Evansville Opens Hillenbrand Invitational With 5-1 Win Over Eastern Michigan
March 1, 2002
TUCSON, Ariz. - Evansville pitcher Katie Moore scattered five hits to help leadthe Purple Aces to a 5-1 victory over Eastern Michigan in Friday's firstgame of Arizona's HIllenbrand Invitational softball tournament.
The Aces scored runs in each of the first three innings. CenterfielderBridget Broerman drove in runs with a single in the first and a solo homerin the third. Desginated player Brooke Luker singled in a run in the second.
Lauren Allen led off the EMU sixth with a double and scored on a single byKristen Zabalavicius to cut the lead to 3-1. The Eagles later left thebases loaded when Moore struck out Deanna Wisnieski to end the threat.
Evansville added two runs in the bottom of the sixth on an RBI double byBrooke Luker and an infield error by the Eagles.