GAME DETAILS

Game 1 – Saint Louis 5, Chattanooga 2

Game 2 – Southern Miss 15, Saint Louis 8

Ole Miss Classic

Friday, March 2, 2018

Oxford, Mississippi

 

THE BASICS

• Christy Connoyer recorded her 200th victory as Saint Louis’ head coach Friday as the Billikens defeated Chattanooga 5-2 in the opening game of the Ole Miss Classic.

SLU dropped a 15-8 decision to Southern Miss in its second game of the day.

The Billikens are 4-7 on the season.

 

GAME 1 – HOW IT HAPPENED

The Billikens took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Two walks and a single loaded the bases, and Alyssa Chavez drew a bases-loaded walk.

Saint Louis tallied four unearned runs in the fourth. Following two force plays at home, Sadie Wise drew a walk to make it 2-0. Allie Macfarlane delivered a bases-clearing triple for a 5-0 SLU advantage.

Chattanooga scored its two runs in the sixth, but Maddie Baalman pitched out of a bases-loaded jam to keep the score 5-2.

• Kaylea Chappelle relieved Baalman and set the Mocs down 1-2-3 in the seventh to pick up a save.

 

GAME 1 BILLIKEN NOTABLES

Baalman (2-3) allowed just three hits and struck out eight, one shy of her career high.

Macfarlane added a single to her triple.

• Lauren Lomax, Alyssa Tarquinio and Kaylyn Breitbach notched a single apiece.

Wise drew three walks.

 

GAME 2 – HOW IT HAPPENED

Southern Miss struck for six runs in the top of the first.

SLU answered with two runs in the bottom half on two-out RBI singles by Macfarlane and Chavez.

The Golden Eagles plated two in the fifth for an 8-2 lead.

The Billikens pulled even by scoring six runs in the sixth. Chappelle started things with an RBI double, Kat Lane delivered a two-run single, and Wise hit her second home run of the season, a three-run blast.

However, Southern Miss produced seven tallies in the top of the seventh.

 

GAME 2 BILLIKEN NOTABLES

Lomax was 3-for-5 including a double.

Wise had two hits, adding a double to her home run.

Tarquinio collected a single.

 

UP NEXT

The Billikens play one game in the Ole Miss Classic on Saturday, facing the host Rebels at 3 p.m.