April 19, 202412345RHE
Missouri State1504X10100
Win: Gracie Johnston (3-14) 5.010014
Loss: McDermott (4-16) 1.166600
Crompton (VALPO) 201000
Olivia Krehbiel (MSU) 333602
Softball Falls in Series Opener at Missouri State
Friday, April 19, 2024
Softball Falls in Series Opener at Missouri State
Emily Crompton extended her hitting streak to six games on Friday.

The Valpo softball team fell in its MVC series opener at Missouri State Friday evening by a 10-0 final.

How It Happened

  • Missouri State scored a single run in its first turn at the plate on a sacrifice fly.
  • The Bears plated five in the second inning, capped by a three-run homer from Olivia Krehbiel.
  • Senior Caitlyn Kowalski (Temperance, Mich./Notre Dame Academy) faced the minimum in the third inning, including a strikeout.
  • MSU capped the scoring with four in the fourth inning, including another three-run homer by Krehbiel.

Inside the Game

  • Senior Emily Crompton (Salem, Ill./Christ Our Rock Lutheran) picked up an infield single in her first turn at the plate, boosting her batting average in MVC play to .333.
  • The hit extended her current hitting streak to six straight games. Crompton is hitting at a .471 clip over that stretch.
  • Senior Alexis Johnson (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central) drew a walk in the third inning.
  • Freshman Sydney McDermott (Stout, Ohio/Portsmouth West) started in the circle and took the loss, going the first 1.1 innings. Kowalski closed out the game, tallying a pair of strikeouts.

Next Up

Valpo (8-30, 2-13 MVC) continues its weekend series against the Bears Saturday at 2 p.m.