Pitching performances around the nation

April, 19, 2011
A look at a few of the weekend's biggest numbers:

Indiana (27-15): Senior pitcher Morgan Melloh struck out a career-high 21 batters in an eight-inning 4-3 win against Wisconsin Saturday. On Sunday, Amanda Wagner hit a walk-off grand slam, her third home run of the week, to help the Hoosiers beat Wisconsin 6-3.

Notre Dame (31-8): Heather Johnson homered in each game of a doubleheader Sunday against Louisville, improving her hit streak to 21 games. After winning the first two games of the series, the Fighting Irish suffered their first Big East loss of the season in game three, falling 9-6 despite scoring the first six runs of the game.

Arizona State (39-5): Freshman pitcher Dallas Escobedo struck out 17 batters in two games against UCLA, bringing her season total to 189. By winning two of three games, the Sun Devils earned their third straight Pac-10 series win.

Florida (37-7): The Gators hit a school-record eight home runs, including two each by senior Aja Paculba and sophomore Brittany Schutte, in a 13-4 win against Auburn Sunday.

Oklahoma State (34-10): Freshman pitcher Simone Freeman struck out 14 and gave up just one hit in a 4-1 win against Texas Tech on Sunday. It was the first time the Red Raiders had been one-hit since March 10, 2010.

Erin Quinn is a member of ESPN's Stats & Information group.



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