Bulldogs Lose Two at League Leader Alma

Photo Courtesy of Christina Butler
Photo Courtesy of Christina Butler

ALMA, Mich. - The Adrian College softball team lost both games of an MIAA doubleheader at Alma on Thursday afternoon. Bryanna Collins led the Bulldogs, batting 1-for-3 and scoring the day's only run for Adrian in game one.

THE BASICS

Final Scores: GAME ONE: Alma 5, Adrian 1; GAME TWO: Alma 1, Adrian 0

Location: Alma, Michigan (Scot's Park)

Records: Alma (24-6, 13-1 MIAA), Adrian (12-24, 5-9 MIAA)

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Adrian took an early 1-0 lead in the second inning when Krista Lynch reached on a fielder's choice that scored Collins.

• Alma tied the game in the third inning off an Anna Couture double to center field.

• The lead wouldn't change until the fifth when Danielle Service doubled to left center with the bases loaded, scoring Katie Long, Chelsea Schweiger, and Couture.

• The final run was scored in the sixth to put the final score of game one at 5-1, Scots.

• The only run in the second game came off a home run from Service in the second inning.

TOP DOGS

Chelsea Shellman (1-for2), Kyleen Wilson (1-for-3), and Collins (1-for-3) were the hitters for the Bulldogs in game one.

Paige Cubberly (1-for-3) and Kallie Derrer (1-for-2) tallied the hits for Adrian in game two. 

Kaitlin Lock (L, 4-9) pitched all seven innings in game two while allowing seven hits and only one run. She also struck out seven batters.

THE OPPOSITION

• Couture, Schweiger, Service, Tervilliger, and Lee each had three hits on the day for Alma.

• Service tallied four RBIs for the Scots.

• Morgan Stratton (W, 15-2) pitched a complete game in game one while allowing three hits and one run. She struck out 12 batters in the game.

UP NEXT

• The Bulldogs will wrap up the regular season on the road at Trine on Saturday, April 29. Game one is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m.

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