Softball Ends Season at Tufts

Softball Ends Season at Tufts

GAME ONE: Wheaton 0 - Tufts 4

RECORDS: Wheaton (21-16, 7-11 NEWMAC) - Tufts (26-6)

LOCATION: Medford, Mass. (Spicer Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College softball team traveled to Tufts University Thursday afternoon with the Jumbos earning a 4-0 win over the Lyons in game one.
  • First-year Sarah Pritchard collected her third loss of the season after giving up all four Tufts runs on just seven hits in six innings of work. Senior Jade Assad and first-year Lexi Lovell earned the Lyons only two hits of the contest. 
  • Tufts took the lead in the bottom of the first, before adding two runs in the second and the final run in the fourth.  

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 2 / Tufts 7
  • Errors: Wheaton 2 / Tufts 1
  • RBIs: Wheaton 0 / Tufts 3
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 4 / Tufts 5
  • Walks: Wheaton 2 / Tufts 1
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 7 / Tufts 0

GAME TWO: Wheaton 1 - Tufts 5

RECORDS: Wheaton (21-17, 7-11 NEWMAC) - Tufts (27-6)

LOCATION: Medford, Mass. (Spicer Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton fell to Tufts 5-1 in game two despite stranding 12 base runners.
  • Shelbi Wilson picked up the loss after giving up five runs on eight hits in six innings of action.  
  • Lindsay Whittles was responsible for three of Wheaton's six hits, driving in the teams only run of the day in the sixth inning.
  • Trailing 4-0 after five, Chloe Woodward earned her way on base with a one-out walk, before moving to second on a two-out walk to Hannah Arkin. Whittles followed the walk with a single to center field that sent Woodward home. An error loaded the bases moments later, but the Jumbos worked out of the jam by forcing a fly out. 
  • Tufts added one more run to end the contest.

THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 6 / Tufts 8
  • Errors: Wheaton 1 / Tufts 2
  • RBIs: Wheaton 1 / Tufts 3
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 12 / Tufts 7
  • Walks: Wheaton 7 / Tufts 5
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 5 / Tufts 2

UP NEXT: The Lyons conclude the regular season with a 21-17 overall record and 7-11 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) record. VIDEO / LIVESTATS