Ferris State 2, Northwood 0

May 12, 2005

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Rachel Chartier pitched a complete-game shutout as fourth-seeded Ferris State defeated fifth-seeded Northwood, 2-0, in the first round of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Regional Tournament.

Ferris State's two runs came in the bottom of the second inning. Laura Crower started off the inning for Ferris State with a single to left field, and a double by Katie Kraai brought Crower home. Amy Dollarhite reached base on an error by Northwood's Reeta Echevarria, advancing Kraai to third base, and Kraai later scored on a passed ball.

Ferris State will face Northern Kentucky in the second round today at 3 p.m.

Northwood will play Friday at 10 a.m.

Northwood vs Ferris State
May 12, 2005 at Highland Hts., Ky.

Northwood 0 (31-13)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Helvey-Hoyt, Jessica lf..  3  0  1  0   0  0  1  0   0
Olson, Julie cf/rf.......  3  0  1  0   0  0  2  0   0
Dhillon, Amrit 1b........  2  0  0  0   0  0  6  1   1
Thacker, Sam 3b..........  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  3   0
Echevarria, Reeta ss.....  3  0  1  0   0  0  0  1   1
Hayman, Amanda 2b........  3  0  1  0   0  0  2  1   0
Minikel, Rachel dh.......  2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   1
Shepard, Lisa p..........  2  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Laxton, Carly rf.........  2  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
 Estes, Kristen rf/cf....  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Neidhamer, Ellie c.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  5  0   0
Totals................... 23  0  4  0   0  0 18  6   3

Ferris State 2 (31-18)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Worsley, Melissa dh......  3  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   1
Gill, Navreet ss.........  2  0  0  0   1  0  2  2   0
McLean, Emily lf.........  3  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
McKibbin, Allison c......  2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   1
Crower, Laura 1b.........  3  1  1  0   0  2  9  1   0
Riskovitch, Lindsay 2b...  3  0  1  0   0  0  1  3   1
Kraai, Katie 3b..........  2  1  1  1   0  1  2  4   0
Dollarhite, Amy rf.......  2  0  0  0   0  0  2  0   1
Jaroniewski cf...........  2  0  0  0   0  1  3  0   0
Chartier, Rachel p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  1   0
Totals................... 22  2  3  1   1  5 21 11   4

Score by Innings                  R  H  E
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Northwood........... 000 000 0 -  0  4  2
Ferris State........ 020 000 X -  2  3  0
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E - R.Echevarria(27); L. Shepard(3). LOB - NU 3; FSU 4. 2B - J. Hoyt(5);
Kraai(10). SH - A. Dhillon(9); McKibbin(3).

Northwood              IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Shepard, Lisa.......  6.0  3  2  1  1  5 22 24   -

Ferris State           IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Chartier, Rachel....  7.0  4  0  0  0  0 23 24   -

Win - Chartier (16-9).  Loss - L. Shepard (21-6).  Save - None.
WP - L. Shepard(18). PB - E. Neidhamer(26). Pitches/strikes: None.
Umpires - HP: Sally Keller  1B: John Peterson  3B: Roger Vargo
Start: 10:05 am   Time: 1:17   Attendance: 121
Game notes:
Game 1 of the Great Lakes NCAA Division II Regional.
Ferris State advances to play NKU at 3 p.m.
Northwood will play Friday at 10 a.m.
Game: NCAA1

-- Courtesy Northern Kentucky