UNI Softball Drop Two at Hillenbrand invitational
vs. Bryant College
2/15/2020 | 9 AM
Tuscan, Arizona – Panther softball goes 0-2 in first day of Hillenbrand Invitational.GAME 1 | Arizona 7, Northern Iowa 6
The UNI Panthers fell 7-6 in an eight-inning matchup to the Arizona Wildcats Friday.
Freshman Samantha Heyer (1-3) got here out of the bullpen for UNI (3-3) and took the loss. The proper-hander went two innings, giving up one run on two hits, permitting two walks and putting out two.
Senior Sammey Bunch led the best way offensively for the Panthers, going 1-for-Four within the ballgame with a house run and an RBI. Senior Adara Opiola furnished a noteworthy efficiency on the dish as properly, going 1-for-2 with a double, two walks and an RBI. Senior Jenny Kohl additionally contributed, going 2-for-Three for UNI with an RBI.
The Panthers acquired on the board instantly, beginning their scoring within the first inning. Bunch put UNI on the board with a leadoff dwelling run off senior Alyssa Denham.
The Panthers misplaced the lead they constructed within the first, however acquired again on the board within the second trailing 2-1. UNI managed to push throughout two runs within the inning, which introduced the rating to 3-2 in favor of the Panthers.
UNI saved Arizona scoreless earlier than increasing their result in 4-2 the next inning. The Panthers recorded a run on Opiola’s two-out RBI double.
The Wildcats gained floor, closing the hole to 4-Three till UNI added some insurance coverage within the fifth. The Panthers scored as soon as on an RBI single off the bat of Kohl, bringing the rating to 5-Three in favor of UNI.
Arizona then mounted a comeback, taking a 6-5 lead heading into the sixth, when the Panthers tied up the sport at six. Senior Tianna Drahn got here throughout to attain the lone run of the inning for UNI and get them on the board. Arizona then scored one time over the remaining two innings to interrupt the tie and seize the 7-6 win.
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Source:: New paper 24 – Sports