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.
- 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.