OVERVIEW – BEMIDJI STATE/WINONA STATE
SCORES: Northwood Timberwolves 5, Bemidji State Beavers 2/Winona State Warriors 14, Northwood 2
RECORDS: Northwood 10-7/Bemidji State 8-11/Winona State 11-6
LOCATION: Winter Haven, Florida
RECAP: Northwood softball goes 1-1 for the fifth straight time in Florida Thursday (March 12), beating Bemidji State 5-2 before falling to Winona State 14-2.
BEMIDJI STATE HIGHLIGHTS
- Northwood broke the game open in the fourth inning with four runs. NU got going on an RBI from Julia Gross on an error.
- Grace Dutoi followed with an RBI single that scored Julia Gross.
- Torriya Gray-Baker made it 3-0 on an RBI groundout.
- Tara Gross rounded out the scoring in the fourth on a run-scoring single.
- The Timberwolves made it 5-0 in the seventh on a sacrifice fly from Haley Frank.
- Bemidji State cut into the lead with a two-run homer in the bottom of the final inning before Shayna Frank closed out the win.
BEMIDJI STATE GAME STATS
- Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 5/6/0, Bemidji State: 2/4/4
- Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 4, Bemidji State: 4
- Winning Pitcher – Shayna Frank (6-3): 7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 9 K
- Losing Pitcher – Stephi Dullum (3-3): 7 IP, 6 H, 5 R (1 ER), BB, K
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Dutoi/Tara Gross: H, RBI
WINONA STATE HIGHLIGHTS
- Winona State got on the board in the top of the second inning with a run.
- Northwood responded in the bottom of the inning on a two-run homer from Dutoi to go up 2-1.
- The Warriors scored two in the third and two in the fourth to make the score 5-2.
- Winona State broke the game open in the seventh, scoring nine runs to earn the win.
WINONA STATE GAME STATS
- Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 2/4/2, Winona State: 14/16/2
- Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 4, Winona State: 6
- Winning Pitcher – Liz Pautz (4-1): 7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 5 K
- Losing Pitcher – April Bennett (1-1): 0 IP, H, R, 2 BB
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Dutoi: 1-3, HR, 2 RBIs