The Westminster softball team dropped two games to number 14 NAIA San Diego Christian Tuesday afternoon. The San Diego Christian Hawks short-gamed the Westminster Blue Jays in game one, 17-0. The Blue Jays held the lead in game two, but the Hawks came back to win it 7-3. The losses bring the Blue Jays to 7-9 on the season.
Despite the game one loss, the Blue Jays bounced back in game two. With two outs in the top of the first inning, sophomore Amber Tepen hit a single through the right side, and junior Erica Burney followed with a home run over the center field fence to take a 2-0 lead.
In the bottom of the fourth, San Diego Christian scored off a home run. They added six more runs in the fifth inning to take a 7-2 lead.
Tepen led off the top of the sixth with a double to left field and was brought home with junior Alyssa Johnson's RBI single through the right side. The Blue Jays were unable to score again, ending the game with a 7-3 loss.
Junior Alyson Hahn (3-3) pitched the complete game and struck out five. The team recorded eight hits. Tepen, Burney, and Johnson each went 2-for-3 from the plate.
The Blue Jays close out their California spring break trip with a single game at Pomona-Pitzer College on Wednesday, March 30, at 4:30 pm PDT (6:30 CST).