Fairborn, Ohio -- Green Bay's Ashley Nanneman allowed just two hits and the Youngstown State softball team fell to the top-seeded Phoenix, 5-2, on Wednesday evening at the Wright State Softball Field.
With the loss the Penguins fall to 30-23 and will face UIC in an elimination game, Thursday, at 1:30 p.m.
After three scoreless innings, the Phoenix used a four-run fourth to take a 4-0 lead.
Senior Samantha Snodgrass led off the top of the fifth with a solo home run to get the Penguins on the board and Katie Smallcomb's RBI ground out in the top of the sixth cut the lead in half, 4-2. Smallcomb had the Penguins only other hit.
Green Bay tacked on a run in the bottom half of the sixth for the game's final run.