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14
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Game 1
5 Innings
Game 2
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2
Indiana Wesleyan University
Spring Arbor
Softball - Tue, Apr. 18, 2017
Final - Game 112345RHE
Indiana Wesleyan (31-10, 18-7 CL)3811114190
Spring Arbor (Mich.) (17-26, 12-15 CL)10000153
Spring Arbor, MI Cougar Softball Field
Indiana WesleyanPitchingSpring Arbor (Mich.)
Carson, KaiseyWinner-
-Loser Brown, Kelsey
-Save-
Indiana WesleyanIndv. StatsSpring Arbor (Mich.)
2 Players (#3,#19)Doubles None
NoneTriples None
2 Players (#7,#35)Home Runs None
Final - Game 21234567RHE
Indiana Wesleyan (32-10, 19-7 CL)30011207121
Spring Arbor (Mich.) (17-27, 12-16 CL)0000020274
Spring Arbor, MI Cougar Softball Field
Indiana WesleyanPitchingSpring Arbor (Mich.)
Weaver, CarlieWinner-
-Loser Heath, Lauren
-Save-
Indiana WesleyanIndv. StatsSpring Arbor (Mich.)
2 Players (#3,#44)Doubles 4 Players
NoneTriples None
#15 Exposito, KristenHome Runs #7 Brown, Kelsey

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – The Spring Arbor University softball team dropped both games of a doubleheader against Indiana Wesleyan University on Tuesday, losing the first game 14-1 before falling 7-2 in the second game.

 
 

THE BASICS

SCORES: Spring Arbor 1, Indiana Wesleyan 14;

Spring Arbor 2, Indiana Wesleyan 7

LOCATION: Cougar Softball Field | Spring Arbor, Mich.

RECORDS: Spring Arbor 17-27 (12-16 CL), Indiana Wesleyan 32-10 (19-7 CL)

 
 

GAME 1 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indiana Wesleyan put the first game away early scoring 11 runs through the first two innings.
  • The Wildcats would add single runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings to bring the eight-run mercy rule into effect.
  • Spring Arbor scored its only run of the contest in the first inning. Megan Labut reached on a leadoff single and, two batters later, Sydney Taylor ripped a base hit into centerfield to plate Labut.
  • In addition to Labut and Taylor, Allison VanBrandt, Savannah Weaver and Liz Campeau all recorded hits.
  • Nicolette Thibodeau pitched the final three innings, surrendering two earned runs while striking out two batters.

 
 

GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indiana Wesleyan jumped out on top again in game two, capitalizing for three runs on three SAU miscues.
  • The Wildcats led continued to add their advantage, leading by as much as 7-0.
  • Spring Arbor scored twice in the sixth inning. Kelsey Brown blasted her fourth home run of the season to put the Cougars on the board. Taylor followed with a double off the left field fence, and she would come around to score on a single by Weaver.
  • Weaver finished the game going 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Brown also collected a pair of hits. With her double in the sixth inning, Taylor has now hit safely in eight of the last nine games.
  • Lauren Heath suffered the loss giving up seven runs – only four earned – over 5.1 innings of work. Thibodeau shut the Wildcats out over the final 1.2 innings.

 
 

UP NEXT

Spring Arbor will host No. 4 ranked Marian University (34-2, 25-1 CL) on Saturday, Apr. 22. The first game of the doubleheader will start at 1 p.m.

 
 

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