Simpson shuts out Biola in NAIA West Regional Tournament
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University women's softball team played Biola University in the NAIA West Regional Tournament on Friday, April 26. The No. 2 Red Hawks shut out the Eagles 5-0.
Simpson took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Senior Morgan Davis and freshman Noel Montes both scored on junior Chelsea Dunn’s double to right center field. Junior Cherie DeJesus reached home when sophomore Alesiha Brown was walked by Biola’s pitcher. In the third inning, freshman pinch runner Chastenna Determan increased Simpson’s lead to 4-0, when she scored on senior Nicole Hutchin’s double to center field. Davis scored her second run of the game in the bottom of the sixth off a DeJesus groundout to Biola’s shortstop. Senior Hayley Rodriguez pitched a complete game, allowing just three hits and no runs.
Simpson will play No. 1 and tournament host Concordia University-Irvine at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, April 26.
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