OXFORD, Miss. – The Boilermakers split the day in Oxford defeating Samford, 3-0 after falling to North Dakota State, 0-4 moving Purdue’s record to 13-11.
GAME TWO: Purdue 3, Samford 0
Purdue Softball shut out the Samford Bulldogs to close out Thursday’s games opening the Rebel Invitational.
The Boilermakers notched six hits with two singles from Tyrina Jones and Olivia McFadden and one single from Jordyn Ramos and Echazarreta. McFadden earned one RBI while Jones, Khloe Banks and Kiara Dillon all contributed one run.
Mo Wimpee performed a complete-game shutout totaling three strikeouts and holding the Bulldogs to four hits.
Purdue captured an early lead in the first inning when Olivia McFadden’s single batted home Tyrina Jones for the one-run lead. Purdue’s strong defense shut out the Bulldogs while Khloe Banks and Kiara Dillon both earned the Boilermakers a run by capitalizing on throwing errors.
GAME ONE: Purdue 0, North Dakota State 4
Despite the loss, Alex Echazarreta collected two strikeouts to reach the 200 career strikeouts milestone in the game.
Purdue registered six hits, including two doubles collected by Jade Moy and Khloe Banks. Tyrina Jones, Becca Edwards, Jordyn Ramos and Jade Moy each produced a single for the Boilermakers.
Alexa Pinarski is labeled the loss bringing her record to 1-2 despite her three strikeouts over the first 3.2 innings. Echazarreta entered the circle in relief and struck out her first batter faced, securing her 200th career strikeout in the process to end the inning. Echazarreta brought in one…
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