With the loss,
FSU broke the game open with a four-run fourth inning, which was highlighted by a two-run double by Snyder. The Seminoles also got an RBI single from Veronica Wootson and a sacrifice fly off the bat of Kim Hoffer to go ahead 6-0 after three.
A pair of hits and an error by the Seminoles in the fourth inning allowed
ISU to cut into the deficit. Ashley Killeen reached on an error and Katie
Reichling broke up Tiffany McDonald's no-hit bid with a line drive single up the
middle. Jessica Quade then collected her second RBI of the season, singling to
right field to score
Buckmon led the way with three hits for
Alyssa Ransom (0-2) went 4.2 innings before she was knocked out of the game after being hit in the hand by a line drive up the middle. Quade, Reichling and Kristy Olsen were the only Cyclones to reach base with a hit.
The Cyclones will take the field again on Friday,
February 24, at the Crowne Plaza Classic in
Notes: The Cyclones went 1-3 in the Seminole Classic … Jessica Quade drove in an RBI for the second consecutive game and extended her hitting streak to two games … Reichling has now hit safely in three straight games.