Softball Drops Two at No. 5 MIT

Softball Drops Two at No. 5 MIT

GAME ONE: Wheaton (Mass.) 0 - No. 5 MIT 8 (5 innings)

RECORDS: Wheaton (13-8, 1-4 NEWMAC) - MIT (11-4, 4-1 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Cambridge, Mass. (Briggs Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College softball team hit the road for a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest Tuesday afternoon against No. 5 MIT. The host team came out victorious, taking down the Lyons 8-0 after five innings. 
  • Wheaton got a 1-for-2 performance from Shelbi Wilson and Clara DeCarvalho. Wilson also got the start in the circle for Wheaton, completing three innings, giving up five runs on two hits. Lani Sherman-Jackson wrapped up the game, pitching 1.2 innings, giving up three runs on four hits, while striking out two. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 2 / MIT 6
  • Errors: Wheaton 6 / MIT 0
  • RBIs: Wheaton 0 / MIT 6
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 4 / MIT 3
  • Walks: Wheaton 2 / MIT 1
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 11 / MIT 2

GAME TWO: Wheaton 0 - No. 5 MIT 13 (5 innings)

RECORDS: Wheaton (13-9, 1-5 NEWMAC) - MIT (11-5, 5-1 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Cambridge, Mass. (Briggs Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • MIT, who were ranked fifth in the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) poll, picked up another win, this time defeating the Lyons 13-0 after five innings.
  • Sarah Pritchard ended the game 2-for-2, while Lindsay Whittles ended the contest with the Lyons only other hit, finishing the contest 1-for-2.  
  • Wilson started in the circle again this time pitching 2.1 innings, giving up three runs on three hits. Pritchard and Sherman-Jackson came in in relief. 

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 3 / MIT 12
  • Errors: Wheaton 4 / MIT 1
  • RBIs: Wheaton 0 / MIT 12
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 5 / MIT 5
  • Walks: Wheaton 1 / MIT 3
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 6 / MIT 0

UP NEXT: The Lyons return to action on Friday, April 5 at Clark Softball Field for a NEWMAC doubleheader against Wellesley with game one set for 3 p.m. VIDEO / LIVESTATS