat No. 10 Alabama 2-1 at Rhoads Stadium in Tuscaloosa. Lopez gave up seven hits while striking out nine and walking one. Kilfoyl allowed one earned run on four hits while striking out seven and walking five.

#11 San Diego State defeats Wisconsin, 3-2 in an extra-inning game that ends at 1:03 am.

In a game that started 1.5 hours late and went over three hours, the San Diego State softball team defeated Wisconsin, 3-2, in nine innings at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic at Big League.

West Region - #6 Arizona vs #11 San Diego State

  • The Wildcats pick up 2 wins against the Crimson Tide, highlighted by Arizona’s Mariah Lopez dominating performance in the circle. (62%, 26 Votes)
  • San Diego State defeats Wisconsin, 3-2 in an extra-inning game that ends at 1:03 am. (38%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 42

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Memorable Moment Madness West - Lubbock Region Bracket

#4 Erin Edmoundson records the third perfect game in Texas Tech history.

Texas Tech junior Erin Edmoundson recorded the third perfect game in program history in an 8-0 win over Fairleigh Dickinson. Edmoundson finished with seven strikeouts, including the final two outs to secure the perfect game.

#13 At the UCLA/LBSU Invitational, Fullerton’s Sophie Frost tosses 18.2 innings and records a 0.00 ERA.

Competing at the UCLA/Long Beach State Invitational, Frost tossed 18.2 innings and recorded a 0.00 ERA as the three runs she allowed were unearned. Opponents hit just .176 against her.

West Region #4 Texas Tech vs #13 CS-Fullerton

  • At the UCLA/LBSU Invitational, Fullerton's Sophie Frost tosses 18.2 innings and records a 0.00 ERA. (73%, 33 Votes)
  • Erin Edmoundson records the third perfect game in Texas Tech history. (27%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 45

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#5 UCLA’s Jenavee Peres hits her 1st “Mom Bomb”.

Jenavee Peres hits her first “mom bomb” against Alabama. Peres made her playing debut for UCLA at St. Pete Elite Invitational in Clearwater and had two home runs, two doubles and five RBIs in 15 at-bats.

#12 UCLA’s Aaliyah Jordan gives a very memorable “peanut butter interview”.

UCLA Alliyah Jordan gives her famous peanut butter interview with ESPN during St. Pete Clearwater Invitational.

West Region - #5 UCLA vs #12 UCLA

  • UCLA's Jenavee Peres hits her 1st "Mom Bomb". (81%, 34 Votes)
  • UCLA’s Aaliyah Jordan gives a very memorable “peanut butter interview”. (19%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 42

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