Monmouth shuts out Vikings 3-0

Posted on: April 14th, 2013 by Joseph Vanden Acker

EAST PEORIA, Ill. — The Monmouth College softball team parlayed four hits into three runs and downed Lawrence University 3-0 on Sunday at the Midwest Conference Classic.

Monmouth (14-10, 6-4 MWC) got a solo homer from Caitlin Lingle and then added a pair of insurance runs late to top the Vikings (12-9, 2-3).

Lingle gave the Scots the lead with her solo shot to lead off the bottom of the second. Monmouth added two runs in the sixth on a single, an error, a wild pitch and a run-scoring single.

Alyssa Edler went the distance to get the win for Monmouth. She limited Lawrence to four hits, struck out three and walked one. Shannon Murray went the distance for Lawrence and took the loss. She also gave up four hits, struck out six and walked two.

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