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Sun Mar 12
Final - 7 innings
5 Denison
3 at Chapman
in Orange, Calif.
Sun Mar 12
Final - 7 innings
1 Denison
7 at Chapman
in Orange, Calif.
Mon Mar 13
Final
9 Denison
4 at Pomona-Pitzer
in Claremont, Calif.
Mon Mar 13
Final
8 Denison
6 at Pomona-Pitzer
in Claremont, Calif.
Tue Mar 14
Final - 8 innings
11 Denison
9 at Whittier
in Whittier, Calif.
Tue Mar 14
Final
11 Denison
8 at Whittier
in Whittier, Calif.
Wed Mar 15
Final
8 Denison
1 at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
in Claremont, Calif.
Wed Mar 15
Final
5 Denison
2 at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
in Claremont, Calif.
Fri Mar 17
Final
0 Denison
1 at Cal Lutheran
in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Fri Mar 17
Final
4 Denison
7 at Cal Lutheran
in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Tue Mar 21
Final
14 Muskingum
5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Mar 21
Final
7 Muskingum
3 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Mar 23
Final - 5 innings
13 Denison
1 at Mount St. Joseph
in Cincinnati, Ohio
Thu Mar 23
Final
7 Denison
2 at Mount St. Joseph
in Cincinnati, Ohio
Sat Mar 25
Final
2 Defiance
4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 25
Final
4 Defiance
9 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Mar 29
Final - 5 innings
9 Denison
0 at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Wed Mar 29
Final
2 Denison
6 at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Sat Apr 01
Final
0 Ohio Wesleyan
7 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 01
Final
11 Ohio Wesleyan
8 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 05
Final
9 Denison
1 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Apr 05
Final
3 Denison
2 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Apr 08
Final - 5 innings
0 Oberlin
8 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 08
Final
1 Oberlin
6 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 09
Final
4 Marietta
5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 09
Final
0 Marietta
3 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Apr 11
Final
0 Denison
3 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Tue Apr 11
Final
3 Denison
5 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Fri Apr 14
Final
0 Wooster
1 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Apr 14
Final
1 Wooster
8 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Mon Apr 17
Final
7 Denison
4 at Capital
in Bexley, Ohio
Mon Apr 17
Final
9 Denison
2 at Capital
in Bexley, Ohio
Thu Apr 20
Final - 5 innings
0 Denison
8 at Thomas More
in Crestview Hills, Ky.
Thu Apr 20
Final
9 Denison
10 at Thomas More
in Crestview Hills, Ky.
Sun Apr 23
Final
1 Hiram
6 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 23
Final - 6 innings
4 Hiram
14 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Apr 25
Final
3 Denison
4 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Tue Apr 25
Final
0 Denison
2 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Fri Apr 28
Final - 8 innings
5 Allegheny
3 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Apr 28
Final - 6 innings
0 Allegheny
8 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat May 06
Final
3 Denison
4 vs. DePauw
@ Wittenberg in Springfield, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Sat May 06
Final
0 Wittenberg
2 Denison
in Springfield, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Sun May 07
Final - 5 innings
11 Denison
1 vs. Wooster
@ Wittenberg in Springfield, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Sun May 07
Final
4 Denison
3 vs. DePauw
@ Springfield, Ohio NCAC Championship
Sun May 07
Final
0 Denison
6 vs. DePauw
@ Springfield, Ohio NCAC Championship
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DU walks off with an NCAC sweep

Gretchen Staubach watches her game-winning hit in the bottom of the 7th inning of game two.
Gretchen Staubach watches her game-winning hit in the bottom of the 7th inning of game two.

The Big Red softball team picked up its first North Coast Athletic Conference sweep of the season after taking a pair from Hiram on Sunday afternoon in Granville. Denison shut out the Terriers 2-0 in game one and rallied for a 6-5 walk-off win in the nightcap.

Despite grabbing the early lead in game two, the Big Red found themselves in a 5-2 hole after four and a half innings of play.  Junior Ellen McDevitt-Stredney led off the bottom of the fifth with a base-hit bunt that died in no-man's land between the pitcher Taylor Miller and the catcher Jess Bolanz.  Julie Rooney followed the infield single with a base hit to right.  McDevitt-Stredney came around to score on the play thanks to a fielding error by right fielder Danielle Latine.

The Big Red completed their rally with a pair of runs in the sixth, tying the game at 5-5.  After a leadoff single and a stolen base put senior Meghan Edwards at second, a ground out by Erin Laswell got Edwards 60 feet from home.  Senior Gretchen Staubach followed with her team-leading third triple of the season, easily scoring Edwards from third.  After a Hiram pitching change brought in game-one starter Meghan Garland, senior Rachel Laughlin roped a double to center that drove in Staubach and tied the contest.  DU loaded the bases with only one out, but a strikeout by Garland and a pop out got the Terriers out of the inning.

After Denison retired Hiram in order in the top of the seventh, the stage was set for DU's walk-off victory.  Freshman Ryan Lee and Edwards opened the bottom of the frame with singles to right and center, respectively.  Garland went on to load the bases after issuing a free pass to Laswell. With the bases juiced, Staubach knew all she needed was a deep ball to the outfield to complete the comeback. Down to her final strike of the at-bat, the senior first baseman ripped a liner off the shortstop's glove and into short left field allowing Lee to score the game-winning run from third.

Staubach was a home run shy of the cycle after going 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored.  Edwards also went 3-for-4 with a stolen base and a run, while Laughlin had two hits and drove in three runs.

Coming off a dominating performance in Saturday's 3-0 victory over Allegheny, senior Rebecca Dyer entered the circle in game one of the twinbill looking to pick up her fourth win of the season. Dyer, who struck out a career-high 13 batters in Meadville, continued her strong play inside the circle as she carried a no-hitter through 4.2 innings before allowing a base hit to Latine.  At the completion of five innings, the senior had surrendered just one hit and struck out six batters.  Hiram put together a rally in the seventh, bringing the go-ahead run to the plate.  However, a ground ball to Rooney at third helped Dyer nail down the shutout victory.

The senior's stellar outing inside the circle was backed up by a two-run double to center by freshman Kerry Hager.  Hager's extra-base knock scored fellow freshman Lindsey Kenyon and senior Heather Larsen.  Larsen finished the game with two hits to pace the DU offense.

Dyer finished the day with two victories and 14 strikeouts in 10.1 innings of work.  She scattered four hits in the complete-game win in the opener, and tossed a hitless 3.1 innings in relief to earn the game-two victory.  Dyer has also gone 19-straight innings without giving up a run.

Garland fell to 3-9 on the year after suffering both losses for the Terriers.  The Terrier pitcher allowed three runs on 13 hits with three strikeouts in 7.2 innings of work.

Denison improves to 9-7 on the year and 3-3 in the NCAC, while the Terriers fall to 5-13 overall and 0-4 in league play.  The Big Red returns to action on Wednesday when they travel to Oberlin for an NCAC doubleheader with the Yeowomen.  Game one is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.