Friday, March 11, 2016

Kansas’ Wesley tosses shutout


Senior right-hander Monique Wesley struck out 11 in a four-hit shutout, and Erin McGinley went 4-for-4 as Kansas University’s softball team defeated Missouri State, 4-0, on Thursday at Arrocha Ballpark.

“I think the story of the night was Monique,” KU coach Megan Smith said. “She was phenomenal and absolutely dominant.”

The Jayhawks (12-8) will host Western Illinois at 4 p.m. today.

Missouri State 000 000 0 — 0 4 1

Kansas 400 000 x — 4 6 0

W — Monique Wesley (4-0). L — Erin Struemph (4-6).

2B — Erin McGinley, KU.

KU highlights — Erin McGinley 4-for-4, run; Shannon McGinley 1-for-3, run; Lily Behrmann 1-for-3, RBI; Harli Ridling RBI, run; Taylor Dodson RBI; Alexis Reid RBI; Wesley struck out 11, walked one in seven innings.


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