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UWSP Softball Squad Gets 2 More Wins


CLERMONT, FL (Press Release) – The UW-Stevens Point softball team rebounded from a pair of losses on Monday with a pair of victories on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Bowdoin (Maine) 10-1 in five innings and followed that with a 4-2 victory over Southern Maine.

In the opener the Pointers' offense was on showcase as Elyse Nelson continued her torrid hitting in the spring going 3-for-3 with two home runs including a grand slam. She singlehandedly drove in six of the Pointers 10 runs in the game.

Kimberly Liegel had her breakout game of the trip, going 3-for-3 from the dish with a triple and two RBI. Katie Krueger also finished the day with a double and a RBI.

Sara Babbitts earned the complete game victory, scattering six hits and striking out two.

In game two the Pointers offense cooled but behind solid pitching UWSP came out on top 4-2. Michelle Jones went six plus innings to secure the victory before giving way to Cassie Krum, who earned the save.

Sarah Butts finished game two 2-for-4 with two RBI and Megan Tracey finished the game 3-for-3. 

UW-Stevens Point will take their off-day on Wednesday and return to action on Thursday, March 24 when they take on third-ranked Eastern Connecticut State and Benedictine (Ill.).


Courtesy: UWSP Press Release

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