Softball drops final game of Red & Black Classic in extra innings

By on March 5, 2017

By Jordan Shim-

On the final day of the Red & Black Classic, Indiana State (8-6) beat softball (12-7) in a back-and-forth battle.

Final score: Indiana State 8, Louisville 6

Stat leaders:

  • Redshirt junior Nicole Pufahl went 2-for-5 at the plate with a run, a home run and two RBIs
  • Senior Tiarra Sanabria batted 2-for-5 with a RBI and triple
  • Sophomore Megan Hensley (4-3) batted 2-for-3 and pitched three innings with three strikeouts

Rundown:

Pufahl hit her second home run of the season as U of L scored three runs in the second inning.

Indiana State responded by loading the bases and scoring two runs in the top of the third.

The Sycamores tallied more two runs in the fifth inning to take a 4-3 lead.

Louisville regained the lead with two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Indiana State tied the game again at 5-5 in the seventh inning.

In extra innings, the Sycamores took advantage of an error in the eighth by scoring three runs to take an 8-5 lead.

Pufahl drove in Szydlowski to get one back, but Indiana State retired the next three batters to end the game.

Photo by Terrance Moore / The Louisville Cardinal

About Jordan Shim

Jordan is a senior at the University of Louisville and beat writer for the men and women's soccer team. He does side work covering Louisville City FC for The Coopers. Outside of work he enjoys puns, wearing animated snapback hats, The Office banter, and playing fighting games.

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