Junior Emily Gwaltney threw a one-hit, complete game shutout in MU's 6-0 win in the opener at Midway on Tuesday.
MIDWAY, Ky. - The Marian University softball team improved to 25-8 on the season after 6-0 and 9-0 (5) wins in a road doubleheader sweep on Tuesday afternoon at Midway College in Midway, Ky.
Junior righthander Emily Gwaltney
led the Knights in the opener after she earned a one-hit, complete game victory to improve to 12-3 on the season. She struck out six as she earned her 11th complete game of the season and her fifth shutout of the campaign.
She also provided the offense with two RBIs, while sophomore Michelle Marcum
added two RBIs. Senior Emily Pusti
finished 2-for-3 with three runs scored, while freshman Chelsey Hartman
went 2-for-3 with a run scored.
The nightcap saw junior Amy Tamer
dominate in the circle after she threw four innings in a 9-0 mercy rule victory in five innings. She allowed just two hits and struck out two to improve to 9-3 on the year.
On offense, senior Kelsey Uebelhor
went 2-for-3 with an RBI and three runs scored, while Hartman went 2-for-2 with two runs scored. Junior Helen Rogers
went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and her seventh home run of the season, while Gwaltney, sophomore Taylor Roach
and sophomore Margo Wells
each drove in a run.
The Knights will play host to Indiana Wesleyan University (36-9; 11-3 MCC) on Thursday afternoon at Marian University Softball Field. First pitch is slated for 3 p.m. and the game can be heard LIVE on the Knights Athletics Network at www.muknights.com