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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 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.