Softball Team Halts Losing Skid With 8-4 Win at Wheaton
Saturday, April 06, 2013
WHEATON, IL – Calvin snapped a six-game losing skid with an 8-4 victory at Wheaton College Saturday afternoon. The Knights are now 9-9 on the year. Earlier in the day, Calvin dropped a hard-fought 2-0 decision to Robert Morris College of Chicago in a game played at Wheaton.
In the win over Wheaton, sophomore pitcher Trista Brownlee (Saginaw/Saginaw Valley Lutheran HS) went all seven innings, scattering 14 hits. Calvin had nine hits and capitalized on three Wheaton errors. Brownlee also had two hits and scored three runs in the win. Freshman Ashley Riemersma (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) also had a pair of hits. Riemersma, sophomore Merin Cok (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and freshman Lydia Gildea (Gobles/Gobles HS) all drove in two runs apiece in the win.
In the loss to Robert Morris, Calvin collected just two hits. Robert Morris (13-11) scored one run in the fifth and one run in the seventh. Junior Caitlin Callow (Muskegon/Muskegon Catholic Central HS) took the loss in the pitchers’ circle for Calvin.
Calvin is back in action on Wednesday when it hosts Olivet in a conference doubleheader at 3:30 p.m.