Hoosiers Win Two at Indiana Fall Classic
Oct. 1, 2006
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana softball team claimed the IU Fall Classic title on Oct. 1 at the IU Softball Field with 3-2 win over Indiana State and a 5-3 victory over IUPUI. In two games, the Hoosiers tallied eight runs and 24 hits.
With the bases loaded in extra innings, newcomer Monica Wright entered the game in the circle, striking out two to get IU out of the inning unharmed. The Hoosiers clinched the win in the bottom of the eighth as infielder Julie DiNallo's bunt scored outfielder Heather Hohs for the game winner.
For the game, Indiana out hit Indiana State, 12-6, and did not commit an error. Newcomer Jennifer Moore started the game on the mound for IU.
After a three-run sixth inning from the Jaguars, the Hoosiers retaliated, as DiNallo scored off the sacrifice fly from Huddleston for the Hoosiers' fifth run.
For the game, the Hoosiers tallied five runs off 12 hits. Wright and Moore shared the duty in the circle for IU in the second game.
The IU Fall Classic closed the fall slate for the Hoosiers. Visit IUHOOSIERS.com for the most up-to-date Indiana softball news and information leading up to the 2007 season.
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