Wade Wilson earns 600th win in TLU sweep of Messiah College
Posted on 3/14/2018 9:22:00 AM.
 
(Seguin) - Second-ranked Texas Lutheran softball gave head coach Wade Wilson his 600th career win Tuesday in a doubleheader of Messiah College (Pa.) at Ed Kruse Stadium - Morck Softball Field. TLU won 8-0 (in six innings) and 7-4.

The early game produced career win No. 600 for Wilson, counting victories in college and in high school. Wilson is now 218-56 overall at TLU and 601-127-6 overall in college and high school.

In game one, TLU right-hander Maitlin Raycroft hurled a two-hit shutout. The senior struck out six and walked just one. Raycroft improved to 8-0.

Kelly Jurden, Skylar Ouellette, and Kassie Maddox each drove in a pair of runs. Ouellette produced the walk-off win with a two-run RBI single in the sixth.

Jurden, Maddox, and McKay Bloxham each registered a pair of hits. Jurden and Cassie Roche each scored a pair of runs.

TLU stole six bases in the early game and five in the second.

In the 7-4 victory, Kelsie Stone worked six innings, allowing just one earned run. She improved to 2-0. She struck out one, walked two and scattered four hits.

Maddox went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI, and Ouellette belted a pair of doubles and drove in two.

Kyla Lockley had two hits, scored a run and drove in a run. She also stole a pair of bases.

TLU returns to action Thursday with a home doubleheader against the University of Texas at Dallas. First pitch for the doubleheader is set for 5:30 p.m.

TLU will have live stats and live video for the doubleheader on tlubulldogs.com. The two games are part of TLU's Bulldog Classic, which includes doubleheaders Tuesday through Saturday between TLU, Messiah, La Verne (Calif.) and UT Dallas.

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