Courtesy: Eric Classen,
D Jantzer had a pair of singled to lead UND against ISU.
UND drops pair in ISU Tourney
Courtesy: Derek Koenen, UND Athletic Media Relations
Release: 02/10/2013
Send Mail Print RSS

AMES, IOWA --- The University of North Dakota softball team struggled offensively in its second day of the Iowa State Tournament Saturday, dropping 7-1 and 6-0 decisions to Indiana State and IPFW, respectively.

"We're not clicking right now in any aspect of the game," head coach Eric Oakley said. "Once one gets going the rest will follow."

Indiana State jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead in the opening game in the first two innings and added a seventh run in the fourth inning.

UND's lone run came in the sixth inning by Brittany Baker (Buena Park, Calif.) off a single by D Jantzer (Grants Pass, Ore.).

Freshman Nicole Babrowski (Oak Lawn, Ill.) led North Dakota offensively with a pair of singles and one stolen base.

Senior Michelle Frank (Chaska, Minn.) took her first loss of the season (1-1) while classmate Emma Gronseth (Forest Grove, Ore.) pitched five innings in relief allowing just one run off four hits.

UND was edged 10-6 in hits in the game.

In the nightcap, the game went scoreless against IPFW until the fourth inning when the Mastodons jumped out in front 3-0. It would add another three runs in the sixth inning while holding UND off the board for the 6-0 victory.

Jantzer picked up two of UND's three hits in the game while freshman Taylor Hansen (Chelsea, Mich.) added the other while each had one double.

Abby Jo Tometich (Aberdeen, Wash.) and Frank each pitched three innings in the game allowing three runs each.

North Dakota concludes the tournament tomorrow with rematches with South Dakota State and host Iowa State Sunday at 10:45 and 12:45, respectively.

Kaylee Kebba was named Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week after her three-point weekend
After a three-point weekend, freshman Kaylee Kebba has been named the Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.  MORE
Sam LaShomb scored two goals over the weekend against RPI.
After a three-point weekend, North Dakota's senior defenseman Sam LaShomb has been named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's Co-Defensive...  MORE
No. 6 North Dakota takes on Minnesota State this weekend, Oct. 9-10, in Mankato, Minn.
The University of North Dakota women's hockey team earned 81 points and remains No. 6 in the latest USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine women's college...  MORE
Freshman Jeremy Kirk opened the Zach Johnson Invitational with a season-best 72 (+1) in the first round.
The North Dakota men's golf team found itself in sixth place after the opening 36 holes of the Zach Johnson Invitational hosted by Drake.  MORE
Sophomore Reid Taubenheim collected his third ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Special Teams Player of the Week award on the same day his team found itself ranked in both the STATS FCS poll and FCS Coaches' poll.
On the heels of its 19-17 victory at No. 16 Portland State, the North Dakota football team garnered national rankings in both the STATS FCS poll and...  MORE
Uploaded Ad

Extras for the North Dakota fan

Homecoming 2015
Partnership Opportunities
Mobile Apps
Buy Tickets
UND Insider