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(RV)Indiana Wesleyan
Davenport (Mich.)
Softball - Sat, May 27, 2017

CLERMONT, Fla. -- The Indiana Wesleyan softball season came to a close Saturday morning following a 3-2 loss to No. 4-seed and No. 8-ranked Davenport in a 2017 NAIA World Series elimination game. The Wildcat rally in the 6th inning fell one run shy as the season comes to a close following two one-run losses at the World Series.


GAME VITALS

  • NAIA World Series
  • Score:  Davenport def. Indiana Wesleyan, 3-2
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 44-15   |   Davenport 48-9
  • World Series Seed:  Indiana Wesleyan - No. 9   |   Davenport - No. 4 
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan - Receiving votes   |   Davenport - No. 8
  • Location:   Legends Way Ballfield   |   Clermont, Florida

 

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Davenport scored one run in the 1st inning and two more in the 3rd inning for a 3-0 advantage. IWU was able to escape anymore damage as Davenport left the bases loaded in each of those innings.
  • Indiana Wesleyan rallied in the 6th inning with two runs to narrow the deficit to 3-2. IWU loaded the bases after there were two outs. IWU scored their first run on a DU error and Kristen Exposito followed with an RBI single.
  • In the 7th inning, Emily Hastings was hit by a pitch with two outs. Kira Madl followed and flew out to deep center field to end the game.
  • Indiana Wesleyan left 13 runners on base. IWU had five hits and eight walks in the game but left the bases loaded in three innings.
     

GAME STATS

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan ends their season with a 44-15 record. IWU won a NAIA National Championship Opening Round bracket for the first time and advanced to the NAIA World Series.
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Indiana Wesleyan (44-15)0000020252
Davenport (Mich.) (48-9)10200003102
Clermont, FL Legends Way Ballfields
Indiana WesleyanPitchingDavenport (Mich.)
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Carson, KaiseyLoser-
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Indiana WesleyanIndv. StatsDavenport (Mich.)
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