Howard Payne Softball Sweeps Eagles

Hailey Ostrander fields and throws in a recent game.

Game Details:
Friday, March 22, 2019
Brownwood, Texas | Lady Jacket Park

Game Three: Howard Payne University 4, University of the Ozarks 1


University of the Ozarks (6-16, 5-13 ASC)
Howard Payne University (10-12, 7-9 ASC)


Overview: After the Eagles scored one run to open the game, Howard Payne plated four runs the rest of the way to pick up a 4-1 victory in game three Friday. The Eagles threatened in the fourth, but couldn't generate a run. Howard Payne produced three runs in the fifth to secure the game. Hailey Ostrander and Brittney Dean had two hits apiece.

Pitching Decisions:
WP: Audrey Simpson (W, 4-3) 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO
LP: Abby Mork (L, 4-6) 4.2 IP, 10 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO

Ozarks' Scoring Summary:
Top of 1st Inning
Hailey Ostrander singled, advanced to second on a fielding error by lf, scored, unearned.
Elisa Cantu grounded out to 3b. (1 out)
Paige Lee singled through the right side.
Paige Lee stole second.
Sydney Key flied out to lf. (2 out)
Brittney Dean grounded out to ss. (3 out)

Brittney Dean went 2-for-3. It was her first two-hit game of the season.

Up Next:
The Eagles will host Hendrix College March 26 in a double-header.