Tennessee Ends Softball's Title Run in Extra Innings
June 3, 2006
The Lady Vols took the lead first in the fifth inning after loading the bases with a lead-off single up the middle from Kristi Durant followed with a walk to Natalie Brock and a single to third base where Durant was brought home after a Sun Devil wild throw allowed the force out to score and India Childs to gain first as the Lady Vols grabbed a 1-0 lead.
The Sun Devil deficit was short-lived though as Heidi Knabe stepped up in the bottom of the inning to hit her second home-run of the day as she crushed a solo shot over left field to tie it at 1-1.
The Sun Devils took it to extra innings where the ASU and the Lady Vols kept it tied until the ninth inning when freshman third-baseman, Jennifer Griffin dug in with one on to hit her ninth home run of the season to up the Lady Vols 3-1. The Sun Devil offense couldn't answer as two strikeouts and a pop out later, the 2006 Sun Devil campaign came to an end.
The Lady Vols will now face
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