Blue Raiders Drop First Game of Doubleheader
Vander Lugt strong in lossMarch 24, 2007 · David Powell
Blue Raider starter Vander Lugt (11-11) picked up the loss for MT, giving up no runs on just four hits while striking out two and walking one in the complete game effort.
Linden Jones (12-5) got the complete game no-hitter for the Jaguars, giving up no runs and no hits while striking out four and walking one in the win. The only run of the game came in the top of the 6th inning. With the game knotted at zero, Ashley Elmore stepped up the plate and hit a ground ball to third base. Melissa Weiland was unable to hold onto the ball as it bounced off the tip of her glove. After being advanced on a sacrifice bunt, Elmer scored when Tara Donaldson doubled to right center.
Middle Tennessee looks to rebound in the second game of the doubleheader against South Alabama at 3 PM.
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