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Tennessee State0000000041
Middle Tennessee110010X370
Win: CHENEY (11-8) 7.040003
Loss: WOODARD (2-12) 6.073330
YATES (TSU) 302000
JENKINS (MT) 312000
Tigers Shutout by Middle Tennessee, 3-0
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Tigers Shutout by Middle Tennessee, 3-0

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Tennessee State softball team stepped out of conference play for a single game at Middle Tennessee on Tuesday evening. The Tigers were held to four hits and were shutout 3-0 by the Blue Raiders.

TSU lost for the sixth consecutive game and are 7-21 on the season. MT used the victory to improve to 15-15.

The Blue Raiders Kelci Cheney kept the TSU bats in check and did not allow a Tiger to reach second base. Joselynn Yates led the Big Blue finishing 2-for-3 at the plate.

Lauren Dreitlein opened the second inning with a single, but was stranded on first. Danica Gleason notched a hit with one out in the third, but was once again stranded in place.

Junior Lauren Woodard (2-12) kept the Tigers in the game surrendering three runs as she scattered seven hits and three walks. MT was able to scratch a run in each the first and second innings and added an insurance run in the fifth.

The Tigers return to conference play on Fri., Mar. 25, with a double header at UT Martin. First pitch is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.