IWU Softball Sweeps Grace on Senior Day

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MARION, Ind. — Indiana Wesleyan softball finished their regular season home schedule on Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of Grace (Ind.) at Wildcat Field. IWU outscored Grace 10-1 on Senior Day to grow their win streak to 12 games.
GAME VITALS

  • Score Game 1:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Grace, 5-1
  • Score Game 2:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Grace, 5-0
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 32-12, 19-9 Crossroads League   |   Grace 23-22, 16-14 Crossroads League
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan – Not ranked   |   Grace – Not ranked
  • Location:   Wildcat Field   |   Indiana Wesleyan University   |   Marion, Indiana

 

GAME 1 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indiana Wesleyan quickly gained a 2-0 lead in the 1st inning when Alex Springer hit a sac fly that scored Kaisey Carson and Lauren Buckley also scored on the play due to a Grace error.
  • Victoria Boyer contributed an RBI single in the 4th inning as IWU increased the lead to 3-1.
  • Kira Madl and Kaisey Carson each had one RBI in the 6th inning for the 5-1 final score.
  • Indiana Wesleyan outhit Grace, 8-3.

GAME 1 STATS

  • Kaisey Carson:  W, 7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 8 K;  2-for-4, RBI, R

GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indiana Wesleyan once again scored in the 1st inning as the Wildcats put a three spot on the board in game two. Alex Springer had a two run single and Ellen DeYoung scored on a passed ball in the frame.
  • IWU scored two more times in the 4th inning for the 5-0 lead. Kaisey Carson had an RBI single while Lauren Buckley added an RBI groundout.
  • The Wildcats held a 9-3 advantage in hits.

GAME 2 STATS

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan travels to Goshen (Ind.) on Tuesday for a Crossroads League doubleheader. First pitch is set for 3:30 p.m.

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