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GOSHEN, Ind. – Indiana Wesleyan softball picked up their third Crossroads League season series Saturday, with Goshen College becoming the latest victim. Mckenzey Ridge dominated from the mound in game one leading IWU to a 3-0 win, for her 23rd win of the season. Game two featured 19 combined hits between clubs, with the Wildcats pushing across 12 and Goshen scoring just four.

 

GAME 1

  • Ridge owned Goshen from the mound, allowing just two Maple Leafs to reach third base. Ridge allowed just four hits while going four straight innings, three up, three down.
  • Mckenzie Brown pushed her hit streak to 12 games, going 2-of-3 from the plate driving in two and scoring once. Brown provided insurance in the bottom of the sixth with a solo home run to left field, for her fourth of the season.

 

GAME 2

  • Lauren Buckleyadded to her stolen base total, giving her 46 on the season and 129 in her career. Buckley sits just 29 stolen bases behind Holly Weaver (Bethel College) for the most stolen bases in Crossroads League history.
  • Goshen stranded seven runners on base in the contest while Indiana Wesleyan stranded five.
  • Brown’s hit streak ended at 12 games, going 0-for-4 from the plate in game two.
  • Trinity Medinaput together her fourth three-hit game of the season, going 3-of-4 from the plate with one run and one RBI.

 

IWU-GC SERIES STATS

  • Goshen struggled against the Wildcat pitching staff, hitting .267 with a slugging percentage of .371. The trio of Hannah MillerAddie Benham, and Ridge totaled a combined ERA of 2.50, striking out 11 and walking 11.
  • Rebecaa Schrad led Indiana Wesleyan with a .636 batting average, going 7-of-11 with two runs and one RBI.
  • Sydney Lowedid a nice job pinch-hitting for the Wildcats, hitting .600 with two home runs in five plate appearances.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan travels to Saint Francis on Tuesday. First pitch is at 3 p.m. in Fort Wayne, Indiana.