Winona State Softball Team Gets Big Doubleheader Sweep



The Winona State softball team swept a pair of games against NSIC leader Minnesota State-Mankato at Alumni Field Tuesday afternoon.  The Warriors took the first game in a pitchers’ dual 2-1 in eight innings and then Winona State’s offense took off in the second game and they blasted the Mavericks 10-2 in five innings.   The losses were the first conference losses of the season for the Mavericks and it stopped the Mavericks' 22-game winning streak.
               
Ashley Walker gave up just four hits and one unearned run in the first game to get the win.  Jessica Kullmann hit a solo homerun in the fifth inning and then the Warriors got a walk-off RBI single by Allyson O’Herron in the eighth inning.
               
Kullmann hit another solo homerun in the second game while Morgan Lintz crushed a three-run bomb for Winona State.   The Warriors had 12 hits in the second game and Brooke Piotrowski went 3 for 3 in the second game and scored 3 times.  Hanna Lythberg gave up just six hits and one earned run to improve to 15-2 on the mound this season.
               
Winona State improves to 30-6 overall and 13-3 in league play and they are now just one game behind the Mavericks in the loss column.

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