February 19, 2005

Bulldogs Drop Three in Day One of 2005 Campaign

Feb. 19, 2005

Box Score

Butler had a rough start to the 2005 campaign, dropping three games in the first day of the University of Tennessee-Martin Invitational. The Bulldogs lost to the host Skyhawks, 9-0, to Saint Louis, 4-0, and to cross-town rival IUPUI, 6-3. Sunday's play has been cancelled due to bad weather.

Angie Johnson had hits in all three games, including a 3-of-4 performance in the loss to IUPUI. Johnson had two RBIs in the contest. Freshman Jenny Jacobs picked up the first RBI of her Butler career against the Jaguars. However, IUPUI got to Butler starter Meghan Howard early, crossing the plate five times in her two innings of work. Jennifer Sundin entered in relief, allowing just one run to the Jaguars in four innings of relief.

In the first game of the day, Butler dropped a 9-0 decision to host UT-Martin. Freshman Nikki Naffziger got the ball in the opening game of the 2005 season, but allowed nine earned runs to the Skyhawks. Butler mustered just three hits, one apiece by Johnson, Melissa Lemrick and Amy Hyerczyk.

Sophomore Jamie Wonderly struck out three Saint Louis batters, allowing four runs to the Billikens in seven innings of work. Johnson had two of the Bulldogs' run hits on the afternoon.

The Bulldogs return to action Sunday in the Invitational with two games, a 10 a.m. contest against Indiana State and a 12:30 p.m. match-up against Belmont.

Angie Johnson had hits in all three games, including a 3-of-4 performance in the loss to IUPUI. Johnson had two RBIs in the contest. Freshman Jenny Jacobs picked up the first RBI of her Butler career against the Jaguars. However, IUPUI got to Butler starter Meghan Howard early, crossing the plate five times in her two innings of work. Jennifer Sundin entered in relief, allowing just one run to the Jaguars in four innings of relief.

In the first game of the day, Butler dropped a 9-0 decision to host UT-Martin. Freshman Nikki Naffziger got the ball in the opening game of the 2005 season, but allowed nine earned runs to the Skyhawks. Butler mustered just three hits, one apiece by Johnson, Melissa Lemrick and Amy Hyerczyk.

Sophomore Jamie Wonderly struck out three Saint Louis batters, allowing four runs to the Billikens in seven innings of work. Johnson had two of the Bulldogs' run hits on the afternoon.