Maryville College gave up 13 runs over the final three innings of play on Sunday night, as the DePauw University Tigers took the come-from-behind win, 13-4.
The Scots – hindered by a trio of errors – gave up eight runs in the sixth inning to relinquish the lead in the final game of the four-game afternoon.
The loss gives Maryville a 3-2 record through their first five games this season, as the Tigers tallied 16 hits to just eight for the Scots.
Maryville struck first in the bottom of the first. Morgan Brewer took advantage of a hit-by-pitch and a throwing error, as the third baseman stole home. Aly Snider would plate Ashton Hayden with a bases-loaded walk, before Taylor Campbell would also steal home. Maryville held a 3-0 lead after the first inning, which they would extend in the second.
Christen Torres would score on a throwing error in the bottom of the second to going up 4-0 early. Maryville had four runs on just one hit in the opening two innings.
The Scots would give up just one hit through the first four innings, before relinquishing 15 in the final three that included a seven-hit sixth inning and a six-hit seventh inning.
DePauw would use an RBI groundout to get on the board in the fifth, before they erupted to score eight runs on seven hits and three errors in the top of the sixth. They would add four more in the top of the seventh to earn the win, 13-4.
Maryville (3-2) saw Hayden and Campbell each go 2-for-4 with a run scored, while Essence Strambler also had two hits on a 2-for-3 effort. Brewer went 1-for-3 with a run scored, while Taylor was also 1-for-3.
For DePauw (2-0), a trio of Tigers found three-hit afternoons. Becca St. Germain went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI, while Kaylyn Linder had a 3-for-4 day with a run scored. Liz Getz went 3-for-5 with a run and an RBI, as Taytum Schaney, Bekka Roberts, Alyssa Nowak and Abey Bass each had two-RBI afternoons.
Maryville will look next to face travel to Raleigh, N.C. as they take part in the 2018 Grand Slam Triangle Classic. They begin the tournament on Friday, Feb. 23 as they take on Averett University at 3 p.m. and Methodist University at 5 p.m.