Softball Continues Fall Action at Home

Oct. 3, 2012

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Iowa softball team continues fall action this weekend at Pearl Field, hosting Iowa Central Community College on Friday at 6 p.m.

The Hawkeyes blanked Muscatine Community College last Friday in their fall home opener at Pearl Field, 12-0, in eight innings. Senior Chelsea Lyon, freshman Micaela Whitney and junior Kayla Massey shut down the MCC offense.

Iowa opened fall play with the Black & Gold Scrimmage on Sept. 14, before traveling to Cedar Falls, Iowa, Sept. 22-23 to compete in the annual Big Four Classic. The Hawkeyes defeated Iowa State, 6-3, and fell to Drake, 3-1, on the opening day on Saturday. Iowa fell to host UNI on Sunday, 4-3.

The Hawkeyes will host three more fall contests at Pearl Field. Iowa hosts Kirkwood Community College (Friday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m.) before closing its fall slate with a doubleheader against Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday, Oct. 13 (1 p.m. and 3 p.m).