BUCKHANNON – Hannah Vet (pictured) threw a five-inning, one-hit shutout for the 25th-ranked West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats as they beat Glenville State by an 8-0 score in game one of their Mountain East Conference doubleheader here today at Culpepper Field.
Sayaka Foley made it a sweep for the Lady 'Cats as she pitched a complete-game four-hitter as Wesleyan won game two by a 10-2 score in six innings.
The two wins gave Wesleyan and head coach Steve Warner a 41-7 record overall and a 23-5 MEC ledger.
Wesleyan dented the scoreboard in the bottom of the third inning with a pair of runs.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, Honce was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to make it a 3-0 game and then Krista Waggoner emptied the bases with a three-run double.
That treated Wesleyan to a 6-0 advantage.
Eggleston led the offense with three of their 12 hits while Waddell collected two.
The lone hit Vet gave up was a single in the top of the fifth inning.
She improved her record to 16-3 as she didn't walk a batter and struck out two.
In the nightcap, Wesleyan chased across five runs in the bottom of the first inning.
Wesleyan used the long ball to extend their lead.
Waddell hit a solo home run in the bottom of the second inning and Bruce crushed a solo shot in the bottom of the fifth to give Wesleyan a 7-0 lead.
Mackenzie Smith hit a two-run home run for Glenville State in the top of the sixth inning to make it a 7-2 game.
Wesleyan wrapped up the game on the mercy rule in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Waggoner hit a one-run double, Gore had a one-run single and Hurey ended the game with a one-run single.
Bruce went a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate while Tori Pogue, Waddell, Honce, Waggoner and Hurey each had two hits.
Foley improved her record to 16-3 as she allowed just two earned runs on four hits while striking out 11.
Wesleyan will return to action this Saturday when they visit UVa.-Wise for a conference doubleheader starting at 1 p.m.