SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The Mount Marty University softball program tied a modern-day file with its twenty first victory of the season, capping a doubleheader sweep of Morningside in Great Plains Athletic Conference motion on Sunday.
The Lancers (21-9, 9-3) tied the 2019 wins whole (21-24, 10-11) for the Lancers. The 21 wins marks simply the second time the Lancers have damaged the 20-win mark for the reason that program was restarted in 2001.
Morningside, which was receiving votes within the newest NAIA ballot, fell to 16-12, 4-6 within the GPAC.
In Sunday’s opener, MMU pitcher Maureena “Mo” Vornhagen took an ideal recreation into the seventh inning because the Lancers rolled to a 10-0 victory.
Taylor Wolley went 2-for-4 with a house run and three RBI for MMU, which posted five-run innings within the fifth and seventh frames. Abigail Thomas additionally had two hits. Bailey Kortan and Emma Burns every doubled. Ella Ray added successful.
Morningside was stored off the bases till Sydney Petersen’s two-out single within the backside of the seventh.
Vornhagen, who struck out seven batters within the contest, handed the 200-strikeout mark for her Lancer profession within the contest. Grace Buffington took the loss, additionally going the space.
A two-run residence run by Burns and a three-run double by Karlee Arnold supplied all of the offense the Lancers would want within the nightcap, a 5-1 resolution.
Kortan and Janeah Castro every had two hits for Mount Marty. Abigail Page and Wolley every had successful within the victory.
Breanna Tjebben homered for the lone Morningside run. Ellie Cropley, Lexie Stolen, Katie Murphy and Taylor Richter every had successful.
Kaylee Rogers pitched 4 innings for the win, with McKenzie Gray pitching three shutout innings for the save. Katherine Wurtz took the loss, hanging out 5 in her six-plus innings of labor.
The Lancers host Dordt on Tuesday. Designated as “Youth Night” for this system, the doubleheader will start at 4 p.m.