Indiana Bats Quiet in Game Two Loss At Wisconsin
April 6, 2008
MADISON, Wisc. - Following a rousing win in game one of the doubleheader at Wisconsin on Sunday, the Hoosier bats were not able to make a late inning charge and fell to the Badgers by a 3-0 margin.
Indiana freshman pitcher Sara Olson had yet to allow a hit to Wisconsin (11-28, 1-7 Big Ten) but Alexis Garcia changed that with a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth to break a scoreless tie. The Badgers went on to score two more runs in the inning to take a 3-0 lead in support of Kristyn Hansen.
Olson (2-7) settled back down after the rocky fourth to keep Wisconsin off the board the rest of the way and give the Hoosiers (10-26, 1-7 Big Ten) a chance to come back. She also set a career high with 10 strikeouts in the game and gave up only four hits and three runs, two earned in her second complete game of the season.
The Hoosiers had their best chance to score in the top of the fifth inning after a leadoff walk was followed by a Stephanie Pellerito single. Jennifer Glueckert moved both runners 60 feet closer with a sacrifice bunt but the inning would stall there after Julia Hamilton lined out to third base and Emily Bergeson hit a hot shot to third that was corralled in time to get the out at third to end the inning.
The Hoosiers will be back in action at Indiana State on Wednesday with the first pitch slated for 4 p.m.
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