Apr 08, 2006
April 8, 2006|
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Fifth-ranked Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Northern Kentucky split a pair of one-run games Saturday in college softball action.
SIUE, 29-5 overall and 7-1 in Great Lakes Valley Conference play, won game two 3-2. NKU, 22-12 and 6-6 in the GLVC, won the opener 2-1.
In the nightcap, Katy Biggs stole third and scored on NKU catcher Sarah King's seventh-inning error as the Cougar edged the Norse. SIUE had led 2-0 behind RBIs from Shanna Waldo and Alicia DeShasier. NKU tied the game in the sixth off a two-run single by Amanda Smith.
Northern Kentucky came from behind in game one. Ricki Rothbauer doubled home the game-winner with two outs in the bottom of the seventh.
SIUE next travels to Louisville, Ky., for a doubleheader Sunday against Bellarmine.