Softball Falls to Babson in NEWMAC Action

Softball Falls to Babson in NEWMAC Action

GAME ONE: Wheaton 0 - Babson 13 (5 innings)

RECORDS: Wheaton (17-11, 4-67 NEWMAC) - Babson (13-10, 8-3 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Babson Park, Mass. (Alumni Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College softball team opened its New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader against Babson with a 13-0 loss. 
  • First-year Sarah Pritchard picked up her first loss of the season after giving up six runs. Wheaton's four hits came from Katelyn BartonHannah ArkinEmily Schlapak, and Shelbi Wilson

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 4 / Babson 13
  • Errors: Wheaton 1 / Babson 0
  • RBIs: Wheaton 0 / Babson 12
  • Left on Base: Wheaton  4 / Babson 3 
  • Walks: Wheaton 0 / Babson 1
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 4 / Babson 0 

GAME TWO: Wheaton 2 - Babson 4

RECORDS: Wheaton (18-12, 4-8 NEWMAC) - Babson (14-10, 9-3 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Babson Park, Mass. (Alumni Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Game two saw Wilson pick up the loss after giving up all four of the Beavers runs.
  • Despite picking up the loss, Wilson put Wheaton on top in the first with a double to left field that knocked in Assad. 
  • Babson countered in the bottom of the inning with a two-run home run.    
  • Jade Assad knotted the game at 2-2 in the top of the fourth with a solo home run to deep center.
  • The Beavers once again countered with an RBI single to center in the bottom half of the inning. A sacrifice fly in the sixth plated Babson's final run.  

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 4 / Babson 10
  • Errors: Wheaton 0 / Babson 0
  • RBIs: Wheaton 2 / Babson 4
  • Left on Base: Wheaton  4 / Babson 7
  • Walks: Wheaton 1 / Babson 1
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 6 / Babson 0

UP NEXT: The Lyons return to action on Saturday, April 13 for a NEWMAC doubleheader at home against Clark University with game one set for 1 p.m. The time change is due to impending morning rain. VIDEO / LIVESTATS