after hitting a home run vs. S. Indiana
Ky. - Katybeth Coode’s first career home run snapped a 2-2
tie in the bottom of the sixth inning Sunday afternoon and lifted
Northern Kentucky University to a 3-2 win over Southern Indiana
in the second game of a doubleheader.
Coode, a freshman
from Louisville, Ky., stepped to the plate with one out in the bottom
of the sixth against Southern Indiana pitcher Missy Grover and the
game tied at 2-all. Coode hammered a Grover pitch just over the
fence down the right-field line to give NKU a 3-2 lead with the
first home run of her collegiate career.
lead was enough for Norse freshman pitcher Candace White, who induced
Lacey Ligmanowski to fly out to right fielder Shatona Campbell to
end the game with a runner on first. White finished with five strikeouts
and upped her record to 11-7 this spring.
went 3-for-3 with a homer and double to lead NKU, which is 23-13
overall, 7-7 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The sophomore
catcher gave NKU a 2-0 lead in the first inning by hammering a Grover
pitch over the center-field fence for her fifth home run of the
responded for Southern Indiana in the second inning by blasting
a two-run homer to right-center field and tying the score at 2-all.
In the opener
Sunday, Southern Indiana rallied from an early 4-1 deficit to post
an 8-4 win over NKU. Kathy Wood went 4-for-4 and scored twice for
the Screaming Eagles, who used a 14-hit attack to post the victory.
added a homer and four runs batted in for Southern Indiana, which
is 22-13 overall, 6-4 in the GLVC.
and Amanda Smith each had two RBI for NKU, while Heather Cotner
was 3-for-4 with a run scored.
NKU will play
host to Bellarmine at 2 p.m. Tuesday in a GLVC doubleheader at the
Frank Ignatius Grein Softball Field.
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