Softball Opens Season Against Muskingum & TCNJ

Photo by Keith Nordstrom
Photo by Keith Nordstrom

GAME ONE: Wheaton 1 - Muskingum 12 (5 innings)

RECORDS: Wheaton (0-1, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Muskingum (11-0)

LOCATION: Kissimmee, Fla. (Osceola Complex)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Senior Allison Cox got the start for the Lyons, while sophomore Jade Assad also took to the mound. 
  • Muskingum got on the board first, taking a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the fourth. 
  • Wheaton plated its lone run of the contest in the bottom of the fourth with an RBI single from first-year Clara DeCarvalho that knocked in Assad. Assad reached with a double to right center. 
  • The Fighting Muskies ended their scoring with an eight run fifth inning. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 6 / Muskingum 13
  • Errors: Wheaton 3 / Muskingum 1
  • RBIs: Wheaton 1 / Muskingum 11
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 7 / Muskingum 8
  • Walks: Wheaton 2 / Muskingum 3
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 6 / Muskingum 2

GAME TWO: Wheaton 0 - TCNJ 9 (5 innings)

RECORDS: Wheaton (0-2, 0-0 NEWMAC) - TCNJ (4-2)

LOCATION: Kissimmee, Fla. (Osceola Complex)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Shelbi Wilson and Assad split time on the mound with Wilson getting the start and the loss after 2.2 innings of work. 
  • Lily Ongkiko and Assad were the Lyons only base runners after both drawing walks. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 0 / TCNJ 9
  • Errors: Wheaton 4 / TCNJ 0
  • RBIs: Wheaton 0 / TCNJ 6
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 3 / TCNJ 3
  • Walks: Wheaton 2 / TCNJ 1
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 15 / TCNJ 1

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Sunday, March 11 at 9 a.m. against Beloit and then again at 11:15 a.m. against William Paterson.