stop
Courtesy: Kory Wallen, UNDsports.com
UND splits day two
UND goes 1-1 in the second day of tournament
Courtesy: Emily Aasand, UND Media Relations
Release: 03/11/2013
Send Mail Print RSS
Related Links

Day two of The Rebel Games brought about a win and a loss for the University of North Dakota.

 

UND 5, Lehigh 3

North Dakota got a much-needed win when they outscored Lehigh University 5-3.

UND took a two run lead in the top of the fifth after Taylor Hansen (Chelsea, Mich.) singled to center field.  Nicole Babrowski (Oak Lawn, Ill.) reached first after a bunt, and the two girls both advanced a base on a passed ball. D Jantzer (Grants Pass, Ore.) singled to shortstop scoring Hansen and Babrowski.

Lehigh University answered back with three runs in the sixth inning.

North Dakota regained control of the lead in the seventh adding three runs to make it a 5-3 game. Amanda Johnson (Ashby, Minn.) reached first base on a fielder's choice, and was advanced to second by Hansen. Babrowski was walked and Cami Bennett (Grants Pass, Ore.) reached first base on an error. Johnson, Babrowski, and Bennett all ended up scoring.

"It was a very exciting game," head coach Eric Oakley said. "We gave up the lead late but fought back to get the runs we needed to seal the win. Key hits, good pitching, and solid defense all came together for a great team win."

The win was given to Caralyn Chewning (Willamina, Ore.) and the save was given to Michelle Frank (Chaska, Minn.).  

 

UND 3, Akron 8

North Dakota fell to 3-12 in the season after an 8-3 loss against Akron on Sunday.

Akron took an early lead, scoring a run in the second and third inning. They then advanced to a 6-0 lead in the top of the fourth after scoring four runs.

UND answered back with two runs in the bottom of the fourth. Caralyn Chewning (Willamina, Ore.) was walked and Emily Bell (Elgin, Ill.) pinch-hit for Olsen. Bell singled to right field, advancing to second on the throw and advancing Chewning to third. Brittany Baker (Buena Park, Calif.) reached first on a fielder's choice, scoring Chewning. Johnson grounded out to shortstop, which allowed Bell to score.

North Dakota scored again in the fifth, reducing Akron's lead to three, after Babrowski was walked, was advanced to second on a wild pitch, and scored after Chewning singled to left center.

Akron secured the win after scoring two more runs in the top of the seventh to make it an 8-3 final score.

"We had a couple of misplays that cost us some runs, but otherwise a strong game," head coach Eric Oakley said. "Progress is being made in some key places."

UND has Monday off and will pick up play on Tuesday.

Bollman was honored for his years of service at a January 2012 men's basketball game.
The University of North Dakota Athletics Department extends its sympathies to the family and friends of longtime radio broadcaster Jim Bollman, Sr.,...  MORE
Madi Buck left North Dakota 18th on the school's all-time scoring list (1,226 points).
CHEMNITZ, Germany-- Former University of North Dakota standout Madi Buck has signed a professional contract to play with the Chemnitz ChemCats,...  MORE
Cornerback Alex Tillman transferred to the University of North Dakota for his final collegiate season in 2014 hoping to find more playing time.  MORE
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Second-year head volleyball coach Mark Pryor officially announced his team's challenging 2015 schedule of 33 matches, including 16...  MORE
MESA, Ariz.-- Fourth-seeded Sacramento State advanced to Championship Saturday with a 10-2 win over North Dakota in an elimination game at the Western...  MORE
Uploaded Ad

Extras for the North Dakota fan

Champions Tour 2015
Mobile Apps
Buy Tickets
UND Insider