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Sat Mar 17
Cancelled
Adrian
vs. Denison
@ Danville, Ky. in Danville, Ky.
Sat Mar 17
Cancelled
Denison
at Centre
in Danville, Ky.
Sun Mar 18
Final
2 Denison
8 at Centre
in Danville, Ky.
Sun Mar 18
Final
0 Hanover
1 vs. Denison
@ Danville, KY in Danville, Ky.
Fri Mar 23
Final - 5 innings
1 Rochester (Mich.)
9 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Mar 23
Final
5 Rochester (Mich.)
6 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Mon Mar 26
Final
2 Denison
4 at Muskingum
in New Concord, Ohio
Mon Mar 26
Final
5 Denison
3 at Muskingum
in New Concord, Ohio
Wed Mar 28
Final
2 Otterbein
7 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Mar 28
Final
6 Otterbein
2 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 31
Final - 6 innings
1 Denison
9 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Mar 31
Final
13 Denison
10 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Thu Apr 05
Final
1 Kenyon
7 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Apr 05
Final - 6 innings
4 Kenyon
12 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 07
Final - 5 innings
12 Denison
0 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Apr 07
Final
5 Denison
3 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sun Apr 08
Final
1 Thomas More
0 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 08
Final - 5 innings
4 Thomas More
12 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Apr 10
Final
4 Wittenberg
6 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Apr 10
Final
2 Wittenberg
1 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Apr 12
Final
6 Mt. St. Joseph
5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Apr 12
Final
6 Mt. St. Joseph
8 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Apr 13
Final
2 Denison
1 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Fri Apr 13
Final
2 Denison
1 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Tue Apr 17
Cancelled
Adrian
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Apr 17
Cancelled
Adrian
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Apr 19
Cancelled
Denison
at Defiance
in Defiance, Ohio
Thu Apr 19
Cancelled
Denison
at Defiance
in Defiance, Ohio
Sat Apr 21
Final - 5 innings
3 Hiram
13 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 21
Final - 5 innings
1 Hiram
22 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 22
Final - 5 innings
1 Capital
10 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 22
Final
3 Capital
8 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 25
Final - 5 innings
11 Denison
1 at Marietta
in Marietta, Ohio
Wed Apr 25
Final
8 Denison
1 at Marietta
in Marietta, Ohio
Thu Apr 26
Final
1 DePauw
0 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Apr 26
Final
4 DePauw
5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 29
Final - 6 innings
9 Denison
0 at Allegheny
In Meadville, Pa.
Sun Apr 29
Final
9 Denison
5 at Allegheny
In Meadville, Pa.
Fri May 04
Final - 10 innings
5 DePauw
4 vs. Denison
@ SPRINGFIELD, OH in Springfield, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Sat May 05
Final
10 Allegheny
14 vs. Denison
@ SPRINGFIELD, OH in Springfield, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Sat May 05
Final - 13 innings
5 Denison
4 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Sat May 05
Final
4 Denison
5 vs. DePauw
@ Wittenberg in Springfield, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
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DU earns split with Marietta

Heather Larsen had two hits and scored a run against Marietta.
Heather Larsen had two hits and scored a run against Marietta.

The Denison softball team earned a doubleheader split with Marietta on Wednesday in Granville.  The Pioneers won the opener, 3-2, in eight innings, while the Big Red won the nightcap 3-0.

Roughly 24 hours removed from her first-career shutout, sophomore pitcher Rachel Laughlin orchestrated another masterful performance in game two against Marietta.  Similar to Tuesday's outing, Laughlin scattered four hits and struck out six batters en route to her second shutout of the season.  The sophomore improved to 8-4 on the year.

Laughlin received run support in the second frame.  After a pair of walks and a single by Heather Larsen loaded the bases, senior Hannah Price drew a free pass that brought Jess Robertson home.  First-year Julie Rooney followed up with a base hit up the middle that scored Larsen.  The Big Red tacked on another run in the fifth when Price hit a leadoff home run to left field.

In the opener, Marietta jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning behind an RBI double by Michelle Sayre and a single up the middle from Chelsea Obrzut.  It remained a two-run game until the sixth inning.  With runners at second and third, sophomore Meghan Edwards knocked in Rooney on a sacrifice fly to center.  DU tied the contest at 2-2 thanks to a double to right by Laughlin.

The Pioneers broke the tie in the eighth inning when Sayre singled in Sarah Mayo with one out.  Sophomore Kelsey Hager minimized the damage by striking out Hannah Tarski and Obrzut to end the frame.   Marietta pitcher Alexis O'Hair answered by retiring the side in order to secure the win.

Price went 2-for-4 with a run scored, while Rooney, Laughlin, Emily Lipsitz and Larsen each logged a hit.  Hager allowed three runs on nine hits with six strikeouts in eight innings of work.

Denison moves 13-11 on the year, while the Pioneers sit at 12-10.  The Big Red returns to action next Wednesday against Mount St. Joseph.  Game one of the doubleheader is scheduled to being at 5:30 p.m.

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