DePauw Makes it Seven Straight with NCAC Sweep of Hiram
Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw extended its win streak to seven and remained perfect in North Coast Athletic Conference play following a pair of 4-1 win over visiting Hiram. The Tigers improved to 15-9 overall and 6-0 in NCAC play, while the Terriers dropped to 5-11 overall and 0-2 in the NCAC.
Hiram's lone run came in the third when Meghan Garland singled. Dana Perotta entered as a pinch-runner and scored on Jessica Wahl's double.
Jennifer Ridge had two of DePauw's seven hits, while six different Terriers collected one hit apiece.
Kahla Nolan improved to 11-6 with the win and struck out six, while Garland dropped to 3-7.
Just as in game one, DePauw did all of its offensive damage in the first two innings. Bell led off the first by being hit by a pitch and moved to third on Golden's double. Lauren Krumwiede's bunt single scored Bell before Linsey Button's ground out plated Golden to make it 2-0.
Beth Chelmowski doubled with one out in the second and moved to third on Julia Waggoner's bunt single. Waggoner stole second before Bell lifted a fly ball to right that was dropped after the right fielder and center fielder ran into one another. Golden then delivered a single through the right side, scoring Waggoner and making it 4-0.
Hiram's run came in the third as Jessica Wahl doubled to left and went to third on Sarah Loyer's single up the middle. Jess Bolanz knocked in Wahl with a single to left.
Golden and Krumwiede each had two of DePauw's seven hits, while Wahl and Loyer each had two of the Terriers's seven.
Nolan improved to 12-6, while Taylor Miller dropped to 1-3.
DePauw hosts Anderson, tomorrow, in a 1 p.m. doubleheader.