Blue Raiders Drop a Pair to #13 Louisiana-LafayetteMay 7, 2005 · MT Media Relations
In game one, Louisiana-Lafayette scored nine runs in four innings to shorten the game to five. The Ragin Cajuns scored one run in the first inning when Blue Raider pitcher Trish White was called for an illegal pitch allowing the runner on third to advance home and score.
Louisiana-Lafayette exploded for six runs in the bottom of the second inning. With bases loaded, the Cajuns Danyelle Gomez hit a base clearing double for three RBI. Lafayette added two more runs thanks to a two run homerun by Ashley Evans. The Cajuns assured themselves a shortened game when they scored two more runs in the bottom of the fourth.
White took the loss for the Blue Raiders and falls to 0-11 on the season.
Game two didn't start off well for the Blue Raiders. Middle Tennessee committed three errors and allowed four Ragin Cajun runs to find themselves in hole early.
Louisiana-Lafayette tacked on X runs in the bottom of the second inning. With one out, Gomez hit a double to extend her hitting streak to 15 games, and after Brittany Bryant drew a walk, Gomez scored on an RBI single by Evans. The Cajuns scored the second run of the inning off a sacrifice fly by Lacey Bertucci. ULL added two more runs in the fourth inning when pinch hitter Leslie Pierce hit a two run shot over the left field wall.
Jennifer Dorais broke up a no-hitter attempt by Ragin Cajun Ashley Kirchberg when she hit a bloop single over the third baseman in the top of the fifth inning. In the shortened game, Dorais took the loss on the mound falling to 2-12 on the season.
Middle Tennessee ends the regular season on Sunday when the Blue Raiders complete their series with Louisiana-Lafayette. The first pitch is set for 1 p.m. at Ragin Cajun Park.
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