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Softball - Mon, Apr. 17, 2017
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Game 2
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(20)Grand View
Avila University

Kansas City, MO- No. 20 Grand View softball sweeps both games Saturday, April 15th, against Avila University 1-0, 7-2. 

The Vikings won game one with a score of 1-0 against Avila. Stanzy Snyder (JR/Johnston, IA) led the team offensively recording the one and only run of the game in third inning. Lexi Merritt (FR/Waukee, IA) also played strong defensively and recorded 1 RBI off 1 hit offensively. Claudia Farrell (JR/Des Moines, Iowa) recorded the win and struck out 5 of the 23 batters faced.

Grand View pulled out a win in game two with a final score of 7-2. The Vikings started the game out strong scoring 2 runs in the top of the first inning. From there, they scored another 5 runs in the top of the 5th inning. Kate Crow (JR/Ames, IA) led the team offensively scoring 2 runs and recording 1 RBI. Lexi Merit had a strong game defensively for the Vikings as well as bringing in a run and recording 1 RBI offensively. Libby Yenger (SO/Indianola, Iowa) recorded the win for the Vikings pitching all 7 innings. She gave up 2 earned runs off 7 hits and struck out 5 of the 28 batters faced at the mound for the Vikings.

The Vikings are in action again Tuesday, April 18th, against Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri.

 
Softball
Overall HAAC Streak
42-15 (.737) 27-8 (.771) Lost 2