SOFTBALL VS W&J

Polar Bears blank Muskies

Polar Bears blank Muskies

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.

The Basics

  • 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 

Game One

  • 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.

Game Two

  • 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. 

Up Next

  • Muskingum returns to action Wednesday, April 19 at Mount Union. Game time is set for 3:00 p.m.