KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Jessica Toyne homered and Chelsea Winegard tripled in a win over Bluffton but Simpson saw its perfect season come to an end with a loss to No. 13 Trine at the Rebel Spring Games on Tuesday.
Simpson (13-1) scored five in the sixth to come back for a 9-6 win over Bluffton in the first game of the day but mustered only one run off five hits in a 3-1 loss to Trine in game two.
Simpson 9, Bluffton 6
Toyne homered to right in the second but Simpson trailed 6-4 before putting up five in the sixth inning. Winegard hit a two-RBI triple and Toyne and Hailey Jensen each drove in a run in the decisive frame.
Kate Clark hit a grand slam in the fourth for the Beavers (4-2).
No. 13 Trine 3, Simpson 1
Simpson out-hit Trine 5-3 but had just one run to show for it in the first loss of the season.
Andi Gasco hit an RBI single and Lauren Harris drove in two on a single one batter later as the Thunder (5-0) scored all three runs in the fourth.
Simpson has Wednesday off before facing Illinois College and Concordia-Chicago on Thursday, March 7.