Spartans Topped by St. Mary’s on Tuesday

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The St. Mary’s (Ind.) Belles slowed the Manchester University offense on Tuesday afternoon en route to a doubleheader sweep of the Spartans. Manchester was limited to two runs across a pair of contests.

Game 1 – St. Mary’s 3, Manchester 1 – Box Score

St. Mary’s was able to scatter eight Manchester hits and limited the Spartans to one run in the opening game of Tuesday’s doubleheader. Manchester fell by a narrow 3-1 decision.

Kendal Torrence (Lowell, Ind. / Lowell) and Corey Uetrecht (Leo, Ind. / Leo) had two hits apiece for Manchester. Torrence doubled twice and Uetrecht drove in the lone run of the ball game in the top of the 4th inning.

Game 2 – St. Mary’s 3, Manchester 1 – Box Score

The Belles took the second game of Tuesday’s doubleheader by an identical 3-1 final score.

Manchester got on the scoreboard first after tallying a run in the top of the 3rd inning. Miranda Boggs (Frankfurt, Ind. / Frankfurt) drove in the only Spartan run.

Alexis Mokos (Cedar Lake, Ind. / Hanover Central) went 2-3 at the plate.

The Spartans moved to 5-7 on the season. St. Mary’s improved to 3-12. Manchester will play their 2019 Home Opener on Friday March 29 against Hope College. Friday’s doubleheader will begin at 3:30 p.m.

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