By Sununu Bah
Maryland (33-16) dominated the Towson Tigers (25-23) 11-1 in five innings in its final home game on Tuesday.
The Terps set the tone early scoring, at least three runs in each of the first three innings. Nearly all Maryland players at bat secured a hit, as only two of their 12 batters didn’t.
Maryland had five players with multiple hits, three of which scored multiple runs in the first three innings alone. They also had two players with multiple RBI’s
Maryland pitchers Courtney Wyche, Keira Bucher and Trinity Schlotterbeck combined for eight strikeouts and only five hits allowed. Wyche player her final regular season home.
The Terps came into the match up having lost eight of their last 14 games, losing pivotal Big Ten matchups to Wisconsin, Penn State, Iowa, Nebraska and Rutgers.
Kiley Goff scored the first run of the game after a Jaeda McFarland triple. McFarland followed suit in the next batter as a Mackense Greico double allowed her to score. Goff scored two runs and McFarland scored three runs on the night. A Greico and Kamryn Davis scores capped off the first inning. Greico scored two runs on the night.
Greico’s double gave McFarland a score in the second inning and Greico brought home after an Amelia Lech homer.
Madison Runyan, Sammi Woods and a Lech double that led to McFarland and Goff scoring their final runs of the game.
Maryland will head to Urbana-Champaign, Illinois on May 5 to play their final three games of the season against the Fighting Illini before the Big Ten Tournament kicks off on May 10.
Maryland will play Illinois at 5:30 p.m. Friday.