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Junior shortstop Adriana Barlow settles under a fly ball during a March 31 doubleheader vs. Eastern Kentucky.

Softball ends historic season with loss to Northwestern

Going into Saturday, the Miami RedHawks needed to win two games to move on to Sunday’s regional final in Lexington, Ky. Instead, the team lost its first game against the Northwestern Wildcats, 7-1. The loss ends Miami’s historic season, which saw the team win a school-record 46 games.

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Junior infielder Adriana Barlow gets ahold of a pitch during Wednesday's 15-2 win over Western Kentucky.

Redhawks mercy rule Colonels 15-2

After senior starting pitcher Taylor Rathe tossed a scoreless first frame, the Miami bats went to work. A hit by pitch, error and a walk loaded up the bases with no outs. The cleanup hitter, junior shortstop Adriana Barlow, stepped up to the plate. A quick flick of her wrists shot the ball into right field, where the strong winds carried it over the fence for a grand slam and a 4-0 lead.


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