March 02, 201812345RHE
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Tennessee State00120362
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: ESTRADA (2-0) 4.063333
Loss: POWELL (0-8) 3.166601
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
DAVIS (BCUSB) 322010
WATERS (BCUSB) 302410
COX (TSU) 301000
SCHNEIDER (TSU) 211010
CLARK (TSU) 311000
HUPPEE (TSU) 201000
COLEGROVE (TSU) 201000
AKERS (TSU) 101200
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Tennessee State00000031
Stetson5221X1070
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: TINO (5-2) 5.030022
Loss: POWELL (0-9) 2.168751
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
SNELL (TSU) 302000
SMITH (STET) 222200
SHUBERT (STET) 222201
Tigers Drop a Pair of Games on Day One of Hatter Classic
Friday, March 2, 2018
Tigers Drop a Pair of Games on Day One of Hatter Classic

 


GAME 13: Bethune-Cookman 12, Tennessee State 3 (5 inn)
GAME 14: Stetson 10, Tennessee State 0 (5 inn)
RECORDS:
TSU (0-14), B-CU (6-11), Stetson (8-8)
FIELD: Patricia Wilson Field
LOCATION: DeLand, Fla.
WEATHER: Mostly Sunny, 78

DeLAND, Fla. --- The Tennessee State softball team dropped the first two games of the Hatter Classic in DeLand, Fla. The Tigers fell in the opener to Bethune-Cookman, 12-3, and dropped a 10-0 decision to the host, Stetson.

TSU played catch-up all day as they allowed runs in seven of the nine innings between the two games. Lauren Powell suffered the losses in each end of the double dip on Friday and is now 0-9 on the season.

Patton Akers garnered one of the six hits for the Big Blue in the first game. Akers dropped a ball inside the left field line to plate Katie Schneider and Maddison Clark making the score 8-3 in the fourth.

The Tigers were held to three hits in the night cap, two coming off the bat of Sarah Snell. Reese Weber tallied the third knock as she ripped a ball into right field in the fourth inning.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Erica O’Kane was hit by a pitch in the opener to extend her streak of reaching base safely to ten consecutive games.
  • The streak came to an end in the evening game as O’Kane finished 0-for-2.
  • The Tigers collected nine hits on the day.
  • Sarah Snell led the way with a pair of hits in game two.

vs. BETHUNE-COOKMAN

  • Trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the third, Emma Colegrove opened the frame with a single to right center.
  • Ariel Johnson pinch ran for Colegrove, moving to second on a Patton Akers sacrifice bunt and to third on a wild pitch.
  • Sarah Snell earned a two out walk and help pull off a double steal, allowing Johnson to cross home plate for the first Tiger run of the day.
  • The Wildcats took an 8-3 lead in the fourth on six runs in the top of the frame.
  • Katie Schneider, Maddison Clark and Megan Huppee teamed up for three straight singles to start the bottom of the fourth.
  • Patton Akers dropped a one out double inside the left field line to plate Scheider and Clark, cutting the Stetson advantage to five at 8-3.
  • It would be as close as the Tigers could get as the Wildcats tacked on four runs in the fifth.
  • Kasey Cox and Emma Colegrove registered hits in the contest.
  • Lauren Powell suffered the loss tossing 3.1 innings.
  • Erica O’Kane pitched in 1.2 innings.

vs. STETSON

  • Snell laid down a bunt single on the first pitch of the night cap.
  • Cox moved Snell to second on a sacrifice bunt, before the base runner was stranded.
  • Stetson plated five runs in the first to take an early commanding lead.
  • Reese Weber and Akers were issued back-to-back one out walks.
  • The duo were left on base after two infield pop ups.
  • The Hatters added a pair of runs in each of the next two innings and another in the fifth.
  • The Tigers could only manage two more base runners on the evening with a two out single by Weber in the fourth and a two out single in the fifth by Snell.
  • Lauren Powell was tagged with the loss working 2.1 innings and fell to 0-9.
  • Erica O’Kane pitched an inning, while Huppee came in to record the final two outs.
  • Huppee, in her first collegiate action in the circle, enticed a fly ball out to centerfield and capped her outing with a strikeout.

UP NEXT
The Tigers face Drexel at 1:30 p.m. CT/2:30 p.m. ET in the first of two games on day two of the Hatter Classic. TSU will once again square off with the host, Hatters, at 6:00 p.m. CT/7:00 p.m. ET.

NOTES

  • The Tigers wore the all white uniforms with the blue stirrups with horizontal stripes
  • Lauren Powell has worked in 12 of the 14 games this season
  • Megan Huppee last pitched during her freshman season in high school

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