MLC softball team picks up first 2 victories
PLYMOUTH — A pair of complete games by first-year pitchers led the Martin Luther College softball team to a doubleheader sweep over Maranatha Baptist University on Thursday.
First-year pitcher Rebecca Pruss overcome a rocky first inning to lead the Knights to a 6-3 win in Game 1.
Pruss (1-1) allowed three runs on four hits in the top of the first inning, but allowed only two hits the rest of the way as she earned her first collegiate win. She finished with eight strikeouts
Morgan Palubicki earned her first career win as the Knights finished off the sweep with a 13-6 Game 2 wint. MLC improved to 2-4 on the season with the sweep. The Knights will return to action at the Plymouth Dome Friday with games against Finlandia, North Central and MBU. First pitch against Finlandia is scheduled for 8:50 a.m.