Softball Shutouts Iowa for 30th Win

first_imgFrank drove in Drake’s first run with an RBI single in the third inning. The Bulldogs put the game away with a four-run fifth-inning that included an RBI fielder’s choice by Frank, Roemmich’s RBI single and an RBI credited to Newman on an error by Iowa’s shortstop. Live Stats PDF Box Score Illinois State 4/19/2019 – 2 p.m. In the circle, Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) and Nicole Timmons (Davenport, Iowa) combined for their third shutout. Timmons started, pitched 3.2 innings, allowed two hits, walked three and struck out three. Newman came on after Timmons allowed a hit and walk with two outs in the fourth inning. Newman, who recorded the win to improve to 18-6, dominated the Hawkeyes with eight strikeouts to just one walk with 11 batters faced in 3.1 innings of work. Watch Live With its victory over Iowa (16-22), Drake (30-13) has recorded 30 or more wins four of the past five seasons as it extended its winning-streak to 16 games. ESPN3 Drake closes its season long homestand with a three-game series against Illinois State, Friday and Saturday. First pitch of Friday’s doubleheader is set for 2 p.m. All three games will be streamed on ESPN3. Print Friendly Versioncenter_img DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University softball team secured its 30th win of the season with a shutout of Iowa, 5-0, Wednesday night at Buel Field. Full Schedule Roster Preview Kennedy Frank (Chesterfield, Mo.), who hit a walkoff grand slam in the Bulldogs’ last win over Loyola, led the scoring attack Wednesday night. Frank went 1-for-3 with two runs batted in, one run scored and one stolen base. Libby Ryan (Mount Vernon, Iowa) had two bunt singles, one stole base and scored one run. Mandi Roemmich (West Des Moines, Iowa) scored twice with one hit and two stolen bases. Abby Buie (Gardner, Kan.) collected one hit and drew one walk. Buie scored once and stole two bases. First pitch was pushed back to 6:30 p.m. after a rainstorm passed through the Des Moines metro area. The game was played in cold, blustery conditions with wind gusts of 25 miles per hour.   Story Links Next Game:last_img

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