Emporia State 5, Winona State 0

May 15, 2005

EMPORIA, Kan. - Emporia State scored three runs in the first inning Sunday and went on to a 5-0 win over Winona State to advance to the championship game of the NCAA II North Central Region tournament. Sarah Luschen drove in a pair of runs off a single in the fifth after ESU got RBI in the opening inning from Morgan Viola and Channon Nitz. Courtney Reed made her first start in an NCAA tournament game and allowed four hits, striking out seven, in the shutout. Winona State, the No. 6 seed, ended its season at 41-16.

-- Courtesy Emporia