|Defiance vs. Rochester box score
ITHACA, N.Y. Defiance’s offense was unable to get anything going in its 1-0 loss to Rochester on Saturday, May 10. The loss ends the Jackets’ tourney run, which led them to the NCAA Regional Final Four for the first time in school history.
Rochester snapped Justine Johnston’s scoreless inning streak at 12 with a run in the top of the sixth. Alicia Citro’s triple to right center scored Erin Clark to give Rochester a 1-0 lead.
Mallory Faling had DC’s lone hit of the game, as the Jackets struck out 13 times. Johnston falls to 18-8, despite giving up only one run in seven innings. The junior struck out six batters to reach the 100-strikeout plateau for the third time in her career. Her 18 victories this season ties DC’s single season record.
Defiance finishes the regular season with an overall record of 24-18 and a 10-6 mark in HCAC play.