The Valpo softball team finished out the Frost Classic in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Sunday afternoon, falling 5-4 to Ohio.
One day after tossing a three-hitter in her first outing of the weekend, Valpo softball freshman pitcher Sydney McDermott (Stout, Ohio/Portsmouth West) did one better on Saturday, giving up just a sole unearned run on two hits as the Beacons earned a 2-1 extra-inning victory over Georgetown at the Frost Classic. Valpo split its two games Saturday, falling earlier in the day to host Chattanooga.
The Valpo softball team opened the Frost Classic in Chattanooga, Tenn. Friday morning with a pair of games. The Beacons came out on the wrong end of a pitcher’s duel with Texas A&M-CC, falling 2-1, and then suffered a 11-2 setback against UT Martin.
The Valpo softball team heads back on the road this weekend, making its way to the Volunteer State for five games over three days at Chattanooga's Frost Classic. The Beacons will face Texas A&M-CC, UT Martin, Georgetown and Ohio in addition to the host Mocs.
It took just two weekends of Division I softball for Valpo sophomore Kam Utendorf (Columbus Grove, Ohio/Columbus Grove [Black Hawk College]) to earn her first award, as Utendorf was named Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week today.
The Valpo softball team made sure its trip home from South Carolina would be a happy one on Sunday morning, as the Beacons used a big third inning to close out the Pinnacle PC Invitational with an 8-5 victory over Youngstown State.
Senior Alexis Johnson (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central) tallied three hits over Saturday’s pair of games for the Valpo softball team at the Pinnacle PC Invitational in Clinton, S.C., as the Beacons fell 6-2 to Morehead State and 6-1 to Presbyterian.
The Valpo softball team picked up its first win of the season Friday as it opened action at the Pinnacle PC Invitational in Clinton, S.C., emerging on top in a slugfest against Morehead State, 13-11. The nightcap wasn’t as kind to the Beacons, as they fell 4-1 to Youngstown State.
The Valpo softball team continues early-season action this weekend from the Palmetto State, as the Beacons visit Presbyterian for the Pinnacle PC Invitational. Valpo will also face Morehead State and Youngstown State twice apiece in addition to one matchup with the host Blue Hose.