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Softball Falls In Season Opener To Ohio Dominican 3-2

Softball Falls In Season Opener To Ohio Dominican 3-2

OVERVIEW – OHIO DOMINICAN

SCORES: Ohio Dominican Panthers 3, Northwood Timberwolves 2

RECORDS: Northwood 0-1, Ohio Dominican 8-7

LOCATION: Panther Field – Columbus, Ohio  

RECAP: Northwood falls to Ohio Dominican 3-2 in the final inning in the Timberwolves' season opener Saturday (March 3).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood and Ohio Dominican were scoreless until the fifth inning when Meghan Franz scored the game's first run off of a Lauren Castellon single to put the Timberwolves up 1-0.
  • Ohio Dominican did not get their first hit off NU pitcher Taylor Wright until the sixth inning. The Panthers scored a run that inning to bring the game to a 1-1 tie.
  • The Timberwolves were able to regain the lead in the top of the seventh inning. Tara Gross drove Castellon home on an RBI single up the middle to make it 2-1.
  • Ohio Dominican rallied in the bottom of the seventh on a two-run home run to win the game.

GAME STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 2/9/0, Ohio Dominican: 3/4/1
  • Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 6, Ohio Dominican: 5
  • Winning Pitcher: Cameron Barber (3-1): 7.0  IP, 9 H, 2 R, BB, 5 K
  • Losing Pitcher: Taylor Wright (0-1): 6.1 IP, 3 R, 7 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Gross: 3-4, RBI
  • Castellon: R, RBI
  • Franz: 1-2, R

­UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will continue play against Ohio Dominican with a doubleheader Sunday (March 4). Game times are set for 1 pm and 3 pm.