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    Indiana Drops First Game In Las Vegas to Utah

    Go Hoosiers! Cassie Gogreve had two RBI on Friday against Utah
    Go Hoosiers!
    Cassie Gogreve had two RBI on Friday against Utah
    Go Hoosiers!

    Feb. 17, 2012

    Box Score

    LAS VEGAS - Indiana opened play at the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic on Friday against Utah with a 7-2 loss to the Utes. Senior catcher Cassie Gogreve drove in both runs for the Hoosiers with a bases loaded single in the fourth inning.

    Indiana committed a pair of errors and and was only able to put together four hits while Utah collected nine hits in the contest.

    Utah took advantage of a couple mistakes in the field by Indiana (2-3) early in game to go ahead 2-0 after two innings of play. Then in the third inning, Utah (4-2) got a three-run home run from Whitney Holm to make it 5-0.

    Then in the fourth inning, Kelsey Brannon led off with a single and Brianna Meyer reached on a infield single, followed by Jenna Abraham's bunt single to load the bases with no outs. The Utes got the first out of the inning on a force play at the plate and a strikeout set the table for Gogreve's two-out heroics. She worked the count full before lining a sharp single through the right side of the infield to make it 5-2.

    But that would be as close as IU would get before Utah tacked on a pair of runs in the sixth inning to provide the final margin, 7-2.

    Lora Olson (1-2) went the distance in the circle for Indiana, giving up seven runs (five earned) on nine hits while striking out three and walking a pair. It is her second complete game of the season.

    The Hoosiers will play Long Beach State in their second game of the day in Las Vegas.

     

     


       

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