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DePauw and Centre split twinbill

DePauw and Centre split twinbill

April 6, 2007

BOX SCORES: Game 1 | Game 2

April 6, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw took the first game of its Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader with visiting Centre by an 8-0 score in six innings, but the Colonels came back to take a 5-4 win in the nightcap. DePauw is 21-3 on the season and 1-1 in the SCAC, while Centre is 14-13 overall and 1-1 in the conference.

Megan Soultz pitched a two-hitter in the opener with eight strikeouts in improving to 9-2 on the season. Tyler Travis suffered the loss and dropped to 4-2.

The Tigers scored two in the third when Jessica Krueger's double plated Chelsy Patterson. Kreuger later scored on a Centre error. DePauw ended the game in the sixth on an RBI single from Laura Schlensker, a two-run single by Patterson, a two-run double by Kelly Schwerzler and Lauren Rees' sacrifice fly.

DePauw totaled 10 hits led by Schlensker with three. Lindsey Willett and Rebecca Rhule each had one for the Colonels.

In game two, the Colonels scored four in the second on Jenny Jones' RBI single and Monica Vonderbbrink's three-run homer. DePauw knotted the score in the fourth as Rachel Gill delivered a sacrifice fly followed Jessica Bowlds' two-run single and Erin Ketchem's run-scoring single. Centre scored the game-winner in the sixth as Vonderbrink scored after a DePauw error.

Seven different Tigers had one hit each, while Willett, Rhule and Charlotte Jones each had two of Centre's 10.

The teams play a noon doubleheader on Saturday.