Sul Ross State Escapes With 3-2 Win

The Eagles dropped a 3-2 decision to Sul Ross State Saturday.

Game Details:
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Clarksville, Ark. | Hurie Softball Field

Game Three: Sul Ross State University 3, University of the Ozarks 2


University of the Ozarks (4-9, 3-6 ASC)
Sul Ross State University (5-5, 3-5 ASC)

Overview: Sul Ross State University worked out of a seventh inning jam to edge the Eagles 3-2 Saturday in game three. The Eagles trailed 3-2 heading into the final inning and quickly put one runner on board as Tori Reiber singled up the middle. Jaela Martin later followed with a walk to put two runners on base. With one out, a groundout put both runners in scoring position. But Sul Ross got a clutch strikeout to strand both runners and seal the game. Sul Ross took a 1-0 lead in the first and held the advantage until the bottom of the fifth. Reiber drove in a run with a double. The Lobos answered with a run in the top of sixth, but the Eagles plated a run in the bottom half of the frame on a Taylor Teague RBI double. Sul Ross scored the game-winning run in the top of the seventh on a single through the left side of the infield. Reiber paced the team with two hits. It was the third one-run loss of the season for the Eagles.

Pitching Decisions:
WP: Jodie Vaughn (3-3) 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2, BB, 5 SO
LP: Jaela Martin (0-2) 1.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO

Ozarks Scoring Summary:
Key singled to left center.
Reiber doubled to left field, advanced to third, RBI; Key scored.
Dean pinch hit for Bryant.
Dean struck out swinging.
Mork singled to second base.
Holt pinch ran for Mork.
Holt stole second, advanced to third; Reiber out at home 3b to c to 3b to c.
Madden flied out to lf.

A. Losoya to 1b for H. Rios.
Cantu grounded out to 2b.
Ostrander singled to third base.
Lee grounded out to 3b; Ostrander advanced to second.
Teague doubled down the lf line, RBI; Ostrander scored.
Key grounded out to p.

It was the third one-run loss of the season for the Eagles.

Up Next:

The Eagles will travel to Mississippi to face Belhaven University March 8-9.