The Union @ Middlebury softball doubleheader originally scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 8 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 29th. First pitch of the non-conference twinbill will take place at 4:00 p.m.
The Middlebury softball team split a pair of games on a windy Sunday afternoon, topping Keene State (10-10) 7-4 before falling in the second game, 7-6. The Panthers (14-8) saw their six-game winning streak come to an end and will return to action on Wednesday with a pair of games at Skidmore.
In a double-header, Middlebury posted similar 4-3 wins over visiting Wesleyan. The hosts needed extra innings, 10 and eight, respectively, helping the Panthers take two games and sweep a key three-game NESCAC West series against the Cardinals. The Panthers improve to 13-7 overall and 5-1 in NESCAC West play. Middlebury makes a quick turn-around, hosting a twin-bill against Keene State on Sunday, while Wesleyan travels to Eastern Conn. on Wednesday for a pair.
Middlebury took game one of a three-game NESCAC West series with Wesleyan, topping the Cardinals (9-11, 2-4) by a score of 6-2 on Friday. The two teams go at it against on Saturday, with the Panthers (11-7, 3-1) hosting a pair of contests beginning at noon.
Middlebury took two games from visiting Castleton, capping the sweep in dramatic fashion as rookie Hye-Jin Kim launched a 3-2 pitch to straight away centerfield with two outs for a two-run homer in the nightcap. Including the 3-1 win in the opener, the Panthers improve to 10-7 overall and host Wesleyan on Friday for game one of a pivotal three-game NESCAC West series.