Ill. - Shatona Campbell and Jenny Weis each homered in the 12th
inning as Northern Kentucky University posted a 7-4 win over Lewis
in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.
a two-out home run to left field to give NKU a 5-4 lead in the 12th.
After Katybeth Coode walked, Weis followed with her first career
homer for a 7-4 Norse advantage.
Amanda Smith retired Lewis in order in the bottom of the 12th to
record her 16th win of the season. Smith also struck out 10 batters.
out to a 3-0 lead, but a two-run homer by Coode and an RBI single
by Heather Cotner in the fifth inning tied the game at 3-all. Lewis
scored a run in the bottom of the sixth to gain a 4-3 advantage,
and the Flyers were one out away from sealing the win after Julie
Wingerter retired the first two NKU batters in the seventh.
Cotner to the plate, and the senior smashed a game-tying homer to
left-center field. Cotner finished 3-for-5 with two RBI. Coode also
was 3-for-5 with two RBI, and Ricki Rothbauer added two hits.
in the nightcap for an 18-6 win over NKU. The Flyers used home runs
from Mallory Paine and Kelly Dianis to spark their offensive attack.
Paine finished with five RBI, and Robin Martz went 3-for-3 with
three runs scored.
her third homer in two days for NKU, which is 31-17 overall, 11-9
in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Coode and Weis each had two
hits and two RBI in the nightcap.
NKU will play
host to Quincy at noon Saturday, and the Norse will close out the
regular season Sunday with a noon doubleheader against Missouri-St.
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