Jacksonville, Ala. --- The Tennessee State University softball team fell to Jacksonville State Tuesday night at University Field.
Tennessee State (10-34, 4-17 OVC) finished the game with two hits and one error while Jacksonville State (28-10, 13-3 OVC) notched 12 hits and did not commit an error in the contest.
The Tiger offense struggled with JSU pitcher Tiffany Harbin the entire game. In the third inning, Kelly Troglin singled to right field to give TSU its first hit of the contest but she would be left stranded on base.
JSU got on the board early following a two-run homerun in the first inning. The Gamecocks stretched their advantage to, 8-0, after posting a couple of 3-spots in the third and fourth innings.
TSU finally scored in the top of the fifth when Olivia Gamache hit a solo shot to left center.
In the bottom of the frame, JSU added another run to make the final score, 9-1.
Kelly Troglin (2-12) was charged with the loss while Tiffany Harbin (17-5) earned the win for Jacksonville State. Harbin threw 12 strikeouts in the victory.
TSU returns to action on Wednesday afternoon with a double header at the University of Memphis.