- Site: Tucson, Ariz. (TIG Park)
- Event: Non-Conference game - Spring Break Trip
- Scores: Judson 8, Siena Heights 3 l Judson 5, #RV Dickinson State 0
- Records: JU (8-4), SHU (8-5), DSU (0-5)
- Stats: Season l Box vs. SHU l Box vs. DSU
- Next Game: vs.#18 Williams Baptist - Friday, March 16th, 12:45 p.m. (Springfield, Mo. - Evangel University Classic)
TUCSON, Ariz. – Finishing up their spring break trip with two wins, Judson is now 8-4 on the year. Judson earned wins over Siena Heights, 8-3, and Dickinson State, 5-0. Sam Gladen and Sarah Boyer earned the wins for Judson.
Judson 8, Siena Heights 3
Scoring five runs before Siena Heights even put a run on the board, Judson went on to an 8-3 win for their seventh of the year. Gladen pitched the complete game for her first win of the year striking out three. Deanna DeBosschere went 4-of-4 with two RBI to lead the team. Gladen also was 3-of-4 with one RBI while Sam Baumgartner and Victoria Perez had two hits. Kaleigh Velasquez and Victoria Perez posted two RBI each while Bri DiGioia had one RBI. Both DeBosschere and Perez had home runs in the game while DiGioia swatted a triple.
Concetta Lampugnano started the game with a single and DeBosschere stepped up next for a two-run shot for the quick 2-0 lead. In the third inning, DeGioia tripled in DeBosschere for the third run and then Velasquez had a sacrifice bunt as DiGioia scored from third to make it 4-0. In the fourth inning, Perez had a solo shot for her first RBI of the game. Siena Heights added their first run in the bottom of the fourth only to see Judson extend their lead to five in the fifth inning on a Perez single as Erin Stankus came in for the 6-1 lead.
In the sixth inning Judson added two more runs on Velasquez and Gladen singles for the 8-1 advantage. Siena Heights scored two in the bottom of the seventh to come within five before their rally failed.
Judson 5, Dickinson State 0
Taking on Dickinson State, who is receiving votes in the NAIA National Poll, in the final game in Arizona, Boyer had her best outing of the week going seven innings for her fourth win. She struck out 11 batters and only walked three giving up just three hits. Lampugnano led Judson going 3-of-4 at the plate. Emily England and Jennifer Bond both had two hits. DeBosschere led the team with two RBI while England and Bond each had one RBI. England posted her first home run of the year in the win.
After one scoreless inning, Judson did all their scoring in the second and third inning for the 5-0 lead. Putting up three runs in the second, Bond doubled in Gladen for the first run of the game. Two batters later, DeBosschere singled in both Lampugnano and DiGioia for the 3-0 lead.
England hit a leadoff home run to start the third inning moving the score to 4-0. Gladen was the final run to come in for the game when she crossed home plate on a passed ball.
Judson will next play in Springfield, Mo., on Friday, March 16th, in the Evangel University Tournament.