Southeast rebounds to win second game

Sunday, April 20, 2008

The Southeast Missouri State softball team bounced back from being one-hit to salvage a split of Saturday's Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader.

Visiting Morehead State won the opener 6-0 as Southeast was limited to a fourth-inning double by Jennifer Vasquez.

The Redhawks claimed the nightcap 5-1.

Southeast, 22-22 overall, is a fifth-place 9-10 in the 10-team OVC. Morehead State (27-11, 12-6) is in second place.

Elaine Fisher, who suffered the loss in the opener, came back to claim the second-game win.

Fisher scattered 10 hits, struck out one and walked one as she improved to 17-15. The only run she allowed was unearned.

Southeast had eight hits in the nightcap, led by Vasquez and Michelle Summers with two apiece. Summers drove in two runs.

Alex Gjevre (14-4) pitched six innings for Morehead State in the opener, allowing Southeast's only hit while striking out four.

Fisher gave up six runs (three earned) and five hits in three innings. She struck out three and walked one.

Whitney Dupuis worked four shutout frames, allowing one hit and no walks while fanning four.

Southeast and Morehead State will close out their three-game series at 1 p.m. today.

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