Vikings softball heads into break with split in Cobber Round Robin
By Lucas Herd, Coordinator of Sports Information, BLC
WEST ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Bethany Lutheran College softball team ended the final day of the 2017 Cobber Round Robin splitting against Concordia College and Finlandia University. The Vikings are now 5-13 on the year and will take a 12 day break before returning to action on March 28th against Martin Luther College in New Ulm.
- Final Scores:
- Game One: Concordia College 16, Bethany Lutheran 9.
- Game Two: Bethany Lutheran 5, Finlandia University 2.
Game One: Concordia College 16, Bethany Lutheran 9:
In the third game of the Cobber Round Robin, the BLC softball team lost to Concordia College, a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Vikings and Cobbers combined for 32 total hits in seven innings of game play. Several Vikings finished the contest with two hits apiece.
Game Two: Bethany Lutheran 5, Finlandia University 2:
After losing the second game against Finlandia yesterday, the Vikings got revenge on the Lions in day two of the round robin. Offensively, Cindy Pawlitschek (St. Paul, Minn.) and Kendra Porath (Wyoming, Minn.) each had two hits. The lineup produced 11 total hits compared to the Lions four.
Anna Pipenhagen (Elk River, Minn.) came into pitch for Pawlitschek in the fifth inning. The right-hander gave up one run in the top of the sixth inning before the Vikings answered in the bottom half of three runs to take a 5-2 lead over Finlandia. Pipenhagen came away with the win in the circle for the Vikings to record her second win in as many days.
***Official box scores not yet available