Simpson splits series with Concordia-Irvine

Simpson University Sports News


IRVINE, Calif. - The Simpson University softball team split with No. 11 Concordia-Irvine 1-6 and 3-0 on Thursday, April 1.

In game one, the Red Hawks allowed three runs in the third inning and two runs in the fourth as No. 11 Concordia-Irvine defeated Simpson 6-1.

Amanda Crocker was the losing pitcher allowing eleven hits, six runs and six errors. Crocker pitched 3.2 innings.

Nichole Hutchins was 2-for-4 from the plate, and Valarie Rodriguez scored the only run for the Red Hawks.

Simpson bounced back from the game one loss defeating Concordia 3-0 in game two.

In the third inning, Rodriguez reached first base on a throwing error by Concordia’s short stop allowing Morgan Davis to score for a 1-0 lead. Stefanie Singh hit a double to left field allowing Rodriguez to score for a 2-0 lead.

In the top of the fourth, Candice Vallegra stole home which gave the Red Hawks a 3-0 lead and the victory over Concordia-Irvine.

Davis went 3-for-3 from the plate with one run. Singh was 1-for-3 with a RBI, and Rodriguez scored a run.

The Red Hawks return to action Friday, April 9 at Bethany University. The first pitch of the doubleheader is set for 1 p.m. Stay up with the latest Simpson University Softball standings, schedules and box scores on the schedules and results page.


Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.
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