How it Happened
Rhode Island fell 2-1 to Tennessee Tech in the first game of a doubleheader between the teams Tuesday.
Tennessee Tech got on the board in the first inning and held on to a 1-0 lead until the top of the seventh. Kylie Shivery reached on a single up the middle for Rhode Island. She advanced to second on an error by the catcher and Paige Julich sent her home on a single to shortstop.
However Tennessee Tech took the 2-1 win with a walk-off home run by Gabby LaSala.
Inside the Box Score
- Senior Paige Julich singled and drove in a run. She also reached on a walk.
- Sophomore Erika Yeager doubled, her team-leading fifth two-bagger of the season.
- Senior Kylie Shivery singled and scored the team's lone run.
- Sophomore Caileigh Holland appeared as a pinch hitter and singled.
The Rams play the second game of the doubleheader Tuesday at 5 p.m.