No Event
No Event
No Event
No Event
No Event
Wed Apr 20
Final
5 Denison
3 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Wed Apr 20
Final
1 Denison
2 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Apr 23
Final
9 Denison
1 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Apr 23
Final
4 Denison
3 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Wed Apr 27
Final - 5 innings
10 DePauw
1 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 27
Final - 5 innings
11 DePauw
0 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 30
Final
4 Hiram
9 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 30
Final
1 Hiram
5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri May 06
Final - 9 innings
5 Denison
6 vs. Wittenberg
@ DePauw University NCAC Tournament
Fri May 06
Final
1 Denison
4 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind. - NCAC Tournament
Sun Mar 12
3:00 PM
Denison
at Chapman
Sun Mar 12
5:00 PM
Denison
at Chapman
Mon Mar 13
3:00 PM
Denison
at Pomona-Pitzer
Mon Mar 13
5:00 PM
Denison
at Pomona-Pitzer
Tue Mar 14
1:00 PM
Denison
at Whittier
Tue Mar 14
6:00 PM
Denison
at Whittier
Wed Mar 15
3:00 PM
Denison
at Claremont-M-S
Wed Mar 15
5:00 PM
Denison
at Claremont-M-S
Fri Mar 17
3:00 PM
Denison
at Cal Lutheran
Fri Mar 17
5:00 PM
Denison
at Cal Lutheran
Tue Mar 21
3:30 PM
Muskingum
Denison
Tue Mar 21
5:30 PM
Muskingum
Denison
Thu Mar 23
4:00 PM
Denison
at Mt. St. Joseph
Thu Mar 23
6:00 PM
Denison
at Mt. St. Joseph
Sat Mar 25
1:00 PM
Defiance
Denison
Sat Mar 25
3:00 PM
Defiance
Denison
Wed Mar 29
3:30 PM
Denison
at Otterbein
Wed Mar 29
5:30 PM
Denison
at Otterbein
Sat Apr 01
1:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
Sat Apr 01
3:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
Mon Apr 03
3:30 PM
Denison
at Thomas More
Mon Apr 03
5:30 PM
Denison
at Thomas More
Wed Apr 05
3:30 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
Wed Apr 05
5:30 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
Sat Apr 08
1:00 PM
Oberlin
Denison
Sat Apr 08
3:00 PM
Oberlin
Denison
Sun Apr 09
1:00 PM
Marietta
Denison
Sun Apr 09
3:00 PM
Marietta
Denison
Tue Apr 11
3:30 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
Tue Apr 11
5:30 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
Sat Apr 15
1:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
Sat Apr 15
3:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
Mon Apr 17
3:00 PM
Denison
at Capital
Mon Apr 17
5:00 PM
Denison
at Capital
Sat Apr 22
1:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
Sat Apr 22
3:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
Tue Apr 25
4:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
Tue Apr 25
6:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
Sat Apr 29
3:00 AM
Allegheny
Denison
Sat Apr 29
1:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
No Event
No Event
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Long balls fuel spring break sweep

Julie Rooney (8) and Rachel Laughlin combined for 3 of DU's 4 home runs.
Julie Rooney (8) and Rachel Laughlin combined for 3 of DU's 4 home runs.

Denison blasted four home runs in a pair of 3-1 victories over Heidelberg and Westfield State on Thursday from the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla.  With the two wins, the Big Red returns to Ohio with a 5-3 record.

In the opener, the Berg used a walk, a single and an error to load the bases with no outs in the bottom of the first.  Heidelberg grabbed the early lead thanks to a sacrifice fly to left by Mikaela Mitsch.  With two runners in scoring position, DU starter Rebecca Dyer got Marissa Smego to pop out to Julie Rooney and fanned A.J. Stuck to escape the jam.  Dyer found herself in another bases-loaded situation in the third, but the junior got out of trouble once again with another strikeout.

Denison tied the game in the top of the fourth when junior Rachel Laughlin knocked a 1-2 pitch over the right field wall.  In the fifth, junior Gretchen Staubach sent the first pitch of the inning out of the park for her first home run of the year.  The second Big Red long ball forced a Heidelberg pitching change.  Dyer roped a double to center off her new counterpart.  With one out, Rooney laced a base hit to center that scored Dyer and gave DU a 3-1 lead.

The Berg moved a runner into scoring position in both the fifth and sixth innings, but, in both cases, Dyer retired the side unscathed.  In the bottom of the seventh, a pair of walks and a single put the game-winning run at first with only one out.  Dyer need just three pitches to strike out Jordan Crase for the second out of the inning.  With two down and a full count on Lydia Strover, the junior fired a pitch past the Heidelberg hitter to nail down her third win of the season.

Dyer gave up one run on five hits with 10 strikeouts, while Nicola Gabrielle suffered the loss after giving up two runs on three this in four innings of work.  Staubach went 2-for-2 with a home run, while Rooney also posted two hits and an RBI.

In game two, the Big Red and Owls did all the scoring in the first inning.  Westfield State plated its lone run on a fielding miscue.  Rooney quickly erased the deficit when she went yard on an 0-1 pitch by Kelley Fluet.  Sophomore Emily Lipsitz followed up the homer with a single down the left field line.  The Big Red grabbed the lead thanks to another home run to right field by Laughlin.  The long ball was the ninth of Laughlin's career and her second on the day.

The Owls were primed to cut into the deficit in the third with the bases loaded and one out.  However, junior hurler Kelsey Hager induced a 1-2-3 double play to escape the jam.  That double play sparked a string of 10-straight outs for the Big Red pitcher.  The third inning also marked the last time Westfield State put a runner in scoring position.

Hager improved to 2-2 on the year after giving up an unearned run, scattering three hits and striking out six in seven frames.  Laughlin finished 2-for-3 with a homer and two RBIs, while Jess Robertson and Dyer each legged out a double.

Denison (5-3) returns to action on Wednesday when they host Muskingum University.  First pitch from Granville is slated for 3:30 p.m.