Softball Drops NEWMAC Opening Games to MIT 6-1, 3-0

Softball Drops NEWMAC Opening Games to MIT 6-1, 3-0

GAME ONE: Wheaton 1 - MIT 6 

RECORDS: Wheaton (2-9, 0-1 NEWMAC) - MIT (5-2, 1-0 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Cambridge, Mass. (Briggs Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Allison Cox picked up the complete game loss for Wheaton, giving up six runs on 16 hits while striking out three and walking just one. 
  • Wheaton's lone run came in the bottom of the ninth inning with an in the park home run to right field from Lily Ongkiko. The home run in the first of the junior outfielder's career. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 5 / MIT 16
  • Errors: Wheaton 2 / MIT 1
  • RBIs: Wheaton 1 / MIT 5
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 8 / MIT 12
  • Walks: Wheaton 5 / MIT 1
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 10 / MIT 3

GAME TWO: Wheaton 0 - MIT 3 

RECORDS: Wheaton (2-10, 0-2 NEWMAC) - MIT (6-2, 2-0 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Cambridge, Mass. (Briggs Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Devon Goetz and Sierra Rosenzweig each scored once and posted an RBI for MIT while Lisa Zhu was able to score a run in the top of the fourth. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 0 / MIT 8
  • Errors: Wheaton 5 / MIT 16
  • RBIs: Wheaton 0 / MIT 3
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 2 / MIT 9
  • Walks: Wheaton 3 / MIT 2
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 9 / MIT 4

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Friday, March 30 with a home doubleheader against Smith at Clark Softball Field. The first game is set for a 3 p.m. start. VIDEO / LIVE STATS