Mullen Tosses One-Hitter, Bulldogs Split Day

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Mullen Tosses One-Hitter, Bulldogs Split Day

February 28, 2012 Updated Feb 28, 2012 at 11:27 PM CDT

Vadnais Heights, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Hermantown native and UMD sophomore Megan Mullen pitched a one-hit shutout on Tuesday afternoon in a 7-0 win over Bemidji State, and then she pitched again in the Bulldogs' 5-4 loss to Northern State.

Mullen struck out a career-high 11 batters in the opener while posting her second shutout of the season and 10th of her career.

Kierra Jeffers had three hits in the winning effort for the Bulldogs, including a home run.

Mullen then gave up eight hits and and five earned runs in the loss to Northern State. Erin Hunecke provided most of UMD's offense with a three-run home run, her second of the season.

Mullen, a former Hermantown Hawk, has pitched all 77 innings this season for the Bulldogs, who sit right now at (6-5) this season.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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