The softball team of Texas Wesleyan played a three game series against conference opponent Southwest Assemblies of God University on April 5 and 8 in Fort Worth, Texas.

In the first game against SAGU, the Lady Rams fell behind early 1-0 when a player from SAGU hit a single. It did not take long before the Lady Rams picked up the pace and took the lead. In the second inning, Wesleyan scored four runs to put them up 4-1. Just when the lead was strong, the Lady Lions fought back again, scoring four runs in the third inning.

Ashley Seibel, junior second basemen, and Sara Sandercock, junior utility player, helped tie the game for the Lady Rams in the fifth inning 5-5.  The game was won in the sixth inning when Alexis Beltran, junior pitcher, hit a home run allowing Wesleyan to get the two runs they needed to win the game; 7-5.

The second game began in the afternoon started off slow for both teams, no one scoring until the third inning. The Lady Rams slammed three runs on the board in the third inning with the help of Beltran, Seibel, and Emily Burch, senior third basemen.

The bat remained hot for Wesleyan in the sixth inning thanks to a home run by Kali Jester, junior utility player which put three more runs on the board. The Lady Rams finished the game 6-0.

The last game of the series was played on Mon. Apr. 8, and this game was scoreless all the way until the sixth inning. The Lady Rams held up their defense against the Lady Lions the whole game. Seibel turned the game around in the sixth inning hitting a one run home run, her first in her college career. She won the game for the Lady Rams 1-0.

The next game for the Wesleyan softball team will begin on Apr. 12 against conference team University of the Southwest in Hobbs, New Mexico at 2:00 p.m.

ekfradette@txwes.edu

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