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Tuesday, 15 April 2014 22:32

Softball Bounces Back with Avila Sweep

Renata Dill was 3-for-3 at the plate in game two on Tuesday Renata Dill was 3-for-3 at the plate in game two on Tuesday

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team bounced back after falling in five of its previous six games with a doubleheader sweep at Avila on Tuesday afternoon, 5-3 and 2-0.

With the victories Baker improved to 18-20 overall and 8-6 in the HAAC, while Avila falls to 8-27 and 2-10 in the conference.

Baker is now alone in fifth-place, while the Eagles fall to ninth in the standings. The Wildcats will next travel to Marshall, Mo., to take on Missouri Valley this Saturday, Apr. 19 at 1 and 3 p.m.

In game one, the Wildcats got things started with two runs in the first inning and led throughout the game.

Mallorie Nelson received another win for Baker with her seven innings of work and just three earned runs given up.

Baker had six hits on its five runs and Nelson, Brooke Plummer and Cami Williams all had doubles. Nelson had four of the five RBI and Alyse Menghini added the other RBI.

In game two, Katt Cooper received the shutout win and allowed just six hits with five strikeouts.

Renata Dill was a perfect 3-for-3 in the leadoff spot and Nelson and Menghini supplied each of the two RBI's.




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