CSUB sweeps Seattle in weekend series

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Syleena Perez

Reporter

 

CSU Bakersfield softball swept Seattle University winning all three games.

This was the Roadrunners first sweep in the Western Athletic Conference since entering in 2014. CSUB (14-26, 5-4 WAC)  also hit its way to a season high 13 hits in the first game against the Redhawks.

CSUB senior outfielder and pitcher Sydney Raeber was MVP of two of the three games.

“It’s been awhile since we’ve swept a team and it feels really good,” she said

CSUB junior pitcher Lyndsay Klimenko pitches the ball against Seattle on April 16. Photo by AJ Alvarado/The Runner
CSUB junior pitcher Lyndsay Klimenko pitches the ball against Seattle on April 16.
Photo by AJ Alvarado/The Runner

 

April 15
CSUB 7, Seattle 2

MVP
Raeber went two for four with one run and two-RBIs. Raeber also pitched the 7th inning to retire three straight batters which earned her a 1.05 earned run average.

Highlights
CSUB was down 2-0 in the bottom of the third inning before scoring three runs of their own. The Roadrunners would total 13 hits in the game against Seattle.

 

April 16
CSUB 3, Seattle 2

MVP
Sophomore Julea Cavazos helped the Roadrunners to a victory against the Redhawks. Cavazos went 4-4 with one run, a RBI and a walk.

Highlights
CSUB had runners at second and third, with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning.  Raeber  was able to draw an illegal pitch on Seattle, which allowed Cavazos to advance home giving the Roadrunners the win 3-2.

 

April 16
CSUB 3, Seattle 2

MVP
Raeber, who leads CSUB in offense, was 1-4 in hitting with two-RBIs. Raeber pitched a scoreless 1.2 innings.

Highlights
With all the pressure on her, Raeber hit a walk-off two RBI single to win the game 3-2 and completed the three-game sweep against the Redhawks.