IOWA STATE REGIONAL
EASTERN KENTUCKY 7, SOUTH DAKOTA 2
AMES, IA – Eastern Kentucky rode a big inning to get ahead of South Dakota in an elimination game, and starting pitcher Murphy McRoberts threw six solid innings for the Colonels.
EKU will face Purdue on Saturday in another elim game.
The Colonels (35-21) rumbled for five runs in the second inning; Hannah Clark drove in two with a single, and runs also came across on singles from Sammi Miller, Destinee Lizzmore and Zoe Mihalicz. McRoberts allowed five hits and struck out four batters, and Mollie Paulick pitched a perfect seventh inning.
South Dakota (33-28) got two hits and an RBI from Camille Fowler.