Tigers split final games in Florida; win streak snapped at 19
March 30, 2007
March 30, 2007, Fort Myers, Fla. - DePauw wrapped up its ten-game Florida trip with a split of today's games as the Tigers defeated Middlebury by a 9-4 score and lost to Wisconsin-Whitewater, 5-0. The loss to Whitewater was the Tigers' first on the season as they are now 19-1.
In the Middlebury contest, the Tigers jumped out to a 6-0 lead after three and never trailed. DePauw totaled 12 hits with Chelsy Patterson and Laura Schlensker each collecting three. Patterson drove in four in the win. Middlebury finished with 11 hits as Allison Bard led the way with three and Amelia Magistrali and Ellen Sargent each totaled two. Lauren Curosh improved to 7-0 with the win and Jennifer Williams suffered the defeat.
The Tigers totaled just two hits against Wisconsin-Whitewater in suffering their first loss of the season. Megan Soultz dropped to 8-1 with the defeat despite striking out 10 and allowing jsut three hits. Dianna Frisbie improved to 2-2 with the win as the Warhawks improved to 8-3.
The Warhawks scored one in the first on Kyle Shamrek's run-scoring fielder's choice. Whitewater added four in the sixth as Liz Yucuis delivered a two-out, bases loaded triple and scored on an error on Ashley Smith's grounder. The Tigers left eight runner stranded in the game including three in the fourth and two in the sixth.
DePauw returns to action on Tuesday when the travel to 17th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan for a doubleheader.