CLERMONT, Fla. – Bouncing back has been a through line during spring break for the Johnson & Wales University softball team. The Wildcats dropped a 7-1 decision to Defiance on Saturday then wrapped up their week with a 4-0 shutout of Penn State Brandywine.
Johnson & Wales: 4-4
JWU put the game away with a three-run fifth inning. Kayla McKinnon got the scoring started with a single to score Devin Scales. DuPerry wrapped up the scoring when she scored Shari Minalga with a sacrifice fly.
Kristin Frost threw a complete-game shutout to get her second win of the week. She surrendered three hits with seven strikeouts.
Defiance got a run in the first and three more in the third off JWU starter Summer Ramundo.
JWU got a run back in the sixth when Saxon Bresnahan singled-home DuPerry.
JWU is back on the road next week for the VA Wesleyan Beach Bash, including a contest with top-ranked and two-time defending national champion Virginia Wesleyan.