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Game 1
Game 2
6 Innings
Waldorf University
Softball - Wed, Apr. 12, 2017

LA CROSSE, Wis. – After a pair of non-conference doubleheaders, the Viterbo University softball team returned to North Star Athletic Association competition and picked up right where they left off. The V-Hawks scored 22 runs on 24 hits as they swept Waldorf University 10-3 and 12-8.


-After Waldorf opened the game with a run in the first, Tessa DeSmith (SO/South St. Paul, Minn.) knotted the game with a sacrifice fly to center field.

-The Warriors put up two more in the fourth and limited the V-Hawks chances until the bottom of the sixth inning when Viterbo exploded.

-Viterbo ripped seven hits on their way to scoring nine runs in the frame, led by two hits and a pair of RBIs from Abigail Giese (FR/Hager City, Wis.).

-Bailey Thur (SO/Yorkville, Wis.) allowed just one hit in the circle in the seventh as she earned her third victory of the year.

-The Warriors again pushed across runs early as they plated four in the first inning of game two.

-Viterbo was all over the ball immediately, however, as they responded with five runs in both the first and second innings.

-In the third, the Warriors closed the gap to 10-7 but two more runs in the third and fourth put Viterbo up 12-8 through four frames.

-Kayla McInerney (SR/Taconite, Minn.) stepped on the rubber for Viterbo in the fifth and worked two perfect frames before the game was called due to darkness.


-Giese had a monster day at the plate, going 6-for-8 with one home run and seven RBI, slugging 1.125.

-Sara Throgmorton was not far behind as she recorded four hits and scored a pair of runs.

-In total, seven different players finished with multiple hits as Viterbo hit .381 on the day.

-In the circle, the V-Hawks allowed just six earned runs on the day, totaling a team earned run average of 3.23. Sara Obert and Thur each tossed two frames without allowing an earned run.

-McInerney totaled five innings pitched, striking out four and walking one while allowing just one hit and one earned run.
-For the Warriors, Payge Jurgens finished with four hits including a 3-for-3 effort with three RBIs in game two.

The V-Hawks will return to the diamond Thursday, April 13 as they finish up the four-game series with Waldorf. First pitch is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. with live coverage on  

Final - Game 11234567RHE
Waldorf University (13-18, 7-12 NSAA)1002000371
Viterbo University (12-23, 9-6 NSAA)010009X10111
La Crosse, Wis. Viterbo OAC
Waldorf UniversityPitchingViterbo University
-Winner Thur, Bailey
Waldorf UniversityIndv. StatsViterbo University
NoneDoubles #20 Thur, Bailey
NoneTriples None
#25 VinchattleHome Runs None
Final - Game 21234567RHE
Waldorf University (13-19, 7-13 NSAA)40310008102
Viterbo University (13-23, 10-6 NSAA)551100X12131
La Crosse, Wis. Viterbo OAC
Waldorf UniversityPitchingViterbo University
-Winner Kozik, Caitlyn
Waldorf UniversityIndv. StatsViterbo University
2 Players (#7,#26)Doubles None
NoneTriples None
2 Players (#25,#17)Home Runs 3 Players
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