Softball Sweeps TIU
The Crimson Wave softball team defeated Trinity International University in both games of their double header on Tuesday afternoon. CCSJ won 8-0 and 16-5 respectively.
Sophie Kessler and Beth Fuller led the way for the Crimson Wave in the first game with two RBI’s a piece. Kali Weyer pitched all five innings for the Crimson Wave and ended the game with 7 strikeouts.
The second game was full of action for the Crimson Wave. CCSJ would go on to produce two grand slams! Sarah Galambos and Sarah Simchak each had one as they helped CCSJ reach 16 runs which was their highest scoring game of the season. Shelby Jorgensen pitched five innings for the Crimson Wave and ended with 3 strikeouts.
The Crimson Wave will hope to keep their momentum rolling as they host Aquinas College at 4:00 on Wednesday afternoon.
Softball Splits with USF
The Crimson Wave women’s softball team took on the University of St. Francis on Thursday afternoon for a double header.
The first game started out with Alyssa Sansone striking out Alex Wyss and Brooke Karraker. USF came back at the top of the second inning to take the 1-0 lead over CCSJ. St. Francis would score a second time in the 4th inning.
Courtney Spirek got CCSJ on the board after a double to center field to even the score at 2-2 in the fourth inning. Courtney Spirek would strike again in the sixth inning after a double that hit off the center field wall to drive in Kristen Ashby to put CCSJ in front 3-2. That ended up being the game winning hit for CCSJ as they closed out St. Francis. Alyssa Sansone pitched all seven innings and ended with eight strike outs.
In the second game, St. Francis took the early 1-0 at the top of the third inning. USF would hold the lead and defeat CCSJ 1-0.
The Crimson Wave will return to action on March 24th when they host Olivet Nazarene University at 3:00pm.
Softball Finishes Tour of San Antonio
The Crimson Wave softball team finished their tour of San Antonio, TX going 4-2 in the final two days of play. The Crimson Wave will return from Texas 10-8 overall.
The Crimson Wave won four straight games on Friday as they beat Southwestern University 7-3 and 9-1. A few hours later the Crimson Wave swept Trinity University 12-1 and 7-4.
The Crimson Wave would hit four homeruns against Southwestern. Sara Simchak would lead the way at the plate going 3-6. Alyssa Sansone took the win in game one and Kali Weyer took the win in game two.
Against Trinity University Tiffany Galindo would go 5-8 with four runs and teammate Sadie Conner went 4-6 with four runs scored. Sansone would again take the win in game one with Weyer taking the game two win.
The Crimson Wave would fall in back to back games against Texas Lutheran University on Saturday 6-2 and 3-0.
The Crimson Wave will be back in action on March 12th when they host Bethel College at 3:00 pm.