OVERVIEW – GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
SCORES: Grand Valley Lakers 9, Northwood Timberwolves 0; Grand Valley Lakers 5, Northwood Timberwolves 0
RECORDS: Northwood 12-9, Grand Valley 17-5
LOCATION: GVSU Softball Field – Allendale, Mich.
RECAP: The Timberwolves drop a pair of GLIAC road games at Grand Valley Saturday (March 24).
GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS
- Grand Valley scored a trio of runs in the bottom of the first to get the early 3-0 lead.
- The Lakers then added three runs in the second, with the final three runs in the bottom of the fifth to get the 9-0 victory in five innings.
- scored a pair of runs in the fourth inning, followed by three runs in the fifth inning to take the 5-0 lead and the win.
- Northwood struggled to get the bats going and only registered two hits on the day, both being singles.
GAME ONE STATS
- Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 0/2/2, Grand Valley: 9/13/0
- Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 4, Grand Valley: 5
- Winning Pitcher: Allison Lipovsky (8-2): 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 10 K
- Losing Pitcher: Shayna Frank (5-4): 2.0 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 0 K
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GAME TWO HIGHLIGHTS
- Grand Valley scored two runs in the first inning to open up the game, then added another pair of runs in the third inning for the 4-0 lead. The Lakers added their final run of the game in the sixth for the 5-0 win.
- The Timberwolves started to get some momentum in the top of the seventh with runners on first and third but were unable to plate their first run of the game.
- Northwood recorded five hits for the game – all singles. Abby Joseph, Gray-Baker, Sydni Pauley, Julia Gross, and Bartodziej each had one.
GAME TWO STATS
- Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 0/5/1, Grand Valley: 5/11/2
- Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 10, Grand Valley: 7
- Winning Pitcher: Hannah Beatus (4-2): 7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K
- Losing Pitcher: Marissa Tiano (0-1): 2.2 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 1 K
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- The Timberwolves will travel to Purdue Northwest for a GLIAC doubleheader Sunday (March 25). Games are set for 1 and 3 pm.