Iowa State drops to 9-9 on the season after second day at Classic


Freshman Sami Williams races the throw to first and is ruled safe during the 7th inning Sep. 23. The Cyclones defeated the Kirkwood Eagles 9-1.

Ivan Vega

Iowa State added another shutout loss to its record, losing to North Florida in the Courtyard Marriott Osprey Classic by a score of 3-0.

This marks the sixth shutout loss this season under new head coach Jamie Pinkerton.

The Cyclones only rallied up three hits.

The Cyclones were able to hold a 0-0 tie until the bottom of the fourth inning, where Dominica Cocuzza singled to the left side, earning an RBI.

The Ospreys would then take a further lead and end the scoring when Tiffany Lower doubled to left field, scoring in Cocuzza and Kayla McGory.

The Cyclones’ biggest play in the game came off of Sami Williams’ double during the top of the sixth inning. However, Sydney Stites, Kaylee Bosworth, and Kirsten Caudle were all unable to bring her in.

Savannah Sanders received the loss, dropping to 2-3 on the season. Emma Hylen came in for Sanders, pitching two innings, allowing two hits and had one strikeout. Sanders pitched four innings, allowing three earned runs and had a strikeout.

The Cyclones’ offense accounted for only one run out of the seven hits all together today. Iowa State now drops to 1-2 in this tournament. Its sole win came against Virginia Tech on Friday.

The Cyclones will face Virginia Tech tomorrow at 8 a.m., and then Jacksonville at 10:30 a.m.