Mistakes Prove Costly In Sunday Setbacks At Lakeland

Mistakes Prove Costly In Sunday Setbacks At Lakeland

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - The Wisconsin Lutheran College softball team was swept by NACC foe Lakeland Sunday afternoon by scores of 7-1 and 8-0 in six innings at Muskie Softball Field. The losses drop the Warriors to eighth place in the NACC with 10 conference games remaining.

 THE BASICS

  • Final Scores: Lakeland 7, Wisconsin Lutheran 1; Lakeland 8, Wisconsin Lutheran 0 (6 Inn.)
  • Records: Wisconsin Lutheran (14-12, 5-7 NACC), Lakeland (14-12, 6-6 NACC)
  • Location: Muskie Softball Field, Sheboygan, Wis. | Attendance: 152

 GAME 1 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Lakeland scored at least one run in five straight innings to open the contest on its way to a 7-1 victory. Abby Mahsem (South Milwaukee, Wis./South Milwaukee) plated the lone Warriors run in the sixth inning with a fielder's choice RBI that scored Taylor Emrath (Johnson Creek, Wis./Johnson Creek).
  • Taylor Bjork (Horicon, Wis./Horicon) collected two of WLC's four hits in the series opener.
  • Wisconsin Lutheran was plagued by four errors in the contest.
  • Mahsem took the loss after pitching 6.0 innings but allowed only two earned runs.

 GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Muskies slowly built up an eight-run advantage, scoring in every inning but the first. Lakeland only allowed seven Warriors to reach base in the 8-0, six-inning win.
  • Abby Akright (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap) led WLC with two doubles in three plate appearances in the nightcap.
  • The Warriors also committed four errors in game two.
  • Bjork pitched 4.1 innings in a losing effort as she allowed 10 hits and four earned runs.

 FOR THE FOES

  • Calie Delisi led the way for the Muskies in game one, collecting two hits, a run, and an RBI. Rosa Gonzalez had two doubles and an RBI.
  • Taylor Bush earned her seventh win of the season, pitching 6.0 innings allowing four hits and one earned run.
  • Lakeland pounded out 14 hits as a team in game two as Delisi went 3-for-3 in the leadoff spot for LC. She also had a run scored and an RBI.
  • A.J. Zickuhr picked up her third win of the year after allowing four hits and no runs.

UP NEXT

  • The Warriors return to NACC play on Wednesday afternoon when they host Rockford (1-25, 0-12 NACC) in a rescheduled doubleheader with first pitch scheduled for 3:00 p.m. The Regents were swept by Concordia Chicago Sunday afternoon, 7-0 and 6-0.