MANKATO, Minnesota – The Northwest Missouri State softball team started off its 2020 season Friday with a 4-2 win over Concordia-St. Paul.
Concordia-St. Paul grabbed an early 2-0 lead on the Bearcats in the bottom of the second inning.
The Bearcats rallied in the top of the fifth by scoring four runs. Olivia Daugherty started it off with an RBI allowing Abby Nolte to score. Shortly after, Kaitlyn Weis hit a double to right field bringing in Daugherty and Jacee Winn to the plate. Next at bat, Erin Keeney grounded out to second base, which allowed Sydne Brashear to score pushing the Bearcat lead to 4-2.
Northwest held off Concordia-St. Paul 4-2 and claimed its first victory of the season on the road.
Rachel Smith tossed a complete game allowing four hits and two runs.
NOTES: Weis had two RBI … Daugherty and Keeney each had one RBI.
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