3.29.13 SOFTBALL: Grand Valley Downs Cavs Twice
(Allendale, MI) Walsh (7-5, 0-3) lost both ends of a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference double header to league leading Grand Valley State (18-2, 6-0) by the scores of 4-0 and 6-1. The Cavs were in action for the first time in 21 days due to cancellations forced by the weather. The Cavs play two GLIAC games against Ferris State, at Davenport University, at 1 pm tomorrow.
Grand Valley scored twice in the third inning and added single runs in the fourth and sixth innings in the opener. Casi Rohr (Maasillon, OH/Perry/Toledo) was the starter and loser for the Cavs, her first of the season. She worked four innings, allowing three runs on six hits. Marissa Bondoni (Fr., Alliance, OH/HS) worked the final two innings. Ashley Starr (Fr., Bloomingdale, OH/Indian Creek) went 2-3 for the Cavs.
Walsh led 1-0 after the first inning in the nightcap, but would not score again. GVSU tied the game with a single run in the third inning and then scored five runs in the three innings to pull away. Erin Ebert (Sr., Jeromesville, OH/Hillsdale) went the distance in falling to 2-3. She fanned nine, and allowed six runs, four earned on nine hits. Eryn Simon (Jr., Oregon, OH/Clay) drove in the Cavs only run with a first inning single up the middle.