Albion finishes softball season

Albion finishes softball season

ALMA, Mich. – Albion College closed the softball season Friday with 7-5 and 15-4 losses to Alma College.

Game One

Albion led 5-0 after Skyler Herman hit a three-run homerun in the second inning and Grace Connolly and Lauren Beougher drew walks with the bases loaded in the fifth.

Alma scored all seven of its runs in the sixth. The Scots collected four extra-base hits in the inning, including Hannah Falejczyk's double that drove in two runs, RBI doubles by Becca Spenner and Chelsea Schweiger, and a two-run homer by McKenzie Creed.

Game Two

Alma scored three times in the first and ninth times in the fifth to pull away for the victory.

Herman and Eryn VanderVlucht led Albion with two hits apiece. Connolly hit a double that drove in two runs in the third.

Season Totals

Connolly drove in three runs in the Friday doubleheader, leaving her with a team-best 30 RBI for the season.

Herman was Albion's leader in extra-base hits with 13 doubles, a triple and a homerun.

Twitter: @Albion_Softball

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