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Published April 27 2010

College softball: Southwest Minnesota State sweeps Dragons

MARSHALL, Minn. – Minnesota State Moorhead was swept for the second consecutive day dropping two games to Southwest Minnesota State 7-2 and 6-4 on Monday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference softball.

Southwest Minnesota State jumped out to an early 6-0 lead in Game 1 and held on for the win.

In Game 2, the Dragons were down 3-0 after two innings, but tied the game 3-3 in the top of the third and took a 4-3 lead with a run in the fourth. However, Southwest Minnesota State regained the lead with a three-run sixth inning to complete the sweep.

Desi DeMarco and Betsy Dickson each homered for the Dragons (5-35, 3-17 NSIC) in Game 2.

MSUM 000 001 1– 2 7 0

SWM 123 001 x– 7 10 2

Litzer, DeMarco (4) and Keeler. Evans, Heim (6), Neumann (7) and Voss. W–Evans (2-1). L–Litzer (3-14). HR–SWM, Hallahan (1).

MSUM 003 100 0– 4 9 0

SWM 120 003 x– 6 8 0

D’Onofrio, DeMarco (6) and Keeler. Honken, Neumann (1), Evans (4). W–Evans (3-1). L–D’Onofrio (2-10). HR–MSUM, DeMarco (4), Dickson (3); SWM, Neumann (3).