A late flurry of runs made the difference as 11th-seeded Maryland's upset bid over sixth-seeded Illinois fell short in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament Thursday.
Senior Skylynne Ellazar earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors as announced by the conference offices Wednesday.
The 11th-seeded Maryland softball team (18-36, 7-16 B1G) will take on sixth-seeded Illinois (36-17, 13-8 B1G) in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament Thursday, May 10.
The Maryland softball team honored its four seniors and reflected on its 2018 campaign Sunday evening at the team's annual banquet.
The Maryland softball team earned the No. 11 seed in the upcoming Big Ten Softball Tournament, and will face No. 6 seed Illinois in the opening round on Thursday.
Maryland came up just short in a back-and-forth slug fest with Michigan State Saturday, dropping a 15-12 contest in the teams' regular season finale.
Senior Skylynne Ellazar had a standout day at the plate, hitting two three-run home runs to pace the Maryland offense, but it was not enough as the Terps (18-35, 7-15) dropped both legs of its doubleheader to Michigan State (23-25, 9-11) Friday evening.
The Maryland softball team (18-33, 7-10 B1G) will honor its three graduating seniors in addition to Mikayla Werahiko this weekend for the team's final Big Ten series of the season.
A three-run fifth inning made the difference, as Ohio State outlasted Maryland 5-2 Sunday afternoon.
Ohio State scattered nine runs across six innings to seal a four-run victory over Maryland Saturday afternoon.
Ohio State's offense overpowered Maryland (18-31, 7-11 B1G) to lead the Buckeyes (30-11) to a 13-5 win Friday evening.
The Maryland softball team (18-30, 7-10 B1G) will play its final road series of the season this weekend when the squad travels to play three games at Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio.