Karnes, a senior from Roanoke, Va., twirled a trio of four-hit extended efforts over four strong performances to help Roanoke open the season with a 3-1 showing in contests in which she featured in the circle. Karnes tossed a total of 23.0 innings over three starts and one relief outing. She went 2-0, allowing 12 hits and two runs (one unearned) with three walks and 24 punchouts. Karnes opened with a complete game effort in a 4-1 triumph over Concordia Chicago. She surrendered one run on four this with a walk and 11 strikeouts. She came on later that day in a one-inning relief outing in an 8-3 triumph over Simmons, fanning a pair. Two days later, Karnes crafted a second four-hit complete game gem, this time shutting out Wentworth, 2-0. She did not walk a batter and struck out six batters. The following day, Karnes worked the first 8.0 innings in a no-decision effort as the Maroons dropped a 2-1 decision to Marietta College (Ohio) in nine innings. Karnes held the Pioneers scoreless for seven innings before they plated the tiebreaker runner for an unearned run in the eighth. Karnes allowed four hits and walked a pair while strikeout out five batters. For the season, Karnes is 2-0 with an ODAC second-best 0.30 earned run average. Opponents are hitting .158 against her.
HANNAH ZABIK | AVERETT
Fy. | Sykesville, Md.
- 4 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits with 1 walk and 7 K's in 6.0 innings in a 4-2 loss at Methodist
OLESIA WELCH | RANDOLPH
Fy. | Raleigh, N.C.
- 1 run on 4 hits with 1 walk and 3 K's in 7.0 innings to earn a 2-1 victory over Mary Baldwin
DILLON NORTHEN | GUILFORD
Fy. | Kernersville, N.C.
- 0 runs on 2 hits with 1 K in 5.0 innings to earn a 9-0 win at Salem
EMILY SEALE | VIRGINIA WESLEYAN
Jr. | Madison, Va.
- 2 runs (1 earned) on 5 hits with 3 walks and 4 K's in 4.2 innings towards a no-decision in a 3-2 win over #2 Trine
- 0 runs on 1 hit with 1 walk in 1.1 innings of relief to earn a 5-4 win over #8 Millikin
- 3 runs on 4 hits with 2 walks and 3 K's in 4.0 innings towards a no-decision in a 6-5 loss to Pfeiffer
- 2 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits with 2 K's in 7.0 frames to earn a 5-2 win over Transylvania