February 25, 2006
Eagles slip to 0-5 with pair of setbacks
#4 Alabama-Huntsville 9, Southern Indiana 1 (6 innings)
#12 Emporia State 8, Southern Indiana 0 (6 innings)
DECATUR, Ala.—The University of Southern Indiana softball team saw its record fall to 0-5 Saturday as it lost to No. 4-ranked University of Alabama-Huntsville, 9-1 in six innings, and No. 12-ranked Emporia State University, 8-0 in six innings.
Freshman utility player Lacey Ligmanowski
(Homer Glen, Illinois) produced USI's lone run of the day with a solo home run, the first of her collegiate career, in the bottom of the sixth inning against Alabama-Huntsville.
Senior hurler Lindsey McNaughton
(Carmel, Indiana) was charged with the loss in the first game after giving up six runs off seven hits and three walks in 4 1/3 innings of work against Alabama-Huntsville (10-2) while senior pitcher Missy Grover
(Mishawaka, Indiana) was charged with the loss in the second game after giving up eight runs in five-plus innings of work against Emporia State (16-1). Grover falls to 0-3 on the season, while McNaughton slips to 0-2.
The Eagles return to action Wednesday when they travel to Owensboro, Kentucky, to take on Kentucky Wesleyan College in a non-conference doubleheader. First pitch is slated for 2 p.m.
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