Phoenix Wraps up Series at Wright State

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Release: April 10, 2011
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Green Bay will host South Dakota State in its home opener Thursday, April 14 at 1:30

DAYTON, Ohio (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay (13-13, 2-4 HL) softball team wrapped up its three-game series at Wright State (18-16, 7-2 HL) Sunday, losing a pair of games to the Raiders.

Game 1 - Wright State 5, Green Bay 2 - Wright State scored one run in the first and second innings before Green Bay tied it 2-2 in the bottom of the third. With one out and runners on second and third Kendra Woepse (Manitowoc, Wis.) hit an RBI single to left field scoring Dani Peerenboom (Appleton, Wis.) and putting the Phoenix on the board (2-1). With Jessica Hrncar (Bristol, Wis.) on third, Woepse advanced to second on a wild pitch scoring Hrncar and tying the contest 2-2. Green Bay scored two runs off one hit while stranding one runner to close the inning with the tie.

The Raiders took the final lead in the top of the fourth inning, scoring two runs off two hits, taking the 4-2 advantage. Wright State freshman Kasie Rapshus led off the fifth inning with a home run to center field and sealed the 5-2 win for the Raiders.

Ashley Nannemann (Burlington, Wis.) pitched four innings for the Phoenix while Ali Goecks (Beloit, Wis.) closed the game pitching the final three. Behind the plate Green Bay scored two runs off five hits while stranding 11 runners on base.

Game 2 - Wright State 8, Green Bay 1 - The Raiders kept the bats rolling in the final game scoring four runs off six hits in the first inning of play. Wright State added two runs in the top of the third and one in both the fourth and fifth innings of play, capturing the 8-1 win.

Green Bay's lone run came in the bottom of the fifth inning with two outs and runners on second and third when Paige Newtols (Green Bay, Wis.) hit an RBI single up the middle, scoring Peerenboom.

The Phoenix had 11 hits and stranded 11 runners on base in the loss.

Green Bay will host South Dakota State (8-25, 5-6 Summit) in its home opener Thursday, April 14. The first game of the double-header is slated to begin at 1:30 p.m. at Ben Garot Field.

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10:15 AM
Cedar Falls, Iowa
 
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12:45 PM
Cedar Falls, Iowa
 
Saturday , February 13
Softball 
at Drake
2:45 PM
Cedar Falls, Iowa
 
Softball 
at Northern Iowa
7:15 PM
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at Nebraska
8:00 AM
Cedar Falls, Iowa
 
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Softball 
at Loyola
2:00 PM
Rosemount, Ill.
 
Softball 
at IUPUI
4:30 PM
Rosemount, Ill.
 
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Softball 
at Western Illinois
2:00 PM
Rosemount, Ill.
 
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at Eastern Kentucky
7:00 PM
Rosemount, Ill.
 
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at Quinnipiac
9:00 AM
Rosemount, Ill.
 
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at St. John's
12:30 PM
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at Tennessee
5:30 PM
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at UAB
10:00 AM
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