Softball Completes Day 3 of Florida Trip Against WLC and Trinity (Conn.)

Softball Completes Day 3 of Florida Trip Against WLC and Trinity (Conn.)

GAME ONE: Wheaton 3 - Wisconsin Lutheran 6

RECORDS: Wheaton (1-4, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Wis. Lutheran (1-0)

LOCATION: Kissimmee, Fla. (Osceola Complex)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • First-year Lindsay Whittles had a strong game for Wheaton, finishing 3-for-4 from the plate, scoring once and knocking in a run. 
  • After falling behind 1-0, Wheaton countered in the bottom half of the first inning, which started with a double down the left field line by Whittles. The first-year was then knocked in moments later after Lily Ongkiko laid down a sacrifice bunt that the WLC third baseman couldn't handle, resulting in a throwing error that allowed Whittles enough time to come home. Ongkiko came around to score on the next at bat, which saw Jade Assad double to right field. 
  • Wheaton added another run in the second inning on an RBI single up the middle by Whittles that brought in Jessica Nardozza from second. 
  • Wisconsin Lutheran was able to respond and recapture the lead with four runs in the fourth, before tacking on an insurance run in the fifth. 
  • Assad, who got the start in the circle, picked up her first loss of the year after pitching 3.2 innings, giving up five runs on three hits. Allison Cox came in and pitched 3.1 innings for the Lyons. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 7 / WCL 8
  • Errors: Wheaton 4 / WCL 1
  • RBIs: Wheaton 2 / WCL 5
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 5 / WCL 8
  • Walks: Wheaton 2 / WCL 4
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 8 / WCL 2

GAME TWO: Wheaton 1 - Trinity 5 

RECORDS: Wheaton (1-5, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Trinity (2-2)

LOCATION: Kissimmee, Fla. (Osceola Complex)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Ongkiko kept the Lyons from being shutout with an RBI single to right field in the top of the seventh, sending first-year Clara DeCarvalho home. DeCarvalho led-off the inning with a walk, before moving to second on a groundout by Riley Benedetto
  • Cox got the start and the loss after pitching 4.2 innings, giving up five runs on five hits, while walking and striking out one. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 4 / Trinity 5
  • Errors: Wheaton 2 / Trinity 0
  • RBIs: Wheaton 1 / Trinity 3
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 8 / Trinity 3
  • Walks: Wheaton 4 / Trinity 1
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 6 / Trinity 1

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Wednesday, March 14 at 1:30 p.m. against Skidmore and 3:45 against Ramapo.