Eagles rally past Bulldogs for two-game split


University of Southern Indiana Softball rallied past Midwest Region foe Ferris State University for a 9-8 win after suffering a 5-1 setback to regional opponent Ohio Dominican University in its opening game of the day at Grand Park.

The win over the Bulldogs (0-4) snapped a three-game losing streak for the No. 9 Screaming Eagles, who end the day with a 6-4 overall record and a 3-3 mark on the weekend.

Senior first baseman Marleah Fossett (Brownsburg, Indiana) went 4-of-7 with a double and an RBI to lead the Eagles at the plate while junior pitcher Courtney Atkisson (Bringhurst, Indiana) was 3-of-6 with a double and three RBIs.

USI returns to action Saturday at 8 a.m. (CST) when it takes on Cedarville University at the PFX Spring Games in Clermont, Florida.