Simpson shut out by NAIA No. 6 Concordia-Irvine

Simpson University Sports News


IRVINE, Calif. - Simpson University's women's softball team started a six-day Southern California road trip by playing a double-header against nationally ranked University of Concordia-Irvine (ranked sixth in the NAIA) on Monday, Feb. 14 in Irvine, Calif. The Lady Red Hawks were shut out in both games. They lost game one 5-0 and game two 8-0.

Simpson held Concordia scoreless in the first five innings of game one. They scored all their five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Sophomore Hayley Rodriguez recorded the loss for Simpson. She pitched 5.2 innings and gave up five hits and five runs. This was her first loss of the season.

Concordia Jennifer Simons pitched the whole game and gave up only two hits. Sophomore Morgan Davis and freshman McKenzie Burroughs recorded the hits.

In game two, Concordia took the early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. They scored in the second, third, fifth, and sixth innings to finish out the game with the 8-0 victory.

The Lady Red Hawks only recorded one hit against Concordia's Courtney Young. Davis recorded the hit.

Freshman Whitney McCain was starting pitcher for Simpson. She pitched 1.1 innings and gave up one hit and four runs. Junior Amanda Crocker pitched the next 2.1 innings and allowed six hits and three runs. Davis pitched .1 inning and only gave up one hit. Junior Nicki Feuerbach pitched the sixth inning. She allowed three hits and one run. McCain recorded the loss.

Simpson returns to action in a double-header on Tuesday, Feb. 15 against Biola University in La Mirada, Calif. The first pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.


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