EVANSVILLE, Ind. – A 10-run third inning propelled the University of Evansville softball team to an 11-0 win over Purdue Fort Wayne in Tuesday's home opener at Cooper Stadium. Box Score (PDF) Already up 1-0, the Purple Aces sent 14 runners to the plate while scoring 10 runs. UE posted seven hits in the inning while walking four times. Overall – UE notched 11 runs on nine hits in the contest while garnering six bases on balls.
"This was a great team effort today. In the circle, our pitchers did a great job of keeping the Purdue Fort Wayne batters off balance," Aces head softball coach Mat Mundell said.