Sertic, Bison shut out USD in softball
VERMILLION, S.D.—Jacquelyn Sertic tossed her second straight shutout and Zoe Stavrou collected a career-high four hits as North Dakota State defeated South Dakota 2-0 in Summit League softball Sunday.
Batting second in the lineup, Stavrou put the Bison ahead 1-0 in the first inning. She connected on a 0-1 bench for a home run to center field, her first long ball of the season. Stavrou finished the series hitting .700 (7-for-10) with the homer, double, sacrifice fly and six runs batted in.
Sertic (19-7) allowed only four hits to notch her second shutout of the series and seventh of the season. She struck out 10 batters and issued no walks.
NDSU improved to 25-14 overall and 5-2 in the Summit. South Dakota fell to 15-32 and 5-9 in the Summit.