Holub Hurls No-Hitter as Tiger Softball Sweeps Southwest Baptist
The 18th-ranked Fort Hays State softball team rolled to a doubleheader sweep at Southwest Baptist Saturday in Bolivar, Mo. The Tigers won game one 7-0 then took game two 14-0. The Tigers moved to 37-7 overall and 17-3 in the MIAA with the wins and are now back to even with Central Oklahoma in the loss column in the MIAA standings.
Game 1: Fort Hays State 7, Southwest Baptist 0
Maddie Holub recorded her fourth complete game no-hitter, allowing just one base runner on a hit by pitch. Holub retired the first eight batters of the game before hitting a batter in the third inning. Holub retired the next 13 for her fourth complete game no-hitter of the season. All four of the no-hitters have been in a span of just over three weeks.
The Tigers scored one run in the first and four in the third. FHSU tacked on its final pair of runs in the fifth. Courtney Dobson and Callie Wright both had two RBIs. Kellsi Olsen went 3-for-4 with a RBI. Holub also had one RBI in the game with a bases loaded walk.
Game 2: Fort Hays State 14, Southwest Baptist 0 (5 inn.)
Fort Hays State scored seven in the first, one in the second, three in the fourth and three in the fifth for the run-rule win.
In the seven-run first, Courtney Dobson and Tori Beltz both hit two-run homers. Kellsi Olsen knocked in a run with a triple and Bianca Adame followed with a RBI double.
Maddie Holub and Amanda Vaupel each had solo homers in the fourth and Jenna Lang knocked home a run with a single.
Paxton uran tossed a one-hitter in the circle, her second one-hit complete game effort of the season. She allowed just one walk and struck out four, moving to 14-6 overall on the season.