Baird homers twice; Bucs beat KSU
Baird, who is tied for seventh on the A-Sun’s single-season home run list with 20, went 3-for-5 with five RBI to help lead ETSU to the comeback victory. James Edgar
Senior Jackie Baird homered twice as the Bucs scored 10 runs in the final two innings of Saturday's double-header finale to complete an impressive come-from-behind victory at Kennesaw State.
Entering the seventh inning trailing 3-2, junior Nicole Fox got the Bucs' (20-28, 7-14) offense rolling, leading off the inning with a single to center field.
Two batters later, Baird drove a homer to right field, her second of the game, to give ETSU a 4-3 lead.
Baird, who is tied for seventh on the A-Sun's single-season home run list with 20, went 3-for-5 with five RBI to help lead ETSU to the comeback victory.
The Owls (23-27, 12-12) scored once in the bottom of the seventh to extend the game to extra innings; however, ETSU's offense was too much to handle.
Seven of the Bucs' first eight batters of the eighth inning reached base, as ETSU manufactured eight runs, recapturing the lead, 12-4.
Kennesaw State managed just a single run in its final frame as the Bucs avenged an 8-0 setback in Game One of Saturday's double-header.
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