Softball Splits with Texas Lutheran
The Crimson Wave softball team got their first win of the season by defeating Texas Lutheran University 6-3 in game one on Thursday afternoon. After a few tight games this season, it was great for the girls to finish the game right as they head into the backend of their Spring Break tour.
The Crimson Wave got off to a fast start by scoring in the first inning to go up 1-0 as Kristen Asby scored off of a wild throw from Texas Lutheran. The game would remain 1-0 until the top of the fourth inning where CCSJ scored three runs. Brittany Renninger singled to right field to get on base first. Nicole Henry walked was walked. Julyssa Saez singled to third base to drive in the first run. Kristen Ashby singled through the right side that drove in another run for the Crimson Wave. Texas Lutheran cut into the lead scoring three runs in the bottom of the 4 inning to bring the score 4-3. The Crimson Wave would go on to score three more runs as they held the lead during the final innings to gain their first win of 2014.
Kristen Asby led the way for the Crimson Wave going four of four at the plate with an RBI and a run. Jasmine Rivera and Nicole Henry each went 2 for 3 from the plate with two RBI’s each. Game two saw a turnaround for Texas Lutheran as they went on to defeat CCSJ 7-0.
The ladies will return to action tomorrow when they take on the University of Huston-Tilloston at 4:00pm.
Softball Competes at Texas Lutheran
The Crimson Wave softball team took on Texas Lutheran University in a double header today. Texas Lutheran defeated CCSJ 3-2 in the first game and 7-1 in the second. The ladies are currently 0-8 this season.
The first game was a close match up that came down to the final inning. The Crimson Wave took the early 2-0 lead after Joanna Drew hit a two run bomb that also enabled Kristen Ashby to score. The game would remain scoreless until the 7th inning when Texas Lutheran mounted their comeback by scoring three runs in the bottom of the 7th to take the win.
The second game was a tough break for the Crimson Wave as they fell 7-1. The lone run from the Crimson Wave came when Sophie Kessler hit a double to left field that drove in Joanna Drew who was sitting on second base. The ladies fought hard but couldn’t come back from a 6 run deficit.
With a lot of softball left to play, the Crimson Wave will take on Texas Lutheran University at 10:00am tomorrow in hopes to gain some momentum heading into the backend of their Texas tour.
Softball Drops Two Against St. Edwards
The Crimson Wave softball team kicked off their season with a Spring Break tour as they traveled to Texas to face St. Mary's University, Southwestern University, St. Edward's University, and Our Lady of the Lakes, Texas Lutheran University, University of Huston-Tilloston, and Trinity University.
March 3rd saw a double header against St. Edwards University. The first game was a close match up as CCSJ fell to SEU 7-6. St. Edwards started the game strong with four runs in the first inning to take the early lead. The Crimson Wave responded in the second inning with two runs as Amanda Blackwell hit one deep to left field as Joanna Drew and Sarah Simchak scored.
It would remain 4-2 until the 4th inning when CCSJ would go on to score four runs to take the lead. Amanda Blackwell hit another double to drive in Joanna Drew again. Jasmine Rivera hit a bomb as she got her first home run of the season which gave CCSJ three more runs to go up 6-4. It wouldn't be until the 7th inning that St. Edwards mounted their comeback win as they scored three runs to end the game 7-6.
St. Edwards would go on to defeat the Crimson Wave 9-0 in their second match up of the day
The Crimson Wave will return to action on Tuesday March 4th as they take on Our Lady of the Lakes at 1:00pm.