Softball Travels to Louisiana

first_img Bowling Green Game 2 Live Stats Bowling Green holds a 6-3 record, which includes a 4-0 decision at the Cleveland State Dome Tournament to open the season. Maryland, who is 1-8, picked up its first win of the season last weekend as the Terrapins knocked off then No. 1 Florida, 4-2. Mississippi Valley State will look to rebound after a 1-8 start with its sole victory coming against Coppin State. Dartmouth opens its season against the Bulldogs after being picked to win its third Ivy League title in four years. Bowling Green Game 1 Live Stats Louisiana Live Stats Junior pitcher Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) continued her stellar start to the season going 3-1 in Arizona. Newman, who has a 5-2 record, pitched three complete games and picked up all three of the Bulldogs’ wins. In 25.0 innings, Newman recorded 34 strikeouts and gave up only seven walks. Senior Megan Sowa (Gurnee, Ill.) recorded at least one hit in five of the teams’ six games while junior Kailee Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) enjoyed a perfect 3-3 day against Abilene Christian which included her first two home runs of the season. Tournament Central Page Drake will take on its second Top-25 team of the season with a matchup against No. 16 Louisiana. Louisiana went 2-1 last weekend in its series against then No. 4 Alabama. Junior DJ Sanders and freshman pitcher Alyssa Denham have led the Sun Belt Conference preseason favorite to a 6-3 record this season. Sanders posted four runs, four hits and four runs batted in against Alabama including hitting two home runs in the final game. Denham, who is 2-1 in her rookie season, pitched a shutout against Alabama giving up only two hits. Drake is 7-4 this season coming off a 3-3 weekend at the Wildcat Invitational hosted by then No. 10 Arizona.  The Bulldogs picked up victories against North Dakota State, Boston College and Abilene Christian. Drake lost a pair of games to Arizona and one game to Ball State. Maryland Live Stats Dartmouth Live Stats LAFAYETTE, La. – The Drake University softball team will play six games in three days at the Mardi Gras Invitational presented by Double Tree, hosted by No. 16 Louisiana, Feb. 23-25. Louisiana Live Audio After the Mardi Gras Invitational presented by Double Tree, the Bulldogs will travel to Tuscaloosa, Ala. for the Easton Crimson Classic hosted by No. 10 Alabama. Drake will play five games from Mar. 3-5, opening the tournament against Stanford on Mar. 3 at 11 a.m. Print Friendly Version Mississippi Valley State Live Stats Louisiana Live Video Drake opens the invitational on Thursday at 2 p.m. against Bowling Green before taking on host Louisiana at 4:30 p.m. The Bulldogs will then face Dartmouth and Maryland Friday at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., respectively before closing out the invitational with two games on Saturday. Drake will once again face Bowling Green with first pitch set for 8:30 a.m. followed by a matchup against Mississippi Valley State at 10:30 a.m. The contest against Louisiana will be video streamed on Ragincajuns.com as well as an audio stream on ESPN 1420. Story Linkslast_img

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