Shippensburg 2, Indiana (Pa.) 1

May 14, 2005

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa.-- The Shippensburg Lady Raiders defeated the Indiana (Pa.) Indians 2-1 in a come-from-behind victory in game nine of the NCAA Division II Mid-Atlantic Region championships.

Down 1-0 in the top of the sixth, the scoring started when Beth Rudai led off the inning with a double to right field. She scored when Jaime Dacey hit an RBI single to left center, tying the game at 1-1.

The winning run scored when Sarah Costa doubled to left center, scoring Dacey.

Shippensburg Danielle Shields pitched the complete game, allowing two hits. She struck out two and raises her record to 14-2 on the year.

IUP took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fifth, when Hilary Tutrani hit a sacrifice fly to score pinch runner Jenny Rodgers.

Jodie Swavely pitched for the Indians, and gets the loss to go to 18-6. She had four strikeouts.

Shippensburg moves on to play Bloomsburg in game ten of the tournament.


Score by Innings R H E 
Shippensburg........ 000 002 0 - 2 5 0 
Indiana (Pa.)....... 000 010 0 - 1 2 0 

DP - Indiana Pa. 1. LOB - Lady Raiders 4. 2B - RUDAI, B.; COSTA, S.; White. 
SH - CORR, L.; CORR, A.; Fendrich. SF - Tutrani. 

Win - SHIELDS, D. (14-2). Loss - Swavely (18-6). Save - None. 
Umpires - HP: Laurie Zeiders 1B: Wayne Doyle 3B: Joe Massero 
Start: 10:58 am Time: 1:19 Attendance: 300 

-- Courtesy Shippensburg University