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Softball Defeats Findlay 8-4

Softball Defeats Findlay 8-4

OVERVIEW – FINDLAY

SCORES: Northwood Timberwolves 8, Findlay Oilers 4

RECORDS: Northwood 3-2/Findlay 2-3

LOCATION: The Dome At the Parkway Bank Sports Complex – Des Plaines, Ill.

RECAP: Northwood softball finishes their opening weekend with a 8-4 win over Findlay Sunday (February 21).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • The game was scoreless into the fourth inning when Northwood scored a pair of runs on errors to go up 2-0.
  • Both teams put together big six inning rallies, starting with the Oilers in the top of the frame. Findlay put together three hits and were aided by a pair of Northwood errors to score four times to go up 4-2.
  • Northwood came right back in the bottom of the inning, getting on the board first with a bases loaded walk by Samantha Slick to tie the score.
  • Lauren Castellon followed with the biggest hit of the game, a bases-loaded triple to make the score 6-3.
  • Maddie Coulter then pushed the lead to 7-3 by plating Castellon with an RBI single.
  • NU made it a six-run sixth inning on an error.

GAME STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 8/9/3, Findlay: 4/7/2
  • Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 5, Findlay: 7
  • Winning Pitcher – Shayna Frank (2-1): 7 IP, 7 H, 4 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 5 K
  • Losing Pitcher – Megan Fisher (1-1): 5 1/3 IP, 8 H, 8 R (5 ER), 3 BB, 5 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Grace Dutoi: 3-4, 2B, R
  • Castellon: 1-3, 3B, 3 RBIs, R
  • Slick: 1-2, 2 RBIs, R
  • Eight different Northwood players scored runs in the game

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Owensboro, Kentucky for a six-game weekend starting Friday (February 26) with games against Trevecca Nazarene and Lake Erie.