The Eastern softball team split their first home doubleheader against SIU-Edwardsville Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Williams Field in Charleston, Ill. The games marked the women’s first home games of the season. The first game was a 0-4 loss with both teams scoreless until the ninth inning when SIUE was able to score four runs securing their victory over the Panthers.
Eastern was able to take the win over the Cougars in the following game. The Panthers were able to score two runs in the second inning and another two in the fourth. The final score was 4-1.
Freshman infielder Bailey O’Dell looks to throw the ball back to home during the first game of the day.
Eastern’s head coach Kim Schuette watches the team during the final innings of the first game.
Sophomore infielder Ashleigh Westover walks back to the dugout after being tagged out at home during the first game.
SIUE’s Senior outfielder Lindsey Barron makes it past senior catcher Hailee Hanna to score the Cougar’s first run of the ninth inning during the first game.
Sophomore infielder Chelsea Yankolovich throws the ball to first base as senior outfielder Hayley Pieper begins to slide to second during the second game.
Junior outfielder Melise Brown falls to the ground after missing a catch during the second game.