The Bulldogs Downed the Iowa Hawkeyes, 1-0, on Wednesday Night
IOWA CITY - Jordan Gronewold (Carlisle, Iowa) scored the winning run and pitched five plus innings to help Drake (16-16) beat the Iowa Hawkeyes (14-18), 1-0, on Wednesday night at Pearl Field in Iowa City.
Gronewold improved to 12-10 on the season as she went 5 1/3 innings and struck out three and allowed just three hits. She finished 1-of-3 at the plate with one run scored. Rebekah Schmidt (Cottage Grove, Minn.) earned her sixth save of the season as she went 1 2/3 innings and struck out three and allowed only one hit.
Nicole Randel (Alpine, Calif.) added a pinch hit single for Drake in the fifth inning and she drew a throw on an attempted stolen base to score Gronewold, who had doubled and advanced to third earlier.
The Bulldogs will travel to Cedar Falls this Friday for a matchup against MVC leading Northern Iowa. First pitch is set for 4 p.m. and live stats will be available at www.GoDrakebulldogs.com. The series will conclude with two games on Saturday with the first game starting at noon.