Columbus State University

Lady Cougars sweep past Ohio Dominican

Mollie Russell and Taylor Turner both pitched shutouts Thursday afternoon as Columbus State swept past Ohio Dominican 8-0, 1-0 at Cougar Field.

Russell (8-5) won the opener as she allowed just one hit and one walk to go with five strikeouts.

Kodi Ricketson hit a homer and drove in three runs. Casey Googe and Kristen Carr drove in two runs apiece.

Taylor (4-2) gave up four hits in her shutout to go with eight strikeouts.

Carr drove in the game’s only run in the first inning on a bases-loaded groundout. Branigan Wix scored after reaching on one her two hits.