March 4, 2017 || University Field
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Both Madison Martin and Hannah Dewey put forth solid outings in the circle, but the Terrapins dropped both games of a doubleheader on Saturday. Maryland (2-15-1) lost to Stephen F. Austin after a Lumberjack 7th inning rally, 5-4, and to #24 Missouri 2-0.
GAME 1 – BOX SCORE
Maryland got off to a quick start against Stephen F. Austin, scoring two runs in the first inning and one in the second. In the first frame, Amanda Brashear led off with a walk before Skylynne Ellazar bunted a single. Kristina Dillard brought the first run in with a RBI groundout and Martin put through a RBI single to give the Terps a 2-0 lead. The following inning, a pair of freshmen drove in a run with Kassidy Cross tapping a bunt single. Three batters later Brashear brought her in to push the lead to 3-0.
Martin got the start in the circle and went 6.1 innings only allowing one earned run. Stephen F. Austin put one across in the third, where after Martin held the Lumberjacks scoreless to the seventh.
With a 4-1 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh, Stephen F. Austin scored four to win the game. After Martin was taken out from two doubles, Ari Jarvis entered. The Lumberjacks won the game on a hit by pitch.
GAME 2 – BOX SCORE
Hannah Dewey continued her string of solid pitching against ranked teams, throwing five innings and only allowing one earned run, but the Terrapins couldn’t push runs across and fell 2-0 in game two vs. #24 Missouri.
The game was locked at zero until the fourth inning where the Tigers scored on a Maryland error. In the sixth, Missouri doubled their lead with a pair of hits, a double and a single.
Maryland totaled four hits, with Henderson, Anna Kufta, Ellazar, and Dillard all knocking singles.
The Terps will get another chance against the Tigers tomorrow at 1:30 ET.