MISHAWAKA – Bethel Softball was one out away from a game two win and doubleheader split but could not close the Cougars out in a 7-1 game one defeat and a 12-7 nine-inning heartbreaker.

GAME VITALS

  • Game 1 Score: Spring Arbor def. Bethel 7-1
  • Game 2 Score: Spring Arbor def. Bethel 12-7 F/9
  • Records: Bethel (10-23, 3-11) | Spring Arbor (9-16, 5-6)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:  Bethel – NR | Spring Arbor – NR
  • Location: Gardner Field | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.

GAME 1 STAT TRACKER

GAME 2 STAT TRACKER

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots were one out away from a 6-4 victory in game two, but allowed back-to-back run-scoring singles to give up the lead.
  • The Pilots committed two errors in the eighth to give the Cougars a lead, but the Pilots battled back in the 8th to tie the game after falling behind 8-7, but gave up 5 runs, including a grand slam, in the ninth to fall.
  •  The Pilots committed five errors on the day.

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots host Spring Arbor on Friday with a doubleheader beginning at 3:00 pm.