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Softball Drops Pair To Saginaw Valley In Home Opener

Softball Drops Pair To Saginaw Valley In Home Opener

OVERVIEW – SAGINAW VALLEY STATE CARDINALS

SCORES: Saginaw Valley State Cardinals 3, Northwood Timberwolves 0; Saginaw Valley 3, Northwood 0

RECORDS: Northwood 12-13 (0-8 GLIAC), Saginaw Valley 14-12 (5-3 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Fisher Stadium – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood drops a pair of 3-0 GLIAC games to Saginaw Valley in their home opener Thursday (March 29).

GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Saginaw Valley put their first run on the board in the top of the first for the early 1-0 lead. In the top of the seventh, the Cardinals added two more runs for the 3-0 win.
  • The Timberwolves were threatening to score in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie the game but could not plate the run.
  • Tara Gross and Lauren Castellon each registered one hit.

GAME ONE STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 0/2/0, Saginaw Valley: 3/7/2
  • Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 4, Saginaw Valley: 4
  • Winning Pitcher: Mikayla Alexandrou (5-5): 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K
  • Losing Pitcher: Shayna Frank (5-6): 7.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 4 K

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GAME TWO HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Cardinals hit a home run in the top of the first for the 1-0 lead. Then plated two more runs in the top of the fifth for the 3-0 victory.
  • Karli Godlewski and T. Gross were each credited with a single for Northwood's two hits.

GAME TWO STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 0/2/0, Saginaw Valley: 3/9/2
  • Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 3, Saginaw Valley: 8
  • Winning Pitcher: Anna Conard (9-3): 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 2 K
  • Losing Pitcher: Mackenzie Norton (0-2): 5.0 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 1 K

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­UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will continue GLIAC play with a doubleheader at Ferris State Friday (March 30).