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.

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

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