OCU Comes Up Short at NAIA #20 IU-Southeast in Pitching Duel

NEW ALBANY, IN - OCU Softball capped off a challenging road trip with a valiant battle at NAIA #20, Indiana University Southeast on Saturday evening. OCU lost a 1-0 thriller in the nightcap of a doubleheader after the Trailblazers regrouped after dropping game one by a score of 9-0.

The Blazers and Grenadiers battled throuugh 7 innings, tied up at 0-0 heading into the 8th.  OCU pitcher MacKenna Jennings battled with IU-S pitcher Bethany Sullivan in what proved to be a memorable pitching duel.

IU-S pulled the game out in the bottom of the 8th on a walk off RBI single by Bethany Sullivan.  

OCU pitcher MacKenna Jennings was sensational as she pitched 8 innings, striking out 2 batters, and allowing just on earned run against the 20th ranked team in the NAIA.  Bethany Sullivan was equally amazing, throwing a complete game, one hit shutout for the victory to put IU-S at 14-4 on the season.

OCU (0-4) will now prepare to face their local rivals from Clark State on Thursday.  The doubleheader will start at 2:00PM in Springfield, Ohio.

 

 

 

Ohio Christian at IU Southeast (Game 2)

3/23/2013 New Albany, IN

 



Score by Innings  1 2 3  4 5 6  7 8 -  R H E
Ohio Christian00000000-012
IU Southeast00000001-150


Ohio Christian ( )
PlayerABRHRBI2B3BHRBBSBCSHPSHSFSOIBBGDPPOAE
Buchanan, CF3000000000000000300
Shiray, Taylor SS2000000100000000350
Jennings, Makenna P3000000000000100100
Murphy, Paige C3000000000000100200
Briggs, Rachel 1B3000000000000100610
Wright, DP2010000000000100000
Schaffner, Bethanie 3B3000000000000000411
Howard, RF2000000000100100000
Miller, Alayna 2B2000000000000000110
Cozart, Tori LF0000000000010000101
    Keagy, Tiffany PH0000000000000000000
Total:230100001001105002182

 
IU Southeast ( 14-4)
DETZER, Jade RF

 
Ohio ChristianIPHRERBBSOWPHBBKIBBSHSFCI2B3BHRABBFFOGONP
Jennings, Makenna8.051112000011010024273782
Total:8.051112000011010024273782

 
IU SoutheastIPHRERBBSOWPHBBKIBBSHSFCI2B3BHRABBFFOGONP
SULLIVAN, Bethany8.0100150100100000232601286
Total:8.0100150100100000232601286


Winner- SULLIVAN, BethanyLoser- Jennings, MakennaSave-
WP-PB-BK-
HBP- SULLIVAN
U-T- 01:27A- 0