SIU-Edwardsville 4, Gannon 3

May 12, 2005

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. ­ Veronica Schmidt scored twice as second-seeded Southern Illinois Edwardsville defeated sixth-seeded Gannon, 4-3, in the second round of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Regional Tournament.

Gannon scored twice in the second inning and added a run in the fifth to jump out to a 3-1 lead going into the bottom of the fifth. SIUE scored twice in the fifth and tied the game when Holly Neuerburg scored on an error by Gannon's Rae Ann D'Aurora.

Schmidt started out the bottom of the sixth inning by singling through the left side. She later stole second base. Emily Lenart singled advanced to second and third bases on an error by Charity Sharp, scoring Schmidt to take the lead for good.

SIUE's Lindsey Laas pitched seven innings for the complete game and gave up seven hits and three runs.

SIUE will face Northern Kentucky at 3 p.m. Friday.

Gannon at SIU Edwardsville
May 12, 2005 at Highland Hts., Ky.

Gannon 3 (33-17)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Damis, Kristina cf.......  4  0  1  0   0  0  3  0   0
Sharp, Charity lf........  3  0  1  1   1  0  2  0   0
Christ, Steph 3b.........  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
Fergus, Joanna 1b........  3  1  1  0   0  0  4  0   2
Gerger, Allison rf.......  2  1  2  1   1  0  1  0   0
Corroto, Jaclyn ss.......  1  0  0  0   0  0  3  3   0
Domian, Kristen dh.......  3  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   1
D'Aurora, Rae Ann c......  3  0  1  0   0  0  2  2   1
 Benedict, Kaitlyn pr....  0  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Waters, Ann 2b...........  2  0  0  0   0  0  3  0   1
Kulick, Jenn p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
 Soldner, Lauren p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 24  3  7  3   2  0 18  7   5

SIU Edwardsville 4 (41-13)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Waldo, Shanna cf.........  2  0  0  0   1  0  3  0   0
DeShasier, Alicia rf.....  1  0  0  1   0  0  1  0   0
Neuerburg, Holly 2b......  3  1  1  0   0  0  6  2   0
Lenart, Libby c..........  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   1
Schmidt, Veronica ss.....  2  2  1  0   1  0  2  5   0
Price, Ashley dh.........  3  0  1  0   0  1  0  0   0
Lenart, Emily 1b.........  3  0  3  0   0  0  8  0   0
 Gaitros, Megan pr.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Rogers, Amy 3b...........  2  0  0  1   0  1  0  2   2
Easterley, Samantha lf...  2  1  1  0   0  0  1  0   1
Laas, Lindsey p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  3   0
Totals................... 21  4  7  2   2  2 21 13   4

Score by Innings                  R  H  E
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Gannon.............. 020 010 0 -  3  7  2
SIU Edwardsville.... 010 021 X -  4  7  0
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E - Sharp(5); D'Aurora(3). LOB - GU 5; SIUE 4. 2B - Fergus(13); Gerger(11);
Neuerburg(6); Lenart, E. 2(10); Easterley(8). SH - Corroto 2(14); Waters(3);
DeShasier(8). SF - DeShasier(2); Rogers(1). SB - Waldo(44); Neuerburg(15);
Schmidt(11). CS - Sharp(3); Gaitros(5).

Gannon                 IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Kulick, Jenn........  4.2  5  3  2  2  0 16 21   -
Soldner, Lauren.....  1.1  2  1  0  0  2  5  5   -

SIU Edwardsville       IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Laas, Lindsey.......  7.0  7  3  3  2  0 24 29   -

Win - Laas (19-6).  Loss - Soldner (20-9).  Save - None.
Pitches/strikes: None.
Umpires -
Start: 5:15 pm   Time: 1:35   Attendance: 138
Game notes:
Game 4 of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Regional
Game: NCAA4

-- Courtesy Northern Kentucky U.