Iowa Drops Game 2 to Northwestern

EVANSTON, Illinois — The University of Iowa softball team fell to No. 8 Northwestern, 4-0, on Saturday afternoon at Sharon J. Drysdale Field.

Senior Breanna Vasquez got the start in the circle throwing the complete game while striking out three.

Junior Kalena Burns was 2-for-2 improving her on base percentage for the series to .857.

Five different Hawkeyes drew walks in the contest, but Iowa left eight runners stranded on base.

Northwestern (37-7, 17-2) scored two runs in the first inning with a pair of doubles and a single. The Wildcats added a run in the fifth with a walk, stolen base, and an error. The home team scored its final run on a solo home run down the right field line.

Iowa (19-28, 2-17) concludes the three-game series with Northwestern tomorrow at Noon (CT).