|March 24, 2018||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||R||H||E|
|Win: Emily Ingles (6-5)||7.0||4||1||1||0||8|
|Loss: HART (0-4)||7.0||15||7||7||2||0|
|Tess Eby (SIUE)||4||2||4||3||0||2|
|March 24, 2018||1||2||3||4||5||6||R||H||E|
|Win: Corrina Rivas (3-2)||6.0||0||0||0||0||8|
|Loss: POWELL (2-13)||4.0||8||7||6||1||4|
|Bailley Concatto (SIUE)||4||1||2||0||0||0|
|Alyssa Heren (SIUE)||3||2||2||2||1||0|
|Tess Eby (SIUE)||4||1||2||3||0||0|
GAME 28: SIUE 7, Tennessee State 1
GAME 29: SIUE 9, Tennessee State 0 (6)
RECORDS: TSU (3-26, 0-2), SIUE (10-8, 2-0)
FIELD: Tiger Field
LOCATION: Nashville, Tenn.
WEATHER: Cloudy, Drizzling, and Windy, 61
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State softball team dropped a pair of games to SIUE to open Ohio Valley Conference play. The Tigers fell 7-1 in game one, before being stopped 9-0 in six innings in the night cap.
The Tigers were held in check at the plate on the day, as they garnered just four hits. TSU collected all their hits in game one as they scored a late inning run, while they were held hitless in the last game of the day.
Tassy Lyles registered her first extra base hit of her career with an RBI double in the sixth inning of game one to plate the lone run of the day for the Tigers.
Tori Hart suffered the loss in the opener, moving to 0-4, while Lauren Powell was tagged with the loss in game two and is now 2-13.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- The Tigers totaled four hits in game one.
- Tassy Lyles, Reese Weber, Katie Schneider and Whitney Ennis all collected hits.
- Lyles recorded her first collegiate double.
- Weber just missed her third home run as she hit a ball off the fence in right field.
- Kierra Ware stole a base and scored as a pinch runner.
- The swipe was the sixth of the season for the junior.
- Lauren Powell struck out four batters in 4.0 innings of work.
vs. GAME 1
- SIUE jumped out to a 2-0 lead before the Tigers picked up a hit in the fourth inning, their first of the game.
- Reese Weber just missed her third dinger of the season by two feet, as she hit a ball of the right field fence for a single.
- The Tigers were unable to take advantage of the base runner.
- The Cougars extended their lead to 7-0 heading into the bottom of the sixth.
- Whitney Ennis singled to open the sixth and was lifted in favor of Kierra Ware.
- Ware stole second base and moved to third on a groundout by Sarah Snell.
- Tassy Lyles drove a ball over the head of the centerfielder for a double to allow Ware to trot home.
- Trailing 7-1 in the seventh, Katie Schneider led off the final frame with a double to right center.
- The Tigers were only able to move pinch runner Ariel Johnson to third.
vs. GAME 2
- SIUE scored a pair of runs in each of the first two innings to build a 4-0 advantage.
- The Cougars added three in the fifth and two in the sixth, making the score 9-0.
- SIUE pitcher Corrina Rivas did not allow a base runner and fanned eight as she tossed a perfect game.
- Lauren Powell worked the first four innings before being relieved by Hart.
The Tigers will welcome Eastern Illinois for a double header on Sunday. First pitch is set for 1:00 p.m. at Tiger Field.
- The Tigers wore their white tops with the blue horizontal stripes along with white pants and solid blue sock