BVU 7, St. Olaf 2 (Gm 1 Box) | BVU 10, St. Olaf 5 (Gm 2 Box)

BVU hands softball two losses

Mike Ludwig
April 1, 2012

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Buena Vista University defeated St. Olaf twice -- 7-2 and 10-5 -- in a non-conference softball doubleheader on Sunday afternoon.

Game One: Buena Vista 7, St. Olaf 2
BVU opened up a 5-0 lead in the first two innings on the way to the game one victory. Chancey Wilcke went 3-for-3 with a three-run homer while pitching a complete game five-hitter to lead the Beavers.

Jess Wilson had a double and an RBI in the loss for the Oles, who made four errors in the defeat.

Game Two: Buena Vista 10, St. Olaf 5
The Beavers scored seven first inning runs, helped by three walks and two errors, and coasted until the fifth inning. BVU was one out away from a run-rule victory when St. Olaf rallied for four runs in the frame to make it 9-5.

Wilson was 2-for-4 with an RBI and run while Nikki Frogner drove in two runs with her single in the fifth for St. Olaf.

Brooke Berkey was 3-for-5 and Stephanie Hayden 3-for-3 for the Beavers.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.