Softball - Sat, Apr. 15, 2017
MARION, Ind. -- Indiana Wesleyan softball quickly won both ends of a doubleheader vs. Bethel (Ind.) on Saturday at Wildcat Field. IWU outscored the visitors 19-1 in the two games to hit the 30 win plateau for the fourth consecutive season.
- Score Game 1: Indiana Wesleyan def. Bethel, 8-0 (6 inn.)
- Score Game 2: Indiana Wesleyan def. Bethel, 11-1 (5 inn.)
- Records: Indiana Wesleyan 30-10, 17-7 Crossroads League | Bethel 2-33, 2-24 Crossroads League
- NAIA Top- 25 Rank: Indiana Wesleyan - Not ranked | Bethel - Not ranked
- Location: Wildcat Field | Indiana Wesleyan University | Marion, Indiana
GAME 1 HIGHLIGHTS
- Alex Springer had a walk-off RBI double as Indiana Wesleyan earned the mercy rule victory.
- Indiana Wesleyan had four extra base hits -- all doubles -- with two coming from Kaisey Carson and the others coming from Alex Springer and Kristen Exposito.
- IWU outhit Bethel 15-1.
- Kaisey Carson: W (13-5), 6 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K; 3-for-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 3 R
- Lauren Buckley: 3-for-4, RBI
- Alex Springer: 2-for-4, 2 RBI
- Kira Madl: 2-for-3, 2 RBI, 2 R
GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS
- Indiana Wesleyan scored in all five innings they came to bat.
- Alex Springer earned another walk-off hit, this time with a 3-run home run for the 11-1 mercy rule in the 5th inning.
- The Wildcats had six extra base hits in the win including home runs by Alex Springer and Kristen Exposito.
- Danielle Munn: W (1-0), 5.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K
- Kaisey Carson: 2-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R
- Lauren Buckley: 3-for-4, RBI, 2 R
- Alex Springer: 3-for-3, HR, 2 2B, BB, 3 RBI, 2 R
- Kristen Exposito: 3-for-3, HR, 4 RBI
NEXT TIME OUT
- Indiana Wesleyan travels to play Spring Arbor (Mich.) on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
|Bethel (Ind.) (2-31, 2-22 CL)||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||3|
|Indiana Wesleyan (28-10, 15-7 CL)||0||0||2||0||2||4||8||15||1|
|Marion, IN Wildcat Field|
|-||Winner|| Carson, Kaisey|
| McElfresh, Allena||Loser||-|
| None||Doubles|| #7 Carson, Kaisey|
| None||Triples|| #19 Madl, Kira|
| None||Home Runs|| None|
|Bethel (Ind.) (2-33, 2-24 CL)||0||0||0||0||1||0||1||5||2|
|Indiana Wesleyan (30-10, 17-7 CL)||1||1||2||2||5||0||11||14||1|
|Sweetser, IN Wildcat Field|
|-||Winner|| Munn, Danielle|
| Najdek, Rachel||Loser||-|
| None||Doubles|| #35 Springer, Alex|
| None||Triples|| None|
| None||Home Runs|| 2 Players (#15,#35)|