Feb. 22, 2014
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Four errors led to a combined 12 unearned runs on the day as the Nevada softball dropped a pair of games at the Grand Canyon Tournament on Saturday.
Nevada saw its record fall to 9-5 with the losses. The Wolf Pack will be back in action on Sunday morning against Southern Utah. Live audio and stats are available at NevadaWolfPack.com
In game one against Grand Canyon, Nevada had three errors lead to seven unearned runs as Nevada fell 13-2 in six innings. The Wolf Pack then dropped the second game to Southern Utah, 8-6.
In game one, Nevada struggled a bit at the plate against GCU right-hander Stephanie Pesquira, who fanned eight and allowed just six hits to the Pack.
Karlyn Jones took the loss against Grand Canyon as she went four and two-thirds, giving up eight hits and seven runs – one earned.
Nevada got going early against Southern Utah, scoring a run in the first on an Erin Jones single. But the Thunderbirds answered with a run of their own in the bottom of the inning.
That held until the fourth when SUU’s Madison Resley hit a three-run shot off Megan Dortch (4-1).
Sweet homered in the seventh to pull Nevada within two at 8-6 but Nevada would get no closer.
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