Yellowjackets settle for split with StoutCOLLEGE SOFTBALL: Yellowjackets settle for split with Stout
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
Wisconsin-Superior beat Stout 4-1, but then fell 9-3 in the rematch as the Yellowjackets settled for a split in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader on Saturday in Menomonie, Wis.
Senior pitcher Amanda Le Bard pitched a four-hitter to lead UWS in the opener but had her 13-inning scoreless streak snapped by Alison Gray’s solo home run in the seventh inning. The Yellowjackets scored three runs in the first on an RBI single by Elle Niemela, an RBI double by Lindsay Garay and an RBI single by Whitney Brugman. Ashley Martin added a solo home run in the fifth.
Hannah Sweet hit a three-run home run to power Stout (20-10 overall, 8-6 WIAC) in the second game, while Sasha Fjeran had a two-run pinch hit double to lead UWS (14-17, 5-9).