LINCOLN, Neb. — The Simpson softball team lost a pair of one-run contests at Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday, losing game one 2-1 and falling 6-5 in game two.
Simpson spoiled a solid outing by Maggie Long, who allowed just two runs in six innings of work. Brooke Brommel had two hits and scored the lone run for the Storm (5-17, 0-4 Iowa Conference), coming home on Brianna Chaplin's RBI single in the sixth.
The Prairie Wolves (15-9, 2-2) scored both runs in the second. Nicole Vana drove in the first run on a single and Madi Francis drew a bases-loaded walk.
Ashley Allen went 4-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs as the Storm built a 5-0 lead. The last run came in the seventh on a double by Brommel, who finished the day with two RBIs.
Nebraska Wesleyan plated six runs in the seventh, getting a walkoff double from Nicole Belfiore, her second hit of the inning.