MOREHEAD, Ky – Eastern Kentucky swept the host Morehead State Eagles on Saturday winning both games in a double header.
A 2 run blast in the seventh inning from freshman Hannah Clark led the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (25-6, 9-0 OVC) past the hosts Morehead State Eagles 2-0.
The game had been dominated by great defense all game until the home run shot from Clark.
Hannah Clark went 6.1 innings striking out five Eagles (17-15 6-3 OVC) and only giving up six hits and two walks. Alex Sallberg would come on and pitch .2 innings in the seventh striking out one Eagle to get her fifth save of the season.
In game two, the EKU bats wasted little time to come alive. EKU would take a 1-0 lead in the second after a Rachel Minogue single scored Johnkyria Alston.
Krislyn Campos hit a 2 run shot to extend the Colonels lead to 3-0 in the third. Alston would continue the scoring with a double to scoring Murphy.
Hannah Clark would keep her hot streak going with a single to score Murphy. Rachel Minogue would score two on a double to give Eastern a 7-0 lead.
Morehead State would score their only run of the day in the sixth.
Fobbs would score the final run to give the Colonels the 8-1 win.
EKU will go for the sweep Sunday at 1 P.M.