MISHAWAKA, Ind. – The Bethel College softball team earned a double header sweep against Rochester on Friday afternoon in a non-conference matchup. The Pilots took game one, 8-5, and finished off game two, 5-4, in their first double header sweep in four seasons.
Game 1 Score: Bethel def. Rochester 8-5
Game 2 Score: Bethel def. Rochester 5-4
Records: Bethel (8-20) | Rochester (7-19)
NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Rochester – not rated
Location: Gardner Field | Bethel College | Mishawaka, Ind.
GAME 1 STAT TRACKER
Quinn Slattman: 3-4, HR, 2 2B, 3 RBI, R
Hannah Darling: 2-3, 2 R
Maribelle Castro: 2-3, 2B, 3 RBI, R
Marilyn Showalter: 1-3, 2 RBI, R
GAME 2 STAT TRACKER
Mahri Younger: 1-3, SB, R
Haley Stinson: 1-3, 2 RBI, SB
Hannah Darling: 1-3, 2B, RBI
INSIDE THE BOXSCORES
The Pilots earned their first double header sweep since March 31, 2015 against Saint Francis.
Quinn Slattman belted her first career home run in game one and added two more extra-base hits to slug 2.000 in a game one 8-5 victory.
Danica Mast picked up her first career save in game one, pitching a perfect seventh inning with only 10 pitches.
After falling behind 4-2 in the fifth inning, Haley Stinson tied the game up with a two-run single. Morgan Bales score the eventual game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning before Stinson shut the door on the Warriors in their final at bat to help the Pilots earn the sweep.
The Pilots travel to Winona Lake on Saturday to face Grace in a double header beginning at 1 pm.