Softball drops game three to Eagles
Sunday, April 17, 2011

Morehead, Ky. --- The Tennessee State University softball team dropped an, 11-3, decision to Morehead State in the series finale Sunday afternoon at University Field.

Brittany Webb went 2-for-3 at the plate with one RBI while Tedra Alford was also 2-for-3. Ashley Haynes (1-for-2) hit a homerun for her first long ball of the season.

Susie Burke got the start in the circle and picked up the loss while Kelly Troglin also saw action in the circle.

Burke struggled early as the Eagles posted six runs off six hits in the first inning. Troglin entered to pitch in the second frame before MSU added three more runs to go ahead, 9-0.

TSU got on the board in the top of the third when Ashley Haynes hit a solo homerun. In the bottom half of the inning, MSU responded with a run of its own to make the score, 10-1, before TSU scored again in the top of the fifth.

Shanika Johnson led the inning off with a single and advanced to second when Ashley Haynes reached on an error. TSU loaded the bases when Tedra Alford singled to right field.

Later, Brittany Webb singled to score Johnson before Haynes scored on a throwing error by the catcher.

In the bottom of the frame, the Eagles scored another run to make the final score, 11-3.

Tennessee State finished the game with eight hits and one error while Morehead State notched 15 hits and committed three miscues.

The Tigers return to action on Friday, April 22 when they host SIU Edwardsville in a doubleheader. Game one is slated for a 4 p.m. start with game two following shortly after at Tiger Field.