Softball Falls to USF at Home
The Crimson Wave softball team fell to the University of St. Francis 2-4 and 7-8 in their double header today at home.
In game one, CCSJ got on the board first scoring in the 1st inning after a sacrifice fly from Brittany Renninger that drove in Lauren Johnson. Nicole Henry tripled in the 2nd inning to start things off for the Crimson Wave. Sarah Simchak single to center field that drove in Nicole Henry to bring the lead 2-0 in favor of CCSJ. The game would remain 2-0 until the top of the 7th inning when the University of St. Francis went on to scorer four runs to defeat the Crimson Wave 4-2.
In the second game, it would be the University of St. Francis who would get on the board first in the 3rd inning to take the lead 1-0. USF would also score five runs in the next inning to go up 6-0 over the Crimson Wave. CCSJ began to chip away at the lead when Sophie Kessler doubled to left field that drove in Lauren Johnson. In the 5th inning, Sarah Galambos got things started as she homered with two CCSJ runners on base to bring the score 4-6. CCSJ would continue their late game success scoring three more runs in the 6th inning to take the lead 7-6 over USF. Kristen Ashby doubled that resulted in 3 RBI’s for CCSJ. Unfortunately for the Crimson Wave, USF would score two runs in the 7th inning which ended up being the deciding factor as the game came to an end.
The Crimson Wave is now 8-25 on the season. They will return to action on Thursday as they host Robert Morris University at 3:00. The game will be played in the Whiting Sports Complex.
Softball Falls to ONU
The Crimson Wave softball team fell to Olivet Nazarene University 8-0 and 8-6 in their double header last night.
It was a tough break in the second game for the ladies who led most of the way. The Crimson Wave got off to an early start scoring in the 1st inning after a single from Sophie Kessler that drove in the speedy Kristen Ashby.
The Crimson Wave would score three runs in the 2nd inning to go up 4-1 over the ONU Tigers. The game would remain scoreless until the 5th inning as CCSJ would score two more runs after a home run from Kristen Ashby and a single from Brittany Renninger that drove in Lauren Johnson. Olivet Nazarene ended up scoring seven runs in the 6th inning that would ultimately be the deciding factor in the game.
The ladies will return to action on Wednesday when they host the University of St. Francis at 4pm. The game will be played in the Whiting Sports Complex.
Softball Splits with the Grenadiers
The Crimson Wave softball team split today with Indiana University Southeast in Whiting. The Crimson Wave’s record moves to 8-19 overall with the split.
The Crimson Wave came out strong in game when Lauren Johnson brought in Kristen Ashby for the Crimson Wave’s first run of the game. Three batters later Patty Monarrez brought in Johnson to give CCSJ a 2-0 lead.
The Crimson Wave would hold IUSE scoreless in the second and third as they built their lead when Monarrez doubled allowing Brittany Renninger and Johnson to score.
The Grenadiers would score their only two runs of the game in the top of the fourth when Detzer homered to center field. The Crimson Wave defense would take over holding the score 4-2 for a CCSJ victory.
Johnson let CCSJ going 2-2 at the plate with two runs scored and an RBI. Monarrez would go 2-3 with three RBI’s. Alex Latronica tookt he win on the mound with 8 strikeouts.
Game two brought a hard fought battle for teams as the game was decided in the 7th inning. CCSJ would again come out scoring first as Sarah Simchak hit a home run to start the inning. Joanna Drew would single scoring Renninger in the same inning for a 2-0 CCSJ lead.
The Grenadiers would score in the third and sixth inning to tie the game going into the 7th. A Grenadier run in the top of 7 would seal game as CCSJ fell 2-1.
Renninger would lead CCSJ going 2-3 at the plate with a run scored. Latronica took the loss for the Crimson Wave on the mound.
CCSJ will be back in action on Tuesday as they travel to Olivet Nazarene University for a 3:00 pm CCAC doubleheader.