MISHAWAKA, Ind. – The Bethel College softball team held the No. 3-ranked Marian Knights at bay in a double header on Tuesday at Gardner Field but could not drop the Knights from the ranks of the unbeaten, losing by scores of 4-0 and 6-2, respectively. Shelby Prows recorded two extra-base hits, including just the fourth home run given up by Marian pitching this season.
- Game 1 Score: Marian def. Bethel 4-0
- Game 2 Score: Marian def. Bethel 6-2
- Records: Bethel (12-28, 7-21) | Marian (40-0, 28-0)
- NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Marian – No. 3
- Location: Gardner Field | Bethel College | Mishawaka, Ind.
GAME 1 STAT TRACKER
GAME 2 STAT TRACKER
- Shelby Prows: 2-3, 2B, HR, RBI, R
- Maribelle Castro: 2-3, 2B, R
- Hannah Darling: 1-3
- Madie Morgan: 2.0 IP, 1 H
INSIDE THE BOXSCORES
- The Pilots held the nation’s 21st-ranked scoring offense to just 10 runs on the day, below their 6.789 runs per game pace.
- Shelby Prows launched her second home run of the season in the Pilots’ final at bat of the day in game two. She accounted for three of the team’s nine hits in the two games combined.
- The Pilots return to Gardner Field on Saturday to take on Goshen in a double header at 1 pm.