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Softball Goes 1-1 At Wayne State

Softball Goes 1-1 At Wayne State

OVERVIEW – WAYNE STATE

SCORES: Wayne State Warriors 3, Northwood Timberwolves 1/Northwood 5, Wayne State 2

RECORDS: Northwood (21-11, 13-9 GLIAC), Wayne State (17-13, 10-12 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Gary L. Bryce Field - Detroit, Mich.

RECAP: Softball splits pair at Wayne State Sunday afternoon (April 25), with WSU taking game one 3-1 and NU winning the nightcap 5-2.

GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Grace Dutoi got the scoring started for Northwood in the first inning, scoring Maddie Coulter with a sacrifice fly to go up 1-0.
  • The score remained the same until the Warriors plated three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take the 3-1 lead over the Timberwolves.
  • NU was unable to put any runs on the board in the seventh, giving the Warriors the win.

GAME ONE STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors: Wayne State 3/5/1, Northwood 1/4/2
  • Runners left on base: Wayne State 5, Northwood 6
  • Winning Pitcher – Brooke Nadolny (4-2): 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R (0 ER), 2 BB, 2 K
  • Losing Pitcher – Hailey Leister (2-4): 5.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 0 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Mankel: 2-3, 2B
  • Dutoi: RBI

GAME TWO HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood took the early lead again in game two, as Julia Gross drove home Maddie Coulter with an RBI single.
  • Wayne State got single runs in the bottom of the fourth and fifth innings to go up 2-1.
  • NU still trailed 2-1 in the sixth inning with two outs when the Timberwolves put together the key rally to win the game. Karlie Moore had a big two-run double to put NU back on top 3-2.
  • Jayna Hance followed with an RBI single to make the score 4-2.
  • Coulter then came through with a run-scoring triple that plated Hance and pushed the advantage to 5-2.
  • Shayna Frank got the final six outs to give the Timberwolves the win.

GAME TWO STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors: Wayne State 2/7/3, Northwood 5/12/0
  • Runners left on base: Wayne State 6, Northwood 6
  • Winning Pitcher – Shayna Frank (14-6): 7 IP, 7 H, 2 R, BB, 3 K
  • Losing Pitcher – Amy Claydon (5-2): 7 IP, 12 H, 5 H, 2 BB, 2 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Coulter: 2-4, 3B, R, RBI
  • Gross: 2-4, RBI
  • Grundman: 3-4
  • Mankel: 2-2, R, BB
  • Moore: 1-3, 2B, R, 2 RBIs
  • Hance: 1-2, RBI, R

UP NEXT

  • Northwood will host Purdue Northwest for a doubleheader Tuesday (April 27). First pitch is set for 3 p.m.