Tiffin University (8-7) split a pair of games on their final day of its Florida trip, defeating Nyack 5-4 with a seventh inning comeback after falling to Wayne State 5-2.
The Dragons jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the third inning against Nyack. Chelsey Trusty singled and Libby Crow walked before Brooke Lambert drilled a three-run home run to give a three-run cushion to starter Victoria Edwards.
Nyack picked up an unearned run in the fourth inning but then took the lead in the bottom of the sixth inning. A two-out triple cleared the bases and put Nyack in the lead 4-3.
Tiffin refused to be denied, however. In the seventh, Jamie Sevenish laid down a bunt single while Crow reached on a fielder's choice. Lambert reached on an error at second base to load the bases, and Heidi Marshall hit a clutch two-out single to give TU two runs and a 5-4 lead heading to the bottom of the seventh.
Sarah Klein entered for the save. With a runner on second and one out, she proceeded to fan the final two Nyack batters for the save.
Edwards picked up the win, tossing 6 innings and allowing 3 earned runs on 11 hits with 6 strikeouts.
Against Wayne State, the Warriors scored three times in the top of the first after the first batter struck out, putting TU in a hold early. But the Dragons threatened in the bottom of the frame.
Sevenish had a leadoff infield single in the 3rd. She then went to second on a wild pitch, moved to third on a ground out by Lambert and scored on a double to center by Hayley Kobie.
TU threatened again in the fourth inning. Gabrielle Hess had a leadoff single followed by Alexis Savage reaching on a fielding error by the pitcher. After a pop out, Sevenish advanced both runners with a ground out. Heidi Marshall walked on four pitches to load the bases but Lambert grounded out.
The first two Warriors in the 5th singled, with a run scoring on throwing error by pitcher Sarah Klein on a sacrifice bunt. A sacrifice fly made the score 5-1, Warriors.
Savage had a leadoff walk in the 6th, and was followed by pinch-hitter Abbey Zedaker's shot down the left field line for a double. Savage scored on a ground out by Sevenish. The next two batters popped out, stranding Zedaker at third in the last scoring chance for the Dragons.
Sarah Klein (4-4) went the distance for Tiffin and allowed five runs (four earned) on nine hits. Klein struck out five and did not walk a batter.
Five different TU batters had one hit apiece.