Red Raider Softball Wins Game One of Eastern New Mexico Doubleheader|
March 30, 2005
LUBBOCK, Texas - Freshman Jennifer Corkin went 3 for 3 with five RBI to help guide the Red Raiders to a 10-1 win over Eastern New Mexico in game one of the Wednesday night doubleheader.
Tech scored in the first inning as Corkin nailed a homerun over left center scoring designated player Ashley Parker. A, Parker led off the inning for the Red Raiders with a single to the shortstop.
The Red Raiders held the Zias to three scoreless innings and ENMU put up their only run in the fourth inning.
Tech scored eight runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to bring the lead to 10-1. A, Parker led off the inning with a walk and then stole second base during senior Natalie Enderlin's at bat. Enderlin was also walked. Corkin singled to center field and knocked in A, Parker and Enderlin and then Corkin advanced to third on the play. Senior Kelly Rhyne doubled to center field scoring Corkin and Jennifer Bowers singled up the middle to advance Rhyne to third.
Natalie Kula singled to center field scoring Rhyne and advanced Bowers to second. Heather Parker followed with a double to left field scoring Bowers and advancing Kula to third. Lawler walked and then during pinch hitter Heather Freeman's at bat, all three runners on base advanced on a pass ball as Kula scored. Freeman walked and Enderlin reached on a fielders choice by shortstop as she knocked in H, Parker, but Lawler was out at third. Tech posted one more run as Corkin singled to right field and batted in Freeman.
The Red Raiders will start the second game of the doubleheader against Eastern New Mexico at 6 p.m.