The Crimson Hawks ended their season on a high note, extending their win streak to six with doubleheader sweeps of Lock Haven and Mercyhurst. Indiana University of Pennsylvania scored 36 runs on 35 hits and outscored its opponents by 19 over the weekend.
The Crimson Hawks outscored Clarion 16-4 on their way to a doubleheader sweep Tuesday. Indiana University of Pennsylvania had a great day on both offense and defense, beating Clarion 7-3 in game one and 9-1 in game two. The Crimson Hawks had 24 hits and four home runs on the day as Tara Senn and Stefanie McCoy allowed just four runs on 10 hits.
The Crimson Hawks got swept in their last two doubleheaders, fall- ing to division rivals Bloomsburg and Mansfield. Indiana University of Pennsylvania was outscored 35-14 in the four games. They lost to Bloomsburg 6-0 and 11-4 on Thursday and lost to Mansfield 7-6 and 11-4 on Saturday.
The Crimson Hawks came up big in the clutch to sweep Wheeling Jesuit in a doubleheader Tuesday. Indiana University of Pennsylvania won game one with a two-run rally in the sixth inning to take a late lead and the 2-1 win. They showed their resilience again in game two, this time scoring four runs in the fifth to overcome a 3-0 deficit and eventually win 5-4.
The Crimson Hawks struggled to get a win over the weekend, losing three of four games in doubleheaders against Lock Haven and Kutztown. Indiana University of Pennsylvania was swept by Lock Haven Friday, falling 4-1 in game one and 12-6 in game two.
The Crimson Hawks’ balanced attack earned them a doubleheader sweep of Seton Hill Tuesday. Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s offense got the job done in game one with a 9-2 victory while it was the pitching in game two for a 1-0 win. Tara Senn continued her hot streak as she dominated from the mound, pitch- ing 11 shutout innings and getting the win in both games to improve her record to 8-2.
Tara Senn’s three strong outings led Indiana University of Pennsylvania to two doubleheader sweeps over Edinboro and Clarion Saturday and Sunday. Senn finished the weekend 3-0, pitching two complete games and allowing just six runs in 19 innings. “I think we had an outstanding weekend,” Head Coach Bill Graham said.
The Crimson Hawks’ lack of offense got them swept in a doubleheader against Bloomsburg Saturday. Indiana University of Pennsylvania failed to score a run in both games, getting shutout 1-0 in game one and 6-0 in game two. “We always know playing at Bloomsburg is tough and they have a wonderful pitcher who really seems to have our number,” Head Coach Bill Graham said.
The Crimson Hawks’ softball team has gotten off to a great start this season, going 10-5 after their first 15 games. Indiana University of Pennsylvania began the season in North Carolina for the Shaw University Softball Challenge. They played only two of the five scheduled games due to snow.
Inclement weather prevented Indiana University of Pennsylvania from finishing their opening weekend for the 2013 softball season. The Hawks traveled to Raleigh, N.C., in the Shaw University Softball Challenge. Their first scheduled opponent was Mount Olive.
For the third consecutive year and sixth in the last eight, the Crimson Hawks participated in postseason play as they faced West Chester and California (Pa.) on Wednesday in Drifton, Pa. for the 2012 PSAC Softball Tournament.
The Crimson Hawks split a doubleheader with Bloomsburg, losing the first game 2-1 and then having one of their biggest offensive games of the season in game two, winning 12-4 on Friday at Podbielski Field.
The Crimson Hawks completed doubleheader sweeps of both West Chester and Mansfield with three shutouts, one of which being a no hitter, and a walk off victory in a successful weekend at Podbielski Field.
IUP enters this week’s pivotal matchup against Clarion with the news that they’re seventh in the first regional rankings of the year. Seventh isn’t the place that any team wants to be this time of the year.