The Kirkwood Eagles lost 7-3 in seven innings on Sunday, despite outhitting Northwestern University nine to eight.
Taylor Nearad was hot from the plate for the Kirkwood Community College Eagles Varsity. Nearad went 3-4 and scored two runs. She doubled in the first inning and singled in the third and sixth innings.
Northwestern University was sparked by Kenzie Ellis and Eva Stees, who teamed up for three hits and four RBIs.
In the top of the first, the Kirkwood Eagles grabbed the early lead, 1-0.
The Eagles brought home one run in the third inning, and matched that run total in the fourth. In the third, the Kirkwood Eagles scored on an RBI double by Lexi Ferrari, bringing home Nearad.
Northwestern University never trailed after scoring four runs in the fourth on two doubles and an error.