The Eastern Illinois softball team ended their season with a 4-2 loss to Southeast Missouri in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship game, finishing with a 40-17 record, tying a school record for wins at the NCAA Division I level.

By the Numbers
  • Southeast Missouri beat Eastern Illinois 4-2 in the OVC Championship game.
  • McKenzie Oslanzi hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning for Eastern Illinois.
  • Sydney Dennis had a two-run double for Southeast Missouri in the third inning.
  • Paytience Holman (16-9) got the win for Southeast Missouri, while Willow Van Haren earned the save.
Yes, But

Despite the loss, Eastern Illinois tied a school record with 40 wins in the season.

State of Play
  • Eastern Illinois finished the season at 40-17, tying the school record for wins.
  • Southeast Missouri improved to 27-24 with the OVC Championship win.
What's Next

Looking ahead, both teams will regroup and prepare for future softball seasons.

Bottom Line

Eastern Illinois softball concludes their season with a loss in the OVC Championship game but celebrates tying a school record for wins, showcasing a strong performance despite the final outcome.