#20 DePauw Advances to SCAC Softball Title Game with Win over Trinity
April 23, 2011
April 23, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw, ranked 20th in Division III, advanced to Sunday's title game of the 2011 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Championship after a 4-1 win over Trinity. DePauw improved to 25-7-1, while Trinity dropped to 18-23 and will play the winner of the Centre-Southwestern game.
DePauw took a 2-0 lead in the first as Rachel MacBeth and Brianne Weeks reached on errors and advanced a base on Jen Kosinski's sacrifice bunt. Emma Minx then delivered a two-run single.
The Tigers added two more in the fourth as Kosinski walked and Minx drove her in with a double. Minx advanced to third on the throw and scored on Haley Buchanan's sacrifice fly to center.
Trinity reached the board in the bottom of the fourth as Karen MacPherson led off with a bunt single and moved to second on Kayleigh Kinlaw's sacrifice bunt. Brooke Sanchez followed with a run-scoring single.
DePauw totaled five hits led by Minx and Cymone Allen with two each. Minx drove in three of the Tigers' four runs. Becca Rush paced Trinity with two of its six hits.
Emily Bichler improved to 23-7 with the win after not allowing a walk over seven innings, while Colbie Devost dropped to 13-12.