Softball Sweeps Rhode Island College With Help From Whittles Grand Slam

Softball Sweeps Rhode Island College With Help From Whittles Grand Slam

GAME ONE: Wheaton 9 - Rhode Island College 1 (6 innings)

RECORDS: Wheaton (12-21) - RIC (7-16)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Clark Softball Field) 

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Sophomore Jade Assad paced the Lyons, getting the complete game win in the circle for Wheaton, while finishing 3-for-3 from the plate with three RBI an dtwo runs scored, as well as walking once. 
  • Wheaton plated a run in the bottom of the first with Lily Ongkiko coming around on a double to center by Assad. Ongkiko led off the game with a single to center. 
  • Assad collected her other two RBIs in the third with a triple to left field that brought in Shelbi Wilson and Hannah Arkin. Arkin led off the inning with a single to center, while Wilson followed with a single to right. 
  • The Lyons added two more in the fifth with an RBI singles from Clara DeCarvalho and Chloe Woodward
  • The Anchormen added their lone run of the game in the top of the sixth with an RBI single to center from Chelsea Schott
  • With two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom half of the sixth, first-year Lindsay Whittles stepped up and cleared the bases with her first career grand slam. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 12 / RIC 4
  • Errors: Wheaton 1 / RIC 1
  • RBIs: Wheaton 9 / RIC 1
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 7 / RIC 4
  • Walks: Wheaton 4 / RIC 1
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 3 / RIC 1

GAME TWO: Wheaton 4 - Rhode Island College 1

RECORDS: Wheaton (12-21) - RIC (7-16)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Clark Softball Field) 

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Shelbi Wilson picked up the complete game win for the Lyons, giving up just one run on three hits while striking out nine. 
  • Wheaton got things going early with an RBI single to center field Assad that brought in Ongkiko in the first inning. 
  • Three runs in the second put the Lyons ahead 4-0, with Ongkiko picking up an RBI of her own with a single to center to start the scoring. The second run of the inning came a wild pitch by the Anchormen, while the final run was scored on an RBI groundout from Arkin. 
  • Rhode Island College plated its lone run of the game in the top of the seventh with an RBI double to left.  

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 12 / RIC 3
  • Errors: Wheaton 1 / RIC 0
  • RBIs: Wheaton 3 / RIC 1
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 7 / RIC 8
  • Walks: Wheaton 1 / RIC 4
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 2 / RIC 9

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Sunday, April 29 at 12 p.m. against UMass.-Dartmouth at the Clark Softball Field. VIDEO / LIVE STATS