College softball: RedHawks make it a 5-4 comeback to ground Rockets


AKRON — Three rain delays and nine hours later, the Miami University softball team downed the University of Toledo 5-4 in game four of the Mid-American Conference Championship Tournament in walk-off fashion with a sac fly from Sami Bewick. The RedHawks move to 46-7 on the season and Toledo drops to 26-22.


  • An error in the top of the second scored Toledo’s first run. In the next at-bat, a sac fly scored another, giving them a 2-0 lead.
  • The second and third innings were quiet for both teams.
  • After a nearly four and a half hour rain delay, the game resumed in the top of the fourth.
  • On an error in the top of the fourth with the rain still falling hard, another pair of runs crossed the plate for the Rockets, doubling their lead 4-0.
  • Two back-to-back errors helped along by wet conditions led into another rain delay, still in the top of the fourth. This one lasted only 15 minutes.
  • A foul sac fly from Hadley Parisien in the bottom of the fourth scored Bewick and cut the deficit to 4-1.
  • At the end of the fourth, the game went to its third rain delay. Play resumed over an hour later at 8 p.m. to start the fifth inning.
  • In the bottom of the fifth, Bewick blasted a homer over left field, also scoring Holly Blaska to shorten the gap to 4-3.
  • With one swing of the bat, Karli Spaid tied the game 4-4 in the bottom of the seventh with a lined solo homer over right field.
  • Later that inning, Bewick hit a far sac fly to score the tagging Jenna Golembiewski from third to walk it off for the RedHawks 5-4.


  • Spaid went 3-for-4 at the plate. 
  • Parks went 2-for-3 offensively.
  • Bewick knocked in three RBI including a two-run homer and the game winning sac fly.
  • Madilyn Reeves pitched the complete game and got the win. She did not allow a single earned run across and struck out four.


The RedHawks will play in Game Seven of the MAC Championship Tournament tomorrow in Akron, Ohio at 12 p.m. against the winner of Game Five.

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