CLAREMONT, Fla. – The UW-Stevens Point softball team pushed its record to 5-1 on Sunday afternoon, recording a pair of wins in the team's first day of action on their annual Florida trip. The Pointers posted a 6-4 victory over Trinity (Conn.) in the day's opener and then won a nine inning marathon with Elmhurst, 4-3.
Elyse Nelson provided the heroics in game one, delivering the game-winning two RBI double to break a 4-4 tie. Sarah Butts finished game one 3-for-4 and Megan Tracey was 2-for-4. Cassie Krum picked up the win in relief of starter Sara Babbitts.
Nelson again provided the pop at the plate again in the nightcap, driving in the game-winning RBI in the ninth. She finished the game 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs. Michelle Jones earned the victory, going all nine innings.