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Win: Lauren Narvaez (8-4) 5.020003
Loss: Kowalski (1-6) 3.168672
Hecker (VALPO) 201000
Johnson (VALPO) 201000
Jeanay Riley (EKU) 323301
Softball Drops Series Finale at EKU
Sunday, March 12, 2023
Softball Drops Series Finale at EKU
Regi Hecker has picked up at least one hit in seven of Valpo's last eight games.

The Valpo softball team fell in its series finale Sunday afternoon at Eastern Kentucky by an 8-0 final.

How It Happened

  • Junior Alexis Johnson (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central) picked up a one-out single in the top of the first, but was unable to advance past first base.
  • The Colonels took the lead with three runs in their first time at the plate, all with two outs on an RBI double and a two-run homer.
  • Junior Regi Hecker (Lee’s Summit, Mo./Blue Springs South) went the other way for a two-out single in the top of the third.
  • EKU connected on a three-run homer in the third and scored a pair of unearned runs in the fourth to cap the scoring.

Inside the Game

  • Hecker has tallied at least one hit in six of Valpo’s last seven games and has reached base safely in eight straight contests.
  • Johnson is reaching base at a .429 clip over Valpo’s last five games.
  • The Beacons were limited to just the two hits and failed to draw a walk for just the second time this year.

Next Up

Valpo (3-14) takes to the diamond for its final game before the start of MVC play on Wednesday afternoon with a 1 p.m. game at Illinois.