WILMINGTON, Ohio – Felicia Maximiuk tripled and came in to score the Albion College run as the softball team came away with 4-0 and 5-1 losses to Wilmington College in a non-league softball doubleheader.
Game 1: Wilmington 4, Albion 0
Albion collected six hits, but was unable to score.
Albion's best scoring chance came in the second. Estacia Martinez hit a leadoff single, but she was erased trying to steal second base. Lauren Beougher followed with a two-out double but she was stranded on base.
Albion also advanced a runner to second base in the seventh inning. Rebecca Rodriguez hit a single with one out and Beougher reached base on an error. The next two batters struck out to end the game.
Game 2: Wilmington 5, Albion 1
Maximiuk scored in the seventh inning.
Beougher and Claudia Sbaschnik also hit singles for Albion.
Albion, 7-11 on the year, is scheduled to play its home opener on Thursday. Defiance College will provide the opposition for the 3 o'clock doubleheader.
Joe and Julie Serra have given a $5 million leadership gift to launch a fundraising initiative to make two dreams a reality at Albion College. The first is a newly expanded fitness and student activity facility at the site of the current Dow Recreation and Wellness Center. The second is a new or renovated competition facility for the volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball that currently call Kresge Gymnasium home.
The College is continuing to raise funds in support of both projects. To learn more, call 517/629-0446 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.