Game 1 – Dayton 11, Saint Louis 4
Game 2 – Saint Louis 5, Dayton 2
Thursday, April 5, 2018
• Alyssa Tarquinio hit two home runs and Kallen Loveless picked up her second pitching victory of the season in Saint Louis’ Atlantic 10 Conference doubleheader split with Dayton Thursday afternoon.
• The Billikens posted a 5-2 win in the nightcap after falling 11-4 in the opener.
• SLU is 19-16 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. Dayton is 13-19, 4-4.
GAME 1 – HOW IT HAPPENED
• Dayton scored a run in the first inning, three in the second and one in the fourth to establish a 5-0 lead.
• Saint Louis scored all of its runs in the fifth. Tarquinio led off with a home run. With two outs, Allie Macfarlane rapped an RBI single and Kaylea Chappelle delivered a two-run single to narrow the Dayton lead to 5-4.
• The Flyers answered with a run in the fifth and five in the sixth.
GAME 1 – BILLIKEN NOTABLES
• Macfarlane had two hits.
• Kat Lane, Sadie Wise and Mackenzie Lawson notched a single apiece.
GAME 2 – HOW IT HAPPENED
• Dayton again grabbed a 1-0 first-inning lead.
• SLU went ahead for good in the second on Chappelle’s third home run of the season, a two-run shot.
• The Billikens made it 4-1 in the third on Wise’s RBI double and Macfarlane’s RBI single.
• Dayton drew closer with a run in the sixth. But in the seventh, Saint Louis re-established a three-run lead on Tarquinio’s solo blast, her third homer of the year.
GAME 2 – BILLIKEN NOTABLES
• Loveless (2-2) went the distance in the circle. Loveless scattered eight hits, struck out five, allowed just one earned run and did not walk a batter.
• Tarquinio added a single for a two-hit game.
• Lauren Lomax (double) and Lane tallied a hit apiece.
The Billikens stay in Dayton to face St. Bonaventure in an A-10 doubleheader on Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 11 a.m. (CT).