League leader Otterbein sweeps @DubC_Softball

Senior Kerrie Trautman makes a diving catch in game two of Wilmington's doubleheader with Otterbein. (Wilmington photo/Jared Shoemaker)
Senior Kerrie Trautman makes a diving catch in game two of Wilmington's doubleheader with Otterbein. (Wilmington photo/Jared Shoemaker)

The Wilmington College softball team dropped a pair of Ohio Athletic Conference games to league leader Otterbein Wednesday at the Wilmington College Softball Complex.

GAME ONE: OTTERBEIN 3, WILMINGTON 0

  • Otterbein scored the first run of the game on a two-out single in the third inning, and added a pair of runs in the fourth inning for all of the scoring.
  • Senior Becca Carpenter, 2-12, (South Charleston, OH/Southeastern) hurled her fifth complete game of the season. She allowed three runs on 11 hits with three strikeouts.
  • Junior Savannah Hooper (Leesburg, OH/Wilmington) reached base twice in her three plate appearances. She was 1-for-2 with two stolen bases and a walk.
  • Senior Sydney Kelly (Sycamore, OH/Sycamore) and freshman Jillia Cook (Canton, OH/Glen Oak) also had hits for the Fightin' Quakers.

GAME TWO: OTTERBEIN 11, WILMINGTON 1

  • Otterbein scored seven runs in the top of the sixth inning for the run-ruled victory.
  • Cook recorded Wilmington's lone RBI, a two-out single in the fifth inning that pulled the Fightin' Quakers to within 4-1.
  • Seven WC players recorded hits with Hooper having the team's only extra base hit, a double in the bottom of the first inning.
  • Junior Meranda Wilson (Marysville, OH/Marysville) recorded her first career stolen base.
  • Freshman Mariyah Burkhardt, 1-7, (Springfield, OH/Kenton Ridge) allowed four earned runs on five hits in the loss.

WHAT'S NEXT

Wilmington (6-26 overall, 2-12 OAC) hosts Marietta 1 p.m. Saturday in Ohio Athletic Conference. The Fightin' Quakers will honor the contributions of three seniors, Kelly, Carpenter and Kerrie Trautman (Hartville, OH/Field).