Softball Eagles Win Nightcap Behind Rogers' Pitching Performance

Candace Rogers threw a complete game against LeTourneau.

Game Details:
Friday, April 19, 2019
Clarksville, Arkansas | Hurie Softball Field

Game One: LeTourneau University 10, University of the Ozarks 0
Game Two:
 University of the Ozarks 8, LeTourneau University 3

University of the Ozarks (9-27, 6-19 ASC)
LeTourneau University (23-14, 18-11 ASC)


Overview: The Eagles had trouble handling LeTourneau starting pitcher Bailey Richey as she threw a three-hitter in a 10-0 shutout win in game one. Richey fanned nine Eagle batters and got a boost from a five-run fifth inning. 

Pitching Decisions:
WP: Bailey Richey (W, 9-2) 7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 9 SO
LP: Abby Mork (L, 5-11) 5.0 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO

Ozarks' Scoring Summary:


Overview: The Eagles got a complete game from starting pitcher Candace Rogers to secure a 8-3 win in game two. Rogers didn't allow a run until the fifth inning. Rogers finished her performance with two strikeouts. Rogers' teammates helped the cause with a big six-run fourth inning. Already leading 2-0, the Eagles added those six runs on six hits. Sydney Key cranked out a two-run homer, Hailey Ostrander singled in a run, Taylor Teague recorded an RBI single, Abby Mork had an RBI bunt and Paige Lee grounded out with the base loaded to bring in the final run. In the first inning, Lee doubled in a pair of runs for the Eagles. Rogers went the distance and only allowed five hits through six complete innings. Lee finished with three RBI and Teague had two hits. 

Pitching Decisions: 
WP: Candace Rogers (W, 4-8) 7.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 BB, 2 SO
LP: Leigh Luker (L, 6-6) 3.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO

Ozarks' Scoring Summary
1st Inning
Ostrander grounded out to p.
Teague singled to left field.
Mork reached on an error by 1b; Teague advanced to second.
Mork advanced to second on a wild pitch; Teague advanced to third on a wild pitch.
Lee doubled to right center, 2 RBI; Mork scored, unearned; Teague scored, unearned.
Rogers flied out to cf.
Jasna flied out to rf.

4th Inning
T. Nichols to ss for Claterbaugh.
Rogers singled through the right side.
Jasna flied out to lf.
Key homered to left field, 2 RBI; Rogers scored.
S. Akers to p for L. Luker.
Bryant singled to left field.
Miller walked; Bryant advanced to second.
Ostrander singled to right center, RBI; Miller advanced to third; Bryant scored.
Ostrander stole second.
Teague singled up the middle, RBI; Ostrander advanced to third; Miller scored.
Teague stole second.
Mork singled, bunt, RBI; Teague advanced to third; Ostrander scored.
Lee grounded out to p, RBI; Mork advanced to second; Teague scored.
Rogers out at first 1b to 2b.

The team's three seniors - Cheyanna Miller, Abby Mork and Hailey Ostrander - were honored following game one as part of Senior Day.
Candace Rogers threw her third complete game of the season.
Sydney Key homered for the third time in the last four games.

Up Next:
The Eagles will play their final home game Saturday at noon against LeTourneau.