Bemidji, MN. (USF) – The University of Sioux Falls softball team split two games with Bemidji State today. Bemidji won game 1 3-0 and USF took game 2 12-1 in 6 innings.

GAME 1 – L, 3-0

Bemidji was able to score 1 run in the 3rd and 2 runs in the 4th to take control of the game.

USF was outhit by BSU 8-3. Lexie Swift, Jadyen Haley, and Taryn Wagner each had a hit for the Coo.

Hanna Cress got the start for USF and went 3.1 innings. Kennedy Thomas came in to throw 2.2 innings of shutout softball recording 3 strikeouts in the process.

GAME 2 – W, 12-1

The Coo got off to a hot start in game 2 scoring 3 runs in the 1st inning. Bemidji came back with 1 run in the 2nd, but USF would stay hot. The Cougars scored 1 in the 4th, 2 in the 5th, and 6 in the 6th to put the game away.

USF had the bats rolling outhitting BSU 16-4. Rylie Jones led the team in hits with 3 and 5 Cougars had 2 hits apiece.

Kait Van Der Zwaag got the start for USF and threw a complete game. She only gave up 1 run on 4 hits and recorded 4 strikeouts.


The NSIC tournament is coming up for everyone in the conference you made the top 8. These games will be played in Rochester, MN. The tournament goes from Wednesday May 3 through Saturday May 6.

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