Forum staff reports, Published May 10 2014
NDSU stays alive in Summit League tournament, plays IUPUI later todayFARGO – North Dakota State defeated Western Illinois 9-1 in six innings during an elimination game of the Summit League softball tournament Saturday at Ellig Sports Complex.
Amanda Grable was 1-for-3 connecting for a two-run home run in the second inning that gave the Bison (32-16) a 2-0 lead.
NDSU advances to play Indiana University Purdue University at 11:30 a.m. today in an elimination game.
WI 001 000 – 1 3 2
NDSU 020 214 – 9 12 0
Kirkpatrick, Bickford (4), Walsh (6) and Romeo. Menke and Ortega. W–Menke. L–Kirkpatrick. HR–Grable (8).