INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The No.25 Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team (30-13, 22-12 CL) lost twice at No.10 Marian University (40-6, 29-5 CL) on Tuesday, April 25.
MVNU dropped game one of the doubleheader 8-3. Marian jumped on top of MVNU 3-0 in the first and never looked back. Despite the loss for MVNU, Mollie Pentz hit her first homerun of the season. Mo. Pentz ended the game 2-3 at the plate with an RBI. Mallory Shoup finished 2-3 with an RBI, and Macee Marcum ended game one 2-4 at the plate with an RBI as well.
Sheridan Sullivan got tagged with the loss. Sullivan surrendered eight runs (five earned) and 11 hits. Sullivan had four strikeouts.
Game two saw MVNU fall 2-0. Marian got a run in the first and a run in the bottom sixth to build its lead. MVNU only was able to manage four hits in the ballgame. Despite the struggles, MVNU had the game tying runs on second and third in the seventh but could not push them across to extend the game any further.
Maddelyn Wine was hit with the loss, but only allowed six hits and two earned runs. Wine had six strikeouts.
MVNU wraps up its regular season with a doubleheader at home against the Grace College Lancers on Thursday, April 27. Game one starts at 3:00pm.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education both in-seat and online to nearly 2,000 students from 25 states and 11 foreign countries.