AUBURNDALE, FL – Leading up to a day off in the spring break games, the Wayne State College softball team swept their Monday games.
Back in Auburndale, Florida for their National Training Center Spring games, WSC took on Ferris State and Edinboro (PA).
In the game against Ferris State, WSC drove in three runs early before posting a four-run third inning to go up 7-0. Ferris State managed one run in the bottom of the fourth as Wayne State won 7-1.
Ashley Hernandez posted a three-run homerun and singled, Kim Vidlak singled three times and Molli Vasa singled three times while driving in two runs. Kamryn Sparks singled twice, both Michaela Smith and Riley Holmberg singled and drove in a run as Kortney Buresh and Clare Reinhart each added a single.
Hadley Chvatal picked up the win in four innings allowing an earned run off four hits while striking out two batters and walking one. Sloan Cooksey recorded the save in three innings allowing one hit while walking three batters and striking out two.
From the outing with Edinboro (PA), Wayne State scored two runs in the opening inning before going up 3-0 after the third. Edinboro tied the game up with a three-run top of the fourth before the ‘Cats poured in two runs in the home half and six more in the fifth inning to win 11-3. With the sweep, WSC improves to 7-12.
Buresh recorded a pair of triples, doubled and drove in a run to lead WSC at the plate. Hernandez added a solo homerun, Vasa tallied a solo shot and another RBI while Tornberg and Sparks both singled and drove in a run. Reinhart also singled.
Maddie Moser secured the win in four innings allowing three earned runs off four hits while striking out seven batters and walking one. Cooksey worked the final inning striking out one batter.
The Wayne State College softball team will be off Tuesday before returning with doubleheaders on Wednesday against Slippery Rock (PA) at 9 a.m. followed by Urbana (Ohio) at 11:15 a.m. and Thursday with Pittsburgh at Johnstown at 9 a.m. while facing Malone (Ohio) at 11:15 a.m.