CLERMONT (Fla.) -- In just her thid career start, freshman Paige Ordean threw a perfect game to lead the Ohio Northern softball team to a 10-0 win over Regis (Mass.) on Tuesday.
The Polar Bears move to 3-2 on the season, while Regis is now 0-4.
Ordean struck out five, retiring all 15 batters she faced in ONU's 5-inning win.
Northern struck in the first inning on a RBI double by junior Adriana Sikora that scored junior Kelly Sheridan.
In the third, Sikora laced a single and moved to third on a throwing error. Senior Carly McKenzie and Sheridan came around to score on the play.
Sikora would score later in the inning on a passed ball.
ONU blew the game open in the fourth, plating six runs.
Senior Christin Miller reached on an error to lead off the inning and stole second.
McKenzie then reached on an error, moving Miller to third.
Sheridan followed with a bunt single that scored Miller and sophomore Anne Dreher laced a single that scored McKenzie to make it 5-0 in favor of the Polar Bears.
Sikora then came up and singled and an error by the centerfielder allowed freshman Megan Hupp and Sheridan to score.
Junior Jamie Westenkirchner followed with a single that scored Sikora and moved freshman pinch runner Courtney Hendershot to third, making it 9-0 in favor of Northern.
Hendershot scored the final run of the frame on a sac fly by senior Colleen Baliga.
Ordean then closed the door, striking out the final batter for the perfect game.
Ohio Northern will return to action on Wednesday with games against DeSales (Pa.) at 9 am and Thiel (Pa.) at 11 am.