Bison softball wins one, loses one in Miami
MIAMI — The North Dakota State softball team shut out Illinois State 4-0, and lost 2-1 to Florida International Friday at the FAU/FIU Invitational.
In the win over Illinois State (5-16), Paige Vargas (4-3) pitched her first collegiate shutout to notch the victory. Vargas retired the first eight batters she faced, and finished with three strikeouts and two walks. Maddie Hansen, Cara Beatty and Stephanie Soriano each had one RBI in NDSU's three-run first inning.
Against Florida International (15-6), Sam Koehn brought home Beatty in the fourth inning for NDSU's lone run.
NDSU (10-9) faces Notre Dame and Purdue on Saturday.