Pfent’s grand slam propels Ospreys over Lions

Drew McDonald, Sports Editor

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A key pinch-hit grand slam from Freshman Paige Pfent lifted the Ospreys over UNA in a 5-2 win.

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Senior Navia Penrod eyes the pitch.

The Ospreys got on the board in the top of the first with an RBI single to right by Senior Tiffany Lower for an early 1-0 lead.

A two RBI single by Junior Danielle de Ruiter in the bottom of the second put the Lions back on top for a 2-1 lead.

Pfent was penciled in as a pinch hitter in the top of the third with the bases loaded and delivered with a towering fly ball to left that landed for a grand slam and pushed the Ospreys to a 5-2 lead.

Junior Morgan Blourne and Freshman Morgan Clausen were lights out as they combined for two and a third innings of work in relief, holding the Lions scoreless and cemented the 5-2 win over UNA.

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Junior Taylor Engman and Senior Navia Penrod each collected two hits for the Ospreys.

The Ospreys play FGCU on Saturday, May 11 at 4:30 p.m.

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