Braun Cranks Homer In A 9-0 Victory Over Whittier College

Whittier, CA- Senior Lindsey Braun sends one over the fence in the top of the sixth for Willamette, as the Bearcats defeat Whittier College 9-0 Tuesday afternoon.

Willamette improved their record to 10-3 overall and remain at 7-1 in the Northwest Conference. Whittier dropped to 8-16 overall and 4-5 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC).

Braun, first baseman from Salem, OR, hit 3-4 with a homerun, double, 1 run and 3 RBI. Amanda Lindquist went 2-2, including two sacrifice hits and 1RBI.

Freshman Liz Gilgan tallied up 2runs,1 RBI, 1 stolen base, 1 sacrifice hit.
Cari Schruth hit 1-2 with 3 runs and 3 stolen bases. Kim Boscacci had 2 RBI, 1 sacrifice hit, and a stolen base.

Brittney Tachara picked up her fourth win for the Bearcats, holding the Poets to only three hits. Willamette had 11 hits for the game.

The Bearcats were unable to play the second game due to rain and lightning.

Willamette returns to the field tomorrow to face Cal- State University Hayward and the Claremont Scripps at 12:30pm and 2:30pm.