Lady Warriors Win Four at Friends Tournament

WICHITA, Kan. – Midland University was on the road again as the team competed in the Friends Tournament hosted by Friends University in Wichita, Kansas. The Warriors took the field for a pair of games on Friday against Friends and Avila University and wrapped up the trip on Saturday with games against No. 2 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Bethel College, and York College.

The Warriors would earn four wins on the weekend and outscored the opposition 33-11 along the way. The lone loss came to No. 2 USAO in 10-9, late inning thriller. Midland’s record moves to 5-4 on the year.

Game One: Midland 8, Friends 3

–        Bobbi Singleton: 1-for-4, four RBI

–        Kaitlin Anders: 3-for-5, one HR, one RBI

–        Sierra Athow: 3-for-5, one 2B, one RBI

–        Carly Pfitzer: 3-for-5, one 2B, one RBI

–        Hailee Flaim: 7 IP, 6 K, 1 BB

Game Two: Midland 3, Avila 1

–        Kaitlin Anders: 2-of-3, three RBI, one HR

–        Andrea Cespedes: 1-of-2, two runs, one HR, one RBI

–        Michaela Jackson: 7 IP, 8 K, 1 ER

Game Three: No. 2 USAO 10, Midland 9

–        Bobbi Singleton: 2-of-3, one HR, five RBI

–        Kaitlin Anders: 1-of-3, two RBI, one HR, one BB

–        Hailee Fliam: 7 IP, 5 K

Game Four: Midland 8, Bethel 1

–        Sierra Athow: 1-of-4, two RBI, one 3B

–        Tammie Yoshimori: 1-of-2, two RBI, one 2B

–        Michaela Jackson: 1-of-1, two RBI, one HR; 4 IP, 7 K, 0 ER

Game Five: Midland 13, York 6

–        Sierra Athow: 2-of-3, two RBI, one 2B

–        Hailee Fliam: 1-of-2, three RBI, one HR; 4 IP, 6 K, 1 ER

–        Diana Nisbett: 1-of-3, two RBI

–        Kaitlin Anders: 1-of-3, one HR, one RBI

Midland (5-4) will be in action on Tuesday, March 17 when they host Doane University in their home and conference opener. First pitch of the doubleheader is slated for 3:00 p.m. at Christensen Field in Fremont, Nebraska.