May 3, 2017

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ROCHESTER, Mich. - Brittney Miller and Jamie Squires each recorded three hits as Oakland (20-21) was edged by in-state rival Eastern Michigan, 3-1 and 4-2, in doubleheader action on Wednesday at the Oakland Softball Field.

Miller went 3-for-4 with a double while Squires hit 2-for-3 as Oakland recorded nine hits in game one but could not get runs across in key situations leaving 13 runners on base.

Haley Zemmer picked up the loss going 4.0 innings with four strikeouts while Erin Kownacki went 3.0 innings in relief.

Kaley Waalkes turned in a solid effort in game two going the distance for her second complete game of the season with four strikeouts while allowing only two earned runs.

Trailing 4-0 in the bottom of the seventh, Danielle Szajna reached on a fielder's choice to score pinch runner Lydia Peplinski. Rachel Zerona followed with a RBI single to score Squires cutting the lead in half at 4-2. However, EMU's Nicole Miranda forced a fly out to end the game with the bases loaded.

The Golden Grizzlies conclude the regular season against UIC at the Oakland Softball Field with a doubleheader on Senior Day Saturday, May 6 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. followed by the series finale on Sunday, May 7 at noon.




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