Apr 14, 2017
Ohio Northern swept the Muskies in Ohio Athletic Conference play on Friday afternoon. The Polar Bears won the opener 6-0 and claimed the nightcap, 3-0.
- Records: Muskingum (12-20 overall, 4-8 OAC), Ohio Northern (22-8 overall, 8-4 OAC)
- Location: New Concord, Ohio - Donna J. Newberry Field
- Weather: Overcast and 65 degrees
- Muskingum was led at the plate by sophomore Rachel Eberling going 1-for-3.
- Senior Haley Dotson tossed the loss for the Muskies allowing two runs on three hits.
- Ohio Northern was led by Kirsten Lightel pitching a complete game shutout.
- The Polar Bears were led at the dish by Athena Triglia going 1-for-4 with two RBI's.
- ONU used a four-run outburst in the top of the fourth inning following a Muskie miscue to secure the win.
- Junior Haylea Debolt took the loss in game two throwing 3.1 innings surrendering three runs on three hits.
- Dotson and freshman Erin McConnell led the Muskies at the plate going 1-for-3.
- Ohio Northern scored three runs on four hits led by Brady Guest going 1-for-3 with a RBI.
- In the circle, Kaitlin Surdej claimed the win pitching a complete game shutout.
- The Polar Bears scored the game's first run in the top of the first inning and added two more runs in the fourth inning on a Muskie error en route to the win.
- Muskingum returns to action Wednesday, April 19 at Mount Union. Game time is set for 3:00 p.m.