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APSU Lady Govs Softball wins 4-1 against Southeast Missouri to take OVC series

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team scored three times in the bottom of the sixth inning, to break a 1-1 deadlock with Southeast Missouri and come away with a sweep of their Ohio Valley Conference series, winning the finale 4-1.

APSU's Laurel Burroughs' single in the bottom of the sixth inning sparked the Lady Govs Monday. They would go on to score three runs in the inning to defeat SEMO 4-1. Austin Peay Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU’s Laurel Burroughs’ single in the bottom of the sixth inning sparked the Lady Govs Monday. They would go on to score three runs in the inning to defeat SEMO 4-1. Austin Peay Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Laurel Burroughs would start the inning off for the Lady Govs (18-24, 9-15 OVC) with a single up the middle and move into scoring position by stealing second base. Lauren de Castro then singled into right field scoring Burroughs, to make it 2-1, while advancing to second base on the throw home.

Burroughs and de Castro had two hits each to lead Austin Peay.

A wild pitch would get de Castro to third base, with Southeast Missouri (15-30, 6-16 OVC) getting the next hitter out. But they would load the bases with a walk to Shelby Norton and pinch hitter Morgan Brewer being hit by a pitch. That brought up Jessica Ryan, who flew out deep enough to left field to allow de Castro to score from third on the sacrifice fly to make it 3-1.

Courtney BrowerCourtney Brower would follow with an infield single, scoring pinch runner Misti Maki from second base to push the Lady Govs lead out to three runs, 4-1.

The Redhawks would threaten in the bottom of the seventh inning, loading the bases with one out on a double by Xia Wilson, a single by Lindsey Patterson and Simone Patterson being hit by a pitch. Wilson had two hits to lead Southeast Missouri.

But Chelsea Smith hit a groundball to Norton at third, who stepped on the bag and threw to first base for a game-ending double play.

Lauren de CastroPicking up the win was de Castro (9-11) who gave up one run on six hits, while walking five and striking out two. Overall, de Castro stranded 11 Redhawk runners on the bases.

The win also moved coach Stephanie Paris into second place all time in school history for victories by a coach in their first season at the helm.

Austin Peay jumped out to a 1-0 lead two batters into the game, with Burroughs blasting her seventh home run of the season over the left field fence off Redhawks starter Hannah Clemons (4-7), who took the loss.

The home run was the 30th of the season for Austin Peay overall, tying the school’s single-season record.

Southeast Missouri would tie the game 1-1 in the top of the second inning with Kaitlin Zink getting on with a one-out single to right field, get into scoring position by stealing second base, and score on a single up the middle by Leah Becker.

Austin Peay closes out its regular season at Murray State, May 4th and 5th.

Box Score

Southeast Missouri at Austin Peay
April 29th, 2013 at Clarksville, TN (Cheryl Holt Field)

Southeast Missouri 1 (15-30,6-16 OVC)
Player ab r h rbi bb so po a lob
ANDERSON, Alexis cf 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
WILSON, Xia 1b 3 0 2 0 0 0 7 0 2
BURGER, Summer pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PATTERSON, Lindsey dp 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
COWAN, Taylor lf/p 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
GASS, Kelsey lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PATTERSON, Simone rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 4
WOODWORTH, Jamie c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
SMITH, Chelsea c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
ZINK, Kaitlin ss 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
CLEMONS, Hannah p 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
TERRY, Renee lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
BECKER, Leah 3b 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
SMITH, Brittany ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
MESA, Elysia 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0
Totals 23 1 6 1 5 2 18 7 11

 

Austin Peay 4 (18-24,9-15 OVC)
Player ab r h rbi bb so po a lob
DAVIDSON, Kayla ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 3
BURROUGHS, Laurel 2b 3 2 2 1 0 0 6 1 0
de CASTRO, Lauren p 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0
PAVEL, Mel c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2
NORTON, Shelby 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 3 0
MAKI, Misti pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GUEST, Abby 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
BREWER, Morgan ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RYAN, Jessica cf 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0
BROWER, Courtney rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
LAKE, Marissa lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
Totals 25 4 7 4 1 2 21 7 6

 

Score by Innings                  R  H  E
-----------------------------------------
Southeast Missouri.. 010 000 0 -  1  6  0
Austin Peay......... 100 003 X -  4  7  1
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E – BURROUGHS(9). DP – Austin Peay 1. LOB – SEMO 11; Austin Peay 6. 2B – WILSON(5). HR – BURROUGHS(7). HBP – ANDERSON; S. PATTERSON; WOODWORTH; BREWER. SH – WILSON(7); COWAN(2). SF – RYAN(3). SB – ZINK(18); BURROUGHS(5). CS – ZINK(5).

 

Southeast Missouri ip h r er bb so wp bk hbp ibb ab bf fo go np
CLEMONS, Hannah L,4-7 5.0 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 20 20 6 8 67
COWAN, Taylor 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 5 8 3 0 32
Austin Peay ip h r er bb so wp bk hbp ibb ab bf fo go np
de CASTRO, Lauren W,9-11 7.0 6 1 1 5 2 1 0 3 0 23 33 11 6 118

 

Win – DE CASTRO (9-11). Loss – CLEMONS (4-7). Save – None. WP – COWAN(9); DE CASTRO(9). HBP – by DE CASTRO (ANDERSON); by DE CASTRO (WOODWORTH); by COWAN (BREWER); by DE CASTRO (S. PATTERSON). PB – C. SMITH(14). Pitches/strikes: CLEMONS 67/44; COWAN 32/18; DE CASTRO 118/75. Umpires – HP: Michael Carby 1B: David Lee 3B: Jay Davis
Start: 11:53 am Time: 1:50 Attendance: 100
Weather: Partly cloudy, 66, Wind: SSE6
CLEMONS faced 1 batter in the 6th.

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