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Softball - Simpson College

Date:April 20, 2013
Results:2-7, 4-12 (5)
Location:HomeVideo Streaming

Simpson College scored 19 runs on 22 hits and swept Luther 7-2, 12-4 (5) this afternoon in Decorah.

Trailing 2-1 after four complete, the Storm scored three runs in both the fifth and sixth innings en route to the victory. Ashley Prettyman hit a three run home run in the fifth and Chelsea Winegard and Hillary Harmon drove in runs in the sixth.

Luther jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first, thanks to RBIs by Carli Radil and Katie Wieland

Becca Girvan (12-4) pitched six innings allowing seven runs on 10 hits. She walked two and struckout nine. 

Box Score

Simpson continued to swing hot bats in the nightcap as it rolled to a 12-0 lead after 4 1/2. The Norse scored four in the bottom of the fifth on three hits and had a little help from the Storm who committed two errors. Alise Miller, who was 2-for-3, drove in two runs, while Kelsey Weindruch and Miranda McCay each drove in one.

Erica Manske (7-1) was credited with the loss. Manske threw 3 1/3 innings, allowed five runs on six hits, walked three and struck out three. 

Box Score

The two losses drops Luther to 7-3 in the Iowa Conference, 21-7 overall. Simpson improved to 6-6 in league play, 27-9 overall.

The Norse will return to action tomorrow afternoon when they will host UW-Stevens Point. This non-conference double header is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. Both games will be video streamed. 

IF

First Year

Chanhassen, Minn.

Minnetonka

OF

Senior

Bettendorf, Iowa

Pleasant Valley

P

Junior

Maple Grove, Minn.

Osseo

IF

Sophomore

Iowa City, Iowa

West

P

Sophomore

Blooming Prairie, Minn.

Blooming Prairie

IF

Sophomore

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Prairie

IF

First Year

Waukee, Iowa

Waukee Community

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586

 

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