MADISON, Wisc. – The University of Iowa softball team dropped a doubleheader at Wisconsin on Friday, falling in the first game, 7-1, and losing the second game, 1-0.
Junior Riley Sheehy was 2-for-5 on the day including a triple.
Senior Sarah Lehman got the start in game two for the Hawkeyes and threw her eighth complete game of the season.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Wisconsin opened the scoring in the first inning plating four runs. The Badgers added another run in the third inning with a pair of singles and two sacrifice bunts. In the fifth inning the Badgers added another two runs with a trio of doubles. The Hawkeyes scored in the top of the sixth after Sheehy tripled and came home on a wild pitch.
Wisconsin hit a solo home run in the second inning. The Hawkeyes put the tying run on first base in the top of the seventh with two outs after a Marissa Peek single up the middle, but the rally would fall short with a ground out to end the game.
- Sarah Lehman made her eighth start of the season and pitched her eighth complete game.
- Riley Sheehy hit her first triple of the season and her second of her career.
- The Hawkeyes are 30-14 since the start of last season.
The Hawkeyes take on Wisconsin in the third game of the series Saturday, April 10, at noon (CT).