Vs. Florida International University, April 10 and 11:
Game 1, 4/10: Louisiana 10, FIU 5
Game 2, 4/10: Louisiana 1, FIU 2
Game 3, 4/11: Louisiana 6, FIU 0
Orgeron, 4/10-11: AB-12;R-3;H-3;RBI-3;BB-0;SO-2;PO-5;A-0;LOB-1
“Christi Orgeron blasted her team-leading 13th homerun of the season and drove in three runs, giving her 65 RBI on the year.
“… Orgeron blasted a two-run homerun to left center, regaining the lead for Louisiana, 7-5.”
“Orgeron came to the plate with no outs and runners on the corners but lined out to second and Myers was doubled off first for the second out.
“…The Ragin’ Cajuns produced the first run of the game in the top of the third as Myers reached on a walk and stole second, with Orgeron stepping in. The senior knocked in another RBI lining a pitch to center field, scoring Myers for a 1-0 lead.
“…Orgeron came up to bat as the Cajuns’ final hope. Smith moved into scoring position on a wild pitch but Orgeron popped out to second to end the contest.”
“Louisiana used a two-out rally to score two runs in the top of the third. Myers drew a walk and Christi Orgeron singled as Haack stepped in the batter’s box with two aboard. The junior delivered with a single through the left side, plating Myers for the first run of the game. Cherry followed Haack’s single with another base hit to left field, scoring Orgeron for a 2-0 lead.”
Orgeron Named Top 25 Finalist for USA Softball POY(4/11)
“LAFAYETTE, La. — UL softball outfielder Christi Orgeron was selected as a Top 25 finalist for the 2012 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, which was announced by the Amateur Softball Association (ASA).
“This award, which is considered the most prestigious honor in Division I women’s collegiate softball, is designed to recognize outstanding athletic achievement by female collegiate softball players across the country.”
Vs. Middle Tennessee State University, April 14 and 15:
Game 1, 4/14: Louisiana 8, MTSU 0
Game 2, 4/14: Louisiana 9, MTSU 1
Game 3, 4/15: Louisiana 4, MTSU 3
Orgeron, 4/14-15: AB-3;R-3;H-3;RBI-8;BB-7;SO-0;PO-4;A-0;LOB-0
“Christi Orgeron blasted her fourth grand slam of the year in game one, going 3-for-3 on the day, with eight RBI, three walks and two runs scored. The grand slam gave UL their ninth of the season.
“… UL filled the bases without recording a hit in the top of the first as Natalie Fernandez walked, Nerissa Myers was plunked by a pitch and Christi Orgeron drew a free pass with just one out. Matte Haack stepped in and was robbed of a hit as second baseman Nina Dever made a diving catch and doubled off Orgeron at first to end the half inning.
“…Fernandez picked up the first hit of the game on an infield single with one out in the third. Smith followed the sophomore with a bunt single and Myers drew a walk to load the bases for Orgeron. The New Orleans, La. native lifted an 0-1 offering from Shelby Stinnett over the right field wall for a grand slam and a UL, 4-0 lead. Louisiana added their fifth run of the game on a successful double steal by Haack and Sarah Draheim for the 5-0 advantage.
“… Orgeron came to bat and smoked another double down the left field line, plating Myers for the eighth Cajuns run.”
“Myers and Smith completed a double steal for a 2-0 lead before Orgeron launched her second homerun of the day to left center for the 4-0 UL advantage.”
“…The Ragin’ Cajuns scored five more unearned runs in the fourth to up their lead to 9-1. The inning included three hits and three errors by Middle Tennessee and a bases loaded intentional walk to Orgeron, giving her eight RBI on the afternoon.”
“Christi Orgeron did not have a plate appearance due to four base on balls.
“…Draheim tallied her second RBI of the contest on a sacrifice fly in the third inning, scoring Orgeron from third and recapturing the lead for Louisiana, 2-1. Orgeron was walked earlier in the inning and advanced to third on a double down the line from Haack to set up the RBI opportunity for the junior catcher.”
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