SignUp
Holiday Tickets 2014
Ice Hockey MM
Sport Page
UND splits first two at Rebel Games.
UND splits first two games of The Rebel Games
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Monday 03/20/2013 12:10:45 (ET)
by Emily Aasand, UND Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available

KISSIMEE, FLORIDA --- The University of North Dakota softball team split the first two games of The Rebel Games defeating Detroit 5-4 and falling to Creighton 9-0.

 

UND 5, Detroit 4 

North Dakota took an early lead in the first inning when Nicole Babrowski (Oak Lawn, Ill.) singled to the pitcher. Babrowski stole second and was hit home when Kenna Olsen (Issaquah, Wash.) flied out to right field.

Detroit took the lead in the second scoring two runs and UND answered back in the fourth when Amanda Johnson (Ashby, Minn.) hit a home run to center field.

The Titans scored a run in the top of the fifth inning. North Dakota tied the game at three when Olsen homered to center field.

Both teams scored a run in the eighth. UND's Taylor Donnelly scored when she made it home on a sacrifice fly to right field from Courtney Gonzales (Costa Mesa, Calif.).

UND sealed the deal in the bottom of the ninth after Babrowski was placed on second, advanced to third by a sacrifice bunt by Cami Bennett (Grants Pass, Ore.), and then was able to score when D Jantzer (Grants Pass, Ore.) singled to center field.

"It was a good character win," head coach Eric Oakley said. "After missing a couple of opportunities to break the game open, we hung on to scratch out the win in nine. Credit goes out to Michelle Frank and Emma Gronseth for keeping us in the game until we could get the win."

UND 0, Creighton 9

North Dakota dropped to 3-11 in the season after suffering a 9-0 loss to Creighton.

Creighton came out strong scoring six runs in the first inning. They scored two more in the second and UND couldn't rally back.

The Blue Jays scored their ninth run of the game at the bottom of the fourth.

"We can't spot teams six-run innings and then not respond at the plate," Oakley said. "One bright spot was having Caralyn Chewning (Willamina, Ore.) back in the circle. She pitched well in relief."

North Dakota will play two more games tomorrow against Lehigh and Akron. 

Idalski recaps the fall on UND Sports Extra
Head coach Brian Idalski was in studio to break down the women's hockey team's first half of the season, including last week's sweep at RIT. MORE
Dyer featured on UND Sports Extra
Sophomore Makailah Dyer is proving to be a valauable key for the UND women's basketball team. Dyer was recently featured by UND Sports Extra about her journey to North Dakota, her success on the... MORE
Jones previews weekend on UND Sports Extra
Head coach Brian Jones led off this week's UND Sports Extra, reviewing last week's game at NDSU and looking ahead to two games this weekend. MORE
Watch the final ND Hockey with Hakstol of 2014
Highlights at Denver and a mid-season review are the focus of this week's North Dakota Hockey with Dave Hakstol. MORE
UND football adds trio of JUCO transfers
University of North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert announced on Thursday the addition of three junior college transfers that will join his program in January and be available for... MORE
Head coach Brian Idalski breaks down the semester on this week's UND Sports Extra.
Head coach Brian Idalski was in studio to break down the women's hockey team's first half of the season, including last week's sweep at RIT.  MORE
It is the best of the best and it is your duty to choose which one will reign supreme. Visit UNDSports.com to vote and voice your opinion by tweeting @UNDInsider and using #UNDTopPlays
It is the best of the best and it is your duty to choose which one will reign supreme. Visit UNDSports.com to vote and voice your opinion by tweeting...  MORE
Makailah Dyer was featured on this week's UND Sports Extra.
Sophomore Makailah Dyer is proving to be a valauable key for the UND women's basketball team. Dyer was recently featured by UND Sports Extra about her...  MORE
Host Dan Hammer and men's basketball coach Brian Jones talk basketball on this week's episode.
Head coach Brian Jones led off this week's UND Sports Extra, reviewing last week's game at NDSU and looking ahead to two games this weekend.  MORE
Host Dan Hammer and men's hockey coach Dave Hakstol on this week's show.
Highlights at Denver and a mid-season review are the focus of this week's North Dakota Hockey with Dave Hakstol.  MORE

advertisement