BOTETOURT, Va. – Day two of the NCCAA World Series did not go as well as day one as Judson University bowed out of the tournament with two losses to top seeded California Baptist and #7 Emmanuel College. Judson fell in their first game of the day, 9-0, and then Emmanuel College ended the season for Judson, 3-1, in the following game. Judson finishes at 28-27 on the year.
California Baptist 9, Judson 0
After three scoreless innings, California Baptist erupted for seven runs in the top of the fourth inning and never looked back advancing in the winner's bracket. California Baptist earned seven runs on six hits in the fourth and then added two more in the fifth inning as the game ended on the run rule.
Sarah Boyer took the loss as she went 3.2 innings with six strikeouts giving up seven earned runs. Sam Gladen finished the final 2.1 innings and gave up two earned runs.
Judson only had four hits in the game from Concetta Lampugnano, Bri DiGioia, Gladen, and Emily England.
Emmanuel College 3, Judson 1
The run to stay alive in the NCCAA World Series ended in the third game played as Judson dropped their second game of the day to Emmanuel College, 3-1. Emmanuel College scored first in the fifth inning with one run and then added two insurance runs in the seventh for a 3-0 lead. Judson's rally in the bottom of the seventh inning fell short with just one run scoring.
Gladen went 6.1 innings as she was given the loss with only one earned run scored. Boyer finished the final 0.2 innings and gave up two earned runs with one strikeout.
Gladen led the team going 2-of-3 at the plate and Lampugnano had Judson's only RBI with one hit. Judson finished with seven hits in the game.