EAST PEORIA, Ill. — The Monmouth College softball team busted the game open in the third inning and rolled to an 11-1, five-inning victory over Lawrence University on Saturday at the Midwest Conference Classic.
Lawrence (11-7, 2-2 MWC) led 1-0 when the Scots (12-12, 4-3) scored five times in the top of the third. Monmouth added four more runs in the fourth and put the game away with two more runs in the fifth.
Emily Watkins went 3-for-4 and drove in four runs for the Scots, and Sommer Foster was 3-for-3 and scored three runs.
Amanda Jaskolski went 2-for-2 with a double and scored the lone run for the Vikings.
Alyssa Edler pitched two innings of scoreless relief to pick up the win. Liz Barthels went 2.2 innings and took the loss.