Case Western Res. (DH)
Beavers split twinbill with Case Wester Reserve
By Ben Risinger, SID
April 14, 2004
BLUFFTON , OHIO - The Bluffton College softball team (21-5, 7-1 HCAC) split with Case Western Reserve (9-12) on Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans took game one 2-1 in eight innings with Bluffton picking up the nightcap 7-4.
In the first game both teams were kept scoreless until the sixth inning when each
side posted one run to tie the contest. Bluffton had a chance in the top of the eighth
as bases were loaded but could not pull through and left three on. Case Western then
scored a run in the bottom of the inning for the win. Junior
The Beaver bats came alive in the second game as they produced 13 hits. Junior Jackie Wells (Malinta/Patrick Henry) posted a double and triple in the contest. Lange also hit a double for her second of the series.
Sophomore pitcher Sarah Betts (Bryan/Bryan) took her record to 20-4 on the mound with the win and loss.
Bluffton will be back in action on Saturday when they host HCAC opponent Franklin College for what could decide the fate of the conference. Both squads sit atop the Heartland Conference at 7-1 each and will be looking for the victories. The doubleheader is scheduled for .