BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - The 2012 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) nearly completed the first day of play, getting in all but two games before postponing until Friday.
Games 9 and 10 will be played at noon tomorrow with the rest of the games scheduled after.
Davenport def. UM-Dearborn, 4-1
Davenport scored in the third, fourth, sixth, and seventh innings.
Karlee Despres (12-5) picked up the win and Sam Cole got the save (2). M Martin suffered the loss
Hits: Debra Burton (DU), 3; C Pomaville (UMD), 2
RBIs: Debra Burton, Liz Veltman, Amber Getty (DU), 1; D Keys (UMD), 1
Put Outs: Debra Burton (DU), 11; D Stabnau (UMD), 8
Concordia def. Indiana Tech, 2-1 (9)
Tech scored first when T Kilps scored on a Martika Armstead
single in the fifth, but couldn't hold the lead as Concordia scored the next inning when Jeni Bollenbacher
sacrifice flied to score Erin Dirobbio
. The Cardinals scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth when Bollenbacher crossed the plate on a wild pitch. Bollenbacher struck out five for the win. Sam Berrios suffered the loss.
Hits: Karen Greficz (CUAA), 2; several (IT), 1
RBIs: Martika Armstead (IT), 1; Jeni Bollenbacher (CUAA), 1
Put Outs: Casey Prince (IT), 10; Grace Muller (CUAA), 6
Madonna def. Siena Heights, 12-1 (6)
Madonna scored twice in the first inning and again in the third before going scoreless for the next two innings. SHU got on the board with its only run in the fourth. Erin Mayes hit a pair of home runs - one in the fifth and a grand slam in the sixth as the Crusaders scored nine runs in the next two innings. Hallie Minch recorded the win and Katie O'Hotzke had the loss.
Hits: Kasey Trierweiler (MU), 3
RBIs: Erin Mayes (MU), 7
Put Outs: Tearra Donovan (SHU), 7; Erin Mayes (MU), 7
Aquinas def. Cornerstone, 8-7
Cornerstone's Heidi Warmelink
hit a grand slam in the fourth inning after Aquinas jumped to a 7-2 lead and the Golden Eagles the game in the fifth inning when Ashley Niedermayer
scored on an error after reaching third on a sacrifice bunt. Aquinas answered in the top of the sixth when Lindsey Stewart
scored on a throwing error for the winning run. Giarmo (13-8) got the win and Heidi Warmelink (11-23) suffered the loss.
Hits: Ashley Pickel (AQ), 3; Heidi Warmelink (CS), 3
RBIs: Heidi Warmelink (CS), 5; Sam Klinkner, Whitney Stratton (AQ), 2
Put Outs: Rachel Doornbos (CS), 10; Torie Lowe (AQ), 5
Tech held just a one-run lead heading into the top of the seventh and then exploded for five runs behind a couple of unearned runs and a Megan Groce homer to left field.
Tori Kilps picked up the win and Megan Cook suffered the loss.
Indiana Tech def. UM-Dearborn, 9-3
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Hits: Megan Groce, Patrice Suplicki (IT), 2; Christina Smith, Amelia Mittelbrun (UMD), 2
RBIs: Megan Groce (IT), 4; Amelia Mittelbrun, Danielle Keys (UMD), 1
Put Outs: Megan Groce, Casey Prince (IT), 5; Amelia Mittelbrun (UMD), 5
Cornerstone def. Siena Heights, 6-2
Cornerstone scored five of its six runs in the second inning and added another in the fifth to secure the win. SHU scored twice in the seventh, but could not pull any closer. Heidi Warmelink
(12-23) got the victory and Katie O'Hotzke
suffered the loss.
Hits: Heidi Warmelink (CS), 2; Ashley O'Learly (SHU), 2
RBIs: several (CS), 1; Ashley O'Leary (SHU), 1
Put Outs: Rachel Doornbos (CS), 12; Tearra Donovan (SHU), 10
Davenport def. Concordia, 1-0Amber Getty
stole third after doubling to right center in the top of the fifth. Getty then scored on a single by Liz Veltman
for the game's only run. Sam Cole
threw a shutout to improve to 21-9. Jeni Bollenbacher
suffered the loss.
Hits: Liz Veltman (DU), 2; Kelsey Greficz, Grace Muller, Catherine Herriman (CUAA), 1
RBIs: Liz Veltman (DU), 1
Put Outs: Debra Burton (DU), 12; CatherineHerriman (CUAA), 4
Madonna def. Aquinas, 2-1Taylor Turcott
scored an unearned run in the opening inning for Aquinas after reaching on a hit pitch and advancing on a passed ball. Madonna countered with a run in the second when Karleigh Creighton
scored on a single by Angela Pavilanis.
Both teams were scoreless until Erin Mayes
reached on a walk and advanced on a sacrifice bunt by Caitlyn Keuvelaar. Hallie Minch
then doubled to left center to score Mayes for the win. Pavilanis (16-3) got the win and Ashley White (4-10) suffered the loss.
Hits: Caitlyn Keuvelaar, Hallie Minch, Angela Pavilanis (MU), 1; Whitney Stratton, Sadie Stowell (AQ), 1
RBIs: Hallie Minch, Angela Pavilanis (MU), 1
Put Outs: Hallie Minch (MU), 11; Torie Lowe (AQ), 6