Wilmington University defeats Bloomfield and Caldwell on Day 1 of the CACC Tournament

Photo: CACC Athletics

On day one of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament, the Wilmington University softball team is still in the winner’s bracket thanks to a 4-1 win over Bloomfield College Bears and a thrilling late-game comeback 4-3 win over Caldwell University Cougars.

We will talk about both games, but first up is the early 4-1 winner!

Game One stats:

RBIs: Freshman outfielder Gabbie Saucedo led the team in RBIs with two.

Runs: Sophomore pitcher/second baseman Haley Downin, Graduate Student shortstop Lauren Lopez, and sophomore third baseman Lexi Moore led the team in runs scored with one.

Hits: Wilmington had a total of six hits in the game. Lopez and Saucedo led the team in hits in the win with two.

Home Runs: Lauren Lopez hit a solo home run in the win.

Stolen bases: Moore and freshman center fielder Tristyn Stewart each stole a base in the win.

Pitching: On the pitching side, freshman starting pitcher Kylee Gunkel went seven innings, gave up three hits, one run, two earned runs, one walk, eight strikeouts, and earned the win.


Let’s get into the first game: click below for the full recap.


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