Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

April 27, 2013

BSC softball shut out by Wheeling Jesuit

BLUEFIELD, Va. — On the next-to-last day of their season, the Bluefield State softball team suffered a pair of one-hit shutouts to Wheeling Jesuit 6-0 and 10-0 on Friday afternoon at Graham Rec Park.

The Cardinals’ Ashley Nichols allowed BSC one hit and struck out seven in the opener, which was scoreless until the fifth ininng. Lorain Tharp’s two-run double got the scoring started, and Rachel Conrad hit a solo homer in the seventh to close out the scoring.

Shandi Myles took the loss for Bluefield State.

In the nightcap, Wheeling Jesuit scored in every frame of the five-inning run-rule game. Angie Reddick’s three-run blast pushed the Cardinals lead to 5-0.

Erika Jusko and Ali Smith combined for the shutout win.

Between the games, Bluefield State honored senior Loren Whited who is a three-year starter.

She started game two and came away with the loss after giving up five runs, three earned, over three innings. Whited has accumulated over 100 strikeouts in her Bluefield State career and over 180 in her collegiate career.

The Lady Blues will close the season today in a doubleheader with West Liberty starting at 1 p.m.

Text Only
College Sports
Local Sports
Sports Videos
3 Questions with Gary Payton: Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins and Derrick Rose Players Only: Marcus Mariota's Course Load at Oregon How We Almost Got Johnny Cowboy Donald Sterling Loses The Clippers For Good - @TheBuzzeronFox Franklin talks leaving Vandy Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX Michael Jordan OK With LeBron James Wearing No. 23? - @TheBuzzeronFox The Cornhuskers have gone...Loco? McNabb: Two games is not acceptable for me Ortiz, Price Feud Is Upsetting To Children - @TheBuzzeronFOX MLB Trade Deadline Talk: Price, Stanton, Kemp Tony Romo will be a full-go for camp Teammate's Advice For Johnny Manziel & Josh Gordon - @TheBuzzeronFox Helfrich praises Mariota's commitment to improve Hillary Clinton Blamed Bill's Affair With Monica Lewinsky On Abuse He Suffered As A Child Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent First impressions of Giants' new up-tempo offense Athletic Gaines: Where LeSean McCoy, Kenjon Barner, and more prepare for NFL season Jack White's Cub Face How Emmanuel Mudiay Ended Up in China
Pro Sports