HOLLAND, Mich. – Estacia Martinez collected a single in each game and Kimberly Freitas hit two singles in game two as Albion College was defeated by 23rd-ranked Hope College in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association softball doubleheader at Wolters Softball Stadium.
Game One: Hope 8, Albion 0 (five innings)
Angela Hoffsis and Martinez produced the hits for Albion.
Sierra Mutschler led Hope with three hits and three runs batted in.
Game Two: Hope 9, Albion 0
Albion loaded the bases in the sixth. Allyson Ellis drew a walk. Camille Roloff was hit by a pitch and Lauren Beougher hit an infield single. The Britons were unable to collect a two-out hit to score a run.
Hayley Reitsema slugged two triples and two homeruns and finished with six runs batted in for the Flying Dutch.
The Britons return home tomorrow for a 3:30 p.m. doubleheader against ninth-ranked Trine University.