Bearcats Swept by Lutes, 2-7; 3-8

Tacoma, Wash. - Willamette was defeated by the Lutes in the first game, 2-7 and 3-8 in the second game.

Pacific Lutheran's Gretchen Ruecker went 5-6, including 4-4 in the second game, hit a grand slam home run and drove in seven runs to lead Pacific Lutheran University to a doubleheader sweep of Willamette in Northwest Conference softball action today.

Willamette now stands at 14-15 overall, 10-8 in the conference. The Lutes improved to 15-9 overall, 9-5 in conference games.

Willamette is at Puget Sound tomorrow for a doubleheader, also beginning at 12:00 noon.