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Softball Stunned in IIAC Tournament Opener

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Posted May 1, 2014

Senior Amber Meyer makes the tag at home, as the Storm attempted to score on the play. #5-seeded UD plays #2-seeded Central at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at the 2014 IIAC Tournament.

2014 IIAC Softball Tourney UD Vs. Simpson  Box Score

 

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The University of Dubuque softball team had high hopes when they opened the 2014 IIAC Softball Tournament against the Simpson College Storm. The #5-seeded Spartans was held to just three hits in the 0-8 loss to the #4 seeded Simpson College Storm. Meggie Schmidt, Tori Woltz, and Carlee Grunder all had singles.

The Spartans gave up eight runs, on 13 hits and the game ended in the sixth inning after the eight run scored off a wild pitch.  UD allowed the Storm to score in every inning but the the second. The Spartans pitchers held the Storm to just one multi-base hit in the loss. 

Amanda Williams got the starting nod, but was relieved by Hannah Koerperich and Megan Loes. The trio combined for just four strikeouts and allowed seven earned runs after facing 33 batters. 

 

Score by Innings                R  H  E
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Univ. of Dubuque.... 000 000 -  0  3  0
Simpson College..... 201 113 -  8 13  0
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2014 IOWA CONFERENCE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
At Clark Field, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Double-elimination)
Seeds

1. Coe (11-3)
2. Luther (10-4)
3. Central (10-4)
4. Simpson (10-4)
5. Dubuque (8-6)
6. Buena Vista (5-9)

 

LIVE VIDEO & STATS  |  BRACKET
FRIDAY, MAY 2
G1 10:00 AM #4 Simpson def. #5 Dubuque, 8-0 (6 inn.) BOX SCORE
G2 12:00 PM #6 Buena Vista def. #3 Central, 7-5 BOX SCORE
G3 2:00 PM #1 Coe def. #4 Simpson, 3-1 BOX SCORE
G4 4:00 PM #2 Luther def. #6 Buena Vista, 5-4 (8 inn.) BOX SCORE
 
SATURDAY, MAY 3
G5 10:00 AM #5 Dubuque vs. #3 Central BOX SCORE
G6 12:00 PM #1 Coe vs. #2 Luther BOX SCORE
G7 2:00 PM Game 5 winner vs. #6 Buena Vista BOX SCORE
G8 4:00 PM Game 7 winner vs. #4 Simpson BOX SCORE
       
SUNDAY, MAY 4
G9 11:00 AM Game 6 loser vs. Game 8 winner BOX SCORE
G10 1:00 PM Game 6 winner vs. Game 9 winner BOX SCORE
G11 3:00 PM Game 10 loser vs. Game 10 winner (if necessary) BOX SCORE
       
+ If either of the Game 3/4 losers has already received a bye, that school will play in Game 7, regardless of seed.
 
Champion is IIAC's automatic qualifier to 2014 NCAA Division III Softball Championship