Eagles Sweep Ohio Christian
WILMORE, Ky. – Asbury softball picked up their first wins under coach Jon Sanders on Friday, defeating Ohio Christian 4-1 and 5-2 in games that were moved up to beat the severe weather in the area. The Eagles improve to 2-2 at home this year and 2-4 overall.
In game one Kelsey Robinson struck out nine over seven innings to pick up her first win of the season. The junior allowed only five hits and one run in her third complete game of the season. Ohio Christian scored in the second to tie the game at one.
The Eagles got on the board first in the bottom of the first Taryn Biddle and Amber Taylor produced back-to-back two-out doubles. After Ohio Christian tied it in the second the Eagles answered back in the third. Rebecca Baker was hit-by-pitch and stole second, she would later score on a wild pitch. Kelsey Robinson followed with a single and scored on Brittany Hogg’s double to right-center. Robinson finished the game with two hits in the game and three for the day. Mary Ann Warford collected three hits in the game and another in the second.
Ashleigh West picked up her first collegiate win in game two, tossing a five-inning complete game allowing only four hits and two runs, one earned. She also struck out five. Asbury scored all five runs in the first two innings as they had seven of their eight hits in the two innings. Robinson and Hogg added RBIs in the first and Biddle and Amber Taylor added one each in the second. Biddle and Rebecca Baker each had two hits in the game.
The Eagles collected 18 total hits in the two games including 11 in game one, their most in one game this season.
Asbury is scheduled to host Spring Arbor on Saturday for a 1 p.m. doublehearder.