Dickinson State softball splits first four games in Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Dickinson State softball team dropped two games Friday on the first day of the Tucson Invitational but rebounded to win a pair of games on Saturday.On Friday, the Blue Hawks (6-6) lost their first game 8-0 to Olivet Nazarene ...
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Dickinson State softball team dropped two games Friday on the first day of the Tucson Invitational but rebounded to win a pair of games on Saturday.
On Friday, the Blue Hawks (6-6) lost their first game 8-0 to Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) University after only managing one hit in the game, which came from third baseman McKennzie Bassett.
Dickinson State’s Amanda Flores gave up four runs, though none were earned, in the first 1 2/3 innings. Abigail Brooks relieved her and gave up four earned runs on six hits in one inning of work.
Tigers pitcher Emily Carstens struck out four and had one walk in her one-hit victory.
Dickinson State finished the first day of the Tucson Invitational with a 15-6 loss to the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
The Blue Hawks bounced back on Saturday, though, posting a 6-1 win over Benedictine (Ill.) University and an 11-3 victory over UM-Dearborn.
Statistics for the final three games were not available at press time.
Dickinson State returns to action at the Tucson Invitational at 11 a.m. today against the University of Minnesota-Crookston, and the Blue Hawks follow that up with a 1:30 p.m. meeting against Mt. Marty (S.D.) College.