IWU Softball Extends Win Streak to Eight with Sweep of Spring Arbor

by | Apr 19, 2017 | Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. — The Indiana Wesleyan softball team has won eight consecutive games for the first time this season after two road wins at Spring Arbor (Mich.) on Tuesday. The IWU sweep coupled with a Taylor (Ind.) split now has Indiana Wesleyan trailing Taylor by just one game for second place in the Crossroads League standings.
GAME VITALS

  • Score Game 1:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Spring Arbor, 14-1   (5 inn.)
  • Score Game 2:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Spring Arbor, 7-2
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 32-10, 19-7 Crossroads League   |   Spring Arbor 17-27, 12-16 Crossroads League
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan – Not ranked   |   Spring Arbor – Not ranked
  • Location:   Cougar Field   |   Spring Arbor University   |   Spring Arbor, Michigan

 

GAME 1 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indiana Wesleyan won the opening game in a 5-inning mercy rule. IWU scored in all five innings including an eight run 2nd inning.
  • IWU outhit Spring Arbor 19-5 and all four extra base hits in the game were by Indiana Wesleyan.
  • Kaisey Carson:  W, 5.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, BB, 2 K;  3-for-3, 2 BB, HR, 2 RBI, 3 R
  • Lauren Buckley:  3-for-4, R
  • Alex Springer:  3-for-4, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R
  • Victoria Boyer:  2-for-2, BB, 2B, 2 RBI, R
  • Kira Madl:  2-for-4, 2B, RBI, 2 R

GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indiana Wesleyan scored three runs in the 1st inning and built a 7-0 lead following a two run 6th inning. Spring Arbor avoided the shutout with a pair of 6th inning runs.
  • Sara Kreitzer:  2-for-5, 2B, RBI, 2 R
  • Kristen Exposito:  2-for-3, BB, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R
  • Carlie Weaver:  W, 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 5 K;  1-for-3, 2B, R

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan hosts Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) at 4 p.m. on Friday at Wildcat Field.

Related Content

Jul 11 2024

Marian’s Tipping Named the Crossroads League Male Athlete of the Year

Marian’s Tipping Named the CL Male Athlete of the Year   JACKSON, Mich. – The Crossroads League announced on Thursday that Isaiah Tipping of the Marian University men’s...
Jul 11 2024

Indiana Wesleyan’s Joldersma Named Crossroads League Female Athlete-of-the-Year

Indiana Wesleyan’s Joldersma Named CL Female Athlete-of-the-Year JACKSON, Mich. – The Crossroads League announced on Thursday that Eva Joldersma of the Indiana Wesleyan...
Jul 10 2024

Craig Honored as TU’s Male Athlete of the Year

Craig Honored as TU’s Male Athlete of the Year   UPLAND, Ind. – Aidan Craig was recognized on Wednesday for his record-setting season with the Taylor men’s lacrosse...
Jul 10 2024

Marian’s Downing Repeats as CL Athletic Director of the Year

Marian’s Downing Repeats as CL Athletic Director of the Year   JACKSON, Mich. – The Crossroads League announced on Wednesday that Marian’s Steve Downing has been named...
Jul 10 2024

Grace’s Josh Neuhart Voted Crossroads League SID of the Year

Neuhart Voted Crossroads League SID of the Year JACKSON, Mich. – The Crossroads League announced on Wednesday that Josh Neuhart of Grace College had been named its...