Softball Splits Series Wellesley

Softball Splits Series Wellesley

GAME ONE: Wheaton 4 - Wellesley 5

RECORDS: Wheaton (4-15, 2-7 NEWMAC) - Wellelsey (6-10, 3-4 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Wellesley, Mass. (Wellesley College)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Shelbi Wilson finished 2-for-3 from the plate, while pitching one inning in the loss for the Lyons. 
  • Wellesley took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning with an RBI single up the middle from Jessica Budz
  • Wheaton took the lead in the fifth, scoring four runs on three hits and three errors by the Blue. Emily Schlapak started the inning with a double to right field, before being replaced by Riley Benedetto who came in to pinch run. Benedetto and Jessica Nardozza came around to score moments later on a throwing error by the third baseman. With two outs, Lily Ongkiko kept the inning going with a double to left center that send Hannah Arkin home. Wilson knocked in Ongkiko moments later with a single up the middle. 
  • Wellesley pulled within a run in the bottom of the inning, before scoring the winning runs in the sixth.   

THE BASICS:

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

GAME ONE: Wheaton 11 - Wellesley 8

RECORDS: Wheaton (5-15, 3-7 NEWMAC) - Wellelsey (6-11, 3-5 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Wellesley, Mass. (Wellesley College)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton received 3-for-4 performances from Wilson, Schlapak and Nardozza, with Chloe Woodward ending the contest 2-for-4. 
  • Allison Cox picked up her fourth win of the season after pitching a complete game.   
  • Wheaton took a 4-0 lead in the first, a lead they would never let go of, starting with an RBI single up the middle from Wilson that plated Ongkiko. Jade Assad picked up an RBI of her town with a double to center that brought in Wilson. A bases loaded single from Nardozza sent in the Lyons third run of the inning, before another bases loaded single made it 4-0. 
  • The Blue earned one back in the bottom half of the inning on a sacrifice fly from Kendall Smith. 
  • Wellesley cut the deficit to one run in the bottom of the second. 
  • Wheaton added another run in the third with a double to left center from Nardozza that scored Schlapak. 
  • Wilson made it a 6-3 game in the fourth with an RBI single to right that scored Allicyn Cole
  • After giving up a run in the bottom of the fourth, Wheaton tacked on two more runs in the fifth with Lindsay Whittles and Nardozza both crossing home. A Wellesley homerun in the bottom half of the inning from Autumn Brown, made it an 8-6 contest. 
  • Three Lyon runs in the sixth made it an 11-6 game with Wilson, Whittles and Schlapak all finishing the inning with RBIs. 
  • Wellesley countered with two runs in the bottom of the sixth but would get no closer. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 15 / Wellesley 13
  • Errors: Wheaton 3 / Wellesley 4
  • RBIs: Wheaton 11 / Wellesley 8
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 6 / Wellesley 9
  • Walks: Wheaton 2 / Wellesley 2
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 1 / Wellesley 1

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Friday, April 13 at 3/5 p.m. against Babson in a NEWMAC doubleheader at Clark Softball Field. VIDEO / LIVE STATS