WWU's softball season ends

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDMay 2, 2014 

Defending champion Saint Martin's University scored all four of its runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, hitting three home runs, as it defeated Western Washington University, 4-3, in a loser-out game at the second annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference Softball Tournament on Friday at the Columbia Playfield.

The Vikings, who fell to 30-14, had scored all three of their runs in the top of the sixth, two on a homer by Jordan Walley, her third of the season.

Saint Martin's, which improved to 27-21, began the seventh with a leadoff single by Tavish Jenkins. That was just the fourth hit off WWU starter Jenna DeRosier.

Dani Wall followed with a home run, her fifth, to bring the Saints to within one, 3-2.

Shayna Adelstein came on in relief for the Vikings and struck out the first batter she faced. Mary Dettling and Jackie Schmaeling then hit back-to-back solo homers to end the game. Dettling's tying blast was her second of the year, and Schmaeling's walk-off blow was her fourth.

Saint Martin's advances to another elimination contest at 7 p.m. against Central Washington, which lost 8-4 to No. 1 seed Western Oregon earlier in the day.

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