No. 2 UIndy stomps UW-Parkside
Greyhounds, DeMotte break school records for victories
SOMERS, Wis. -- A pair of records fell in No. 2 Indianapolis’ sweep of Wisconsin-Parkside, the Greyhound established a single-season wins record, while Jennifer DeMotte etched a mark for career pitching victories with two wins in the circle.
UIndy softball (41-2; 25-1 GLVC) set a single-season win record as Jennifer Demotte pulled off her 26th win of the season. DeMotte set the tone for UIndy's record-setting day with the win in the circle and an RBI at the plate.
In the fourth inning, Casey Williamson pushed across the second run of the game with a single up the middle. DeMotte solidified the win by getting the job done with a fielder's choice to the Ranger second-basemen, pushing across the third Greyhound run of the day.
Audrey Ernst picked up DeMotte with the three-inning save to finish the contest. Ernst and DeMotte gave up a stingy two hits while earning a combined shut-out on the day. Sydney Russell pushed a run across on her 2-3 day, while Casey Williamson led the Greyhounds going 3-4 at the plate with an RBI in the game-one win.
The Greyhounds plated both of their runs in the top of the fifth inning, with Alexa Alfaro homering to left center to provide the first UIndy run. A Taylor Russell single to shortstop scored Sydney Russell, who reached on a bunt single, to put up the second Greyhound score.
DeMotte (27-2) picked up her second win of the day in the complete game shutout in game two. She struck out eight in the shutout, and officially took over the Greyhound career-wins record with her 63rd victory.