Softball splits in double header against Findlay

On March 16, SVSU’s softball team took on the University of Findlay in a double header. SVSU took home the win in game one with a score of 5-2.

Junior Alexis Gills and junior Paige Kolinski kicked off the game by batting three hits. Freshman Katelyn Pnacek, junior Cam Coonan, and junior Sara Moos each had two hits. Moos also had four RBI.

Senior Sarah Gersch hit a single which led to loaded bases. Moos had a double to left center that allowed Gersch, senior Jacki Popko, and Gills to score. This brought the score to 3-2 for SVSU.

Coonan hit a single to right center right after to score freshman Emily Beckas and Kolinski.

This brought SVSU’s lead up to five, where it would stay the remainder of the game.

Findlay got a runner on third base but a fly out secured the win for SVSU

Game two saw a loss for SVSU against Findlay. They fell with a score of 9-6.

Moos started off the first inning by hitting a sacrifice fly to center field. SVSU had a 1-0 lead after that.

Findlay came back with three runs in the bottom half of the first inning. They also had four more runs in the second.

This brought them up to a 7-1 lead.

Popko walked with loaded bases. This brought Coonan home and brought SVSU up to a score of two.

Kolinski got a home run in the fifth inning which score Moos. SVSU now had a score of three. Findlay extended their lead even more with a run in the bottom of the fifth.

SVSU got a run in the seventh. Right after, junior Leah Denome got an RBI on a ground. SVSU was only three runs away but they couldn’t manage it.

The team will play again on March 20. against Ohio Dominican. This will be another double header for SVSU.

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