- Heather Cotner hit a two-run homer in the first inning to spark
Northern Kentucky University’s 4-2 win over Wisconsin-Parkside
on Saturday as the Norse earned a split of a doubleheader.
went 2-for-2 and scored twice for the Norse, who improved to 30-16
overall, 10-8 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Candace White
notched her 15th victory of the season for NKU, while Amanda Smith
pitched the final 2 1/3 innings to record her third save.
In the opener,
Wisconsin-Parkside survived a bases-loaded jam on a controversial
interference call in the top of the seventh inning and posted a
1-0 win over NKU. With the bases loaded and one out, Smith flew
out to right field and both Rothbauer and Cotner crossed the plate
after an apparent Ranger error.
crew, however, ruled that Smith interfered with Ranger first baseman
Kristin Lancaster on the play and called Rothbauer out to end the
NKU will conclude
the road trip at noon Sunday with a doubleheader at Lewis.
1 BOX SCORE
2 BOX SCORE