IMMACULATA, Pa. – The Wesley College softball team split a twinbill with Immaculata University, 4-6, 7-0, in a nonconference doubleheader Tuesday afternoon.
With the split, the Wolverines improve to 12-6 on the year while the Mighty Macs move to 6-6 on the season.
In game one, Immaculata struck first when they plated four unearned runs in the bottom of the second inning. Still at 4-0 heading into the top of the fifth, the Wolverines used two timely home runs to tie the score at four. Lindsay Siok singled through the left side before Kayla Fromal hit her second blast of the season. After a groundout and a Steph Caracozza walk, Nina Marcano hit her third round tripper of the season to tie the score at four.
In the sixth, the Mighty Macs added two insurance runs off a Jessica Decastro sac fly and a Rachel Kelly RBI single. The Wolverine come-back fell short, as they went down in order in the bottom of the seventh, dropping game one, 6-4.
Siok picked up the loss, scattering ten hits while giving up six total runs, two earned, with four strikeouts.
In game two, the Wolverines scored two in the third, one in the fourth, and four in the fifth on their way to a 7-0 shutout victory. In the third, Sarah Saunders laced an RBI single before coming around to score on a wild pitch. In the fourth, Brook Creighton singled to left to score Samantha Mahoski who singled earlier in the inning. In the fifth, Marcano blasted a triple to get things started. Whitney Dibb then plated Marcano on a single and advanced to second on an error by the shortstop. Mahosky and Creighton both slapped RBI doubles before Siok hit an RBI single up the middle.
Dibb and Mahosky each had multi-hit games as Creighton had a team high 3 hits in game two.
Lily Engel earned her sixth win of the season, surrendering six hits while striking out two in seven innings of work.
Wesley returns to the pitch April 2 when they travel to Frostburg State for a CAC doubleheader. First game is set for 3:00 p.m.