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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team closed out its 2014 regular season, May 4th at Cheryl Holt Field, by sending its five seniors out with a victory by defeating the University of Tennessee Martin, 6-3.Seniors Kayla Davidson, Lauren de Castro, Amanda De Vries, Taylor Mills and Kristin Whitmire all had a hand in their final-game win for Austin Peay (20-32, 8-18 OVC), who also ends its regular season with a victory for the first time since downing Eastern Illinois University 6-5 to close out the 2009 season.
The Lady Govs would jump out early, taking advantage of two hits and a Skyhawks error to go up 1-0.
Davidson would follow with a single into left-center field, with Lake moving around to third base.
But the throw from center field got by third baseman Stephanie Nidiffer allowing Lake to score.
Austin Peay would make it 2-0 in the second inning, with Whitmire opening the inning with a double and four batters later score on a single by Lake.
Lake and Whitmire both finished the contest with a team-best three hits.
The Skyhawks would cut the lead in half with a run in the top of the third inning, with Gabby Glenn scoring on a single by Nidiffer.
The single by de Castro was her 50th hit of the season, making her the first player in school history to record three 50-hit seasons in a career.
Both teams added single runs in the fourth inning, with Tennessee Martin’s Kayla Wade scoring on a single by McClure, while APSU responded with a RBI single by Laurel Burroughs – scoring Rikki Arkansas – who reached with a single.
The Skyhawks tacked on its final run in the top of the sixth inning on a single by Renate Meckl that brought in Wade, who had opened the inning with a double off the left field fence.
Mills (2-3) got the win in relief, replacing de Castro in the top of the fourth inning, giving up five hits and one run over 3.1 innings of work – while walking two and striking out Wade on a called third strike to end the game.
Elizabeth Wiegand (11-7) took the loss for Tennessee Martin, pitching the first three innings, giving up six hits and four earned run, while walking one and striking out two.
Sunday, May 4th, 2014
Clarksville, TN | Cheryl Holt Field
Tennessee Martin 3 (27-25-1,14-10 OVC)
|GLENN, Gabby rf||2||1||0||0||1||1||1||0||2|
|DIXON, Kelsey ph||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2|
|GONZALES, Carly lf||4||0||1||0||0||0||2||0||0|
|NIDIFFER, STEPHANIE 3b||4||0||2||1||0||0||0||1||0|
|ZIZZI, Bella pr||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|VINCENT, Casey dp||3||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||2|
|GLENN, Autumn pr||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|WILSON, Deven c/1b||4||1||1||0||0||0||5||1||0|
|WADE, Kayla cf||4||1||2||0||0||1||4||0||2|
|SMITH, Lauren 1b||2||0||0||0||0||2||1||0||1|
|MECKL, Renate c||1||0||1||1||0||0||2||0||0|
|MANNING, Taylor 2b||2||0||0||0||1||0||2||1||0|
|MCCLURE, Samantha ss||2||0||1||1||1||0||1||2||0|
|WIEGAND, Elizabeth p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|KENNEDY, Brooke p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|JERRICK, Tayler p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
Austin Peay 6 (20-32,8-18 OVC)
|LAKE, Marissa lf||4||1||3||1||0||0||3||0||1|
|DAVIDSON, Kayla ss||4||0||2||0||0||2||2||2||2|
|BURROUGHS, Laurel 2b||4||0||1||1||0||0||1||1||0|
|de CASTRO, Lauren p/dp||3||1||1||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|PAVEL, Mel c||4||0||0||0||0||1||5||1||5|
|WHITMIRE, Kristin 1b||3||3||3||2||0||0||7||0||0|
|DiBENEDETTO, Vinchen 3b||1||0||0||0||2||0||0||1||0|
|De VRIES, Amanda rf||2||0||0||1||0||1||1||0||0|
|ARKANSAS, Rikki cf||2||1||1||0||0||0||2||0||0|
|GROVES, Chandler ph||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|MILLS, Taylor dp/p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
Score by Innings R H E ----------------------------------------- Tennessee Martin.... 001 101 0 - 3 8 1 Austin Peay......... 112 110 X - 6 11 2 -----------------------------------------
|E – NIDIFFER(3); DAVIDSON(21); PAVEL(5). DP – Austin Peay 1. LOB – UTM 9; Austin Peay 8. 2B – WILSON(11); WHITMIRE(11). HR – WHITMIRE(4). SH – DE VRIES(2). SB – WADE(23); DE CASTRO(3); WHITMIRE(6).|
|WIEGAND, Elizabeth L,11-7||3.0||6||4||4||1||2||0||0||0||0||14||16||5||2||68|
|de CASTRO, Lauren||3.2||3||2||2||2||3||0||0||0||0||15||17||5||3||62|
|MILLS, Taylor W,2-3||3.1||5||1||1||2||1||1||0||0||0||14||16||4||4||56|
| Win – MILLS T (2-3). Loss – WIEGAND (11-7). Save – None. WP – KENNEDY(8); MILLS T(10).Pitches/strikes: WIEGAND 68/46; KENNEDY 46/28; JERRICK 26/16; DE CASTRO 62/34; MILLS T 56/32.Umpires – HP: Allen Hardy 1B: David Lee 3B: Robert JohnsonStart: 12:02 pm Time: 2:12Attendance: 140
Weather: Sunny, 80, Wind:W14
KENNEDY faced 2 batters in the 5th.