Tigers Pound Out 28 hits in Doubleheader Sweep at Oberlin

Tigers Pound Out 28 hits in Doubleheader Sweep at Oberlin

Oberlin, Ohio - DePauw totaled 23 runs and 28 hits and swept a North Coast Athletic Conference doubleheader at Oberlin. The Tigers won by scores of 14-4 and 9-0 to improve to 17-12 overall and 8-0 in the NCAC. Oberlin dropped to 1-27 overall and 0-10 in the conference.

In the opener, DePauw took a 1-0 lead in the third as Lauren Godden singled home Liz Getz, but Oberlin responded with four in the bottom of the third. Grace Evans doubled home Emma Downing and later scored when Sandra Kibble reached on an error. Kat Ladouceur's single to right center plated a pair and gave the Yeowomen a 4-1 lead.

The Tigers knotted the score in the fourth as Sammi Bell tripled with the bases loaded. Ashlee Gibson's two-run double in the fifth pushed the lead to 6-4 and the Tigers then added five in the sixth and three more in the seventh.

DePauw totaled 19 hits with Sidney Holler going four-for-four. Emma Baldwin added three hits, while Getz, Godden and Gibson each had two. Evans and Dana Rae Goldstein each had two of Oberlin's seven hits.

Baldwin, who relieved Gibson in the circle for DePauw, improved to 7-7 with five innings of three-hit, scoreless pitching. Ladouceur dropped to 0-9 with the loss.

Oberlin retired the first seven DePauw hitters in game two, but DePauw responded with six in the third including a two-run double from Linsey Button and a two-run homer by Haleigh Chasteen.

Grace Hendrickson singled home Button, who led off the fifth with a triple, before Kat Panos drove in a pair with a single.

Button had two of DePauw's nine hits as eight different Tigers had hits. Three different Yeowomen had one hit apiece.

Brooke Bandy moved to 6-4 while striking out six in four innings. Downing suffered the loss.

DePauw returns to action on Wednesday, April 20, when it hosts Wittenberg in a 4 p.m. doubleheader.