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Thursday, 03 April 2014 22:18

MNU Sweeps Wildcats

OLATHE, Kan. – In its annual clash with its rival, the Baker University softball team fell 10-4 and 5-3 at MidAmerica Nazarene on Thursday evening.

With the sweep, MNU improves to 12-7 overall and in third-place in the HAAC standings at 5-2, while Baker falls to 15-17 and 5-3 in the HAAC.

In game one, MNU led throughout posting a run in the bottom of the third and then added five in the fourth all off of Baker starter Mallorie Nelson.

Nelson received the loss after allowing six earned runs and five hits. She also walked five batters.

Taylor Pearcy received the win for the Pioneers, but allowed all four runs to the Wildcats. Cari Vollenweider had a home run for Baker in game one and Alyse Menghini and Nelson added doubles.

In game two, Katt Cooper went the distance for Baker and threw all six innings. The Wildcats managed five hits in its three runs with Menghini collected two and Renata Dill, Lizzie Stover and Peyton Weekly grabbing the other three hits.

Baker and MNU each scored three runs in the first inning, then both teams went scoreless until MNU added two runs in the fifth to close things out.

Baker will have a week off before its next doubleheader, as they travel to Evangel on Thursday, Apr. 10.




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