Storm split with Cornell, Roshek becomes hits leader
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa – Kacee Arey threw a three-hit shutout in game two as the Simpson softball team split its doubleheader with Cornell on Saturday, losing game one 2-0 before taking the nightcap 3-0.
Carissa Coopman went 4-for-7 with a triple to lead the Storm (24-10, 7-3 Iowa Conference).
With her fifth-inning single, Veronica Roshek became Simpson's all-time hits leader with 173. She surpassed Michelle Fowler's record of 172 set from 1996-99.
Arey Struck out five in the game two win, improving to 21-10 on the year.
Simpson advanced runners to third on three occasions in game one but couldn't put a run on the board.
Coopman tripled in the first inning, but got caught in a rundown after Hailey Jensen's groundout to first.
Jill Trzaska went the distance inside the circle, striking out four for the Rams (17-11, 4-4).
Simpson returns home Wednesday, April 18 to host Coe in a doubleheader beginning at 4 p.m.