Shannon Lyons went the distance for the Rams, giving up just two runs on three hits for the victory. Courtney Fain took the loss for the Golden Eagles.
Savannah Snyder blasted a two-run shot to start the scoring for Shepherd while Taylor Bolton doubled home two runs in the frame. The Rams tacked on two more in the third behind Taylor Schaefer's two-run homer to center field.
The Golden Eagles managed just one hit until the seventh frame. Katelyn Hamilton singled before Ayla Santos launched a two-run shot to left for the only UC runs of the game.
After walking, Vanessa Daniels scored on an error to give the Battlers a 1-0 advantage. The Golden Eagles tied the game in the third when Jenna Evans doubled to left and came home to score on a bunt, knotting the game at 1-1.
In the fifth, Evans doubled and eventually scored on Kendal LeFrancois' bunt while Katelyn Hamilton doubled home Angel Withrow to give UC the lead for good. Morgan Aguirre earned the win for UC, giving up just one earned run. Hannah Whitney took the loss for the Battlers.
Charleston will face West Virginia Wesleyan this morning at 10.