The Chippewas got a run in the first when Lacy Tolfree singled, stole second and scored on an error. CMU left the bases loaded in the inning, and stranded eight in the game.
CMU is third in the conference for batting average (.292). The Chippewa pitching staff carries a 2.90 earned run average, which ranks third in the league.
The Chippewas are 19-20, 9-8 MAC. Ball State is 29-16, 11-6. CMU goes to Michigan State on Wednesday for a nonconference game, and then entertains Toledo in a MAC series next weekend. The Toledo series is CMU’s final home stand of the season.
CMU used a walk, a bunt single and an error to load the bases with one out in the sixth when Sara Hansen singled to center, bringing home Kayla Noch with the go-ahead run.
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