Softball rallies for a split at Augustana ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The UW-Stevens Point softball team (eleven-9) earned a break up at Augustana (eleven-nine) on Saturday. The Pointers fell in recreation one, 12-7, but rallied past due in sport two for a 5-1 win.
Ashley Cohen led UWSP with 3 hits at the day, together with her first domestic run of the season. She drove in runs, scored a run in each recreation, and drew a stroll in every sport. She also pitched her first whole sport of the season in the sports victory.
Maddie Candre additionally had three hits over the dual invoice. She scored a run in each game. Madi Greenberg, Morgan Johnson, and Lauren Luedtke recorded hits in each game for UWSP. Game 1 – UWSP 7, Augustana 12 Cohen led off the game with a solo home run. Two batters later, Candre doubled and came home on a single through Greenberg. Jordyn Hynst started the united states 2d with a walk. She moved to second on a sac bunt employing Erin Schmitt and advanced to 0.33 on a groundout. An Auggies’ blunders gave the Pointers a three-zero lead.
Luedtke singled to begin the third and advanced on a sac bunt by way of Johnson. Hunt drew a stroll, and each runner moved up on a wild pitch. Schmitt singled to pressure in one. Rachael Wakefield drove domestic some other with a ground out. Another Augustana blunders allowed the 1/3 run of the inning because the lead grew to six-0. The Auggies were given runs lower back in the 1/3 on 4 hits. In the fourth, Augustana scored eight instances on 5 hits, including a grand slam, to take a ten-6 lead. Two more runs crossed the plate in the fifth because the Aggies took a 12-6 lead.
In the 7th, Johnson reached on a blunder. Sophie Lee singled, and Schmitt walked to load the bases. After a fielder’s choice put out at home, Cohen drove in a run on a sac fly. However, UWSP could not really lower back past due. Game 2 – UWSP 5, Augustana 1 The Pointers took the lead in the 0.33. Luedtke hit a one-out double and scored two batters afterward, Augustana errors.
After consecutive -out singles placed runners on the corners, the Aggies did a double scouse borrow to tie the sport at 1-1 inside the bottom of the third. The candle started the sixth with a double. Greenberg walked and, with two outs, every other error by using AC plated the go-beforehand run. The 2d run of the inning got here home on a wild pitch as UWSP took a three-1 lead. Wakefield hit a double to start the seventh. Cohen drew a walk, and both runners advanced on a sac bunt with Sammy Buerger’s aid. Consecutive walks to Candre, and Greenberg pushed domestic a run. Johnson singled to increase the result in five-1.
Cohen tossed all seven innings for the win. She struck out 3 and did now not trouble a walk.
The Pointers journey to Iowa on Sunday for a doubleheader against Grinnell. The first pitch is slated for 12:30 p.M.
TRACK AND FIELD
Pointers Track and Field opens out of doors season in De Pere. Cold winds and mid-30s temperatures failed to stop the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point tune and field group from making its outdoor season debut on the St. Norbert Early Bird Invitational.
The Pointers picked up 2nd-region finishes with rankings of 166 and 217, among women and men, respectively.
Women Karen Wethal picked up a pair of wins inside the shot put and discus events. She threw a distance of 12. Sixty-five meters (forty one’ 6″) within the shot put. She then released a distance of 42.24 meters (138′ 7″) in the discus. Larkin Hoepner made herself known within the hammer throw. She received the occasion with a powerful distance of 51.01 meters, eleven. Eleven meters farther than the runner-up from Northern Michigan.
Don’t neglect former 2018 NCAA Outdoor All-American Alex Grubbs as she made her go back to outdoor song and area. The javelin thrower gained the occasion with a distance of 38.61 meters (126′ eight”), 9.Ninety four meters farther than the runner-up.
Georgia Harrison gained the 800-meter run with a time of two:25.50. Sam Carriveau and Lydia Ulrich won and positioned 2nd inside the lengthy leap. The pair leaped to distances of five.33 (17′ 6″) and 5.09 meters (16′ eight.5″). Brooke Wellhausen made her 1,500-meter debut. She crossed the end line with a time of 4:52.12, properly for a second-place finish.
Shannon Nelson placed 0.33 inside the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.Seventy-three.
Caitlin Falk and Elle Maculan positioned 0.33 and fifth within the four-hundred-meter hurdles. The pair earned times of 1:09.31 and 1: thirteen. Sixty-seven.
Mariah Nelson and Emma Peterson earned third- and fourth-area finishes within the pole vault. The pair completed with heights of two.85 and a pair of.70 meters. Kathleen Reilly and Haley Slusar placed most of the pinnacle-10 in the 400-meter dash. The pair earned times of 1:05.51 and 1:07.23. Men Blake Orr and Caleb Rheinschmidt completed first and 2nd inside the shot, placed with distances of 14.62 (forty-seven’ eleven.75″) and 14.22 meters (46′ eight”). Orr additionally received the discus throw with 43.86 meters (143′ 11″). Reinschmidt also picked up the hammer crown with a fifty-one distance of 39 meters (168′ 7″).
Matthew Miller gained the javelin throw with a distance of forty-four. 45 meters (a hundred forty-five’ 10″). Jared Schrang and Quinn Brownell outran two athletes from Michigan Tech, a Division II university, with first- and second-vicinity finishes inside the 400-meter hurdles. The pair hurdled to times of 57.08 and 58.Seventy-five.
Alex Egbert represented distance runners with a powerful statement triumphing the 800-meter run crown. He gained the event with a time of two:00.01. The 4×100-meter relay team gained the occasion with a time of 45. Forty-eight. Damontae Dewitt gained a high bounce with a peak of one. Seventy-five meters (five’ 8.Seventy five”). Alex Jochman additionally made a declaration with a win within the pole vault. He vaulted to a top of 4.Forty five meters (14′ 7.25″), which earned him his second-collegiate win since the 2018 Pointer Alumni Open.
Bryce Richards made his Pointer outside debut in the 5,000-meter run. He added to distance runner’s fulfillment with a fourth-area finish with a time of sixteen:11.07, which changed into quicker by way of about 8 seconds over Michigan Tech’s athlete. Distance runners continued to be represented in the 1,500-meter run with Bret Hilliard and Axel Treinen. Hilliard and Treinen earned a fourth- and fifth-location end with times of 4:10. Fifty-five and four:11.14.
Andrew Haffelder and Lucas Lee earned fifth and sixth vicinity within the hundred-meter dash. The pair earned instances of eleven.62 and 11.64.
Vincent Jolliffe and Sam Krebsbach earned top-10 finishes inside the four-hundred-meter sprints. The pair earned instances of 54.66 and fifty-five .04, exact for 8th- and ninth-area finishes. The Pointers head to La Crosse for the Ashton May Invite hosted by using UW-La Crosse on Saturday, April 6. First occasions are slated to start at eleven a.M.