LIMA, Ohio.- The UM-Dearborn softball team returned to action on the road Sunday afternoon with a double-header against the University of Northwestern Ohio Racers in a Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference match-up.
In Game One, the Racers relied on four runs in the sixth and strong pitching on their way to a 6-0 victory over the Wolverines. Carlie Hanes limited the UM-Dearborn offense to four hits, while striking out seven Wolverine hitters in the winning effort.
Erin McCune took the loss on the mound in 5.2 innings of work for UM-Dearborn, giving up eight hits and striking out four. Lanie Ellinger came in for relief work, giving up one hit and striking out one.
In Game Two, UNOH used a five-run second, despite a late Wolverine push, to take an 8-4 win and a series sweep. Four UM-Dearborn batters record multi-hit games, with Aspen Starr (2-4, 2B, 3-R HR, 3 RBI, RS) leading the way.
The losses drop the Wolverines to 9-9 overall and 9-9 in the WHAC.
UM-Dearborn returns to action with a double-header against Siena Heights Wednesday starting at 3:30pm in Adrian, Mich.