STEPHEN F. AUSTIN REGIONAL
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 4, MIDDLE TENNESSEE 0
NACOGDOCHES, TX – Ashley Kriesel allowed three hits and struck out nine batters, and Stephen F. Austin scored four runs in the fourth inning to move past Middle Tennessee in an elimination game.
The game was scoreless through three innings, but the Ladyjacks (36-22) got a solo home run from Margarita Corona and a two-run shot from Brittany Crawford in the fourth, wrapped around a run by Mackenzie Bennett, who scored on an error.
SFA will play UT Arlington or McNeese State later on Friday.
The Blue Raiders (29-30) put two runners on with one out in the bottom of the frame, but Kriesel (14-6) got out of trouble with a popout to short and a strikeout. Claire Smith had two hits for Middle Tennessee.