Wisconsin Topples Hoosiers in Five Innings
May 2, 2010
MADISON, Wis. - Indiana dropped the second game of a weekend series at Wisconsin on Sunday, going down to defeat, 8-0, in five innings. Hoosiers' senior outfielder Jennifer Glueckert upped her conference batting average to .419 with her second two-hit game of the weekend to pace the IU attack.
The Hoosiers (11-34, 3-12 Big Ten) had back-to-back two-out singles in the first from Glueckert and junior Sara Olson to set the table for Cassie Gogreve. The junior battled UW starting pitcher Letty Olivarez for a 14-pitch at-bat before flying out to left field.
In the second inning, Indiana freshman Breanna Saucedo reached second base on a dropped fly ball by Wisconsin (18-28, 3-10 Big Ten) center fielder Jennifer Krueger. Glueckert followed with a single up the middle and Saucedo tried to score from second base but Krueger made a strong throw to the plate and was called out, keeping the Hoosiers off the board.
Wisconsin scored three runs in the third inning, one on a passed ball, another on a bases loaded walk and the third on hit batter with the bases loaded to take a 3-0 lead.
Two more UW runners crossed the plate in the fourth and then Ashley Hanewich lifted a two-run home run to left to invoke the run-rule at 8-0.
Redshirt senior pitcher Monica Wright (3-12) took the loss for Indiana, allowing four runs, three earned, on five hits over 3.0 innings. Sara Olson pitched one inning and gave up a home run to Whitney Massey. Jessica Dobson came on to start the fifth inning and surrendered three runs on two hits and one walk.
Meghan McIntosh (6-7) earned the win for Wisconsin by pitching the final 2.1 innings and not allowing a hit. Olivarez went the first 2.2 innings and allowed just four hits while striking out two.
Glueckert extended her hit streak to six games with her pair of singles on Sunday, during which she is 8-for-16 at the plate. Freshman Amanda Wagner had the other hit for the Hoosiers in the game.
Indiana will be in action on Saturday, May 8, at Purdue with the first pitch scheduled for 4 p.m. ET. The game will be aired at 7 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network. Live Audio and Gametracker statistics will be available via IUHoosiers.com
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