Clarksville, Ark.-The Lady Eagles went 2-2 at the University of West Florida tournament held March 14-17 in Pensacola, Florida.
Ozarks dropped their first game against Huntington College, 0-5, on March 15, but came back in the second game to defeat Huntington 7-0. The Lady Eagles collected nine hits in the first game, but left nine runners on base, including three in the fifth inning. Ozarks had two hits in the inning and then threatened to score in the top of the seventh when the Lady Eagles banged out three hits in the inning. Jamie Johnson was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate. Amanda Luney (5-1) received the loss. The Lady Eagles fought back in the second game and shutout Huntington 7-0. Ozarks scored two runs in the second inning and four runs in the fifth to hold a 6-0 lead after five innings of play. Ozarks pounded out ten hits while holding Huntington to four hits. Dana Marvin (6-0) went 3-for-3 with one RBI and pitched seven innings to receive the win. The Lady Eagles were defeated 2-0 in the first game against Grand View College on March 16. Grand View had just two hits in the contest and scored two runs in the fifth inning without managing a hit. Chanceree Catlett (5-1) received the loss after pitching seven innings and did not allow an earned run. Catlett struck out five in the loss. Brooke Grice led the team with two hits. Ozarks’ bats came alive in the second game against Grand View and put up 10 runs on the board while collecting 11 hits. A six-run sixth inning broke a 4-4 tie and gave the Lady Eagles their fifteenth win of the season. Erica Newell had a team-best three hits and 3 RBI. Marvin picked up the win.