LYNCHBURG, VA – Lights out pitching from Ohio led the Bobcats to a comfortable victory in their first game of the 2017 NISC on Tuesday. Ohio handled Iona by a margin of 5-1 to remain atop the Liberty Regional.
Savannah Jo Dorsey led the Bobcats with a dominant performance in the circle, pitching six innings, striking out seven and allowing no runs. Both Natalie Alvarez and Danielle Stiene tallied two RBI to lead Ohio to victory.
Ashlyn Morris was the lone Gael to record a hit on the afternoon, ruining the Bobcat’s no-hit bid.
Ohio will stay on the winners side of the regional, awaiting the winner of Liberty and UNC Wilmington who will play at 7 p.m. ET. Iona is now slated a game Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET, featuring either Campbell or a team yet to be determined.