Manchester U Softball Falls To Defiance
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Manchester University softball team dropped a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader at Defiance College on Wednesday afternoon.
The host Yellow Jacket swept the doubleheader after topping the Spartans by final scores of 2-0 and 12-4.
Defiance College plated the only two runs of Wednesday’s opener in the 1st inning. DC starting pitcher Taylor Biggs scattered seven hits while striking out six batters in the winning effort.
For Manchester, both Morgan Michael (Quincy, Mich./Quincy) and Brianna Morrow (Atlanta, Ill./Olympia) collected two hits.
In the second game of the day, Defiance raced out to a 10-0 lead.
Manchester was able to four runs, scoring once in the top of the 4th and three times in the top of 5th.
Current HCAC Hitter of the Week Delayne Sanchez (Osceola, Ind./Penn) and Lizzie Smith (Indianapolis, Ind./Franklin Central) both drove in a run in Game 2.
The Spartans will host Senior Day on Saturday April 23 against the Franklin College Grizzlies.
Game time from the MU Softball Field is scheduled for 1 p.m.