OVERVIEW – ROCKHURST/TREVECCA NAZARENE
SCORES: Northwood Timberwolves 3, Rockhurst Hawks 1/Trevecca Nazarene Trojans 5, Northwood 2
RECORDS: Northwood 8-5/Rockhurst 11-6/Trevecca Nazarene 12-2
LOCATION: Winter Haven, Florida
RECAP: Northwood softball split a pair of games for the third straight day in Florida Monday (March 9), defeating Rockhurst 3-1 before falling to Trevecca Nazarene 5-2.
- Rockhurst got their only run of the game right away, scoring in the top of the first inning to take a 1-0 lead.
- That lead held up until the bottom of the third inning when NU's Julia Gross gave the Timberwolves all the offense they would need. Her three-run homer made the score 3-1.
- Both teams had chances after that but were unable to score.
ROCKHURST GAME STATS
- Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 3/6/0, Rockhurst: 1/5/0
- Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 7, Rockhurst:6
- Winning Pitcher – Shayna Frank (4-2): 7 IP, 5 H, R, 2 BB, 11 K
- Losing Pitcher – Lexie Storrer (6-3): 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 4 BB, 6 K
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TREVECCA NAZARENE HIGHLIGHTS
- Trevecca got on the board first in the bottom of the fourth inning with a single run.
- Northwood leveled the score immediately in the top of the fifth on a Haley Frank RBI double to score Tara Gross.
- The big play of the game came in the bottom of the fifth. With the bases loaded and two outs, the Trojans' Megan Groves hit a grand slam to bring home four unearned runs to make the score 5-1.
- Northwood did get one back in the top of the sixth on Tara Gross single, but got no closer.
TREVECCA NAZARENE GAME STATS
- Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 2/10/1, Trevecca Nazarene: 5/8/4
- Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 8, Trevecca Nazarene: 5
- Winning Pitcher – Raygn Hall (4-0): 5 2/3 IP, 9 H, 2 R (0 ER), BB, 2 K
- Losing Pitcher – Riley Shagena (2-3): 4 2/3 IP, 5 H, 4 R (1 ER)
- Save – Sidney Brake (1): 1 1/3 IP, H
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- The Timberwolves will place Lewis and Urbana Tuesday (March 10).