Softball Splits Tuesday Games in Florida - Now 4-2 on Season
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
CLERMONT, FL - Calvin split a pair of softball games on Tuesday, falling to Bowdoin 6-2 and defeating Framingham State 9-1 in five innings.
In the loss to Bowdoin, Calvin (4-2) fell behind 4-0 after four innings but came back with two runs in the bottom of the sixth. Bowdoin then scored a pair of insurance runs in the top of the seventh.
Junior Lina Avila (Lakewood, CA/Valley Christian HS) belted her second home run of the spring but Calvin mustered only four hits in the loss. Junior Caitlin Callow (Rochester/Muskegon Catholic Central HS) took the loss to fall to 1-2 on the year. Sophomore Trista Brownlee (Saginaw/Saginaw Valley Lutherans HS) split time in the circle for the Knights in relief of Callow.
In the win over Framingham State, Calvin scored once in the third, five times in the fourth and three times in the fifth. Avila hit another home run in the win as did junior Janelle Agren (Cadillac/Cadillac HS). Sophomore Christie VanderMeer (Grandville/Grandville HS) had two hits and two runs batted in as did freshman Megan Rozeveld (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS). Junior Ashley Jakus (Muskegon/Muskegon-Reeths Puffer HS) and freshman Lydia Gildea (Gobles/Gobles HS) also had two hits apiece.
Avila got the victory in the pitching circle, striking out two and allowing just three hits. Avila is now 3-0 on the year.
Calvin will face Manchester and Benedictine in single games on Wednesday.