Drake Blasts Arkansas Pine Bluff, 15-0 on Sunday
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Drake Bulldogs blasted the Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions, 15-0 in the consolation game of the UTA tournament on Sunday morning. Drake (5-7) scored five runs in the first inning, three in the second, two in the third and four in the fourth to end the game early with the 15-run rule.
Hayley Nybo (Minnetonka, Minn.) blasted her second home run of the season and finished with eight RBI and the freshman was 3-3 with two doubles and three runs in the blowout win. Lindsey Vande Wall (Prairie City, Iowa) was 3-4 with two RBI and Amy Pierce (Olathe, Kan.) was 2-3 with three runs and a stolen base.
Jordan Gronewold (Carlisle, Iowa) tossed four innings and allowed just one hit to earn her third win. Rebekah Schmidt (Cottage Grove, Minn.) came in for one inning and allowed one hit and struck out one.
Drake will play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Friday at 5 p.m. in Fayetteville, Ark. before playing in the Woo Pig Classic, hosted by Arkansas. The Bulldogs will play two games on Saturday (IUPUI and Arkansas) and two games on Sunday (Butler and TBD).