Crusaders sweep Ecclesia on the road

Crusaders sweep Ecclesia on the road

Springdale, Ark. – Evangel swept Ecclesia (Ark.) in a doubleheader winning both games in five innings taking game one 15-1 and game two 16-1. 

The Crusaders scored 31 runs on 31 hits in just ten innings of work.  Megan Washam went 6 for 6 on the day with a triple and 3 RBI's.  Cassidy Gillihan went 5 for 6 with a pair of doubles, a triple and 5 RBI's.  Caitlin Buckalew went 3 for 4 in game two with a pair of doubles and driving in four.  Kiara Carrier hit her team-leading sixth home run in game two.  Michaela Tolliver got the win in game one improving to 7-4 on the season and Brittany Hoskins picked up her first win of the year as she made her first start of the season going five innings, allowing one run on three hits with no walks and three strikeouts. 

The Crusaders improved to 13-10 on the season while Ecclesia dropped to 4-17. 

Evangel will be in action again Saturday, April 11th when they host Missouri Valley in a Heart of America conference doubleheader.   Game time for game one is 1:00pm at the Evangel Softball Complex.