Tayler Kraemer tossed a two-hitter and struck out seven and Wisconsin-Superior scored three unearned runs in a 3-0 victory over Martin Luther College in the first game of a UMAC softball doubleheader Saturday in New Ulm, Minnesota.
The Yellowjackets (15-12 overall, 9-7 UMAC) completed the sweep with a 10-4 win in the second game.
Kaileigh Miller, Kraemer and Olivia Bancroft-Hart scored unearned runs in the sixth inning on a throwing error and a Tiffany Kirk RBI double in the opener. UWS totaled only five hits off Martin Luther starter Brett Burger.
UWS scored seven runs in the first two innings of the nightcap and cruised to the win. Bancroft-Hart was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs scored, while Kirk drove in three runs, Kraemer knocked in two and Marley Burd homered to back Amanda Kishish’s third win against no losses.
UWS, Crown split pair
Once trailing 9-5, UWS rallied to score six runs in the fourth inning and then came back again with a pair of ninth-inning runs and won 15-14 in the 10th in the first game of a UMAC doubleheader against Crown College at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior.
Alex Aguilar and Ben Rhodes drove in runs in the ninth to tie the game at 14 before Bryce Meverden ended the game with a home run in the 10th. Brandon Rolf had three hits and Bryce Flanagan hit a homer and drove in six runs for UWS (12-18 overall, 5-7 UMAC).
Crown won the second game 11-0, limiting the Yellowjackets to four hits.
’Jackets rout Northland
Niya Wilson scored two of UWS’ five first-half goals and Claire Smith scored in each half as the Yellowjackets crushed Northland College 8-0 in UMAC action in Ashland.
Allison Alessi, Tori Vosburg, Olivia Harding and Lindrey Schendel also scored for UWS (6-2 overall, 6-2 UMAC), which owned a 23-2 shots-on-goal advantage in its regular-season finale.