BY: ASHLEY OWENS
progress@eku.edu

The Lady Colonels battled the University of Toledo Rockets in the third game of the Classic for a 9-2 victory.

Eastern scored on four of its six at bats. Toledo scored a run in the top of the first only to be outscored in the bottom of the inning with a two run blast by sophomore Katie Tackett.

The Lady Colonels took the lead at the bottom of the second with a two-out RBI double by senior Melissa Costa. Freshman Sarah Fobbs hit her first collegiate home run with a three run home run in the fifth inning.

Sophomore Leanna Pittsenbarger struck out 10 batters.