CHICKASHA– Coming into the day the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (11-8, 1-3) was looking to grab the first conference win of the season.
They ended up splitting the quick two game series against Mid-America Christian University (13-8, 3-2) on Tuesday afternoon.
In the first game of the afternoon, Tate Landmark pitched all six innings while allowing two runs, only one of which was earned for the 2-0 loss. She struck out three batters and allowed five hits in 23 batters faced.
The Drovers only got two hits in the game, one each from Kailyn Taylor and McKenna Eubank.
The second game went more in favor of the Drovers who had a seventh-inning rally to win the come from behind victory. The final was a 4-3 and featured two runs scoring Taylor and Danni Warren in the top of seventh off a wild pitch to grab the win.
Taylor went 1-for-1 and scored on one of the four runs scored in the game. Landmark batted two runs in, while Brooke McLeod, the winning pitcher of the second game, drove in one.
McLeod is now 4-2 on the season and pitched 3.2 innings while allowing three hits on the game.
Softball will be returning home for another conference series on Thursday afternoon against No. 15 Oklahoma Baptist, before heading to the McPherson College softball tournament on the weekend. First pitch on Thursday will be at 1 p.m.