Gophers edge Michigan in 10 innings for Big Ten softball title

Written by Bob on May 15th, 2016

By STAFF, NEWS SERVICES / MAY 15, 2016 — 12:38AM

State College, Pa. – Sydney Fabian reached base in the 10th inning on an error and later scored on another miscue as the Gophers beat Michigan 4-3 on Saturday night in 10 innings in the championship game of the Big Ten softball tournament.

Danielle Parlich hit a hard grounder to shortstop on the game-winning play, and the ball bounced away, allowing Fabian to score from second with a slide when the throw home was off target.

“When you put the ball in play, good things happen,” Gophers coach Jessica Allister said. “It was just gritty, gritty, getting tough in the [batter’s] box.”

Continue reading in Star Tribune

Leave a Comment